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Message from 5 Star Recruitment President, Janet Rivera Jones:

There is a new platform that launched via Forbes called Forbes.jobs. From Manager to C-suite to the Boardroom, Forbes.jobs is the next-generation career platform for lifelong success. 

 

I am honored and excited to announce that I have been selected to partner with Forbes.jobs as an endorsed elite recruiter. Forbes.jobs has chosen me to represent the AUTOMOTIVE & MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES.  

 

ONLY THE TOP 5% of recruiters are accepted onto the platform, which means I have undergone a rigorous vetting process and have met the highest standards.  This exclusive honor signifies my proven track record of success and unwavering commitment to the highest standards of excellence.   

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I HAVE ACCESS TO EXCLUSIVE JOB OPPORTUNITIES AND A NETWORK OF TOP-TIER CANDIDATES. 

 

HIRING COMPANY: As a trusted partner of Forbes.jobs, I have firsthand experience in connecting companies with outstanding candidates. By leveraging this platform, we can expedite your hiring process, providing you with access to highly qualified individuals who perfectly align with your company's needs. 

TALENT: If you are looking for new opportunities, I invite you to join me on this revolutionary platform:
https://talent.forbes.jobs/invitation/R-GGHpA2 

Forbes.jobs is disrupting the industry and changing the recruiting game.  

5 Star Recruitment Receives Recognition as a Certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and a Women's Business Enterprise (WBE)

After months of rigorous vetting, 5 Star Recruitment was approved in June 2023 by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE).

This respected certification was achieved because 5 Star Recruitment is more than 51% owned, controlled, and managed by minority members. For 5 Star is proud to be 100% minority owned and operated.

With this achievement, 5 Star Recruitment has now received recognition and certification from three
prestigious national groups for minority business owners: the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), and the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

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Joint Meeting with the Southeast U.S. Koren Chamber of Commerce (SEUSKCC)
November 2, 2023 - West Point, Georgia
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5 Star President, Janet Rivera Jones, had the pleasure to attend the joint meeting of the Georgia Automotive Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and the Southeast U.S. Korean Chamber of Commerce (SEUSKCC). Hosted at the Kia Georgia Training Center in West Point, Georgia, President Jones met Jae Kim, the President of SEUSKCC, and participated in The Next Generation Workforce Development Forum with SEUSKCC and well-known automotive companies in the Southeast United States.

Many interesting points were shared, and thought-provoking conversations were started. Special recognition to QCells, Zinus, Steve Daniel, Georgia Quick Start, and the Economic Development and Workforce keynote panelist for taking significant steps to support the growth of electric vehicles (EVs) and sustainable mobility solutions in this region.

President Jones was proud to represent the Forbes.jobs team throughout the event.

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2023 Forbes Power Women's Summit
September 14,  2023 - New York, New York
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Message from 5 Star Recruitment President, Janet Jones:

I had the incredible opportunity to attend an exhilarating conference in the heart of New York City, hosted by Forbes.

I'm immensely grateful to Forbes.jobs for this remarkable experience; every moment was truly worthwhile.

This event brought together remarkable women and thought leaders from diverse backgrounds – Olympic medalists, athletes, actresses, journalists, the White House Press Secretary and assistant to POTUS, and a US Ambassador to the United Nations.

It's a powerful reminder that, regardless of where we're from or our political views, we can unite for peace, prosperity, unity, progress, and success.

These women radiated wisdom and inspiration, embodying the essence of "Power Rising". The message was clear: "Persist in supporting and inspiring one another, regardless of the path. Maintain your fortitude and continue achieving one success at a time."

Beyond the incredible insights, I also forged valuable business connections and formed some cherished friendships. I know our paths were destined to cross, and I'm excited to see where they lead.

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First Annual GAMA Supply Chain Summit
August 22-23, 2023 - Atlanta, Georgia
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5 Star Recruitment President Janet Rivera Jones participated in Georgia Automotive Manufacturer's Association's (GAMA's) first annual Supply Chain Summit. Hosted in Atlanta, Georgia, this event includes a tour of the Georgia Ports Authority Garden City Terminal and a host of speakers and panels including:

  • Key insights on the recent OEM and Tier 1 announcements,

  • Workforce development and retention,

  • Learning how manufacturers can successfully become part suppliers in the global automotive parts and components market, and more.

Additionally, President Jones led an engaging session on Human Resources Solutions during the summit.

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August 2, 2023 - West Point, Georgia
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5 Star Recruitment President Janet Rivera Jones was pleased to continue to represent Georgia Automotive Manufacturers Association (GAMA) at the plant tour and presentation at Kia Georgia. Hosted in West Point, Georgia, participants had the opportunity to receive a tour of the plant, hear from Kia and GAMA representatives, and network with automotive manufacturing professionals.

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Tour of the Kia Georgia Plant & Presentation by Kia

During the event, President Jones was also presented with a 2023 Spirit of GAMA Award, for her time and commitment to the association. She felt honored for this recognition and looks forward to continuing her support for and work with GAMA.

2023 Center for Supply Chain Research at Lehigh Spring Symposium
April 13-14, 2023 - LeHigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 Star Recruitment President Janet Rivera Jones was invited to lead a session at The Center for Supply Chain Research at LeHigh's Spring Symposium. The Spring Symposium, titled "Help Wanted - Leading, Engaging, and Nurturing your Workforce to Keep Your Supply Chain Moving" will include numerous experts in the supply chain field, including President Jones'. Networking and education featured prominently throughout the day with plenty of chances for interaction and take-aways that can be implemented at participants' companies.

The 3P's of Supplier Success™... for the Automotive Industry
March 29, 2023 - Rome, Georgia
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5 Star Recruitment President Janet Rivera Jones was pleased to continue to serve as a guest speaker at Georgia Automotive Manufacturers Association's (GAMA's) Supplier Essentials Course®. Hosted in Rome, Georgia, the course included a tour of the Pirello Tire Plant and presentations on the following key concepts:

  • Parts - dealing with the complex issues in the supply chain impacting incoming supplies and outgoing products, best practices, and key industry terminology,

  • People - engaging state and local resources, best practices in workforce development; workforce retention; DEI; certifications, and more.

  • Process - understanding the purchasing process, expectations of OEMs, intellectual property (IP), green/clean energy considerations, and more.

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The 3P's of Supplier Success™... for the Automotive Industry
February 28, 2023 - Jekyll Island, Georgia
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5 Star Recruitment President Janet Rivera Jones continued to serve as a guest speaker at Georgia Automotive Manufacturers Association's (GAMA's) Supplier Essentials Course®. During this session, attendees met on beautiful Jekyll Island, Georgia at the Jekyll Island Convention Center to learn how:

  • Manufacturers in related industries can learn key concepts and industry practices to successfully become part suppliers in the growing global automotive parts and components industry, and

  • Current automotive part suppliers can learn about new practices and trends and improve their position in the industry.

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The 3P's of Supplier Success™... for the Automotive Industry
January 31, 2023 - Savannah, Georgia
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5 Star Recruitment President Janet Rivera Jones had the pleasure to serve as a guest speaker at the Georgia Automotive Manufacturers Association (GAMA)'s Supplier Essentials Course®. Hosted by the World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav), in partnership with the Savannah Economic Development Authority and the Savannah Harbor-Interstate 16 Corridor Joint Development Authority, industry leaders gathered to learn how manufacturers can successfully become part suppliers in the global automotive parts and components market.

Want to learn more about GAMA?  Find membership and other opportunities here. 

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2022 Southern Automotive Conference
October 5-7, 2022 - Atlanta, Georgia
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The 5 Star Recruitment team helped coordinate the 15th annual Southern Automotive Conference,
in partnership with the Georgia Automotive Manufacturers Association (GAMA), in Atlanta, Georgia.

5 Star Recruitment was proud to sponsor the MICHELIN Raceway at Road Atlanta and support the B2B Matchmaking Event. Additionally, 5 Star Recruitment President Janet Rivera Jones moderated a break-out panel titled, "Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion ~ Revving up DEI in the Automotive Industry".


Want to join the team at the 2023 Southern Automotive Conference in Biloxi, Mississippi?  Find out more here.

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