As SINA’s Career Navigator, Elsa is responsible for the management of program functions that include in-take and assessment of eligible candidates into the SINA employment program. Her responsibilities include working with Hartford’s workforce development service providers to identify clients who live in the SINA neighborhoods, assess their suitability for available employment opportunities within our member institutions, assist them in navigating the training and hiring process, and provide on-going support and guidance in creating successful pathways to sustainable employment.
Elsa brings with her a wealth of work experience and skills that can cross over to many areas within an organization. She is versed in all areas of HR from recruiting to employee relations to labor relations/negotiations and training. Elsa has held Director of Human Resources, Director of Programs and Director of Employee Assistance and Career Agent/Liaison positions. In the role of Career Agent for CT Works she provided career counseling and coaching to the dislocated workers within the assigned region. Her knowledge of the job market and trends allowed her to coach clients to ensure they had the necessary skills needed to move forward in their professional lives. Her passion is to get the job done and to meet the needs of the employer and the employees!
Email: ehuertas [at] sinainc.org
Phone: (860) 952-4569