Owner/President at Off Without a Hitch Events & Consulting
April 25, 2014, Elissa was a client of Pamiya’s
Elissa is highly knowledgeable on the importance of globalcompensation. Elissa provided vivid picture of how HumanResource personal asset businesses success with a well balancedcompensation structure. Elissa dose a outstanding job of teaching for understanding .
Banking and Capital Markets Business Associate at Citi
April 24, 2014, Elissa worked with Katelynn in the same group
There is not enough positive things I can say about Elissa. I had the utmost pleasure of working with her at Northern Trust and truly a great honor. As a leadership star at Northern Trust, Elissa was versatile in numerous fields, a subject matter expert in everything she was involved with, but also someone who brought passion and dedication to every assignment. I don't think I will ever meet another person who holds all these attributes and more. Elissa's problem solving skills are exceptional. Any organization that is lucky enough to have Elissa part of their department will see significant changes for the better.
Technical Product Manager at Wabtec Corporation
April 23, 2014, Hanna reported directly to Elissa
As an intern I reported to Elissa for three summers and then when I was hired full-time she served as a mentor. Elissa was very dedicated to her position and loyal to the company. She impressed me most with her ability to understand and communicate the larger corporate goals and functions. As a mentor she proactively sought out opportunities for me to advance my skill set and guide my career path.
Enterprise Account Manager
March 19, 2014, Ed worked with Elissa but at different companies
Elissa is an excellent communicator, educator, and professional. The time spent with her as a professor in my compensation class for my MHRM was invaluable. Her in-depth understanding and real-world application made me a much more valuable asset for the future. As a mentor she was always available for candid feedback and advice. I wouldn't think twice about the opportunity to work with or for her in the future. Any organization would be lucky to have her as a resource.
Experienced, professional, and integrity perfectly describes this individual. She leads by example and ensures her students are informed and taught correctly. Her methods of teachings uses personal life experiences that are extremely valuable rather than reading from the text. She is well informed and well connected within her business of expertise and shares insight that is beneficial to her students. It was a privilege to be her student to learn from someone who sets the standard high to improve our education and who teaches with integrity. Her strong values and morals prove her to be a competent candidate for any leadership position.
HR - Compensation & Benefits Analyst
July 10, 2013, Katrina R. worked with Elissa but at different companies
Professor Dactelides has a wide depth and breadth of real world knowledge and Human Resource experience. This fact, coupled with her global HR expertise; make her a highly qualified and credible professor. Her real time examples and extensive portfolio of knowledge seem to resonate with her students. Her ability to effectively share information with her class in a way that is both interesting and relatable, will undoubtedly create some of the most diverse, highly qualified HR professionals in today’s Global Market.
Property Manager Helping Real Estate Owners Achieve Maximum Passive Income by Providing Real Estate Management Services.
April 5, 2013, Elissa worked with Bobby in the same group
Professor Dactelides is very professional, hands on, and fair. She made a class topic that could have been dull very meaningful. Her presentation skills are the best I have seen thus far. I love that she goes beyond the textbook with real world experiences and examples. She is the kind of professor I want to see at DeVry preparing students for the increasingly competitive global business world.
Elissa is truly an inspiration. As a hard worker and innovator, she isthe reason why many interns have interest in Northern Trust andwant to continue working with the company upon graduating. Myexperience at Northern was enhanced because of Miss Dactelides and I only wished to have worked more closely with her.
Experienced Analytics-Leaning Performance Marketer Specializing in User Acquisition for Mobile Developers & DTC E-Commerce Companies
March 1, 2012, Jason reported directly to Elissa
I had the great pleasure of working with Elissa on her national recruitment efforts during my tenure in the GOLD rotational program. Elissa's drive, professionalism, and leadership was vital to the success of Northern's internship and full-time recruitment efforts throughout 10+ college campuses nationwide. I admired her ability to strategically plan/execute large-scale projects along with her genuine passion for talent acquisition and development. In addition, Elissa has also served as a great mentor, offering helpful career advice as I navigated my way through the rotational program. I am fortunate to have had such a driven and passionate individual as a mentor, and I am confident that she will be a valuable asset wherever she decides to take her career moving forward.
Content Designer at Facebook
February 4, 2012, Elissa was senior to Saradwati but didn’t manage directly
Elissa was my dotted line reporting Manager at Northern Trust. She had hired me while she was in Northern Operating Services Private Limited, Bangalore on an expatriate assignment. She is one of the best Managers I have ever worked with. She is a visionary, a coach, a mentor and a project manager par excellence. Her farsightedness and planning always keeps you ready for all kinds of challenges. Working with Elissa on the eLearning project was a great learning experience for me and I consider myself privileged to have got that opportunity. Thanks Elissa, for building the team and for guiding us throughout.
SVP HR Business Partner - Global Fund Services Northern Trust
January 18, 2012, Sonia was senior to Elissa but didn’t manage directly
Elissa was a wonderful addition to the India HR team during her assignment in Bangalore. As an employee, a colleague and a valued member of the Talent Management team, she brought expertise, knowledge and a willingness to learn to the culture. The staff embraced her immediately and she immersed herself into the culture of the organization, expanding Northern's brand and culture. She is bright and a risk-taker. She is also giving of her time and willing to do what is necessary to get the job done!
I’ve had the opportunity to work with Elissa as a member of the National College Internship Program at the Northern Trust Company. Elissa managed a very comprehensive program designed to recruit young talent into the organization to further develop and appropriately convert to full time employment. Elissa not only effectively managed the program, but provided outstanding guidance and expertise in regards to career development.
Senior Manager, Business Operations & Strategy at LinkedIn
January 17, 2012, Elissa was senior to Kevin but didn’t manage directly
Elissa hired me as a summer intern in 2010. Throughout the process, she was very supportive and took a genuine interest in what my career goals were. During the internship, Elissa actively reached out for feedback and made sure that improvements were made accordingly. Elissa was also very personable, which made her easy to approach for the intern class in times of problems. Overall, I had a great experience working with Elissa.
Lead Compensation Consultant at University of Maryland Medical System
January 17, 2012, Alana was senior to Elissa but didn’t manage directly
Elissa has exhibited the professionalism, dedication, drive andenthusiasm that would be a valuable asset to any team andmanager with whom she works. She is action oriented and aresults producer. I am happy to endorse her for leadership opportunities at Northern Trust.
Workforce Engagement Specialist at Northern Trust Corporation
January 17, 2012, Grace managed Elissa directly
Elissa has many talents: time management, technical expertise,highly organized, drives to execution, and an excellent team player.She is able to grasp concepts quickly and move projects along to completion.
Senior Vice President + Director, Goals Driven Wealth Management at Northern Trust Wealth Management
November 12, 2010, Elissa worked with Samantha J. in the same group
I have had the pleasure of working with Elissa on the executive board of the young professionals business resource council (APRC) at The Northern Trust Company. Elissa founded the APRC in June 2008 with a small group of eager young professionals in the Chicago office. Just over 2 years later, Elissa has built the Council into a large global and visible resource within the company. Elissa is excellent at delegating responsibilities while remaining responsive and supportive to the partners she works with. She is extremely professional and driven, and her tireless efforts to promote the APRC have paid off with recognition from senior management at the company.
passionate servant and cheerful giver
February 5, 2010, Elissa worked with Heather Leigh in the same group
Elissa was a fantastic person to work with. A highly professional and driven individual, she gives her all on any project she is involved in. She's focused, detail oriented and intelligent. On every project I've worked on with Elissa, her project management skills, knowledge and understanding of human resources and organizational development made the project a breeze. She has great experience, and her result-oriented approach can not be overestimated.