A results-oriented, senior-level talent acquisition, recruitment and sourcing professional, with 15 years of experience, who successfully applies unique, innovative, creative and leading-edge approaches and recruitment strategies to achieve maximum efficiency and cost savings in support of internal and external client-base. Possess strengths in several phases of project management, strategic planning, vendor and relationship management. Additional skills would include the design, development and implementation of corporate staffing models, development of college recruitment programs, development and implementation of corporate staffing and recruitment best practices, Reduction In Force initiatives, RPO initiatives, and development and implementation of staffing retention programs. Strategically and tactically partner with client’s organizational leadership in the implementation of global staffing and recruitment solutions, implementation of diversity initiatives, as well as active participation in other corporate HR initiatives.
Confidential 2006 – Present
IT Search Consultant
Currently working for a Minneapolis-based executive search and Human Capital Management firm virtually. Work in the capacity of Principal Executive Search Consultant in providing “back-end” support to a diverse client-base, namely Bausch & Lomb, Harris Corporation, Hamilton-Sundstrand, IBM, Mellon Bank, NASDAQ, Nationwide Insurance, NYSE, Otis Elevator, Pratt & Whitney, Stryker Orthopedics, United Technologies and Wachovia. Primarily support the functional areas of Business Development, Engineering, Finance, Government, Human Resources, IT, Marketing/Marketing Research, Product/Program Management, Sales and Supply Chain Management.
Work directly with Senior Partner to determine sourcing needs, resources and strategies.
Manage a team of four (4) Junior Recruiters/Sourcers to lead and direct daily work activities.
Designed, developed and implemented recruitment and sourcing strategies to support each individual client.
Actively utilize advanced search techniques and strategies (i.e. Boolean Search, Flip Search, X-Ray, etc.) to locate passive or difficult to locate candidates prospects.
Review, prescreen, interview, assess, analyze, qualify and submit candidates for client requisitions for full-time, permanent career opportunities, on a national basis.
Primarily source, recruit and qualify mid-level to C-level candidate profiles.
Recruiting/Sourcing Manager 2001 – 2006
Worked in the capacity of a Recruiting/Sourcing Manager within corporate Human Resources, as well as small to medium-sized companies and organizations, on a contractual basis. Client contract assignments included Amdahl, Broadvision, Lubrication Technologies, and Wal-Mart. Successfully recruit exempt and non-exempt-level professionals within several job families. Job families supported are within the areas of Engineering, Facilities Management, Finance, Human Resources, IT, Legal, Manufacturing/Production, Purchasing/Procurement, Sales, and Supply Chain Management, via full lifecycle staffing and recruitment processes. Continually exceed individual and organizational performance measures and recruitment KRA’s, while providing optimum service delivery and utilizing Six Sigma principles to ensure success.
Designed and developed corporate staffing models and recruiting process flow analyses.
Managed and lead a corporate HR initiative for an ATS Selection and Implementation Project.
Collaborated with corporate leadership in the customization of corporate recruitment strategies.
Designed, developed and implemented corporate staffing and recruitment resource allocation strategies for diversity recruiting initiatives, job fairs, print advertisement and Internet recruitment solutions.
Reduced Average Cost per hire from $ 8,300 to $5,317 or 36% within 2 business quarters.
Reduced Time to Fills from 61 days to 34 days or 44.3% within 1 business quarter.
Possessed an overall 83% offer/acceptance rate, company-wide.
Staffing and Recruitment monthly statistical reports generated via Active Hire, Kenexa, PeopleSoft and Webhire.
Corporate Staffing Manager 1996 – 2001
Worked in the capacity of a Corporate Staffing Manager within several FORTUNE 500 Human Resources organizations, on a contractual basis. Client contract assignments included Cargill, Cisco Systems, Marimba and Wang Global. Successfully staffed and recruited exempt-level and non-exempt level professionals within several job families. Job families supported were in the areas of Administration, Engineering, Human Resources and IT.
Designed, developed and implemented corporate diversity recruitment strategies and initiatives.
Reduced Average Cost per hire from $ 7,127 to $4,289 or 39.9% for fiscal year.
Reduced Average Time to Fills from 79 days to 43 days or 45.6% within 3 business quarters.
Possessed a 75% offer/acceptance rate across multiple divisions.
InfoTech, Minneapolis, MN 1990 – 1996
Executive Search Consultant
Responsibilities included the active search, sourcing and recruitment of professionals within the technical area(s) of Engineering and Information Technology, specializing within the area of diversity. Actively conducted contingency, retainer, semi-exclusive, and exclusive search assignments on behalf of FORTUNE 500 and 1000 client base. Revenue goals for fiscal ’95 were exceeded by 36%. Revenue goals for fiscal ’96 were exceeded by 61%. Recruited, interviewed and screened technical candidates utilizing creative sourcing, recruitment strategies and techniques to present new career opportunities to candidates.
MS Access, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS Powerpoint, MS Project, MS Word, PeopleSoft, SAP
Human Resources/Recruitment Technology
AIRS, Ceridian, BrassRing, eEmpACT Software, Hodes iQ, HRLogix, iCIMS, iSearch, Kenexa, PC Recruiter, Peopleclick, Peoplesoft, ProHire, Restrac, Resumix, SAP, SonicRecruit, Taleo, WebHire
DePaul University, Chicago, IL
AIRS 2005 – 2007
Corporate Headhunting Workshop
Sourcing Passive Candidates
HR/Recruitment Online Publications and Newswires
BenefitNews.com, ERExchange.com, HR.com, Hunt-Scanlon, Interbiznet, Multicultural Advantage, Online Recruitment Magazine, RecruitersNetwork.com, RecruitersWorld.com, Staffing.org, StaffingAdvisors.com, The Fordyce Letter, TheLadders.com, Workforce.com, WorkIndex.com
Habitat for Humunity 2000
Worked in the capacity of an Corporate Program Assistant on this initiative.
Available Upon Request