Brenda Coburn

Brenda Coburn

Work History

Work History
May 2006 - Oct 2009

Human Resoures Specialist

CMA CGM (America) LLC.

·Acted as direct liaison for outside employment agencies, newspaper advertising and on-line employment advertising with selected vendor/s.Represent the organization at Job Fairs.

· Established and maintained ongoing relationships with hiring managers to schedule and facilitate interviews.

·Prescreened & interviewed perspective applicants.

·Consistently performed searches for qualified candidates using computer databases, Internet recruiting resources, cold calls, and employee referrals.

·Administered and reviewed results of pre-employment personality assessment profile (Cubiks) with perspective candidates.

·Reviewed results of Cubiks assessment with hiring managers for possible follow-up interview questions if needed.

·Coordinated drug screening, background checks and conduct primary reference checks for all new hires.

·Determined pay rates for perspective new hires based upon qualifications and previous/current pay rates.

·Conducted new hire orientation for all new associates, ensuring all necessary documents are signed and returned.

·Reviewed and provided health benefits to all new hires and assist Benefits Administrator with open enrollment process.

·Administered FMLA paperwork to qualified employees.

·Reviewed employee handbook with new hires to ensure that the company’s policies and procedures were understood and followed.

·Performed exit interviews for employees leaving the organization.

·Actively coordinated, planned, and participated in the annual on-site health fair for CMA CGM.

·Spear-headed the implementation and maintenance of the organization’s HRIS system

(Sextant) located in Marseille, France.

·Maintained HRIS database, ran ad hoc reports, prepared weekly and monthly HR reports as requested.

·Maintained, verified and audited I-9 forms on continuous basis for new hires and current employees.

·Other duties and special projects as requested.I.e. tuition reimbursement program, provide output of reports, administered service and award program, coordinated associate activities.

Mar 2006 - May 2006

HR Recruiter

ABNB Federal Credit Union

·Established and maintained relationships with hiring managers to stay abreast of current and future hiring needs.

·Interviewed applicants to obtain information on work history, training, education, and job skills.

·Performed searches for qualified candidates according to relevant job criteria, using computer databases, Internet recruiting resources, cold calls, and employee referrals.

·Contacted applicants to inform them of employment possibilities, consideration, and selection.

·Informed potential applicants about facilities, operations, benefits, and job or career opportunities in organizations.

·Screened and referred applicants to hiring managers in the organization, making hiring recommendations when appropriate.

Jul 2002 - Oct 2005

HR Recruiter

QCOnics Ventures LLC,

·Collected and prepared applications for eligible candidates.

·Prescreened and interviewed eligible candidates for hire.

·Updated job line and employment link to reflect current vacant positions as needed.

·Developed and processed advertisements for vacant positions; assured ad accuracy and approved invoices for payments.

·Distributed packets to appropriate personnel and assured that timelines of recruitment activities were accurately documented and tracked.

·Conducted employee benefits enrollment activities to include preparation of enrollment paperwork.

·Analyzed and prepared monthly reports for Supervisor.

Jun 2000 - Jun 2002

HR Assistant

QCOnics Ventures LLC,

·Performed Administrative support to the HR Department.

·Handled and processed all department calls.

·Established and maintained HR database and other required data.

·Performed fingerprinting and processed background check paperwork.

·Prepared all pre-employment testing, offer letters and new hire paperwork.

·Conducted verbal employment verifications and written verifications.


Aug 2006 - May 2009

Master of Science

Troy State University
Jan 2001 - Feb 2003

Bachelor of Science

Indiana Institute of Technology
Aug 2000 - Feb 2002

Associates of Science

Indiana Institute of Technology





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