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Bridgette is a highly motivated Recruiting Program/Account Manager with over 15 years of Program Management, Staffing & Recruiting experience. Over the years Bridgette has obtained strong business acumen, gained exceptional assessment, organizational & candidate generation/sourcing skills. Bridgette is passionate about maintaining & building relationships with clients. Bridgette has the exceptional & unmatched ability to obtain competitive intelligence data in order to "swing" a candidate to the preferred employer of choice. Bridgette Brain storms strategies & processes developed specifically to target the candidates with the highest potential success rate all while being a consistent exceeder of all set recruiting goals put before her.  In addition, Bridgette is trained & educated in the systematic & systemic identification & removal of barriers to individuals & organizational performance as well as many applicant tracking systems. Bridgette provides technical advice to managers in exercising their delegated classification authority & advises managers on the position classification process, the use of various classification references and automated tools. Bridgette reviews past recruitment practices and local labor market conditions on future staffing strategies. Bridgette uses her expertise to educate management on a wide range of staffing issues such as workforce shaping/reduction-in-force, special placement programs, recruitment methods, & special pay incentives; Bridgette is experienced in processes & instructs serviced customers on preparation & submission of personnel actions. Bridgette is also skilled & qualified to provide advice & assistance to supervisors, employees & personnel on basic management employee relations.

Human Resource Associations

Human Resources Associations

• National SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management)

• Lake Washington SHRM (Local Chapter)

• Diversity Task Force (Washington State)

• Professional Women of Color Network

Work experience

HR Analyst

Galleon Distributed Technologies 2000

HR Analyst

Discipline: Sales, Marketing & Business

Responsibilities included a wide variety of analysis, data & special

projects supporting the company's Executive forecasting plans. Departments

supported included Sale, Marketing & New Business Development.

Analysis related to company specific issues such as comparisons of market

quality, valuation visibility measure, business analysis & strategic

organizational development issues.

Sep 2008Jan 2009

Senior Program Manager of Recruiting Operations


Coolhires September 2008 -January 2009

Senior Program Manager Recruiting Operations

Facilitated the recruiting efforts of CoolHires clients. Responsible for setting processes & training for specific lines of business sourcing/hiring & building of  the infrastructure for consistent execution across Coolhires ROC's (Recruiting Operations Center). Managed program areas & maintained delivery against program objectives & implements proposals to improve program services & efficiencies. Additionally responsible for growing Coolhires revenue via new business development & maintaining a relationship based engagement model with potential clients. Builds external succession plans for strategic pipelining purposes. Program managed the identification/research process, calibration, & the client outreach execution process (client specific). Developed & drove the roll-out of Best Practices Training for supporting recruiters. Established, cultivated & maintained solid working relationships with current & potential clients. Maintained in-depth & up-to-date knowledge of relevant top companies & performed competitive research & analysis. Mentored & trains recruiters on effective recruitment search methodologies, best practices & Coolhires philosophy. Defined project plans, assembled resources, managed implementation activities & developed all processes associated with program rollout & ongoing support. Identified new opportunities & prioritized program needs based on business requirements & developed business cases for new initiatives. Successfully managed all aspects of program implementation working in partnership with client HR & recruiting teams. Represented Coolhires & candidate interests in the selection & implementation of external recruiting & vendors. Implemented, reviewed & monitored Service Level Agreements while providing ongoing feedback, & addressed all service delivery issues.


Consolidated all portfolio applications sorted by multiple dimensions

Developed an estimation historical data process to be used within the organization

Directed team to gather historical data as defined for past projects

Translated data into a normalized data set & delivered trending analysis to clients for review

Developed an InfoPath data collection sheet for Project team members to complete to gather future project data

Jun 2007Jun 2008

Sr. Consultant Virtual Technical Recruiter

Microsoft C/V

Microsoft (Corestaff) June 2007-June 2008

Virtual Senior Consultant -Senior Technical Recruiter

Flourished as an A-Z Full Cycle Senior Recruiter recruiting for the Global Foundation Services Groups developing overall recruiting strategies. Fully responsible for all aspects of the candidate generation process including working with other recruiters to establish strategies for specific positions, sourcing & conducting phone interviews. Responsibilities included Account Management for specifically the Global Service Group supporting Platform Products & Services Division (PSD) Group recruiting top talent into the roles of Program Manager, Architects Lead Software Development Engineers,  Database Engineers & Systems Engineers.

Aug 2006May 2007

Sr. Technical Recruiter(C/V) (Volt) August 2006 -May 2007

Virtual Senior Consultant-Senior Recruiter Consultant

Partnered with hiring managers to develop, drive, & execute comprehensive

recruiting strategies designed to hire a broad range of candidates. Provided

front line internet /job posting sourcing, including making initial contact,

identified technical ability of prospective candidates. Managed candidate

process & acted as a candidate advocate. Evaluated skill level, managed

offer process, including reference checks, salary recommendations, offer

letter generation & offer acceptance/declines. Negotiate offers by

partnering with hiring manager, senior management, & other groups as

necessary. assessed hiring trends within the different business units

& drove changes to the recruiting process where appropriate while

providing client satisfaction. Positions recruited include: SDE's SDET's PM's

PAM's, PSE's ,DSM's & various Finance & Accounting positions.

Jan 2006Aug 2006

Technical Recruiter

Microsoft (C/V)

Microsoft (Corestaff) January 2006-August 2006

Senior Consultant -Technical Recruiter

Developed overall recruiting strategies &  was responsible for all aspects

of the candidate generation process including working with other recruiters

to establish strategies for specific positions, sourcing, conducting phone

interviews. Responsibilities included account management for specific product

lines or business units. Worked with COSD & Windows Client groups

recruiting top talent into the roles of Program Manager, Architects Lead

Software Development Engineers & Software Development Engineers in Test.

Oct 2004Dec 2005

Technical Campus Recruiter October 2004-December 2005

Senior Technical Campus Recruiter

Responsibilities included actively mining job boards, referrals, resume

database, & other active & inactive candidate pools to source, develop,

screen, & internally market top Technical Talent (specifically Software

Development Engineers, SDET's TTMP's & PM's) to specific hiring teams.

Developed & maintained strong working relationships with leaders,

vendors, community organizations, & other team members to create a

partnership that yields success, predictable results & credibility.

Developed & maintained a network of contacts to help identify & source

qualified leaders. Created & fostered relationships with Tier 1 schools

including MIT, CMU, GATECH, Dartmouth, UT Austin & Rice to attract &

recruit alumni & diversity candidates. Reviewed resumes & credentials for

appropriateness of skills, experience & knowledge in relation to position

requirements. Provided complete, accurate, & inspiring information to

candidates about the company & position. Created & presented prescreening

questions to hiring managers for collaboration & approval. Interviewed all

candidates presented for detailed interviewing by hiring managers, &

included the use of face-to-face behavioral-based interviewing methodologies.

Jan 2001Oct 2004

Account Manager/Recruiter


The Boeing Company January 2001-October 2004

Senior Account Manager/Recruiter

Recruited top Technical Engineering talent on campuses across the United

States. Empowered to drive The Boeing Company's recruiting relationships on

the professional side of the house as well as on college campuses, resulting

in a continuous candidate pool of the "right talent" at the right time.

Program Managed projects  enterprise wide specifically as it relates to

Global Staffing to ensure compliance of  The Labor Department's Office of

Federal Contracting Compliance Programs (OFCCP) as well as defining clearance eligibility. Establishes & maintains partnerships with both Colleges & Hiring Managers in support of partnering with Historically Black Colleges & Universities including, Spelman, Clark Atlanta University, Morris Brown, Morehouse, Georgia Tech as well as

internal relationships with Executive Focal & supporting Business Unit Representatives.

Discipline: Engineering & Business

Recruiting: Industry experienced & New College graduates Technical

  • Partnered with Process Councils & Skill teams to determine short & long

term hiring requirements

  • Developed & implemented job & discipline specific recruiting strategies
  • Performed Regional focal responsibilities for Tier II Colleges
  • Established & maintained Regional College Relationships
  • Coordinated & participated in Regional College events & activities
  • Coordinated & participated in Field, Diversity & AAP events
  • Enterprise focal for Puget Sound assigned Tier I Colleges

(Relationship & Recruiting Strategies)

May 2000Dec 2000

Recruiting Specialist May 2000-December 2000

Recruiting Specialist

Discipline: Technical Engineering ,Business & Marketing

Sourced top 5% Technical candidates through internet posting boards,

employee & alumni referrals, networking & other alternative recruitment

sources Strategize with partners & hiring managers to discuss both short

& long term needs & developed multifaceted recruitment strategies. Built

& maintained strong working relationships with partners & hiring

managers. Reviewed descriptions of job opportunities & accompanying

compensation schedules to ensure consistency with guidelines.

Interviewed applicants & gathered all necessary information regarding

education, experience, training, job skills & salary requirements.


American Management Association

Sep 2009Present

MC Human Resources


Human Resources

Seattle Pacific University


Erin Del Mundo

Gary and Karen O'Neal

Jim Cochrun

Dale Johns

Anne Lyden