Recruiter and Employment Specialist
- Kansas City, Missouri Area, US MO
- [email protected]
Employment Specialist with emphases in customer relations, health care administration, financial services, information systems and technology, business networking, marketing, recruiting, staffing, compliance, supervisory and administrative experience. Proficiencies include an extensive understanding of employment trends throughout different industries, a detailed knowledge of multiple software programs, platforms and technical languages, plus a thorough grasp of employment laws.
Sales and marketing
EEOC and OFCCP knowledge
ATS (e.g. Kenexa, Taleo)
Online database sourcing
Business writing/copy writing
Social media optimization
Graphic design, internet publishing, and web development
Microsoft & Adobe applications
Technical support and troubleshooting
Functional understanding of Spanish and French
Assisted the recruiting team and Human Resources technicians with sourcing resumes, screening and qualifying internal candidates, reviewing external applications through the Cyber Recruiter ATS, scheduled testing and interviews, prepared new hires for orientation and training, filed personnel records and pulled active employee information for internal application reviews and audits, and assisted with various administrative tasks as necessary as part of a temporary contract position.
As part of a preferred staffing contract, recruited Transaction Specialists (Tellers, Retail Specialists) for the UMB Bank network throughout the Kansas and Missouri regions as well as Oklahoma City; sourced, screened and interviewed applicants using established competency metrics; organized and scheduled panel interviews with Financial Center Managers on-site and remotely at regional branches; managed pre-employment HRIS workflow from the initial interview through offer acceptance; coordinated career fair partnerships with local colleges and participated in outside recruiting events; worked with the UMB management structure to coordinate, authorize and track targeted external advertising for specialized positions; assisted the Talent Acquisition team in other capacities as needed.
Worked closely with the Missouri Division of Vocational Rehabilitation to serve clients seeking assistance with obtaining successful employment in a field of their interest and ability, and relied upon personal knowledge of the job-seeking process to help them achieve their goals; co-founded a consortium of rehabilitation industry leaders, vocational counselors, businesses and advocates; established professional relationships with local and national employers through personal contact and by helping to spearhead an agency-based corporate partnership initiative to create mutually beneficial connections between businesses and program participants.