Developing your arsenal in the War for Talent! Strategic Recruiting Services http://www.strategicrecruitingservices.com Ed has devoted the last 15 years of his career to learning and developing Best in Class staffing programs. Ed knows the latest trends in both candidate demographics and effective recruiting programs. He has developed major recruiting initiatives at a number of Massachusetts based companies including Boston Scientific, Millipore and CRA International. His proven methods Include: Complete and thorough analysis of your current recruiting strategy and the technology used to support it. Evaluation of the effectiveness of your Employment Brand Measure to determine if it establishes your company’s identity as an Employer of Choice. Developing a written Talent Strategy that aligns and impacts the business. Develop a complete set of performance metrics. Measure satisfaction – both Managers and Candidates. Over the years, Ed has led a number of critical staffing initiatives: Designed and significantly improved Global Staffing processes that significantly improved the quality of critical talent while drastically reducing the time to fill. Project Manager for the global deployment of several automated staffing tools such as Vurv Talent Management, PeopleSoft 9.0, E-Quest and Zoominfo that led to operational efficiency, improved global reporting and targeted recruiting strategies Established critical staffing metrics that predicted future outcomes and provided able time for process improvement Developed desktop reporting using Hyperion Analyzer and Business Objects that delivered key measures to aid in Business Decision Support. Led division talent management reviews to insure that recruiting efforts are synchronized with the critical business activities and strategies. With his extensive background in staffing, Ed has been asked to speak at a number of Staffing Conferences sponsored by EME and IQPC.
Jan 2008 - Present
Strategic Recruiting Services
We leverage over 20 years of Human Resource leadership ability to significantly enhance the effectiveness and performance of staffing functions in Fortune 1000 companies. Our knowledge of staffing processes and programs, enabling technology and change leadership has led to innovative solutions in the War for Talent. We offer real world consulting services and design custom training for recruiters, staffing leaders, hiring managers and interviewers. We build practical tools and templates to help you and your team recruit top talent. Sample Clients include: PAREXEL – Developed and implemented a targeted recruiting strategy to hire Clinical Research Associates on a national basis. Monster.com – Implemented a strategy to hire 200 sales staff in a four month. Personally managed a requisition load that averaged 40 positions CRA International – Designed a new company wide staffing processed and selected a new applicant tracking system. Acted as the Project Manager overseeing the implementation of the new technology.
Jun 2005 - 2007
Manager, Global Talent Acquisition
Responsible for all recruiting activities worldwide. Aligned recruiting strategies to support the ongoing talent requirements for the organization. Designed and implemented staffing processes that accelerated the hiring of key R&D, sales and division leaders in both Europe and the US. Successfully increased the average hires per month from 50 to 147. Led division talent management reviews to insure that recruiting efforts are synchronized with the critical business activities and strategies. Introduced automated staffing tools such as Vurv Talent Management, E-Quest and Zoominfo. that led to operational efficiency, improved global reporting and targeted recruiting strategies Created a Talent Scout function designed to produce a constant pipeline of talent for critical and hard to find skills. Established a full cycle Expatriate program that established developmental assignments for key talent. Established key metrics designed to track and predict critical staffing activity
Jul 2001 - Jun 2005
Director, Human Resources
Responsible for all Human Resource activity for the Information Technology Division of 3,500 employees worldwide. Developed strategies to successfully outsource Information Technology projects to offshore locations. Established communication strategies, staff assessment and redeployment process for 600 employees. Actively involved in the design of the organization and deployment of staff that was initiated by our 10% voluntary reduction of staff. Advanced the Skills Inventory System to assess all technical employees and manage the deployment of staff to various development initiatives. Design process to identify and develop key talent within the organization, including revised performance ratings, senior manager input and individual development plans Develop strategies to assess, retain and re-deploy staff acquired through several acquisitions. Developed on-line reporting tool (Hyperion Analyzer) to deliver key measures to support Business Decision Support.
1995 - 2001
Manager, Global Staffing
Manager, Global Staffing: Re-engineered the staffing process for the corporation, introducing several new, web based technologies as well as new, innovative strategies to attract talent. Key accomplishments include - Worldwide deployment of an automated applicant tracking system (Webhire Enterprise) - Creation of High Potential Employee Broker function designed to manage the movement of key talent into developmental assignments. - Developed Employment Strategies designed to attract Passive Job Seekers. - Combined several technologies to launch an automated, web based Global Job Posting Program. - Chaired the Company’s Global Staffing Advisory Board chartered to introduce new staffing programs to the organization. - Established a variety of staffing metrics designed to track current activity as well as predict future outcomes