Kimberly Millhouse

  • Milwaukee WI

Work History

Work History
Apr 2011 - Present

Senior Recruiting Manager

Chicago Financial Search
Senior Recruiting Manager | Chicago, IL Source, screen and interview candidates to identify top talent in the Financial Services Industry. Clearing House, Finance, Legal and Global Operations, IT, Accounting etc. Created a training guide for the Recruitment Department and trained them on our systems; BigBiller, HiringHook, TopEchelon, etc. Spearheaded a project to create new and update existing offer letter templates which ultimately helped to increase efficiency and limit liabilities. Full life-cycle recruiter responsible for conducting intake meetings with hiring managers, researching, sourcing, resume pre-screening, interviewing, candidate development, negotiating, closing and post offer follow-up. Developed and maintain excellent working relationships with hiring managers, candidates and human resource business partners. Managed the hiring process Managed the employee referral program/process. Maintained candidate status in applicant tracking system. Provided additional sourcing support for teammates as needed. Participated in continuous improvement workshops related to recruiting, human resources and on-boarding.
Aug 2008 - Aug 2011

Store Manager

Body Central
Store Manager Body Central| Gurnee, IL Manage the sales, operational, and human resources functions for the store while ensuring maximum profitability. Plan store budget and maintain financial results, including expenses, stock levels, total gross profit, and shrink Recruit, interview, and hire staff members, as well as train, coach, motivate, and develop a team of staff members. Coordinate training's for store brands with a focus on product knowledge. Provide excellent customer service and acquire product knowledge to succeed in great profits and sales. Loss prevention and inventory control, annual inventory. Ensure that merchandising concepts are set up and maintained at all times. Ensure that standards of cleanliness and organization are maintained on and off the sales floor. All aspects of merchandising. Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures, including audits, cash handling, inventory, paperwork, and safety standards.
Dec 2007 - Aug 2008

Project Coordinator/Administrative Assistant

Highwork Limited
Project Coordinator/Administrative Assistant | Racine, WI Data entry, sales, cold calling, customer service, process orders, locate jobs to bid on, complete bid documents, prepare quotes, industry research, design logos and templates, provide support to Operations Manager, make travel arrangements, schedule meetings, prepare for and attend trade shows, and marketing.
Apr 2007 - Nov 2007

Sales & Marketing Assistant/Project Coordinator

Webb-Rite Safety
Sales & Marketing Assistant/Project Coordinator Webb- | Baton Rouge, LA Data entry, quote/order processing, answering phones, preparing spreadsheets and forms, creating job folders, day to day operations for various projects and activities, locate jobs to bid on, complete bid documents, confirm and process purchase orders, processing credit applications, setting up new customers, customer maintenance, providing product information and pricing, design and update website, RGA's, approve expense reports, inventory adjustments, purchasing, accounts payable and receivable, arrange travel for technicians, prepare bids, determine material required for jobs, and expedite if necessary, hire outside contractors, manage outlook calendar, schedule jobs and meetings.
Feb 2006 - Jan 2007

Construction/project Coordinator

Hy-Safe Technology
Construction/Project Coordinator | Union Grove, WI Data entry, quote/order processing, answering phones, preparing spreadsheets and forms, creating job folders, day to day operations for various projects and activities, provide problem solving as necessary, confirm and process purchase orders, processing credit applications, setting up new customers, customer maintenance, providing product information and pricing, updating website, sending out customer quotes, approve expense reports, inventory adjustments, purchasing, accounts payable and receivable, arrange all travel for five technicians, purchasing, prepare bids, review drawings, specifications, and contractual requirements, determine material required and expedite if necessary, hire outside contractors, manage outlook calendar, schedule jobs and meetings, and scheduling annual re-certifications.
Nov 2004 - Feb 2006

Sales & Marketing Administrative Assistant

Lotus Brands
Sales & Marketing/Administrative Assistant | Silver Lake, WI Order processing, answering customer questions and solving customer concerns, filing pick tickets, running the back log, running sales and ranking reports, making spread sheets, mass mailings, sending out free fills and BOGO'S, monthly ads and promotions, strong communication with the brokers and their sales reps, updating the catalog, price matrixes, trade shows, setting up new customers for all departments, price change notifications, monthly e-news mailings, sent out book copies, reject letters, author copies, and notify customer of new book and music releases.
Jun 2003 - Sep 2004

Assistant Manager

ALDI
Assistant Manager | Kenosha, WI Open and close store, inventory control, inventory, training, reaching sales goals, merchandising, markdowns, correcting pick lists, stocking shelves, checking food dates, operating cardboard bailer, loafs, beret, and hand jack, keeping others productive, fast check-lane service, bank deposits, resolving customer problems, returns, ordering store deliveries, price changes, and customer service.
Mar 2000 - Jun 2003

Assistant Manager

XOXO Outlet
Assistant Manager | Gurnee, IL Duties include all opening and closing procedures, daily bank deposits, interviewing, hiring and training, terminations, processing shipment, controlling inventory, controlling payroll, merchandising, computing sales figures, making schedules, customer service, setting up sales events, markdowns, reaching daily sales goals, delegating job duties, and running the store in absence of store manager.

Education

Education

UHS

College

Skills

Skills

FULL LIFE CYCLE

Liabilities

Efficiency

LEGAL

Clearing House

Financial Services