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Summary

Areas of Expertise

  • Staffing management
  • HRIS (PeopleSoft, SAP) & ATS (Hire.com, Brass Ring,SmartSearch)
  • Regulatory compliance/reporting
  • Policy development and administration
  • Recruiting strategy development
  • Vendor management
  • Employee relations
  • Compensation planning/salary negotiation
  • Staff development and training
  • Process improvement

RecruitingSkilled at managing complex recruiting assignments, including the process, candidates and clients - to deliver a successful fit that exceeds customer requirements.

Candidate management Proficient at “setting the stage” and managing candidate expectations to ensure a good candidate-client exchange.

Workforce development strategyExperienced creating workforce development strategies to help clients meet short and long-term staffing plans and requirements.

ITAdept at learning and applying hardware and software solutions to various applications, including using the Web as a tool to drive productivity and technology to drive results.

Leadership Build and nurture high functioning teams through collaboration, best practices and “can-do” approach.

Objective

Highly experienced recruiter and staffing practitioner. Adept at establishing strong partnerships with business partners and customers resulting in highly efficient and effective interactions. Extensive multi-industry recruiting exposure, including: medical device, pharmaceutical, healthcare, communications, defense and IT. Skilled at leveraging Web 2.0 and search engine technology to identify and attract high quality candidates. Enthusiastic at the prospect of earning a new challenge which leverages my previous experience and provides the opportunity for growth and advancement. 

Work experience

Recruiter/Account Manager

Pro-Tem Solutions

Contract Recruiter

ATS Reliance
Jul 2011Present

Independent Recruiting Consultant

Self Employed

Provide staffing/recruiting services to a variety of clients in the healthcare, technology and finance industries.

-Source, recruit, screen, and hire candidates both virtually and in-person

Consult with clients to identify appropriate recruitment strategies and process improvement techniques

Leverage social media tools to both recruit as well as to build employment brand awareness

Jan 2011Jun 2011

Sr Recruiter

Carestream Health

Hired to support in-house recruiting efforts focused on corporate support functions

  • Responsible for full-cycle recruiting for exempt and executive level roles in the U.S. and Canada – Finance, HR, IT, Legal, Quality, Purchasing, Supply Chain and Technology Office

  • Partnered with outside counsel to facilitate H1B and TN visa hires

  • Developed job specific recruitment strategies that included leveraging: referrals, social media, boutique job sites, professional organizations and headhunting techniques.

  • Managed an average of 20 unique, exempt-level requisitions with highly technical requirements.

  • Spearheaded diversity outreach program to include colleges/universities, professional associations, and veteran organizations.

  • Implemented consistent approach to screening, interviewing and evaluating potential candidates.

Jan 2010Dec 2010

Account Executive

The Superior Group

Hired to diversify client base and enhance corporate brand in the Rochester market.

  • Responsible for developing, expanding and coordinating new and existing business accounts.

  • Partner with businesses/organizations to identify labor inefficiencies and implement strategic solutions.

  • Promote and expand the Superior company brand.

  • Act as a resource to clients and colleagues in the areas of recruiting strategy and workforce management.

  • Recruit for engineering, IT, manufacturing, HR, sales and finance roles as necessary.

  • Established 16 new clients during first ten months in role resulting in over $150K of revenue.

Apr 2006Oct 2009

Staffing Supervisor

Bausch & Lomb

Recruited for position on a contract-to-direct basis; converted to direct eight months later; promoted to supervisor fifteen months later.

  • Responsible for full-cycle recruiting for all business units - R&D, Engineering, Operations, IT, Sales & Corporate, for roles throughout the U.S. (including non-exempt, exempt and executive)

  • Developed job specific recruitment strategies that included leveraging: referrals, social media, boutique job sites, professional organizations and headhunting techniques.

  • Successfully managed an average of 25-30 unique, exempt-level requisitions with highly technical requirements.

  • Responsible for managing seven staff as well as all external staffing vendors

  • Served as system administrator for in-house applicant tracking system (BrassRing).

  • Evaluated niche agencies for competency to assist on difficult to fill orders.

  • Utilized a variety of interview styles and pre-screening tools to assess and evaluate candidate fit.

  • Assisted with salary negotiations, relocation issues and visa issues.

Additional contributions included: Led re-launch of RedCarpet on-boarding system; Rewrote motor vehicle policy; Managed search engine optimization program for B&L jobs; Enhanced candidate communication via BrassRing ATS.

Apr 2005Mar 2006

Sr Recruiter (Contract)

Harris RF Communications

Hired by YOH to fulfill a 12 month contract assignment.

  • Conducted full life cycle recruiting to identify, interview and evaluate potential job applicants for exempt and non-exempt positions, in the following areas: engineering, IT, manufacturing, procurement and finance.

  • Incorporated headhunting techniques to network with defense organizations to identify new talent.

  • Managed a requisition load of 15-25 job orders

  • Counseled hiring managers on appropriate interview techniques and candidate assessment techniques.

  • Conducted interviews and led applicant wrap-up meetings.

  • Worked closely with Compensation/HR to determine salary and new-hire bonuses.

Additional contributions: Rewrote ISO document for recruitment; Implemented division-wide employee referral program. 

Jan 2005May 2005

Nurse Recruiter (contract)

Rochester General Hospital

Hired by RGH for a 4 month assignment, targeting new graduates.

  • Worked with the recruiting department to identify, recruit and hire nurses for Rochester General Hospital for full-time, co-op and clinical rotation positions – hired over 100 nurses in ten weeks.

  • Built and maintained relationships with local colleges and universities including MCC, Syracuse University, GCC, University of Buffalo, and SUNY Brockport.

  • Assisted the organization with recruiting needs for LPNs and Unit Technicians.

  • Partnered with Nurse Managers to evaluate hiring needs and ensure “best-fit” hiring practices.

Education

Sep 2003Jun 2005

MBA

Strayer University
Sep 1991May 1995

BSBA

John Carroll University

Portfolio

Skills

Social Media
HRIS
RedCarpet Onboarding
Kenexa/BrassRing
MS Office

Certifications

PHR

HRCI