Summary

Dynamic, enthusiastic professional with expertise in Talent Acquisition, Social Media, Human Resources and accomplished Project Coordinator. Passionate advocate of emerging technologies that have an impact on our work environment such as new ATS, Career pages and Social Tools. Excellent success in matching candidates to requirements in high volume recruiting in Healthcare, IT, Administrative and Professional positions.

Work History

Work History
2010 - Present

Recruiter

Yale-New Haven Hospital

Manage Talent Acquisition activities for a wide range of positions including Registered Nurses, Physical Therapists, Medical Interpreters and entry level associates. Create recruitment strategy, review and edit job postings, and regularly meet with and strategize with Hiring Managers. Source, screen, interview and coordinate background and reference checking for candidates. Train and advise Hiring Managers regarding interview techniques and selection of candidates, and counsel internal applicants regarding hiring processes. Collaborate with management to analyze, calculate and negotiate compensation for offers, promotions, and internal transfers.

Direct and manage the strategy, selection, implementation, and maintenance of Social Media recruiting tools, increasing LinkedIn followers Yale-New Haven Hospital Company page by 40% in one year Project Coordinator for website Implementation Team which updated www.ynhhcareers.com Active member of Applicant Tracking project team, as we migrated to iCims, our new ATS Hired over 1200 people in first five years of Talent Acquisition activities

2008 - Present

Volunteer Coordinator

National

Telephone volunteer position screening prospective volunteers to the National Infertility Associate. Communicate via telephone and email with candidates for volunteer positions, while introducing them to this 35 year-old grassroots organization.

2004 - 2009

Senior Recruiter

Monroe Staffing Services

Recruited temporary associates as well as permanent placement candidates for clients such as Save the Children and Cablevision. Employed various targeted sourcing strategies including Internet advertising, database mining, referrals and cold calling. Managed day-to-day Employee Relations issues including coaching and terminations, and coordinated timesheet and scheduling concerns for 40-50 associates. Doubled division billing to over $2 million annually Trained colleagues on recruiting software and interviewing skills

2003 - 2003

Staffing Specialist

Bayer Pharmaceutical Corp

High volume national recruiting of Sales Representatives, Market Researchers and Medical Writers(during the launch of Levitra). Sourcing strategies included employee referrals, database and Internet mining, as well as vendor relations with recruiting agencies. Conducted behavioral style interviews and completed reports for management. Member of a two-person team responsible for hiring over 100 sales representatives in three-month time frame. Created training material for resume database searching.

2003 - 2003

Human Resources Consultant

Connecticut Surgical Group, PC

Acted as Interim Director of HR during Director's maternity leave. Recruited Registered Nurses, Ultrasound Technologists and Medical Assistants. Coordinated open enrollment and interpreted and resolved benefits issues. Ensured competitive and equitable compensation by preparing salary-planning worksheets to managers. Managed employee relations activities including discipline and terminations. Created, developed and managed content for www.ctsurgical.com/careers. Leader of New Employee Orientation Task Force, designing a comprehensive training program for new hires.

2001 - 2002

Senior Staffing Specialist

CuraGen Corporation

Recruited for IT and BioInformatics departments, as well as scientific departments such as Electrophoresis. Ensured competitive compensation levels by analyzing present employees' salaries prior to extending offers. Facilitated the new hire process and ensured accurate completion of paperwork including immigration documents, organizational charts, and HRIS information through Great Plains. Participated in recruiting activities such as college fairs. Streamlined the Recruitment process by implementing and administering Webhire applicant tracking system, and trained system users in individual and group sessions. Conducted behavioral interviewing training with hiring managers. Designed and maintained www.curagen.com/careers, providing candidates information about Connecticut. Reduced reliance on agency hires by direct sourcing of qualified candidates, particularly in BioInformatics and IT departments, which saved thousands of dollars in agency fees.

1997 - 2001

Corporate Recruiter

Various Companies

Recruiting for various companies and skill sets. Contract and short-term positions held at Northeast Utilities, Fleet Bank, and others. Techniques employed included recruiting events, referral programs, and Internet and database mining. Trained colleagues on processes and procedures in HR department, and reported recruiting activities through systems such as PeopleSoft and WebHire.

1999 - 1999

Project Manager

Resumix

Recruited due to my prior experience with the proprietary Applicant Tracking system to manage implementations with several clients such as Harley Davidson and MCI WorldCom. Re-engineered and streamlined recruiting processes and increased the reporting capabilities by providing nationwide on-site consulting as well as classroom and one-on-one training. EARLY CAREER EXPERIENCE Over 6 years of additional experience in management of payroll staff, Technical Recruiting and other agency and Corporate Staffing in addition to above.

Education

Education

B.A

HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY