Stephanie Mc Donald

Stephanie Mc Donald

Work History

Work History
Sep 2007 - Present

Senior Technical Recruiter


Sole recruiter for the Product Development organization, who creates the products that are the life blood of the organization. Focused on recruiting .net Developers of all levels, Quality Assurance Analysts, Software Designers, Product and Program Managers and Technical Writers as well as the leadership within these teams.Averaged 12+ open requisitions at a time with a high level of complexity. Hired 85 technical employees in 18 months.

·Created an ongoing pipeline of talent who were willing to relocate to Charleston, SC, which is not seen as a desirable location for technical talent.

·Participated in college recruiting with an ongoing focus on technical talent.

·Built long term relationships using social media (Twitter, as an example) with candidates and clients to assist in building employment brand loyalty.

·Created a quarterly newsletter to send to candidates that kept them informed of the latest news at Blackbaud and the local area.

·Worked closely with Human Resources to maintain employee retention and alert them to any potential issues.

Reason for leaving: Position eliminated due to economy

Jun 2007 - Aug 2007

Clinical Recruiter

Cardinal Health

Cardinal Health is a Fortune 20 company serving the health care industry with a broad portfolio of products and services. I hired Pharmacists, Technicians, Clinical Managers and Directors of Pharmacy for the Southwest Region of the US. 

·Worked closely with hiring managers to identify talent and form long term candidate relationships

·Successfully negotiated offers that included relocation, paying off of student loans and signing bonuses to attract pharmacists to challenging locations across the US.

·Sourced Pharmacists via cold calling, LinkedIn, state associations Left this position to move to SC to be closer to family

Feb 2006 - Jun 2007

Staffing Manager

SYSCO Corporation

Responsible for full life cycle recruitment of IT, Administration and Supply Chain positions for SYSCO’s corporate location (average 55-65 open positions at any given time)

·Was able to ramp up with only 5 days of training with current incumbent prior to her leaving the organization

·Coordinated agencies to work effectively with hiring managers

·Used Peopleclick Applicant Tracking SystemRecruited all levels of positions from non exempt to Sr. Director level

·One of only 2 recruiters responsible for all hiring activity for entire corporate location of $33 Billion dollar corporation

·Worked closely with all levels of management to source, screen and hire over 150 associates in 8 months 

2001 - 2005


Amherst Technologies

Responsible for all phases of recruitment of exempt and non-exempt positions

Provided sole Recruitment services to multiple offices throughout U.S.

Sourced, recruited and hired all levels throughout the organization including Sales, Logistics, Finance, IS, Call Center and Distribution

Worked closely with VP's, Directors and Hiring Managers to lower cost per hire and speed to hire

Hired 2 Director level candidates within two weeks of request

Left to relocate to Houston, TX 

2000 - 2002


Cytyc Corporation

Provided Human Resources support to C-level employees, Investor Relations, Legal and Field Service departments.

·Heavy focus on recruitment for Sales organization

·Hired over 200 sales representatives in 2 years

·Sourced, recruited and hired all levels throughout the organization, including Engineering, IT, Sales, HR, Manufacturing, Administrative, etc.

·Coordinated relocation of all levels of employees

·Coordinated promotions and transfers

·Recommended compensation within banded salary structure

·Maintained HR Database (ADP HR Perspective)

·Maintained 98% offer-to-hire ratio

·Coached hiring managers and interviewers on behavioral interviewing techniques and compliance during interviewing process 




Rochester Institute of Technology



Computer proficiency

Extremely  comfortable with technology. Microsoft products including Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint.   Strong analytical skills with the ability to make connections between data points.     


10+ years of recruiting experience at all levels. Work closely with hiring manager and team to determine fit and motivation using behavioral interviewing techniques.   Have experience recruiting Technical, Administrative, Sales, Management, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, Production, and more.   Experience working in several types of ATS's, including Peopleclick, Taleo, and Pereless.


I have been a corporate recruiter for over 10 years and consider myself to be a resource to the people I hire. I try to act in a consultative fashion, and try to understand what motivates my candidates to make a change and what they value most about their chosen career.My goal is to continue to build on my professional experiences, learn and have fun recruiting!


Photography, raising 3 dogs, creating and maintaining professional  relationships across the US, writing, reading and enjoying Charleston, SC.