Steve Ibarra

  • Garland TX

Work History

Work History
2015 - Present

Research Associate

Futurestep-A Korn Ferry Company
Research Associate Partner with recruiters to develop search strategies for recruitment projects. Provided detailed research for specific search mandates as required including, detailed company information, organization charts, information about market trends and competition. Built and maintained industry and functionally specific data, in compliance with the corporate guidelines to be used as reference material and to expedite future searches. Uncovered candidate and source names and contact information through research and cold calling. Ensured that the information is accurately captured in detail in the database. Partnered with recruiters to contact identified candidates and sources to introduce them to the specific search mandates. Reported tracking and creation. Ensured that all candidate documents are saved in the database. Ensured that all communication/correspondence with candidates is recorded and saved in the appropriate places in the database. Documented, tracked, and maintained candidate records and status of engagements in the applicant tracking system. Provided responsive and detailed information to candidates and clients via telephone, e-mail, etc. as required. Provided various administrative duties that support the recruiting function. Suggested process improvements to help create efficiencies.
2014 - Present

Lab Tech Assistant

University of Houston-Clear Lake

Lab Tech Assistant Houston, Texas Assisted students in the computer labs on software and hardware technical difficulties or issues. Supervised printing stations and distributed prints to the respected students. 

Aug 2015 - Present

Research Associate, Industrial Market

Korn Ferry Futurestep
Futurestep is a leading global talent solutions provider. We help companies build and implement strategies for improving their recruitment and talent management. Our services focus on Single Search and Project Recruitment. As a Research Associate, I am responsible for supporting Recruiters, Candidates and Clients across North America throughout various aspects of the full life cycle recruitment process. I am part of a team of Researchers across the country that will work together to develop industry and functional expertise that will support the recruitment teams and improve the quality and speed of the recruitment services delivered to our clients. • Partner with recruiters to develop search strategies for recruitment projects. • Provide detailed research for specific search mandates as required including, detailed company information, organization charts, information about market trends and competition. • Uncover candidate and source names and contact information through research and cold calling. • Partner with recruiters to contact identified candidates and sources to introduce them to the specific search mandates.
Jun 2009 - Present

Private Swim Instructor

Independent Private Swim Instructor
• Assessed students needs and constructed curriculum based on gaps • Improved students’ swim technique and safety awareness • Coached one-on-one swim lessons to people of all ages
2015 - Present

Research Associate

Futurestep-A Korn Ferry Company
Research Associate Partner with recruiters to develop search strategies for recruitment projects. Provided detailed research for specific search mandates as required including, detailed company information, organization charts, information about market trends and competition. Built and maintained industry and functionally specific data, in compliance with the corporate guidelines to be used as reference material and to expedite future searches. Uncovered candidate and source names and contact information through research and cold calling. Ensured that the information is accurately captured in detail in the database. Partnered with recruiters to contact identified candidates and sources to introduce them to the specific search mandates. Reported tracking and creation. Ensured that all candidate documents are saved in the database. Ensured that all communication/correspondence with candidates is recorded and saved in the appropriate places in the database. Documented, tracked, and maintained candidate records and status of engagements in the applicant tracking system. Provided responsive and detailed information to candidates and clients via telephone, e-mail, etc. as required. Provided various administrative duties that support the recruiting function. Suggested process improvements to help create efficiencies.
2014 - Present

Lab Tech Assistant

University of Houston-Clear Lake
Lab Tech Assistant Houston, Texas Assisted students in the computer labs on software and hardware technical difficulties or issues. Supervised printing stations and distributed prints to the respected students. ACADEMIC PROJECTS “
2014 - 2015

Human Resources Intern

Del Papa Distributing Company Independent Private
Human Resources Intern, Texas City, Texas Updated the job descriptions of several positions through the efforts of a job analysis. Constructed and presented business cases involving structured change management efforts, alternatives to annual performance appraisals, and the importance of performing needs assessment. Assisted in Succession Planning Program Development and Roll-Out. Conducted phone screens, performed reference and background checks, prepared new hire paperwork, and new personnel files. Managed 200+ applicants via applicant tracking systems.
2009 - 2015

Swim Instructor

Independent Private
Swim Instructor Self-Employed, Austin, Rockwall, Houston, Texas Assessed students needs and constructed curriculum based on performance gaps. Improved the swim technique and safety awareness of students. Coached one-on-one swim lessons to people of all ages.
2014 - 2015

Human Resources Intern

Del Papa Distributing Company Independent Private
Human Resources Intern, Texas City, Texas Updated the job descriptions of several positions through the efforts of a job analysis. Constructed and presented business cases involving structured change management efforts, alternatives to annual performance appraisals, and the importance of performing needs assessment. Assisted in Succession Planning Program Development and Roll-Out. Conducted phone screens, performed reference and background checks, prepared new hire paperwork, and new personnel files. Managed 200+ applicants via applicant tracking systems.
2009 - 2015

Swim Instructor

Independent Private
Swim Instructor Self-Employed, Austin, Rockwall, Houston, Texas Assessed students needs and constructed curriculum based on performance gaps. Improved the swim technique and safety awareness of students. Coached one-on-one swim lessons to people of all ages.
Aug 2013 - Dec 2013

OD

Research & Analysis Independent Private
Technology Used In the Hiring Process” Presented and reviewed the effectiveness and usefulness of various technological advances for hiring employees in the recruitment, screening, communication and hiring stages. SKILLS & SPECIALTIES Acquisition, Talent Selection and Assessment, Training and Development, Performance Management, Teamwork Development, Job Analysis, Organizational Needs Assessment, OD/OE High Performance, Organizational Change Management, Strategic Human Resources, Leadership Development: Psychology Lab Experience, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Six Sigma, and Project Management PC Experience: Microsoft and Macintosh Operating Systems, Microsoft Office Applications(Access, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.), SPSS, R, and Minitab Language: Fluency in Spanish.
Aug 2013 - Dec 2013

OD

Research & Analysis Independent Private
Technology Used In the Hiring Process” Presented and reviewed the effectiveness and usefulness of various technological advances for hiring employees in the recruitment, screening, communication and hiring stages. SKILLS & SPECIALTIES Acquisition, Talent Selection and Assessment, Training and Development, Performance Management, Teamwork Development, Job Analysis, Organizational Needs Assessment, OD/OE High Performance, Organizational Change Management, Strategic Human Resources, Leadership Development: Psychology Lab Experience, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Six Sigma, and Project Management PC Experience: Microsoft and Macintosh Operating Systems, Microsoft Office Applications(Access, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.), SPSS, R, and Minitab Language: Fluency in Spanish.
2007 - 2011

Swim Coordinator

City of Rockwall, Rockwall
Head lifeguard & Learn-2-Swim Coordinator, Texas Supervised and managed lifeguards on duty. Coordinated, implemented, and supervised swim lessons. Distributed and analyzed 300 swim lesson satisfaction surveys every two-week session. Provided training assistance for newly hired lifeguards.
2007 - 2011

Swim Coordinator

City of Rockwall, Rockwall
Head lifeguard & Learn-2-Swim Coordinator, Texas Supervised and managed lifeguards on duty. Coordinated, implemented, and supervised swim lessons. Distributed and analyzed 300 swim lesson satisfaction surveys every two-week session. Provided training assistance for newly hired lifeguards.

Education

Education
2015

M.A

University of Houston-Clear Lake
2015

M.A

University of Houston-Clear Lake
2013

B.A

The University of Texas at Austin
2013

B.A

The University of Texas at Austin