Jul 2008 - Present
Executive Recruiter (Contract)
-Hired by former Manager at JP Morgan to manage Executive Recruitment function for Sears Holdings.
-Sourced and Recruited top executives including Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Senior Vice Presidents of various Business Units to Sears Holdings.
-Negotiated all salary offers and worked with Internal HR to improve Service Level Agreements
Mar 2007 - Jul 2008
Midwest Recruiting Manager
Regional Hiring Manager- Midwest Region
-Lead, develop and execute recruitment plan for nine state territory
-Managed remote and local recruiting team
-Piloted Nationwide Operations and Administrative Manager Recruitment Program
-Traveled weekly to complete assessment center roll out program in the region
-Manage MBA and College Recruitment program for new graduate rotational program
-Presented a seminar on cold calling to US Staffing Unit at National Meeting
-Improved Operational Metrics resulting in offer acceptance rate of 93% and retention of 94%
-Participated in Applicant Tracking System tests for national rollout
-Presented weekly recruiting summary to business head of Midwest Region
Apr 1999 - Mar 2007
Vice President- Sr Lead Executive Recruiter
Treasury and Securities Services (6/2004 to 3/2007)
Technology and Operations (4/1999 to 6/2004) -Placement of Senior Level Sales, Accounting/Finance, Risk, IT, and Marketing Executives -Develop nationwide best practice recruitment strategies with Line of Business Managers -Introduced various creative staffing tools to talent acquisition team -Participate in the development of Service Level Agreements for Treasury Services Staffing -Participated in implementation of new Applicant Tracking System -Utilize Behavioral Based Interviewing Techniques
-Managed and negotiated contracts for contingency and retained search vendors -Serve as a Lead Recruiter for one Recruiter and one Administrative Assistant -Partnered with Compensation on national salary analysis
-Average 115 hires on a yearly basis with an average fill time of 35 days per opening. -Led Chicago Recruiting staff up effort of 2,000 hires in 2002 with 214 placements -Recipient of Bank One’s “Crystal One” Award for Staffing Excellence 2003
Oct 1996 - Apr 1999
Recruiting Manager/Lead Recruiter
Recruiting Manager-1/98 to 4/99 (Chicago, IL) Lead Recruiter- 10/96 to 1/98 (Willowbrook, IL) -Publicly held Placement Agency with offices across the US and Canada -Lead a team of three Recruiters and two Administrators -Responsible for start up of Chicago Loop Office -Recruited exempt and non-exempt IS/IT professionals and engineers.
-Finished second nationally in Gross Profit among all recruiters for fiscal year 1997.
-Recipient of Technisource "President's Club" award at Spring Conferences 1997 and 1998
Over 12 years of Recruiting experience including both Corporate and Agency. Successful relationship management with internal clients to plan and execute various staffing needs. Have managed recruiting teams and led various regional recruiting efforts.
Industry Experience in Financial Services, Sales, Marketing, Retail, and Information Technology
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Provide top-level talent acquisition with a strong commitment to Search, Metrics, Cost Effectiveness, and Client Satisfaction.