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Feb 2009Apr 2009

Recruiting Specialist

Parker Technical

·Generated leads for Sales Team for new local and national clients through market research and competitive intelligence on the job boards, LinkedIn groups, and mailing lists to identify the actual client.

·Processed unemployment claims, performed on-boarding, background checks, and references for newly hired contractors and consultants.

·Gathered and distributed information to Recruiting/Sales teams on relevant networking events and trainings from local organizations (Seattle 2.0, Gary’s Guide, Seattle Chamber of Commerce, Washington Technology Industry Association, Northwest Recruiters Association, etc.).

Apr 2008Feb 2009

Technical Recruiter

Parker Technical

·Promoted to Technical Recruiter after 6 months as Sourcing Specialist.

·Turned an underperforming account into a key revenue stream. Previously, multiple recruiters worked the requisitions for this “Fortune 1000” client with limited success through Peopleclick VMS system.Within four months, I streamlined the recruiting process which resulted in 2 new hires and multiple candidates advancing to final interview stages.

·Owned full-cycle recruiting process: sourced, interviewed, made offers, negotiated and closed candidates for assigned positions, successfully hired 6 candidates during this time.

·IT positions recruited for: Senior Network Engineers, Database Developers, Software Developers, Desktop Support/Help Desk Specialists, Copywriters, Web Content Specialists, Consultants, etc.

·Effectively recruited candidates through Internet research, Boolean search strings, internal database, cold calling, referrals, networking, job fairs, and other strategies.

Oct 2007Apr 2008

Sourcing Specialist

Parker Technical

·Used latest sourcing technologies (Monster, CareerBuilder, Dice, Google Boolean searches, LinkedIn, etc.) to source and contact qualified technical candidates for open positions within various client organizations.

·Supported Recruiters in sourcing, posting job opportunities, conducting phone screens, completing reference checks, and managing candidate information within the ATS (VCG StaffSuite).

·Generated, built and maintained ongoing candidate relationships for further openings.

Jul 2007Sep 2007

Quality Assurance Specialist

Expeditors International

·Developed test plans and conducted test cases for Information Services (IS) projects of varying size, scope, and complexity in order to deliver high-quality systems on schedule.

·Documented and tracked all defects in software prior to final release of products.

·Analyzed and tested software and approved final versions of software for product releases.

·Worked with project managers, developers, and business analysts to approve product releases.

Jan 2007Jun 2007

Marketing Assistant - College Internship

·Key member of global EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program for Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska.

·Assumed managerial responsibilities of the Entrepreneur Of The Year program without direct supervision for three weeks.

·Built and maintained relationships with colleagues, sponsors, program nominees, and participants through cold calling, screening, and interviewing, which resulted in a 30% increase in nominees over previous year’s efforts.

·Managed program database for the Entrepreneur Of The Year program.

Nov 2005Dec 2006

Financial Assistant - College Internship

·Developed and implemented new system for creating and maintaining payables function or Seattle office for non-personal expenses (i.e. background investigations, etc).

·Assisted full-time employees in streamlining and standardized billing and collections processes in order to minimize revenue days.

·Scheduled and processed client invoices, monitored client payments, and followed-up on past due invoices.

May 2005May 2006

Administrative Assistant (Part-time job during college)

·Utilized financial databases to prepare client profiles by printing current client information, assembling folders for client meetings, and scheduling appointments.

·Corresponded with clients to update client lists and databases.

Sep 2003Jul 2005

Front Desk Manager - Work Study Job

Seattle University Athletic Center

·Promoted to Front Desk Manager from Front Desk Attendant position after 9 months.

·Sourced, conducted interviews, hired, trained, and supervised 20+ employees.

·Responsible for employee payroll, timesheet approval, scheduling, and vacation approval.

·Developed and implemented employee orientation, policies and procedures, scheduled meetings, and created job description manuals.



BA in Business Administration AND BA in Humanities

Seattle University