director of talent acquisition resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Recruiting leader and talent advisor, skilled in effective business planning, recruitment strategy formulation, team development, business partnership, candidate sourcing and search execution. Passionate about providing an exceptional customer experience.

  • Business strategy
  • Social recruiting
  • DE&I recruiting leadership
  • Vendor management
  • Workforce planning
  • ATS system selection and development
  • Strategic sourcing
  • Employment branding
  • Talent pipelining
  • Team leadership
Work History
Director of Talent Acquisition, 04/2011 to Current
Signature HealthcareWashington Court House, OH,

Hands-on leadership role providing oversight for the Talent Acquisition function of this privately held, consumer goods manufacturing organization. Began as Talent Acquisition Manager, was promoted to Sr. Manager, Talent Acquisition and then to present role of Director of Talent Acquisition. Serve as member of the HR leadership team.

  • Deliver Talent Acquisition processes that produce a high level of satisfaction from both candidates and internal customers, and provide consultative functional expertise across executive, professional and hourly hiring to include: best practices, legal developments, emerging trends, technology and industry benchmarks. Resulted in significant increase in quality of hire and customer satisfaction.
  • Work with senior management and HR Business Partners to develop and execute workforce planning frameworks aligned to the organization's business strategy and manage effective quality service standards and tools to ensure the recruiting function is operating at the highest level.
  • Develop and implement strategy and programming regarding diversity hiring for the organization. Exceeding expectations on delivered results.
  • Effectively utilize and leverage, and continuously optimize, Workday Recruiting.
  • Ensure talent brand is authentic and reflects the uniqueness of the business and culture. Ensure company career site, and social sites such as LinkedIn and Glassdoor properly and effectively convey messaging.
  • Ensure interviewing program is relevant and tied to the competencies defined for the company culture and organizational level. Created and regularly deliver competency-based interactive Behavioral Interviewing Program.
  • Achieve low cost of hire through deployment of effective sourcing techniques and through establishment of talent pipelines. Agency utilization is nominal due to strong internal team sourcing capability and skill.
  • Recruit for professional and senior positions across the enterprise, both domestic and international. Seen as Talent Advisor by hiring managers and senior executives.
  • Implement creative recruiting initiatives that include social media and web-recruiting techniques to network with, engage and recruit top talent.
  • Regularly report on and evaluate a variety of talent acquisition metrics to develop actionable plans in order to continuously improve results.
  • Directly manage and develop small corporate recruiting team.
Manager, Executive Recruitment, 01/2005 to 04/2011
3Q Digital MarketingChicago, IL,

Began as Senior Recruiter, promoted to Executive Recruiter, and then to Manager Executive Recruitment for this global insurance organization. Recruited for all executive positions across North America.

  • Transitioned executive recruiting function from one viewed as administrative and process oriented when inherited, to one that is strategic, close to the business, highly effective and well respected by leadership across the organization.
  • Through employment of effective sourcing methodologies, significantly reduced search spend.
  • Received award from CEO, CEO's Chief of Staff and Head of HR in recognition of excellence in the executive recruiting space.
  • Successfully led project teams of recruiters and HR personnel in achievement of strategic recruiting initiatives which yielded large number of executive hires across the enterprise in a short period of time.
  • Managed full time executive recruiter and mentored and trained recruitment team members.
  • Served as member of the leadership team responsible for bringing Farmers and Zurich recruiting together as one Talent Acquisition organization supporting North America.
  • Responsible for establishing the Executive Recruiting function for Farmers Insurance.
  • Conducted meaningful intake discussions which reinforced strong business acumen, business knowledge and allowed for development of effective position specification.
  • Delivered effective written candidate assessments to executives.
  • Developed networks and pipelines of talent.
  • Creatively and effectively recruited, sourced, and screened executive talent for the organization, including Vice President level and above.
Senior Recruiter, 02/2003 to 01/2005

Senior recruiting role for this boutique search firm specialized in insurance.

  • Creatively and effectively sourced and recruited qualified professionals for positions at all organizational levels.
  • Was consistently among the search firm's top performers.
Team Lead/Senior Recruiter, 06/1996 to 02/2003

Senior recruiting role for this boutique search firm specialized in insurance.

  • Trained and mentored new recruitment team members.
  • Was promoted to Insurance Team Leader.
  • Was consistently among the search firm's top performers.
Bachelor of Science: Human Resource Management, Expected in to ELMHURST COLLEGE - Elmhurst, IL

Graduated with honors

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