Resourceful and driven Recruiter with broad experience building teams of technical professionals. Maintains a positive attitude under pressure and welcome the challenges and responsibilities that require outside the box thinking to build outstanding teams.
Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills
Recruiting and selection techniques
National SHRM member
Practiced in HRIS technologies Talent assessments
Director, Workforce DevelopmentOct 2015 to Current Ames Chamber of Commerce & Economic Develop Comission － Ames, IA
Consult with Ames/Story County businesses to develop innovative workforce development solutions
Research skills needed by multiple industries & providing valuable resources to human resources professionals
Develop and administer local employer surveys, collecting needed workforce data, designing an aggregate report useful to all industries.
Work with Story County Supervisors to develop workforce development programs that benefit the population of Story County.
Manage local Home Base Iowa initiative, coordinate with state HBI program, collaborate with local veterans to bring awareness to programs and services the can leverage.
Administrator WorkinAmes.com job board, manage redesign of website, analyze data, and prepare reports
Project manager, concept & design of multiple community marketing literature and video campaign
Program manager of the Ames Concierge Program, available as a recruiting tool for local businesses relocating new employees to the area
Coordinate career days, employer visits, and classroom speakers for Story County K-12 school districts.
Explained program offerings and requirements to clients and answered related questions.
Represented the agency to government, funding and field sources at meetings and conferences.
Led presentations aimed at developing comprehensive programs to meet community employment needs.
Business Development manager for the SCALE program. Collaboration between the AEDC, DMACC and Story County school districts. SCALE offers students the unique opportunity to learn from industry professionals while working along side them on real value added business projects within the business setting.
Program Manager See Yourself in Ames summer internship program, a series of 4-5 events for college interns working at Ames and Story County businesses. Events showcase the Ames community amenities and opportunities while encouraging them to consider a job in Ames upon their graduation.
Work with Iowa Workforce Development to access state workforce development assistance for Ames and Story county employers.
Provide input to Iowa State University and DMACC about the economic needs and workforce trends in Central Iowa
Monthly reports to Ames Chamber of Commerce and Ames Economic Development Boards of Directors.
Director, Collegiate Relations & RecruitingNov 2011 to Sep 2015 Hagie Manufacturing － Clarion, IA
Developed creative recruiting strategies that met anticipated staffing needs.
Managed all phases of recruitment, including defining hiring management needs and posting available positions.
Researched and recommended new sources for candidate recruiting.
Contacted all job applicants to inform them of their application status.
Supported employee relocation and integration by helping new hires establish housing, schooling and registration.
Drafted internal announcements and sent them in a timely manner.
Recruited for various positions across multiple sites in Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, Texas, Kansas, Michigan, Wisconsin and North Dakota.
Employed multiple feedback mechanisms and analysis to continuously improve the recruiting process.
Built social networks to find qualified candidates.
Proficient in social media recruiting on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Coroflot, and SnapChat.
Thoroughly explained the employee handbook during new employee orientations.
Maintained an accurate candidate tracking system.
Supplied tools, resources and education to company managers to enhance their skills.
Organized all monthly and quarterly rev-9+96iews for all associates.
Communicated the duties, compensation, benefits and working conditions to all potential candidates.
Marketing and public relations on university campuses and at public events.
Responsible for budgets for recruiting activities, internship program, and Collegiate Relations program.
Developed a comprehensive internship program that involves working with community college and university career services, college career fairs, selecting interns for each semester for multiple majors and matching them with our teams, sponsorship of clubs and student activities, and Senior Capstone projects
Conducted first round interviews and participated in onsite interviews and tours
Coordinate all logistics for interviews and new hire orientations.
Audit and record employee performance appraisals.
Annual review of employee benefits options.
Employee benefits administration.
Work with USCIS and attorneys to obtain and maintain foreign employee work visas.
Administration and review of annual employee survey.
Licensed Pharmacy TechnicianDec 2003 to Jun 2011 Wright Meical Center － Clarion, IA
Entered new patient profiles and prescriptions into medication input software systems.
Worked closely with pharmacists and used medication input software to safely and accurately dispense medication.
Communicated directly with doctors' offices via telephone, fax and email.
Mixed various pharmaceutical preparations according to written prescriptions.
Followed state and federal record keeping guidelines for legend drugs and controlled substances.
Maintained proper storage and security conditions for all drugs
Verified patient data and billing information.
Precisely processed third party prescriptions and managed adjudication review.
Maintained drug inventory levels by ordering necessary medications and supplies and verifying deliveries against purchase orders.
Served on Employee Excellence & Customer Service Improvement Committees.
Human Resources ManagementAshford University
National SHRM Member
Professional Developers of Iowa (PDI)
Tony Robbins Personality Assessment & Training
Quint Studer Training
Servant Leadership & Effective Communication Training
Benefits administration, Budgeting, Business development, Critical thinking, Customer Service, Event planning, Human Resources Management, Interpersonal communication, Leadership, LinkedIn Recruiter, Performance appraisals, Problem solving, Project development, Project management, Public relations, Recruiting, Relationship building, Social Media Recruiting, Team building, Team player, Travel coordination