employment specialist resume example with 18 years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Driven and decisive Employment Specialist offering 13 + years of experience in human resources. Overseeing daily activities within HR department. Flexible and focused with expertise in recruitment, orientation and on-boarding. Effectively supporting benefits administration and other human resources functions, including compliance, personnel communication, and workforce programs.

  • Recruitment and onboarding
  • HRIS proficient including ADP, Evident, and Suncoast
  • Employee Relations
  • Works well in a high-pressure environment
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Positive attitude
11/2019 to Current Employment Specialist Goodwill Industries Of Southeast Wisconsin, Inc. | Pewaukee, WI,
  • Prepare and submit listing of qualified applicants to hiring managers for review and assist in coordinating next-phase interviews with management team and potential candidate.
  • Direct and coordinate various personnel functions including the hiring process, on-boarding, and explanation of benefits.
  • Communicate duties, compensation, benefits to all potential candidates.
  • Negotiate candidate salaries and prepare employment contracts.
  • Manage recurring HR processes.
  • Optimize recruitment efficiency.
  • Increase recruiting network by leveraging industry contacts and internet mining resources, including Indeed, LinkedIn, Hometown Opportunities, and College Job boards..
  • Manage and update recruitment applicant tracking systems, job boards, job postings, company career page, and CareerArc.
  • Participate in educational presentations for general recruitment purposes.
  • Attend professional affiliation meetings including college and high school HR Career Panels and job fairs
  • Ensure fairness in hiring is accomplished through appropriate job postings, internal transfer requests, and employment screenings.
  • Present HR policies to new hires during orientation monthly.
  • Effectively collaborate with managers.
  • Provide guidance to managers and employees on HR policies.
  • Ensure Agency Staff requirements are met prior to start date and thereafter during continuation of contract.
  • Implementation of ADP, CareerArc, and Medical Solutions Platform.
  • Displays trust and mutual understanding when dealing with all levels of employees.
  • Ability to exercise initiative, good judgement, flexibility, and discretion.
07/2007 to 11/2019 HR Generalist Hr Knowledge | Cambridge, MA,
  • Maintain employee and volunteer personnel and health records.
  • Assist in new employee orientation.
  • Verify employee, volunteer and physician license and education
  • Contact selected applicants to schedule interviews/perform applicant reference checks.
  • Generate new hire letters, transfer letters, termination letters, and regret letters .
  • Assist in new hire packet generation, report new hires via E-Verify, and enter new hire data into payroll system.
  • Conduct employment and education verifications.
  • Coordinate pre-employment drug screens and background checks.
  • Maintain new hire entries and departures in payroll system.
  • Conduct employee out-processing.
  • Assist in 90 Day and Annual Performance Evaluations and processes,
  • Ensure employee compliance (i.e licensure and annual health records).
  • Maintain Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) program.
  • Maintain the Short Term Disability (STD) program.
  • Maintain employee benefits in payroll system.
  • Assist with annual open benefit enrollment.
  • Assist with payroll, adjustments, and invoice reconciliation
01/2004 to 07/2007 Towne & Country Land Title, Scott D. Rudnick Dechert Llp | Boston, MA,
  • Telecommunications, Title Examination, Customer Service, Payoffs
  • Structured and maintained order logs for title query
05/2003 to 01/2004 Legal Secretary Scott D. Rudnick | City, STATE,
  • Telecommunications, Machine Transcription, Records Management, Court Runner.
  • Preparation of legal documentation.
  • Legal Terminology.
  • Intake Procedures and Calendaring
  • Revised and maintained master calendar for client appointments.
  • Assisted in maintaining department attorney personnel files with utmost confidentiality.
  • Acted as liaison between clients and attorneys.
  • Coordinated and scheduled meetings and telephone conferences.
  • Composed and revised legal documents such as letters and depositions.
  • Proofed documents and submitted to attorneys for review.
  • Composed and revised legal documents, including letters, depositions and court documents.
  • Organized and maintained documents and case files.
  • Drafted letters and prepared legal correspondence for attorneys and legal assistants.
  • Photocopied all correspondence, documents and other printed materials.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2021 Bachelor of Science | Human Resources Management Franklin University, Columbus, OH GPA:

Special recognition in Presidents List, all semesters

GPA 4.0

Expected in 05/2014 Associate of Science | Business Management Edison State Community College, Piqua, OH GPA:

Completed Human Resource Certification

Expected in 05/2003 | Legal Secretary Miami Valley Career Technology Center, Clayton, OH GPA:

Legal Secretary

Successful completion of 1,200 hours of legal secretary training

Special recognition in National Vocational program

Career Passport

GPA 3.7

Expected in 05/2003 High School Diploma | Mississinawa Valley Jr/Sr High School, Union City, OH GPA:

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School Attended

  • Franklin University
  • Edison State Community College
  • Miami Valley Career Technology Center
  • Mississinawa Valley Jr/Sr High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Employment Specialist
  • HR Generalist
  • Towne & Country Land Title, Scott D. Rudnick
  • Legal Secretary


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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