Employment Specialist resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Perceptive Employment Specialist passionate about helping others reach personal and professional goals. Highly skilled at networking to build vital relationships with leading area employers. Strategic when placing clients in rewarding jobs based on skills, interests, and abilities. Successful at coaching clients on resume writing, interviewing, time management and teamwork. Dynamic Assistant Manager of Human Resources bringing 10+ years of experience providing guidance on human resources topics and challenges. Committed to supporting recruitment efforts with focus on engaging and retaining talented staff. Sophisticated in communicating and collaborating effectively by relying on excellent interpersonal skills, high-level emotional intelligence and solid expertise in employee relations.

  • Candidate Sourcing
  • Benefits and compensation
  • File and records management
  • Employee relations
  • Training and development
  • Organizational Development
  • Training and mentoring
  • Diverse groups presentations
  • Resource planning
  • Individual and family support
  • Cost analysis and savings
  • Purchasing and planning
  • Budgeting
  • Project Management
  • Business Development
Work History
Employment Specialist, 07/2016 - Current
Jevs Human Services Bala Cynwyd, PA,
  • Matched clients to open positions based on skills and work requirements.
  • Recognized client employment barriers and devised strategies to resolve.
  • Provided referrals for community resources and mental health professionals for families and students.
  • Provided rehabilitation services to clients with disabilities throughout the employment process, including assisting with pre-employment and job retention issues such as interview preparation and development of appropriate work habits, behaviors, and attitudes suitable for the workplace.
  • Worked with a diverse clientele and assisted them in obtaining employment, through job coaching, offered referrals to other supportive services/jobs, assisted clients in resume building and prepared them for the interview and post interview process.
  • Processed all federal and state documentation in an efficient and timely manner, while maintaining confidential, accurate and detailed personnel files.
  • Counseled clients on their UI benefits and the ever-changing processes associated with unemployment eligibility and federal guidelines.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
Recovery Coordinator, 07/2014 - 07/2016
Life Time Fitness Des Moines, IA,
  • Updated patient charts using Microsoft Software with data to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Maintained highest levels of patient satisfaction, generating referrals to maintain productivity levels for All Types of rehabilitation.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Delivered high level of quality care to diverse populations while overseeing patient admission and triaging based on acuity and appropriate department admission.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Promoted patient and family comfort during challenging recoveries to enhance healing and eliminate non-compliance problems.
  • Conducted ongoing monitoring and evaluations of behaviors and conditions, and updated clinical supervisors with current information.
Assistant Store Manager, 06/2006 - 06/2011
Rothys Santa Clara, CA,
  • Assessed job applications and made hiring recommendations to bring in top candidates for key vacancies.
  • Reviewed performance data to monitor and measure productivity, goal progress and activity levels.
  • Met or surpassed business targets regularly through employee engagement and forward-thinking planning.
  • Helped with planning schedules and delegating assignments to meet coverage and service demands.
  • Reduced company expenditures and met budget targets by closely monitoring, tracking and controlling expenses.
  • Managed opening and closing procedures and recommended changes to enhance efficiency of daily activities.
  • Assisted team members with delivering friendly, knowledgeable service by applying proactive monitoring and corrective action strategies.
  • Promoted professional growth and facilitated talent development of each associate to drive performance excellence.
  • Performed mandatory audits to enforce compliance in merchandising, inventory and customer service.
  • Handled customer service by dealing with complaints, organizing stock and answering customer questions.
  • Drafted employee work schedules to fill coverage gaps.
  • Advanced to keyholder and assistant manager-in-charge in manager's absence.
  • Interviewed, hired and trained 40 staff associates and equipped to comply with company policies and procedures.
  • Managed scheduling for store shifts to accomplish proper staffing at all times.
  • Supervised associates by providing direction and instruction for stocking shelves, rotating stock and receiving deliveries.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 1986
Alhambra High School - Alhambra, CA

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School Attended

  • Alhambra High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Employment Specialist
  • Recovery Coordinator
  • Assistant Store Manager


  • High School Diploma

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