Highly driven Sr. Recruiter who maintains a positive attitude under pressure and welcomes the challenge and responsibility of producing results quickly for clients.
Seasoned Sr. Recruiter/Sourcing Specialist
Creative, resourceful professional
Solution-focused with excellent interpersonal rapport-building skills
Full-cycle, high volume
Experienced in multiple industries and disciplines
Devised a successful recruiting plan for a low-producing Georgia territory which resulted in 120 new employees in 9-months.
Executive Recruiter/Headhunter (virtual)09/2015 to CurrentA-DelCor Search Group
Contingency and retained recruitment for various industries and clients throughout the US.
Partner with other contingency recruiters primarily working with IT and Sales requisitions.
Allied Health Recruiter (virtual)12/2014 to 12/2015HCA Healthcare Corporation of America
Performs recruitment activities for particular clinical, allied health or other assigned lines of business.
Collects and processes requisitions to fill new or vacant positions.
Conducts strategy meetings with hiring managers to identify expectations, clarify processes and provide regular updates.
Creates a communication plan that promotes partnership for acquiring the necessary talent.
Has business and financial acumen to understand and tailor activities to meet the business' overall objectives.
Posts jobs through internal and external media, utilizing advanced sourcing techniques to identify qualified passive and active candidates.
Maintains current knowledge of emerging technology to stay abreast of innovative sourcing trends and best recruitment practices.
Identifies internal and external candidates for vacant positions, including assessing job postings and employee referrals, screening resumes and conducting interviews by phone, in person or via electronic media (e.g., WebEx, Go to Meeting, etc.) Collects, processes, and maintains applicant data including, but not limited to, interviewer recommendations and assessment results.
Conducts strategic recruitment activities including attending / coordinating job fairs, conferences, on-campus and other special events.
Maintains memberships in / rapport with professional associations.
Maintains updated candidate status / disposition in applicant tracking system to ensure compliance with company policies as well as federal and state employment laws.
With approval of the Regional Director of Recruiting strategically utilizes staffing agencies and external search firms.
Serves as liaison between hiring managers and staffing agencies / search firms.
Advises hiring managers and facilitates/participates in selection decision-making meetings.
Develops and recommends job offer details to hiring managers, including experience ratings and research on internal equity.
Delivers and negotiates job offers or rejections to candidates.
Territory Sales Recruiter01/2013 to 01/2015Colonial Life
Responsible for assisting the sales management teams in the recruitment process which would include sourcing, attraction, and selection for all sales roles as well as delivering training to Colonial Life sales managers on the overall recruiting and contracting process.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Provide sourcing support to each Manager within the assigned territory.
Assist managers with the interview and selection processes as appropriate.
Implement a recruiting strategy within each territory that utilizes all of the different tools available (nominator calls, personal referrals, job boards, newspaper ads, career fairs, etc.).
Conduct and demonstrate Career Attraction Events.
Create a Manager recruiting strategy to source qualified candidates throughout the territory utilizing personal sourcing as the primary method.
Conduct phone screening and initial interviews, as appropriate.
Work with candidates on licensing and contracting as needed.
Facilitate recruiting training sessions with managers to include Colonial Life College.
Host Recruiter (virtual)01/2013 to CurrentASSE
Primary role is to recruit and screen prospective host families and students.
Recruited and placed students from all over the world to live with American families throughout a complete school term.
Sr. Technical Recruiter/Client Facing (virtual)12/2012 to 04/2013GA Talent RPO
Responsibilities include full cycle recruiting for Engineering, Sales and IT roles including exempt and non-exempt roles Responsible for end to end process , SOP and best practices , compliance and SLA agreement standards Consulting and advising managers on overall hiring process, collaborate on job requisition details and creation Review job descriptions to ensure in proper advertisement format for internet postings and apply to targeted job boards Build strong relationships with hiring Managers to ensure hiring requirements are met Source talented and diverse candidates through creative methods and understand predictive impact of applied strategies Manage applicant tracking system Effectively screen and interview candidates to meet client needs Effectively negotiate and communicate offer to successful candidates.
Sr. Sourcing Specialist (virtual)04/2012 to 12/2012KellyOCG RPO (Novo Nordisk)
Responsible for sourcing, pre-screening, and qualifying high-level pharmaceutical sales reps and sales managers for Novo Nordisk throughout the mid and west territories.
Extensive phone interviewing, pipelining candidates, presenting quality candidates to the hiring managers while maintaining a daily SLA.
Sr. Sourcing Specialist/Recruiter (virtual)11/2011 to 07/2012Manpower Group Solutions
Responsible for sourcing, pre-screening, and qualifying candidates for B2B Sales, IT Technicians, Retail Customer Service Associates and Customer Service Call-Center Reps.
Cold-Calling, creative internet sourcing to include: blogs, social and professional networking sites, the use of Boolean search logic, search modifiers and Internet data mining techniques to build a strong network of diverse candidates while maintaining a daily candidate quota.
Motorola - Responsible for high volume recruitment of quality Elite Field Specialists in the various retails stores such as, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, AT & T, Wal-Mart, Costco and Sam's Club.
Supported over 20 hiring managers throughout the US.
National B2B Recruiter (virtual)01/2011 to 12/2011Systemax Technologies (CompUSA, Circuit City)
Responsible for full-cycle recruitment of high-level B2B Sales Reps throughout the US.
Supported over 10 hiring managers.
Managed the entire recruiting process, traveled extensively throughout the region to conduct job fairs and group interview sessions.
Sourcer/Recruiter (virtual)04/2009 to 01/2011A-DelCor Search Group
Contracted my Sourcing and Recruiting services to companies and partnering with other Contingency Recruiters in filling shared requisitions.
Omnitech Institute recruited Admissions Reps and Faculty Administrators XtremeSolutions recruited Firewall Engineers, Network Security Engineers, Systems and Software Engineers for various governmental and commercial contractors) Resource Concepts (direct placements for various IT roles throughout the US, working with companies like Northrop Grumman, AllScripts, etc Recruited Product Demonstrators, Team Leads and Product Managers for Publix, Wal-Mart, Target, and Costco throughout the US.
Elan Pharmaceuticals recruited entry-level Pharmaceutical Sales Reps Forest Pharmaceuticals recruited Pharmaceutical Sales Reps Enterprise Car Rental recruited Management Sales Trainees.
Sr. Recruiter/Sr. Sourcing Specialist (virtual)07/2007 to 04/2009Hewitt Associates, LLC
Hewitt Associates is a $2.9 billion Human Resources Services company with 23,000 employees in 33 countries which services more than half of the Fortune 500 companies.
With Hewitt, my responsibility was to perform sourcing activities in order to provide hiring managers with qualified candidates and ensure that hiring goals and Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are met.
Support and develop outstanding business relationships with all hiring managers at 22 Marriott Hotel properties on the west coast and Minnesota.
Consistently exceeded Service Level Agreement goals (2008 overall weekly average of 95%, exceeding targeted goal of 85%).
Provide mentorship and training to other Sourcers who need assistance in meeting their targeted staffing goals.
Perform sourcing activities to drive high volume hourly candidates to the client's applicant tracking system to apply for open requisitions.
Within 5 business days, provided 3 qualified for each open position (up to 200 open requisitions at a time).
Responsible for implementing and driving creative, effective sourcing strategies, including internet data mining.
Conduct effective intake sessions for assigned roles.
Listen actively, ask probing questions, and engage the Hiring Manager to understand the specific needs of the role.
Develop, document, and execute effective sourcing strategies designed to recruit hard to fill roles in limited candidate spaces.
Gain expertise on the market and competitive landscape and evaluate successful sources used in the past.
Identify, contact and network with targeted candidates.
Generate referrals from all high quality candidates/contacts.
Network and maintain relationships with key candidate communities for short and/or long term opportunities.
Focus on continuous improvement of sourcing metrics.
Adjust sourcing strategies and execution as needed to continuously improve throughput ratios.
Provide recommendations for most effective and cost efficient search options, as appropriate.
Ensure recruitment activities and documentation comply with the Hewitt process and OFCCP guidelines.
Identify sources for diversity candidates.
Develop relationships with affinity groups to ensure a pipeline of qualified candidates.
Maintain knowledge of industry and market trends, excellent knowledge of various sourcing and search methodologies and best practices.
Territory, Regional and District Staffing Manager01/2003 to 07/2007ZipRealty
Recruited Real Estate Sales Agents for the GA Region.
Oversaw full-cycle recruitment of Real Estate Sales Agents and coordinated the entire on-boarding process.
Managed and trained other Recruiters throughout the US.
Recruiting Manager/Headhunter (virtual)01/1998 to CurrentA-DelCor Search Group
Developed new business by cold calling prospective clients to obtain permanent and contract employment requisitions from a virtual office nationwide.
Staffed contingency and retained accounts; specialized in Pharmaceutical Sales, Telecom, Call-Centers, Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, Sales Managers, and Executive positions.
Account Executive/Recruiter01/1994 to 01/1998C.P.I. Temps
Recruiter/Account Executive01/1992 to 01/1994Tempway Personnel
Staffing Recruiter01/1989 to 01/1992Talent Tree Personnel
Business Administration1987Tuskegee University
Certified Lean Human Capital Recruiter, with extensive experience recruiting for all levels
of positions in multiple industries, including Sales, Pharmaceutical, Management, Business Development, Healthcare, Call Centers,
Banking, Finance, Hospitality, Restaurant
Management, Real Estate, Mortgage Professionals, Human Resources, Information Technology,
Software Engineers, (Project Mgmt, Data Operations, Data Management, Systems
Client-Facing (virtual and onsite)
Training & Development
Social Media Networking
& Retention Strategies
Tracking Systems (Taleo, BrassRing, Deploy, PeopleSoft)