Passionate and creative HR Professional with a background in fashion recruitment, organizational development, and employee relations. Enjoys engaging and developing meaningful relationships with all stakeholders. Approaches challenges with enthusiasm, curiosity, and excellent follow through. Recognized for leadership skills, high emotional intelligence, strong work ethic, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and integrity
Implemented creative and cost effective morale boosting incentive programs including a tiered award structure that increased employee satisfaction and productivity
Global Talent Acquisition Lead01/2015 to Current Pentland BrandsNew York, NY
Corporate fashion recruiter for entry to senior level positions within Pentland Group Shared Services and the Lacoste Chausseures, Ted Baker Footwear, Speedo, and Berghaus lines across the US, Canadian, UK, and Asian markets.
Successfully recruited high caliber talent for the following areas: Merchandising, Design, SAP, Planning & Allocation, Production, Product Development, Technical Design, Advertising & Creative Marketing, Public Relations, E-commerce, In-house Photo Studio, Store Operations, and Visual Merchandising.
Partnered closely with department leaders throughout the recruitment process to understand each team's unique staffing needs and develop strategies to attract the best candidates.
Spearheaded global iCims implementation and adaptation project through collaboration with the global resourcing team throughout our Asian, European and South American offices.
Reduced time to fill from 120 to 35 days and saved over $100,000 in a three month period through streamlining processes, re-engaging hiring managers, and direct sourcing techniques.
Director of Recruiting & HR Project Manager07/2012 to 11/2014 Platinum HR ManagementBrooklyn, NY♦ Was responsible for the recruitment and human resource operations for 115 healthcare facilities nationwide ♦ Managed a team of 7 Recruiters and 5 line staff in support of client relations, recruitment, and organizational development initiatives ♦ Conducted a high volume recruitment campaign successfully staffing 250 healthcare providers within a 3 month period ♦ Implemented department's first Application Tracking System (Luceo) ♦ Successfully on-boarded 15 new healthcare facilities ♦ Conduct extensive analysis of existing HR organization and developed a business plan to update all policies, procedures, services, programs, and operations ♦ Led transformation of company perception of bureaucratic HR function to value added service ♦ Reduced agency fee usage by 37% and advertising budget by 47% through proactively anticipating client needs and developing a talent network, leading targeted advertising campaigns, and developing in-house sourcing expertise ♦ Responsible for the successful implementation of the college relations program which solidified over 30 preceptor & mentor programs
Recruiting/HR Manager08/2009 to 07/2012 Metropolitan Jewish Health SystemBrooklyn, NY♦ Conducted high volume, full life cycle recruitment, including research, sourcing, screening, selection and retention of top talent for the Corporate, Health Plan, Nursing, and Allied Health Divisions ♦ Responsibilities included employee relations, new hire and management orientation, employee satisfaction survey, and employee recognition program for an employee population of 3500 ♦ Managed a team of 5 line staff in support of organizational objectives ♦ Achieved recruiting objectives by developing and quantifying aggressive recruiting strategy, including social media sourcing, networking, cold calling passive candidates, job fairs, resume mining, utilizing job posting optimization tools and more. ♦ Spearheaded two high-volume, ramp-up hiring, expansion initiatives which led to the successful hiring of 320 healthcare and marketing professionals in a 4 month period ♦ Built and maintained client relationships through open communication, understanding of and alignment with operational and financial objectives ♦ Was instrumental in orchestrating the workforce integration of a divested business line into core business operations through a comprehensive analysis of staffing requirements, evaluation of skills and competencies and accurate placement throughout the company ♦ Updated and trained recruitment team on new recruiting strategies, social media networking, onboarding trends or proposals, including OFCCP, ADEA, ADA and Accommodations, FLSA, wage acknowledgment regulations, pre-employment testing, pre-employment background checks, EEO/AA ♦ Utilized business intelligence by generating and analyzing monthly reports to report on recruiting cycles and recruiting KPI's including time to fill, vacancy rates, advertising source ROI and cost per hire ♦ Partnered with business leaders and generalists to classify position exemptions, salary and grades for all new positions ♦ Hired as HR Generalist and promoted within first year of service
Regional Human Resources Manager-Retail Division01/2003 to 01/2008 Korton LLCCharleston, WV♦ Reporting to President/Chief Executive Officer, managed a team of 1 Supervisor, 3 recruiters, and 5 Support Staff ♦ Was responsible for full life cycle recruitment, retention, orientation, on boarding, employee relations, performance management, records compliance, and employee incentive program for an employee population of 150 ♦ Spearheaded college recruitment and internship programs to proactively combat seasonal staff shortage ♦ Was tasked with HR Department set up for three expansion projects ♦ Introduced company's first formal performance review program ♦ Implemented creative and cost effective morale boosting incentive programs including a tiered award structure that increased employee satisfaction and productivity ♦ Hired as Recruiter and promoted twice within the first year
Master of Professional Studies: Human Resources ManagementStony Brook UniversityStony Brook University Master of Professional Studies Human Resources Management
Bachelor of Arts: Modern LanguagesMarshall UniversityMarshall University Bachelor of Arts Modern Languages
CertificationHuman Resources Certification Institute Senior Professional in Human Resources
Human Resources Certification Institute
Recruitment, Hr, Employee Relations, Full Life Cycle, Life Cycle, Satisfaction, Advertising, Operations, Staffing, Recruiter, Healthcare, Recruiting, Human Resources, Award, Boosting, Incentive Programs, Performance Management, Performance Review, Retail, Retail Marketing, Marketing, Ada, And Marketing, Business Intelligence, Business Operations, Cold Calling, Eeo, Equal Employment Opportunity, Flsa, Hr Generalist, Integration, Integrator, Networking, Ofccp, Office Of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Onboarding, Optimization, Posting, Proposals, Roi, Testing, Budget, Business Plan, Client Relations, Mentor, Org Development, Organizational Development, Project Manager, Talent Network, Excellent Written, Excellent Written And Verbal Communication Skills, Lawson, Leadership Skills, Microsoft Office, Ms Office, Peoplesoft, Ultipro, Written And Verbal, Merchandising, Product Development, Public Relations, Sap, Shared Services, Talent Acquisition, Technical Design, Transmissions, Visual Merchandising, Human Resources Management