Michigan Works Employment Manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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I am currently retired, but I want to work part-time as a Recruiter in the afternoons.

As your new part-time Recruiter, I offer you computer skills, "people" skills and business skills. I think recruiting is a fun challenge while at the same time providing a productive service for both the employer and the job seeker

Aaron Young, currently with MEDC (previously a SEMCA colleague) wrote on my LinkedIn profile: "Dave was a true pleasure to work with in every aspect! His knowledge of Internet research is unmatched. He is truly knowledgeable of Workforce Programs along with ADA regulations. I would love to have the opportunity to work with Dave again sometime in the future!."

I also have years of Michigan Works organization experience recruiting all types of candidates for employers in diverse industries including IT, Healthcare, Manufacturing, etc. and assisting diverse groups of job seekers to find opportunities. In addition, years of private business experience as a State -licensed Builder/Contractor and as a retail business manage with the Ability to work independently, or in my complete home office, to meet goals on a timely basis, with quality.

  • written & oral communication
  • computer
  • telephone contacts
  • interviewing
  • problem solving
  • sales of products or services
  • relationship building
  • follow-up
  • listening
  • presentation
  • strategic thinking
  • positive "can-do " attitude
  • matchmaking
  • sense of humor
  • confidence
  • marketing
  • multi-tasking
  • time management
  • patience
  • team working

I had one of my clients, when I dealt with the welfare program in Detroit, sent to the White House in D.C. to shake hands with President Bush as an example of success due to my efforts in matching him with an employer who at first wanted nothing to do with him.

Michigan Works Employment Manager, 2007 to 05/2011
Boston Medical CenterBoston, MA,
  • Responsible for recruiting for employers, career counseling of job seekers and assisting in the development and training of staff and management on issues relating to employment, at SEMCA, a Michigan Works Organization.
  • Work with employers and job seekers of all ethnic groups, diversities and professions, in all 6 SEMCA Michigan Works One-Stop Career Centers.
  • Engage in heavy Internet search to find and disseminate information to employers, staff and job seekers on most current information regarding employment.
Recruiter / Employment Counselor, 10/2000 to 10/2005
LinamarWilson, NC,
  • At Ross, IES, a Michigan Works Organization, responsible for the development of an employer network covering multi-wide industries in metro-Detroit, for the purpose of recruiting candidates for employers and providing a wide range of employment opportunities for assigned clients in the Michigan Works program.
  • Network and coordinate with community resources, and initiate cold and warm contacts with national and local employers, including field visits to employer sites, to facilitate job opportunities.
  • Facilitate clients in relation to time frames and production needs of employers.
  • Perform necessary reporting for initial and follow-up placements, and maintain an employer database.
  • Create appealing resumes for clients, both assigned and unassigned, to help maximize their potential.
Grant Manager, 01/1998 to 12/1999
FacebookBoston, MA,
  • Project Manager of the Creatively Educating Others (CEO) Grant Program, a partnership of consumers with disabilities, professionals, state officials and employers, resulting in more employment opportunities for persons with disabilities.
  • Responsibilities include Recruiting for employers, including cold contacts.
  • Market company motivational audio tapes to major retail stores, including, Harmony House, Talking Book World, Church of Today, etc.
  • Design marketing brochures, posters, and other marketing tools, for employment fairs, seminars and conferences attended and presented at, as company representative.
  • Network and initiate contacts with employers, state officials, the media, and others, to promote employment opportunities for client caseload.
  • Organize and manage company booths at trade shows and job fairs for consumers & products.
General Manager, 01/1996 to 12/1997
Boa Construction CoCity, STATE,
  • Assist President of newly acquired construction business to computerize, plan and organize financial/ administrative; production; and sales/marketing functions of company.
  • Responsibility for accounting functions, including P&L, A/P, A/R, payroll & payroll taxes, cash-flow and financial projections.
  • Perform financial analysis of existing and proposed projects, including Sears Roofing Installation program and Home Depot Kitchen Installation program.
  • Estimate project costs and set retail pricing, scheduling, customer service, and trouble shooting.
  • Create new estimating and quality control templates.
  • Negotiate contract terms, conditions, price and schedules with subcontractors, suppliers and customers.
  • Sell and supervise construction projects.
Construction Manager, 02/1988 to 09/1995
First Care Medical Clinics, STATE,
  • Manage repair & renovation of construction projects for properties owned by multi-site First Care Health Corporation, including, estimating, contract negotiating and supervision of projects.
  • Manage demolition and construction project of new 6000 s.f. custom home, in Bloomfield Hills for President of First Care Corporation, in time and within projected budget, for $2,000,000 project.
  • Responsible for all fiscal management, construction documents and records of construction projects.
  • Negotiate contract price, conditions and terms with subcontractors and suppliers, and monitor performance.
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, Expected in
Wayne State University - Detroit, MI
Certificate of Exceptional Accomplishment from: , Expected in
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Master of Arts: Vocational Counseling, Expected in
Department of Psychology - ,
Certified Workforce Development Professional (CWDP) with Endorsement in Business and Employer Services (BES): , Expected in
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Professional Affiliations

Other: Past Guest Instructor at Michigan State university- Volunteer Tutor with Oakland Literacy Council for 10 years- Member of Birmingham Masonic Lodge #44 1 Resume of

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School Attended

  • Wayne State University
  • Department of Psychology

Job Titles Held:

  • Michigan Works Employment Manager
  • Recruiter / Employment Counselor
  • Grant Manager
  • General Manager
  • Construction Manager


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Certificate of Exceptional Accomplishment from
  • Master of Arts
  • Certified Workforce Development Professional (CWDP) with Endorsement in Business and Employer Services (BES)

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