Currently holds DoD issued Active Secret Security Clearance
Extensive experience working in Government Contracting and IT setting
Over seven years of relevant HR/Recruiting experience
High energy/motivated self-started with positive attitude
CGI Star and Leadership Award Winner
Currently pursuing PHR certification
Strong sourcing skills, ability to effectively source truly qualified and well-matched candidates
Skilled in performance based hiring, and true fit talent matching
Excellent communication skills
Solid interviewing skills/capabilities
Well versed in employment law and practices
Extensive knowledge of HR policies, procedures, laws and practices
Driven to perform and constantly improve
Individual contributor and team player
Dynamic team lead
Highly organized and efficient
Flexible and able to adapt to changing needs
Highly customer service oriented
Recruiting Manager, 10/2011 to Current Vistronix, Inc., formerly Technology Associates (Government Contractor) – Stafford, VA I currently manage the Recruiting Department for the Defense SBU for a mid-size Government contractor (approx. 500 ee's). My primary focus is developing and managing the implementation of a successful overarching recruiting strategy that fulfills all of the staffing needs for the Defense SBU. In this role, I continue to perform full life-cycle recruiting in the IT/Technical field to include: sourcing, screening, interviewing, hiring, on-boarding and all record keeping associated with candidates/employees (while maintaining compliance with all EEO, OFCCP, federal and state regulations governing recruiting). I've also focused on creating an overall positive candidate experience, building a positive association of our brand in conjunction with an effort to elevate employee engagement and overall satisfaction. Key Attributes/Accomplishments:
Strategic manager, keen at understanding big picture and being proactive vs. reactive.
Currently supervising a team of Senior Level Technical Recruiters and HR Generalists.
Implemented the conversion to iCIMS applicant tracking system and trained all HR/Recruiting personnel and hiring managers on new ATS.
Identified need, developed and implemented employee engagement and retention plan.
Spearheaded campaign to incorporate social media strategies within recruiting department, to include the creation and use of web videos to attract candidates and increase overall company branding.
Sharpened skills as an exceptional relationship manager with an intense focus on service delivery and outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers.
Compiled and analyzed complex metrics to provide to senior leadership in conjunction with continually striving to fine tune recruitment processes and improving overall staffing function.
As a part of the executive leadership team, teamed with all business partners to align staffing with all strategic business objectives.
Senior Technical Recruiter, 11/2008 to 11/2011 CGI, formerly Stanley Associates, Inc. (Government Contractor) – Dumfries, VA
Was responsible for full life cycle recruiting to include: sourcing and screening resumes and candidates for all fully funded, contingent, and growth positions for two major divisions within the company.
Assisted in the creation of staffing requisitions and posted them to our recruiting website via several ATS's.
Was responsible for updating and maintaining our applicant tracking systems (iCIMS, Taleo & Njoyn) with all active requisitions, candidates, EEO data, and new hires.
Constantly re-evaluated all active requisitions and priorities, in order to ensure maximum productivity.
Maintained cohesive relationships with my hiring managers and utilized exceptional communication skills on a regular basis.
Attended job fairs, promoting and showcasing the company to prospective employees.
Recruiting Specialist (Temporary Consultant Position), 10/2008 to 12/2008 Kearney & Company (Government Contractor) – Alexandria, VA
Recruited for highly technical positions, accounting positions and positions which required security clearances by utilizing various methods of job sourcing.
Conducted interviews (both panel and one-on-one) and made hiring recommendations to hiring managers.
Completed all corresponding paperwork with all candidates and maintained all candidates in the applicant tracking system (Taleo).
Recruiting Manager, 12/2006 to 11/2008 Zeiders Enterprises, Inc (Government Contractor) – Woodbridge, VA
I was the sole recruiter for my company of 700+ employees.
On average, I filled approximately 25 positions per month by making recommendations to my hiring managers.
Was responsible for conducting full life cycle recruiting including: creating vacancy announcements, placing both traditional and creative advertising, talent management, resume screening, interviewing, hiring and completing all essential paperwork to coincide with the recruitment process.
Obtained budgeting experience as well as experience improving cost effectiveness and increasing revenue within my department.
Acted as the professional face of Zeiders and served as the liaison between my company and potential employees on a daily basis.
Customer Service Representative, 11/2005 to 07/2006 T.A.C. Tile – Manassas, VA
Was responsible for comprising the third member in a three person customer service division management team.
Managed and completely supervised a special team of over 16 employees.
Handled an extremely high volume of computer work, telephone calls and interaction with customers and clientele.
Continuously provided superb customer service.
Master of Science: Management with a specialization in Human Resources, 2011 Liberty University - Lynchburg, VA
3.89 Grade Point Average Member of the Business Honor Society
Bachelor of Arts: Sociology, with a Minor in Psychology, 2006 George Mason University - Fairfax, VA
Dean's List Member of the International Sociological Honor Society
Member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)