Seeking an opportunity as a Talent Acquisition Partner committed to Organizational excellence Talent Acquisition Partner with hands-on experience in managing the talent acquisition process including mass hiring and selection, on-boarding life cycle, and workforce exit interview process Proactive change agent, collaborating with business units, in delivering efficient and effective recruitment services in alignment with the organization brand Excellent team member with outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to support customer-focused engagement Results driven coordinator who effectively uses time management techniques for project management and event coordination to meet deliverables and customer expectations Areas of Expertise Internal and External Recruitment Candidate Sourcing, Selection and Placement On-boarding Coordination and Training Candidate tracking and Management Conflict negotiation skills Event coordination and Planning
09/2011 to Current
Senior AnalystUNITED AIRLINES – HOUSTON, TX
Performing extensive work in various areas of Corporate Human Resources such as full cycle recruitment, benefits enrollment, employee relations, and compensation/classification reviews Assist in the training and coaching of lower level human resources staff and New Hire orientation Continuous review of Company's HR policies and ensuring these policies are carried out in various Departments/Divisions of the Company Implement talent succession and workforce planning, organization and employee development and corporate training programs Work with various department managers/supervisors and other human resources staff in all recruiting efforts/activities, such as interviewing/evaluating candidates, monitoring vacancies, coordinating advertisements and testing procedures Conduct annual benefit open enrollment meetings for the departments and coordinate annual enrollment Programs Company wide Provide complete human resources support regarding employee relations, grievances, arbitration's and employee appeals complying to regulatory requirements.
02/2009 to 08/2011
Global Field Recruiting CoordinatorCONTINENTAL AIRLINES/ UNITED AIRLINES – HOUSTON, TX
Member of the Talent Acquisition Selection Team for the Integration of the merger between Continental Airlines and United Airlines.
Mainly responsible for the Integration of Management and Clerical employees by reducing the workforce by 60%.
Improved efficiency by bringing legal compliance and interacting with Compensation to level and grade new structure for the new United SharePoint a special project was developed with the help of the Technology group for all the Hiring Managers and HR Generalists worldwide to view all applications of the HR processes pertaining to Compensation/Payroll, Offers, Legal Reviews, Job Descriptions, Validations, Approvals etc., throughout the new company for a One Stop Shop saving the company $2.5 million.
Responsibilities include the complete maintenance of the project Developed and supported hiring managers by leading the recruitment process by delivering high quality client services during the process thereby resulting in an increase in employee retention and employee satisfaction by 25% Process verification of employment, background checks and education Proficient with comprehensive Applicant Tracking Systems (iCIMS, Taleo) to manage applicant flow and for EEO compliance and internal reporting (requisitions, candidate profiles), and provided input on various recruiting and tracking reports Conducted Behavior Based Interviews (BBI) partnering with business partners to define interview strategies and applicant selection process ensuring compliance and fair practices Coordinator for the Diversity Summit 2010-2013 held in Houston.
Initiated and participated in all Diversity and Leadership Conferences as being the point person where the Airlines was sponsors for various affiliations Made recommendations to the business on disciplinary action by conducting investigations Coordinate with corporate legal and third party law firm to develop processes to track status of all work visas, work authorizations, and permanent residency applications Collect, review and verify documents/information from foreign nationals, managers, and outside counsel to ensure accuracy and Process/update Form I-9s for foreign nationals.
Recruited and selected personnel; sourced resumes, screened and scheduled interviews Educated / Trained employees in International Reservations to improve their quality of performance Ensured compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, standards and guidelines.
Handled discipline and diversity issues Provided guidance to management on employee relations issues Developed strong business relationships across various departments, partners for the support of organizations cultural changes, diversity changes for continuous improvement.
06/1978 to 12/1992
Human Resources ManagerINDIAN AIRLINES – CHENNAI, INDIA
Created strategies to enable the organization to develop personnel in alignment with business strategies (i.e., rotations, projects, etc.) Developed and implemented talent management strategies, leveraging corporate talent identification tools, including development of function/division competencies, skills and experiences Contract negotiation and compliance Complete Visa/Passport approvals for employees and extensive knowledge of Visa processing Negotiations with Labor Unions Developed a comprehensive system for disciplinary procedure.
Instrumental for the computerization of disciplinary files 1.
MBA: FLORIDA A & M UNIVERSITY - TALLAHASSEE, FL
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA: PERSONNEL MANAGEMENTMASTER OF COMMERCE - UNIVERSITY OF MADRAS UNIVERSITY OF MADRAS - CHENNAI PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT