Results-oriented Talent Acquisition Lead and Recruiter with five years' experience in Talent Acquisition in the automotive industry. Success in leading effective strategies to improve recruitment and retention, foster relationships with multiple hiring managers from different areas, and create new recruitment pipelines. Seeking to leverage background and experience to take next career step in recruitment with a highly respected organization focused on creating strong internal teams.
MS Office proficiency
Job fairs planning
TALENT ACQUISITION LEAD, 03/2012 to Current LITHIA AUTO STORES – SAN ANGELO, TX
Experienced in using icims and Virtual Edge applicant tracking systems and Sterling BackCheck background screening.
Partner with the appropriate hiring managers, GMs, RVPs, and Talent Acquisition Manager to determine selection criteria for each open position.
Work with hiring managers to create and develop effective recruitment marketing campaigns and channels to source candidates, including advertisements, hiring events, career centers, and job programs.
Recruit quality talent through targeted active and passive recruiting sources (i.e.
Facilitate the application process and proctor pre-employment assessments.
Conduct interviews and provide hiring manager/s with candidate summary information.
Provide coaching to hiring managers on interviewing, candidate feedback, and selection.
Conduct pre-employment screenings, including WOTC, motor vehicle records (MVRs), background checks and drug screens.
Consult with hiring managers to ensure the best qualified candidates are selected for positions based on skill set, experience, and cultural (company) fit.
Partner with HR/Hiring Support Administrator to facilitate new hire orientations for all new hires and monitor all onboarding activities with Payroll, HR, Learning & Development, and Computer Services as needed.
Proactively work with management and Talent Acquisition Manager to grow and build talent pool within each store.
SERVER/SERVER TRAINER, 10/2006 to 03/2012 CHILI'S BAR & GRILL – SAN ANGELO, TX
Work with the public on a daily basis.
Consistently multi task.
Work in a fast paced environment.
Train new servers.
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, 09/2004 to 07/2009 SONRISAS THERAPEUTIC RIDING – SAN ANGELO, TX
Consistently wrote and proofed thank you letters and donation request letters.
Set up three annual fundraisers for four consecutive years.
Created and proofed annual newsletters.
Guided to completion a regional conference in 2005 for the Lone Star Therapeutic Equestrian Network (LSTEN); designed, created and proofed all materials used at the conference.
Proofread and assisted executive director in writing grants.
Hands-on experience with taking minutes at monthly board meetings.
Answered phones daily and forwarded messages appropriately.
Assisted executive director in his daily duties.
Bachelor of Arts: English, 2008 Angelo State University - San Angelo, TX
Coursework in English, Communications and Journalism