talent acquisition manager resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

A decisive and energetic leader with deep expertise in the creation of recruiting/talent strategies. I achieve traction, and have the grit to take these through to completion. I'm extremely outcome driven and able to draw threads through complex environments in order to deliver change. I've developed a sense that works over-time to effectively decipher needs of the role and find the superior applicant to match. Among other industries, I have champion career experience in the full-cycle recruitment of Engineers from 8 different areas of expertise including the thriving fields of both Software Engineering and GIS Data Science Engineering.


Talent Attraction Strategy

Sourcing Leadership

Candidate Experience
Talent Mapping
People Manager Skills
Employer Branding
Full Cycle Recruitment
Top-of-the-funnel Strategy
Work style is ethical, adaptable, gritty, & empathetic

Sharp ability to prioritize

Self Accountability

Creative, Out-of-the-box thinking

06/2021 to Current
Talent Acquisition Manager 500 Startups City, STATE,
  • I introduced AI into recruiting processes, making them 75% faster and delivering brilliant results. I've boosted candidate flow by over 90% and eliminated outside agency fees saving over $220,000.
  • I spearheaded an internal audit of the recruiting processes currently being utilized to recruit engineers for a large utility corporation in California. I measured and analyzed results while simultaneously deploying multiple large-scale projects to re-invent and automate our recruitment strategies.
  • I have thrivingly managed & completed projects such as, created a candidate-friendly career web-site with the capability of live chat 24/7, installed a recruitment dashboard so that recruiters have quick recruitment funnel overviews, adopted a CRM enabling our recruiters to engage (nurture) candidates throughout the entirety of the hiring process. .
  • I led a weekly zoom meeting with team of executives to report on our recruiting data analytics, recruiting marketing campaigns, pipeline health, retention & attrition rates.
  • I launched a candidate experience initiative, leading where I've led a focus group through discovery, research, collaboration, and establishing candidate experience improvements specific to engineering candidates.
  • I've led the initiative of employer brand marketing implementing key efforts such as, website optimization, intensive market research & data analytics, showcasing brand across social media channels, mastered graphic design for digital advertising.
  • I manage, mentor, and continuously develop a team of 14 remote sourcing specialists, recruiters, and sr. recruiters. My team is focused on driving top of the funnel activity by identifying, engaging, and nurturing passive and active engineer candidates via talent mapping, non-traditional backgrounds, channel support, and lead generation.
  • I have optimized the engineering candidate onboarding process by creating tailored new hire onboarding procedures for U.S. and International regions.
04/2018 to 06/2021
Selling Branch Manager Elwood Staffing City, STATE,
  • Increased branch revenue 40 percent by designing and implementing critical step processes to source, select, screen, & nurture candidates. Used data analytics from the implemented strategies to show that recruiters had become highly efficient and positioned the branch strategically against the competition.
  • Monitored recruitment KPIs against inclusivity standards and worked to continuously close gaps.
  • Built sourcing strategies for recruiting campaigns by personally performing in-depth market research while staying abreast of the latest knowledge & trends of the industry.
  • I sourced more top engineering candidates than in branch history by utilizing social media channels, job boards, niche sites, and community communication.
  • Recruited, interviewed, hired, trained employees, planned, assigned, and directed recruiters, sourcers & sales staff, appraised performance, and created an engaged team culture.
  • Conducted market research and reported competitors' strategies and trends on poaching habits.
  • Built relationships with new and existing customers by personally interviewing them to identify their staffing needs and preferences and delivered recruiting services and top candidates that fit customers perfectly. Increased repeat customers by 50 percent.
  • Collaboration with senior managers on upgrading our Applicant Tracking System to Workable and ensured a successful implementation.
08/2005 to 04/2018
Multi-Media Director Alabama Department Of Commerce City, State,
  • We provided new and expanding businesses with workforce recruitment and training needs. We consistently ranked in the top 5 among all U.S. state workforce training programs.
  • I managed the Recruiting department and was solely responsible for talent attraction for all roles.
  • I identified and enhanced employer branding strategies by accounting for organizational objectives, market trends, and costs.
  • I liaised with ISO 9001 auditors during the official ISO9001:2005 audit. We were the first state workforce training organization in the world to earn an international certification for its quality management system.
  • Researched pain areas and bottlenecks in candidate experience processes and implemented best practices measured by audit requirements.
  • Based on my data findings, I analyzed candidate behaviors and labor market trends, designing and building advertising campaigns.
  • Cross collaborated with Project Managers and the technical writing staff to use data analytics and research to help mold our training classes and, ultimately, our state-wide training program.
  • I had to think creatively to find unique solutions during unforeseen logistical complications.
  • I'm obsessed with data-driven recruiting and can analyze and report on the health of the Sourcing function.
  • I created state-wide market maps in order to provide time to hire expectations and to utilize for future hiring campaigns.
  • Translated conceptual strategies into concrete tasks and delegated assignments to appropriate members of sales team.
Education and Training
Expected in 03/2022
Google Career Certificate: Data Analytics
Google Data Analytics Certification - ,
Expected in
Bachelor of Science: Data Science & Research
Auburn University-Montgomery - Montgomery, AL

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School Attended

  • Google Data Analytics Certification
  • Auburn University-Montgomery

Job Titles Held:

  • Talent Acquisition Manager
  • Selling Branch Manager
  • Multi-Media Director


  • Google Career Certificate
  • Bachelor of Science

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