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Human Resources Manager

7305, United States
May 26, 2010

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Shan Oglesby

** ****** ****** . ****** ****, NJ *7305 . Phone (201) ***-**** . Email:


HR Generalist ~ Talent Acquisition ~ Program Management~ Organizational


Enthusiastic and highly skilled strategic Human Resources Manager and

proactive business partner credited with demonstrating quantifiable

achievements and expertise encompassing all generalist functions, talent

acquisition, organizational development, and project development. Combines

unique blend of visionary leadership and business savvy with competencies

to spearhead strategic planning and execution of core staffing, operational

administrative initiatives to drive overall HR, organizational and bottom-

line financial performance. Demonstrated expert communication skills,

analytical thinking, strategic planning, and business management


Recruitment & Talent Training & Development Reward & Recognition


Campus/Diversity Recruitment HRIS/Payroll Admin HR Generalist Functions

Vendor Management Event/Project Management Employee Relations

Retention Compensation Performance Appraisals



07/09 - Present

The SCA was established by the New York State Legislature in December 1988

to build new public schools and manage the design, construction and

renovation of capital projects in New York City's more than 1,200 public

school buildings.

Vendor Outreach Coordinator (Consultant)

Reporting to the Vice President for Administration, in close collaboration

with other senior administrative managers, brought in to design a vendor

recruitment program that will support the anticipated needs of the SCA's

Business Development, Procurement and Prequalification Divisions.

Key Accomplishments:

. Conducted gap analysis to match current/anticipated workload with

existing database of pre-qualified/certified contractors and consultants

. Designed and managed the creation of an access database to systematically

track and measure the success of outreach activities

. Identify trades and professional consultant services in which the SCA

needs to attract more qualified bidders/proposing firms.

. Analyze the current vendor/consultant outreach process (e.g.,

advertising, media relations, outreach events, event follow-up) and

identify opportunities for improvement.

. Assist these Divisions in attracting additional, diverse contractors and

consultants (including MWLBE -minority, women, or locally- owned firms)

in critical trades and professions.


08/04 - 08/08

Associate Director, Campus & Events Manager

Key member of senior management team, charged with providing ongoing

tactical support, advice, and presentations to Executive Management in

achievement of corporate growth objectives. Held full responsibility for

developing and implementing recruiting strategies for professional, campus,

and diversity recruitment initiatives.

Key Accomplishments:

. Managed the daily activity and tactical assignments for the Campus and

Events Team leading to the completion of over 450 experienced and campus

recruiting events which resulted in a record recruiting season for the

organization. The team achieved over 95% of annual hiring goal which was

an unprecedented accomplishment.

. Successfully negotiated contract with woman's organization resulting in a

net savings of $45,000 while simultaneously securing additional perks

including keynote speaker position, sponsorship of panel discussion

event, additional full conference attendee spots, prime advertising space

in annual magazines, etc.

. Challenged to increase number of female hires, established the "Year of

the Women" campaign and developed a targeted marketing and recruiting

strategy resulting in 10% increase of female hires for the year

. Demonstrated project planning and management skills when took on the role

of program manager for the newly launched newly launched graduate

Financial Advisor Associate (FAA) Program

. Established the recruiting strategy including marketing and promotion of

FAA program. Resulted in hiring 100% to goal (108 hires) for program's

first two years of launch.

. Part of a small team of employees that developed and launched the Asian,

Black & Hispanic Affinity network, MOSAIC. As a Steering Committee

Member & Community Outreach Chair, instrumental in increasing

organization's membership base from 5 to 500 within 12 months of network


. Built strong cross-functional and inter-departmental partnerships to

develop innovative HR initiatives, establish metrics, & global recruiting


. Successfully completed over 50 diversity focused programs/recruitment

events. Increased the pipeline for diverse talent by 25% from 2005 to


. Progressively promoted over four years to positions of increased

responsibility and scope.

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Shan Oglesby

CITIGROUP- Weehawken, NY

12/99 - 05/03


Provided full spectrum human resources generalist support for the North

American Data Centers supporting IT, Finance, and Operations. Held

positions of increasing scope and responsibility, beginning as temporary

Administrative Assistant and finishing as a Human Resources Manager.

Key Accomplishments:

. Oversaw the effective delivery of all human resources management,

including compensation, recruitment, HR information Systems, and campus

recruiting for Citigroup Global Operations and Technology Management


. Developed and implemented core programs in performance management and

human resources planning that sharpened organizational effectiveness by

providing managers with practical tools and critical information.

. Represented HR Specialists during a companywide PeopleSoft system

conversion. As project manager, identified and advocated for the unique

needs of HR Specialist function. During implementation served as trainer

to HR specialists, administrative assistants, general managers, and other


. Identified a significant administrative challenge regarding the

inaccuracy of employee time-off accrual plans for individuals on flexible

schedules (3 or 4 day work weeks). Rectified the problem by creating a

mathematical equation that was then imbedded into a tracking spreadsheet

which was employed and distributed to time-off keepers.

. Regularly conducted new hire orientation for new employees to corporate

center group.

. Conceptualized and developed an incentive plan to increase employee

participation in blood drives by 30%



04/04 - 08/04

Honeywell Utility Solutions- Recruiter (Contract)

. Recruited professionals in finance, engineering, marketing, sales,

customer service and management. Interviewed and recruited applicants


. Strategized use of classified advertising, search firms, employment

agencies, internet sourcing, employee referral, etc.

. Assessed effectiveness of tool and develop implementation strategy to

modernize business's recruitment process by transitioning to a complete

on-line recruiting tool (Taleo formerly Recruitsoft)

. Worked with managers to determine best recruitment strategy considering

cost, priority of placement, return on investment

. Trained managers and supervisors on staffing process and effective

interviewing techniques

. Provided weekly recruitment updates to senior management, identifying

priority recruitment, year to date requisition status, and



11/03 - 04/04

Human Resources Consultant (McGraw Hill Companies)

Key Accomplishments:

. Provided general Human Resources support for Higher Education division

. Managed a job-reclassification project. Conducted occupational

research to determine if job titles were in sync with workplace norms.

. Conducted a national search for senior sales force positions;

identified top candidates; led the hiring process. Three candidates

successfully hired and drastically helped to positive influence sales

results in their specific areas.


New School University - New York, NY

Master of Science, Human Resources Management, 2003

Seton Hall University - South Orange, NJ

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 1998


. Certified Coach - Coach Training Alliance (CTA), 2009

. Project Management Training, FMLA, PeopleSoft/Taleo, Brassring, Respect

at Work (Diversity Training)

. PeopleSoft, Brassring, ATS, Taleo,

. AIRS Certified in Diversity, Googling for Candidates, & Searchlab

. Highly Proficient in Windows Office XP/Vista - Word, Excel, Access,

PowerPoint, Outlook & Visio

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