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Human Resources Manager

Crofton, Maryland, United States
January 14, 2018

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Thomas William Arnold

Crofton, Maryland *****

Cell # 717-***-****


Recruiter/ Staffing Specialist with extensive HR experience, as well as, sourcing and recruiting for all levels of positions in multiple industries, including IT, CPG, Retail, Government (Security clearances SCI, C, S, TS), Healthcare, Hospitality and Bio-tech. Possess strong technical/business insight and understanding of technical requirements; with deep sourcing strategies and excellent candidate assessment skills. An independent, enthusiastic, creative, resourceful, and solution-focused professional with excellent interpersonal and rapport-building skills.


Topcon Positioning Systems (3 Month Contract thru Aerotek) – Livermore, California

Technical Recruiter, May 2017 – August 2017

Supporting Regional Directors, Vice Presidents and various members of the executive leadership team with full-cycle recruiting, arranging face-to-face interviews, SKYPE meetings, and panel interviews to assure a smooth flow throughout the interview process and to the offer stage for various positions (technical and non-technical) for roles throughout the United States, Germany, Japan, Netherlands and Australia, Teamed up with HRBP to review job offers based on position, tier, geographic location to ensure competitive salaries and internal equity throughout the various teams. Daily workings through the iCIMs applicant tracking system to track candidates, daily metrics, job postings, status updates, and subsequent offer creations.

BlackBerry Corporation (3-Month Contract) – San Ramon and Mountain View, California

Recruitment Manager. November 2016 – January 2017

Supporting the Senior Vice Presidents of Engineering and Infrastructure/Cyber Security and their management teams with full-cycle recruiting with posting, sourcing, recruiting, screening, onboarding of mid-to-upper level experienced engineers and architects for positions throughout the United States. Interacted on a daily basis and developed trusting and reliable relationships with the hiring managers and division executives to jointly expedite the hiring processes of quality industry-proven technical professionals. Utilized WORKDAY application tracking system to post jobs, document and track applicants, advance candidates to the background and offer stages, and to run weekly reports for the EVP of Human Resources to present during a weekly global conference call.

Hewlett Packard, Inc. – Palo Alto, CA (Contract thru ValTech)

Senior Corporate Recruiter, March 2015 – May 2016

Manage the end-to-end full cycle recruitment process including consulting with HR and business partners to identify staffing needs, design and implement attraction strategies, ensuring clear job skill specifications, internal and external sourcing, candidate screening, offer consultation and completion, and facilitation of background checks, relocation/immigration, and hiring processes. Assigned as the sole recruiter to the Vice President and his management team to support the Immersive Computing Team, a vertically integrated product group that is fundamentally changing how we interact with technology involving ambitious, high-impact, high-visibility product concepts and bring them to market at scale. Recently formed and rapidly growing, the organization is being built with carefully selected top talent from within HP and across top employers in the valley. The projects the group pursues are bold, large scale, very confidential and ambitious: by definition they present complex engineering and business challenges. Responsible for full cycle Recruiting (on-boarding, off-boarding, screening, posting, creating and extending offer duties in an effort to promptly fill open requisitions across multiple skill sets nationwide.

Alameda Health System – East SF Bay Area, CA

Corporate Recruiter/ Human Resources, August 2013 – October 2014

Full-cycle recruitment of qualified candidates for Nursing, Administration, Operations (Cardiology/Radiology), I.T., Quality, Psychiatry, Pharmacy, Materials Management, Public Relations and Strategy Divisions for all facilities within the Alameda Health System – Highland Hospital, Fairmont Hospital, San Leandro Hospital, Alameda Hospital, John George Psychiatric Hospital and five clinics. Responsibilities include recruitment and staffing plans, ensuring a competent, high-performing and diverse pool of candidates (all through sourcing, prospecting and building pipelines of talent in many cases while adhering to diverse union compliance guidelines), and onboarding/converting of 1300+ new staff members to AHS as a result of three new healthcare facility acquisitions in an eight-month period. Utilized Brass ring (applicant tracking system, workday, Taleo and people soft) for sourcing, tracking, and managing candidates from initial resume submittal to hire status.

Northern California Human Resources Networking Group (N.C.H.R.N.G.) Group & Website Manager, October 2009 - PRESENT

Manage on a voluntary basis, a diverse group of nearly 1000 Human Resource professionals in career transition or seeking new opportunities. Created a supportive and close-knit group that assists fellow members with developing and expanding professional networks, facilitating career advancement with job leads & referrals, search strategies, resume reviews, guest speakers, updates on latest economic and industry trends, as well as, individual and group career counseling. The group welcomes any Northern California-based Human Resources professional who desires to join and contribute to our cordial and supportive group through the website and bi-weekly meetings and networking events throughout the year.

California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC)

Talent Acquisition Consultant (Contract), April 2012 – October 2012

Identifying, sourcing and recruiting for a non-profit consulting company operating in three sectors, CMTC provides solutions to achieve growth and profitability for manufacturers, the sustainment and modernization of legacy parts for the defense industry and high operational performance for healthcare organizations. Providing quality candidates for clients to fill requisitions representing cleared roles requiring top-level security clearances (SCI, C, S, TS), and C Suite within various branches of the government (DoD, NSA, FBI), mid-to-upper-level Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Consumer Packaged Goods, Healthcare and IT positions throughout the U.S.. Worked with several businesses in the area to grow their scientific workforce including placing: microbiologists, chemical engineers, regulatory affairs manager and candidates for internal hiring managers on scientific, engineering, and field positions

Sutter Health (Sutter Physician Services -SPS) Sacramento, California

Corporate Recruiter (*30-Day Contract thru Manpower), September 2011

Contracted to assist SPS full-time recruiters with hard-to-fill executive-level positions while they focused on staffing a new 300+ employee facility in Utah. Succeeded during the term of my contract in identifying, sourcing, recruiting, and scheduling of interviews for hiring managers with candidates for Vice President and Director level openings within the Northern California region.

Schilling Robotics Davis, California

Corporate Recruiter (*60-Day Contract thru Manpower), 7/2011 – 9/2011

Supported Schilling’s corporate recruiting efforts by providing full-cycle recruiting for positions in all US locations and provided recruiting support for the UK office (Aberdeen, Scotland). Schilling Robotics develops Subsea robotics equipment/vehicles and advanced control systems used in deep ocean environments. Products include ROVs (Remotely Operated Vehicles), Subsea Control Systems/Platforms, Manipulators (Robotic Arms) and custom-built products to support of offshore Oil & Gas exploration and production operations worldwide.

Full-cycle sourcing, recruiting, identifying top candidates for all positions throughout the company including Software Engineers, CNC Mill Machinists, SharePoint Developers, 3-D Animator, Senior Accountant, Senior Buyer, Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers, Manufacturing and Distribution.

Coordinated with VP of Human Resources and Hiring Managers to facilitate face-to-face and video interviews, candidate travel.

Analyzed current internal equity and Radford Market Data Survey’s to develop fair compensation ranges and offer packets to new hires.

Intel Corporation Folsom, California

IT Recruiter 3/2010 – 7-2011

(*1-Year Contract thru Manpower 3/2010 thru 3/2011)

(Full-time Permanent Employee 3/2011 thru 7/2011)

Recruited for several teams falling under Intel’s Intel Architecture Group (IAG) including Intel Mobile Communications Group (IMC), Mobile Wireless Group (MWG), Notebook Tablet Group (NTG), and Visual Computing Group (VCG). Recruited for candidates ranging from Interns and Recent College Graduates (RCGs) to experienced professionals and managers. Was a vital member of the staffing team in contributing to the long term strategy for the Global Staffing Organization.

Achieved for fiscal 2010 the highest hires-per-month average and diversity-hire percentages among twenty-two recruiters within the IAG staffing team.

Teamed up with staffing consultants and hiring managers throughout Intel to jointly fill job requisitions through company-specified standard Due Diligence and diversity goals.

Assisted with Intern and Recent College Graduate “Rush Programs” to market Intel to young professionals new to the job market as one of the top places to work in the Tech Industry with 2-day long events involving job interviewing seminars, networking with staffing members and department managers, detailed tours of the Intel campus, and finalizing with face-to-face interviews with department hiring managers.

Member of an HR Team that ran a company-wide “Employee Referral Program” to encourage current Intel staff to “refer your friends and bring them onto the Intel stage” by way of a cash bonus incentive program.

Hewitt Associates LLC Woodland, California

Recruiter/Senior Sourcing Specialist, HR Outsourcing, 3/2007 - 7/2009

Virtual position with Hewitt, the world's largest provider of multi-service HR business

process outsourcing, and the only firm fully integrating HR outsourcing and consulting.

Developed outstanding business relationships with all hiring teams at 20 Marriott Hotel properties in four states.

Filled 435 job requisitions representing over 600 hires in an 20-month period between 2007-2009

Achieved 122% of bonus goals for 2008 and 100% in 2007 based on contract performance.

Consistently exceeded Service Level Agreement goals (overall weekly average of 92%, exceeding the year-end target goal of 85%).

Conducted on-line training “Webinars” and provided tutorial guides for more than 90 associates, teaching enhancements in job postings. Results of these sessions accelerated the average days-to-hire from 80 days to 50 days.

Management Recruiters International (d.b.a. The StoneBridge Search Group), Reading, PA

Executive Recruiter / Search Consultant, 2/2006 - 3/2007

Initiated and built long-term relationships with client companies. Specialized in Distribution, Logistics, CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods, IT, Engineering, Manufacturing & Sales positions for multiple industries as well as government positions requiring high-level security clearance. Performed daily marketing strategies and sourced potential clients to develop new contractual agreements for executive search assignments.

Achieved top-level quality and high revenue placements of Software Engineers/Architects, Database Architects/Developers, Network/System Engineers, Technical Program/Product/Project Managers, and Business Analysts generating over $150k in commission revenue in 2006/7.

Labor Ready, Inc. Lebanon, PA

Branch Manager, 8/2001 - 2/2006

Coordinated daily dispatching of temporary workers to our clients based on daily staffing needs. Performed daily sales visits, site visits, follow-ups with clients and active employees to emphasize quality assurance and compliance OSHA regulations.

Wrote weekly sales projections, new-business development, budgeting, accounts receivable, registration of new workers, time clock management of staff, daily payments to workers. Sales for fiscal year 2005 exceeded $2 million.

84 Lumber Company Eighty Four, PA

Regional Recruiter/Human Resources Manager/Trainer (Western United States), 11/2000 - 7/2001

Recruited managerial candidates for the largest lumber and building supplier in the USA.

Filled manager vacancies for Western Region stores by sourcing, screening and conducting weekly visits across eighteen states to identify candidates and arrange final interviews with the Regional Vice President.

Coordinated multiple Sourcing activities, including extensive in-person tours of competitors' lumber yards and business establishments.

Administered behavioral analysis and managerial assessment tests. Coordinated mandatory drug-testing and scheduled training at corporate facilities in Pennsylvania.

Conducted regional seminars for all staff members to discuss vendors, new products, policies, strategies, and ongoing career development.

EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science Degree, Business Administration

Shepherd University - Shepherdstown, West Virginia USA

CITIZENSHIP STATUS: United States Citizen


**With having surpassed 300 million members, my professional profile is in the TOP 1% of MOST VIEWED PROFILES!


HRIS * Full-Cycle Recruiting * Social Networking Site Savvy * Interviewing Skills * Internal Equity Analysis * Radford Data Surveys * Fluent in Labor Laws (EEO, OFCCP, ADA and FMLA Regulations) * Worker’s Compensation * Sourcing * Boolean Search * Site Searches * C Suite * Union Compliance * New Client Business Development * Diversity Hiring * Government Proposals * Contingent/Temp Hiring * Hourly Bill Rates/Margins * PowerPoint * MS Excel * Internet Web Postings* HTML Codes & Graphics for Job Postings * MS Word * Newton * TALEO * Cognos * iCIMs, Unicru * WORKDAY* PeopleSoft * Outlook * StarSearcher * TalentBrew* Domestic & International Relocations * New-Hire Onboarding * Career Fairs * University Recruiting * Veteran Hiring *

Government Top-Level Security Clearances (SCI, C, S, TS) *

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