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Human Resources Advisor

San Diego, California, United States
July 02, 2018

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Dustin Pritchard

San Diego, CA



California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA B.S. Journalism, concentration Public Relations

Graduated December 2008, 3.6 GPA

Work Experience

Ace Parking Management Inc. San Diego, CA

Member Services Advisor (Human Resources Advisor)

2/2017 - 7/2018

● Applied knowledge of the Company Handbook, as well as state and federal employment law, to advise Managers and Supervisors on employee relations issues, disciplinary actions, and terminations.

● Performed Generalist duties such as benefits administration, workers compensation administration, 401(k) administration, employee relations and investigations, and training for 500+ employees in the San Diego Commercial Division, the San Diego International Airport Division, and the Palm Springs Airport and Hotel Divisions.

● Coordinated, tracked, and administered unpaid, job protected leaves of absences under Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), California Family Rights Act (CFRA), California Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL), and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), among others.

● Utilized knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to review candidate Background Checks, and issued Adverse Action Letters.

● Assisted with the development and implementation of Human Resources policies and procedures.

● Performed location visits and audits to ensure compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations and to identify potential Wage and Hour liabilities.

● Communicated with Union Leaders to ensure that locations were following the terms and conditions of Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBA), and participated in the employee grievance process by responding to employee grievances and meeting with representatives of the Union. Talent Manager (Recruiter)

6/2016 - 2/2017

● Awarded ‘Employee of the Quarter’ for Q3 in 2016

● Managed recruiting for the San Diego International Airport, Balboa Park, Palm Springs International Airport, and City of Palm Springs for both exempt and non-exempt positions. Also remotely recruited for opportunities in Los Angeles, Orange County, and Arizona.

● Partnered with Hiring Managers to identify the unique needs of each position and developed recruitment strategies for each job opening.

● Utilized Monster, Careerbuilder, Indeed, LinkedIn, Craigslist, University Job Boards, and our Applicant Tracking System (Taleo) to identify and connect with qualified candidates.

● Coordinated interviews and worked closely with Hiring Managers to select the top candidates.

● Made job offers and managed on-boarding of new hires.

● Built relationships with commercial driving schools and equal opportunity organizations. Pioneer Healthcare Services San Diego, CA


9/2015 - 5/2016

● Reached out to both active and passive Therapy and Nursing candidates for 13 week assignments and permanent job opportunities.

● Sold the benefits of open job opportunities, i.e. Pay, Location, Setting, Benefits, Reimbursements, Bonuses, as well as more specific relationship building based on their wants and needs.

● Sourced candidates through Job Boards like HealthJobsNationwide, CareerBuilder, and Indeed. Used LinkedIn to connect and network with healthcare professionals and to identify active job candidates and referrals.

● Coordinated with Healthcare clients to assess their needs and identify candidate qualifications. Worked with our clients from job order intake through the on-boarding stage.

● Managed a pipeline of qualified healthcare professionals.

● Used phone, text, email, and social networks to cast a wide net and connect with the highest amount of potential candidates.

Simply Biotech/ Search Group/ Defense Search San Diego, CA Sr. Staffing Specialist

12/2011 - 8/2015

● Utilized and leveraged job boards (CareerBuilder, Monster, Dice, CalJobs), social networks (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook), and referrals to source and recruit talented professionals, including but not limited to Engineers, Scientists, Research Associates, Buyers, Planners, Accountants, Information Technology professionals, Business Development professionals, Marketing and Administrative professionals, and even Associate and Director level professionals.

● Created Job Postings on CareerBuilder, Monster, ZipRecruiter, Craigslist, and LinkedIn to market opportunities and identify active job seekers.

● Recruited talented professionals for work in Biotechnology, Life Science, Medical Device, Defense, Legal, Nutraceutical, Manufacturing, and Administrative industries.

● Recruited primarily for positions in Southern California, but also placed candidates in the East Coast, Midwest, and Northern California. Experience in communicating and coordinating with candidates remotely.

● Thoroughly screened prospective candidates, assessing for hard skills, soft skills, personality, culture fit, and expected salary and benefits. Made sure candidates understood the scope and expectations of the job and the company.

● Helped candidates with resume formatting and editing to make sure they were presenting the best version of their experience.

● Coordinated phone interviews, Skype/Facetime interviews, and in person interviews (local and non local), and that would sometimes include coordinating a flight.

● Negotiated salary and benefits with prospective candidates and closed them.

● Built and maintained strong relationships with our clients, including both Human Resources and the respective hiring managers. Provided superior customer service.

● Managed full lifecycle recruiting, maintained our ATS (Applicant Tracking System) and a strong pipeline of candidates, and consistently provided timely feedback to candidates and clients alike.

● Trained and led other staffing specialists in the organization, and made myself a resource whenever help was needed.

● Worked with local and non-local universities to find opportunities for new graduates. Premier Healthcare Services Pasadena, CA/ San Diego, CA Operations Manager/ Recruiter

1/2011 - 11/2011

● Managed internal employees, including Staffing Managers and Compliance Coordinators.

● Set sales and recruitment goals for Staffing Managers. Worked with them daily to help them achieve their goals, and guided them to improve their relationships with hospital staffers and our external staff (i.e RNs, LVNs, CNAs, RTs, etc.)

● Completely revamped the external hiring process, ensuring strict compliance and maximum time efficiency.

● Interviewed and hired internal and external employees.

● Collected weekly time cards for a $40K - $75K (sales revenue) per week office, and processed payroll for 50 per diem and contract employees.

Maxim Healthcare Services Tustin, CA

Sr. Recruiter

1/2009 - 1/2011

● Effectively recruited nursing, allied, and administrative professionals to work per diem, temporary, temporary to permanent, and direct placement assignments.

● Sourced and identified qualified candidates using job boards (i.e. Monster, CareerBuilder), recruitment databases, advertisements, social networks, state registry lists, and working closely with the regional recruiter.

● Adhered to strict compliance standards by working closely with our Compliance Assistant.

● Built strong relationships with clients and worked hard to fill available needs. References Available Upon Request

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