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Fredericksburg, Virginia, 22407, United States
August 10, 2018

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Challange Grinn

Fredericksburg, VA



Dedicated professional with 5+ years specializing in specific programs and placement services Knowledge and understanding of guidelines and compliance of programs Scheduling

Candidate Registration

Follow-up & Tracking

Event Planning & Execution

Business Correspondence

Program Materials Preparation

Application Processing

Data Maintenance

Expense Reports

Reimbursement/Check Requests

Administrative Skills

Project Management


RANDSTAD USA, Boca Raton, FL 01/2016 – 05/2016

Account Manager

● Search and build relationships with new clients to become their vendor of choice

● Source, screen, recruit, and train prospective talent

● Maintain pipelines of candidates for all positions

● Monitor staffing needs of client and submit qualified talent ZARA’s LOUNGE AND JAZZ CAFE, West Palm Beach, FL 06/2014 - 06 /2018 Bar Manager

● Stock bar with beer, wine, liquor and related supplies such as ice, glassware, napkins, and straws

● Take beverage orders from serving staff and patrons

● Mix ingredients to prepare cocktails and other drinks CAREERSOURCE PALM BEACH COUNTY, Boca Raton, FL 01/2012 – 06/2015 Career Placement Specialist – Business Services

● Sourced clients in Employ Florida Marketplace system and various public job boards

● Screened and determined client/job seeker eligibility to participate in specific programs

● Guided applicants and employers through the eligibility process and necessary documentation

● Created and maintained spreadsheets to monitor and track/follow up with clients’ status on a monthly and quarterly basis, case note files, and provide information about available resources

● Created Training Plans and Justifications to show the client’s need for training in a particular field

● Followed guidelines to design and implement individual service plans (ISP) to assist participants’ identify and achieve career goals

● Maintained Microsoft Excel spreadsheets to monitor and track (follow up) clients’ performance status on a monthly and quarterly basis for 12 months after placement Career Placement Specialist – Talent Acquisition Unit 0 9/2011 – 01/2012

● Utilized a variety of tools such as online sourcing, social networks, and public job boards to recruit candidates and to optimize the internal database talent pool

● Corresponded with job seekers, verified personal information, and registered new clients in database

● Monitored job openings and perform periodic follow-ups to inform employers of the job order status

● Submitted suitable job seeker resumes to employers, facilitated job matching, and orchestrated interviews between employers and clients

● Recognized in the ‘100 club’ for obtaining 100+ placements WORKFORCE ALLIANCE/MANPOWER, West Palm Beach, FL 09/2010 – 02/2011 Associate Career Consultant – Youth and Young Adult Program

● Planned and organized recruitment events and community outreach which led to identifying potential new clients and expanding the number of young adults registered in employer database

● Performed outreach to community organizations and collaborated with businesses to present the program and develop contracts for work experience partnerships

● Created job placement, internship, and job shadowing opportunities

● Maintained accurate case notes, files, and records

● Administered and interpreted academic and related skills assessments Administrative Assistant – Florida Back to Work Program 02/2010 – 09/2010

Provided administrative support to program manager and director, anticipating needs, which led to promotion

Collaborated with management and staffing agency to manage the Florida Back to Work Program, enabling government assisted job seekers to become gainfully employed and self sufficient

Designed and maintained Microsoft Excel spreadsheets for 500 employers and 1,700 participants, providing statistics for pertinent program information such as tracking client participation hours, follow-ups, mentoring, attainment of skills and employment status

Processed <600 applicants for program eligibility in an organized manner thereby increasing operations efficiency

Youth Coordinator – Summer Youth Program 05/2009 – 11/2009

● Project managed the administration of the Youth Employment and Training Grant program (an outreach program) for high school seniors and young adults, training them in job readiness practices

● Processed applicants and registered < 3700 participant’s individual demographic data into database, placed 1000 participants into subsidized employment with local businesses for the summer months of June, July, and August

● Planned, scheduled, and executed the Summer Youth Program Orientation events for high school students and young adults at the Community College auditoriums, provided coaching on job readiness practices, occupational training, education, scholarships, leadership and career planning

● Administered and interpreted academic, occupational, and related skill assessments to determine basic skills deficiencies and barriers to obtaining employment; provided subsidized employment opportunities

● Input job orders and descriptions with required qualifications EATS AND SWEETS CATERING, North Palm Beach, FL 06/2008 - 06/2018 Food Truck Manager

● Plan appetizing menus and apportion food to prepare sweet and savory crepes

● Clean and inspect equipment and appliances

● Take orders from customers

● Coordinate catering services for events


Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL,2002 Professional Educator’s Certificate, Florida Department of Education, Current Florida Workforce Professional Certification, Dynamic Works

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