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Social Media Employee Relations

Santa Cruz, California, United States
August 22, 2018

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Ernesto P Romero

**** ****** ****** **. # *….Scotts Valley CA 95066

E-mail 831-***-**** Cell

Objective: HR Project Manager…Contract On Site Tech Recruitment…Generalist…Compliance Reports

Education: BA Occidental College, Teaching Credential, U. C. Berkeley. Several workshops and seminars covering Fair Labor Relations Act, Wage & Salary, H. R. Policies, Diversity, EEO/AA/ADA/Sexual Harassment. Supervisory Certification (40 hr.). Elison Mgt. Communications Seminar (8hrs). Multicultural & Diversity training; ADA, ADAAA, Reasonable Accommodation (Interactive Process) best practices. Extensive Department of Labor/EEO/AA compliance trainings and certifications 2003-2014.

Temorary Positions:

6/20/17 to 4/18: 7-11 and Quikstop: Part Time Retail Associate, Scotts Valley, CA (All Shifts Support 24/7) Extensive customer relations selling retail store product lines, cash handling and closing, maintain clean facility, fresh inventory, and security, Talent Acquisition Consultant for Farmers District Office in Santa Cruz County. (Interim temporary Jobs). Currently HR

Consultant to client mitigating a Title lX termination investigation of major employer versus due process Title 7 protections.

4/2002 -3/31/14 to present Timeline: (semi - retired status - returning to the workforce)

Pro-Bono Advisor Covering Immigration Issues and regulations for Spanish Speaking families and students. Social Media Research into website portals including App Development Trends for recruiting, E-Commerce and B2B. Additional time spent maintaining and selling a manufactured home at Vista Del Lago Park, SV, CA, extended family visitations, continued research into AA-EEO.

4/2002 – 3/31/14: Department of Labor: OFCCP San Jose, CA

Sr. Compliance Officer: responsible for federal contractor regulatory compliance in AA-EEO-503-Veteran programs. Audit and review of contractor AAP compliance programs in the private/construction sector; extensive analysis and review of EEO-AA plans for supply and service and construction contractors. Conduct compliance seminars for contractors. Issuance of violation notices, conciliation agreements, letters of commitment. Technical assistance relating to EEO-AA programs encompassing executive order 11246, sec. 503, and U. S. C. 4212 (VEVRAA). ADA, ADAA. FMLA., FLRA, OSHA, EEO & sexual Harassment Training.

4/2001 – 9 2001 American Institutes for Research Palo Alto, CA

Sr. HR Specialist/Director: responsible for recruitment, diversity outreach, PhD & MA source development, divisional oversight for employee relations, immigration & visa coordination, implementation of corporate HR initiatives, maintained regular HR involvement with staff and senior research management through HR Committee and Quality Advisory circle.

1996 to 2/2001 Duran Capital, Inc. Campbell, CA

Sr. Technical Recruiter/HR Contract Consultant: provided senior level on-site technical recruitment in high technology.8) to the following companies: InterWave, Metricom, Plantronics, Xros, Philips Components, Applied Materials, Veridicom, and Philips Communications. Responsible for full cycle recruitment of several technical staff, managers, and directors of key divisions within key technologies.

1995 to 1996 Independent Sr. Contract Technical Recruiter Ben Lomond, CA

Sr. Technical Recruiter/HR Contract Consultant: provided senior level on-site technical recruitment to Fairchild-Lockheed Imaging Sensors (16mos) and Xicor Corporation (4 mos). Managed on site recruitment assignments covering major departments in research and design development, HW, SW, IT, Mfg., Fab operations. Involved with applicant tracking systems.

1990 1995 Santa Cruz County Government Santa Cruz, CA

Outreach Recruiter/EEO/AA/ADA Analyst: 4 years within the Affirmative Action Office of HR. Responsible within a team environment for diversity outreach for county positions covering central administration, law enforcement, health and social services.

1988 to 1990 State of California EDD Department SanJose/Watsonville, CA

Employment/Unemployment-Disability Representative: tenure with EDD covers UI-Disability determination and approval/disapproval of claims in San Jose. Transferred to the Watsonville UI office to provide job services and referral services to diverse job seekers. Extensive public relations and community outreach to service organizations and community based organizations. One stop center client coordination.

1985 to 1988 Insurance, Benefits, Financial Services Representative Salinas/San Jose CA

Insurance/Benefits Representative: entered the insurance and financial services industry. Licensed for Life, Disability, Health, and Mutual Fund products and services. Individual contracts with major insurance carriers: Prudential, Home Life, Phoenix, Sun, Titan Capital. 3 years devoted to marketing individual and group benefit plans such as IRAs, SEPS, life, group health & disability, annuities, 401k plans, and mutual funds... Plan benefit analyses included retirement, social security, company benefits, risk, savings, estate conservation, investment and tax planning components.

1981 to 1985 IRC Associates, (Self-employed 1099) Ben Lomond, CA

Independent Technical Recruiter/ On-Site Contract Recruitment services: provided professional and technical search services to selected client companies. Worked for the following client companies during this period: Atari, Data products, Memorex, SRI International. Retained search assignments with selected high technology organizations

1979 to 1981 Ron Abdo & Associates Sunnyvale, CA

Sr. Technical Recruiter/ & On-site HR Contractor: search consultant to electronics industry. Responsible for professional and technical recruitment of high technology personnel for Silicon Valley based organizations. Successfully developed sourcing strategies and an extensive applicant database in support of client hiring requisitions. Negotiated with individual clients and hiring companies, offers and acceptances of employment.

1978 to 1979 Smithkline Instruments Sunnyvale, CA

Employment Supervisor/EEO-AA Coordinator: responsible for professional, technical, and non-exempt employment for SKI’s Ultrasound and In-Vitro Diagnostics divisions. Major responsibilities in leading all companywide recruitments in bio chemistries R & D, in-vitro assay laboratories, engineering R & D, Mfg., and QA. Marketing, Finance/Accounting, Sales. Extensive technical recruitment across two key product technologies, ultra sound electronics and biochemistry re agents.

1977 to 1978 Federal Reserve Bank San Francisco, CA

Corporate Professional Recruiter (12th District) Employee Relations/EEO HR department: full cycle recruitment responsibility for all professional employment in support of several bank departments: IT, Computer Operations, EFT, Systems Programming, Bank Examination, Economics Research, Operations, Strategic Planning, Finance & Accounting, EDP Audit, Facilities

1974 to 1977 SRI International (Stanford Research Institute) Menlo Park, CA

Sr. HR Mgt. Advisor: responsible for generalist personnel services in the areas of professional recruitment, employee relations, policy guidance and interpretation, benefits counseling, orientation, termination interviews, EEO/AA applicant tracking systems implementation, outreach to community agencies and colleges and universities to increase diversity of protected classes: women and minorities

1973 to 1974 University of California Berkeley Berkeley, CA

Administrative Analyst: responsible for training and support for WIN/OJT client population entering the U. C. Berkeley workforce in non-exempt positions developed by the AA department in various departments within the university. Provided and delivered work-related training modules and career-transition counseling within a varied general literacy skills training environment. Supervised teaching assistants in delivering classroom training to employees and supervisors.

Personal Data Computer Usage: Microsoft Suite, Apple IOS, Windows (7-8.1.-10) Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Restrac, Resumix, Taleo. Proficient in computer HW/SW. Personal PC interests (Intel/AMD processors, graphics high-end gaming technology, data base development and applications.

Recruiting Exp./Knowledge In: telecommunications, semiconductor processes, digital/analog electronics, SW/HW/Design, Microsoft OS, Internet Search Engines, JAVA, Macromedia, C, C++, Networks, Routers, VOIP, RF, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, CPU Architecture, IT, DSP/Mixed Signal, ASIC/FPGA, Ethernet, PC Architecture, Multi-Media & Streaming Video, Optical storage, Adobe, Acrobat, Assembler, E-Commerce, Flat Panel Display.

Recent Exp: Current knowledge of evolving high tech products and usage of Social, Video and Wireless media including 4 G products, I Cloud, IOS, Android, Smartphones, Tablets, Retina Displays.

Client Contract Recruitment Assignments: Plantronics, Interwave Networks, Philips Communications, Philips Components,

Fairchild, Xicor, Metricom, Xros, Veridicom, Applied Materials, SRI, Memorex, Atari, Qume, Dataproducts.

Personal Attributes: verbal and written communications and service delivery to customers, clients, staff and management. Proven history of results and high volume recruitment productivity, effective multi-tasking of assignments, proactive customer relations, quick learner with embedded software and systems used, strong work ethic, workforce diversity values, stand up presentation skills. VERY. HANDS ON! Many years’ experience in negotiations, settlement options, sales closings, and OFCCP cases.

Skills and Attributes:

Full cycle sales and closing experience - Verbal and Written Communications

Ability to prospect and be persuasive - Hands on Multitasking

Strong computer use with Microsoft Suite, (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Windows XP 7, 8.1, 10)

Software and related applicant tracking programs – Positive and Proactive Outreach

HRIS systems, Applicant Retrieval Systems, Current with Social Media Sourcing and Resume Posting Sites

Excellent References Available Upon Request Bilingual/Bicultural: English/Spanish

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