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Recruiter/Staffing Consultant

Fort Lauderdale, FL
March 28, 2019

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Fort Lauderdale, FL ***** 954-***-****


Matching Top Talent with Great Companies and Cultural Fit to Achieve Career and Company Goals

Dynamic, self-motivated recruitment professional who has worked with leading organizations in staffing and recruiting. Extensive experience in sourcing technical and non-technical candidates through internet / networking techniques. Detail-oriented, dedicated, and highly energetic with a reputation as a strong communicator having the ability to build solid relationships. Works effectively with all levels of management, staff and vendors within multi-functional teams. Possesses excellent communication, people, organizational, networking, and analytical and problem solving skills.

Full Life Cycle Recruiting

Relationship Builder

Process Improvement

Engaging Talent

Strategic Planner

Social Media

Mentor / Motivator / Coaching

Interview Techniques

Sourcing Strategies

High volume Project Staffing


ATS Management


Systems: ABD (Ultra Staff), LinkedIn, Bullhorn, CareerBuilder, Indeed, Monster, Employ Florida, Retek Demand Forecasting System, Retek Merchandising System (RDF/RMS), ES9000/AS400 and Legacy mainframe


TRANSHIRE INC., Fort Lauderdale, FL 2011 – 2017

Since 1984 TransHire has provided South Florida companies with talent needed to meet current market demands. Its personalized approach works closely with clients to understand talent acquisition needs and source, pre-screen and pre-qualify candidate to satisfy those needs.

Recruiter, Staffing Consultant

Sourced candidates by using Internet, LinkedIn network of over 7K connections, internal database, word-of-mouth referrals and holding networking and recruiting events. Identified and interviewed applicants to obtain work history, education, training and salary requirements to determine if they were match for organization and position.

Discussed search requirements and skills needed for position with client to identify appropriate candidate for job opening.

Met with client to obtain understanding of department structure, hiring manager’s management style and department’s work environment to ensure that qualified candidate will be a proper fit.

Attracted and engaged perspective candidates by using company sizzle and unique benefits offered.

Launched talent search through Ultra Staff database, reaching out to candidates met through networking, reaching out to network of over 7K LinkedIn connections and on Facebook, published opportunities on industry-specific groups and boards, referrals received, direct searching on job boards, published on BullHorn Reach, partnered with career services organizations, colleges and universities, and posted on job boards to build pipeline of potential candidates.

Reviewed resumes of potential candidates to determine if skills met job requirements. Gained understanding of candidate’s career goals and desired work environments and management styles.


Conducted phone, Skype, and in person interviews with potential candidates to assess skills and evaluated if skills were used in same manner as required by client. Determined if candidate was a good fit for department and company culture.

Identified qualified candidate; sent client summary highlighting candidate’s suitability attaching candidate’s resume. Followed up with client ensuring email was received and to discuss qualifications.

Upon candidate selection by client for interview, coordinated and confirmed interview with candidate and client, and coached candidate for interview.

Once candidate was selected, extended and negotiated offer.

Completed all pre-hire requirements including drug test, background and reference checks upon offer.

After candidate started, followed up with client to ensure candidate was meeting client’s expectations.

OFFICE DEPOT, INC., Boca Raton, FL 1994 – 2010

Global Fortune 500 supplier office products and services through retail stores, catalogs and e-commerce with annual sales of $12B and employs approximately 49,000 associates worldwide.

Inventory Planner / Replenishment (1999 – 2010)

Analyzed inventory levels of multiple supply categories supporting over 1,100 US retail stores, 29 Canadian retail stores and 25 distribution centers. Monitored and maintained inventory to drive sales, increase inventory productivity, maximize fill rate and minimize lost sales ensuring 100% customer satisfaction.

Reduced purchased inventory over 4 months by $762K+ without negatively impacting service level by partnering with strategic vendor.

Instrumental in improving key vendors Lines Early on Time and Complete (LEOTC) from 62% to 89%. Established as LEOTC Subject Matter Expert (SME) and trusted source.

Analyzed product categories identifying SKU performance and partnered with merchant and vendor to replace underperforming items.

Coordinated, communicated and tracked advertising event projections to ensure accuracy of projection and that inventory bought for ad properly supported sales.

Proactively worked with vendors to cancel $78K in purchases of un-needed inventory. Identified system issue that increased distribution targets for all vendors to 2 instead of just consigned vendors.

Achieved $9M reduction in dated goods obsolescence which significantly reduced financial exposure for stores at end of dated season.

Drove 14.2% dated obsolescence for Canada’s top vendor under 15% threshold reductions of 6 to 11% over prior years. Best obsolescence level for Canada in 5 years

Identified 43 SKUs that sold less than 100 units a week at retail and represented $2M+ in inventory at cost and lead to their removal from the assortment.

Special Order Analyst (1998 – 1999)

National Accounts Senior Customer Service Representative (1994 – 1998)



Bachelor of Arts (BA), School of Business, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI


Current Board of Directors, Human Resources Association of Broward County (HRABC)

Former Board of Directors for Staffing Management Association (SMA)

Greater Society of Human Resources (GMSHRM)

Back on Track

Career Source Broward

Right Management

Prospanica (National Society of Hispanic MBA’s)

National Association of African American in Human Resources (NAAAHR)

National Academy Foundation (NAF)

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