Ann M. McCarthy
Proactive and results-oriented Senior Talent Acquisition Leader specializing in developing strategies in the identification, evaluation and attraction of top talent. Knowledgeable in HR recruitment practices, OFCCP compliance requirements, and federal regulations including EEO. Able to utilize (& train others to get the best results in utilizing social media tools including and not limiting to LinkedIn). I have diverse recruiting experience vastly expanding from the most technical to the most strategic. Strong Applicant Tracking System (multiple) knowledge. I also have the soft skills needed in our fast-paced world where relationships drive and support healthy hiring practices. Subject Matter Expert 23 plus years in finding the strongest talent that fit both technically and culturally.
Expertise in the following areas:
Leadership & Development of strong recruitment strategies; always networked & pulse on the market
Quality Management & development of all levels of Talent Acquisition team members
Engineers, Aerospace, Industrial Mechanical, Electrical
Asset & Reliability and Operational Leadership
Manufacturing & Field Operations
Finance & Accounting
Sales and Marketing
Senior Recruiting Consultant Solemn Resolutions, LLC 2006 – 2011; 2014- Current
(Worked on my own LLC, allowing time while my mother was in hospice. I am now looking for full time or contract position.)
Clients: 3M, General Mills, Michael Foods, Milestone, Fabcon, Ergotron, Snyder Law Firm, Imation, Select Comfort, Pine River, MGS, Scantron, Harland Clark, Hutchinson Technologies, Legacy Senior Care, ODUM Health & Wellness, Bob Evans, Post, & US Foods.
Very passionate and favor development of the strongest recruitment strategies, for a team of Talent Acquisition partners, mentoring & developing; sourcing, attract, and recruiting all levels of both executive levels any corporate and all areas of operations and field positions nationally.
Strength in Continuous Improvement Measures (ie. Metric driven. Reducing all “time to fill” goals).
Utilize & train sourcing tools and techniques including internet searches, social media channels (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Indeed, numerous Manufacturing Sites) & Strong ability to gain knowledge and connections to candidates we are seeking through several methods using multiple tools. Always keeping your pulse on the market being the technical expert to consult hiring leadership members in support of their growth). In addition, I enjoy mentoring & targeting diverse candidates through groups, corporations and cold & warm calling, partnering with industry specific schools, diversity sources, targeting competitive organizations, and staying networked in the industry’s community.
Partner closely with managers developed strong relationships to understand business goals, their management style, creating job descriptions that meet the needs of their department and goals and objectives. Support and build customized search efforts, which also support setting appropriate priorities in a fast-paced, growing environment.
Talent Acquisition Partner III, Select Comfort, Plymouth, Minnesota March 2011- 2014
Partnered with senior level management and work cross functionally at all levels of the organization to build recruitment strategies and develop a senior level service and quality recruitment process at Sleep Number.
Tenaciously built social media networks and actively recruited to find the passive candidate that fits the candidate profile meeting the business needs in a growing fast paced environment.
I was asked to roll out all social media efforts. Actively used Sleep Number’s only LinkedIn Corporate Seat.
Trained others in the department, maximizing company’s strongest tools with all Social Media Tools, and other strengths with proven results in finding the right candidate.
Excellent talent acquisition and sourcing to find the niche talent at all levels finding the strongest technical candidate who also fits the culture of the position/manager/company values.
Mentored others within the Talent Acquisition team to improve and increase more efficient and effective use of multiple tools they use.
Heavy recruiting experience for highly visible roles in Human Capital/R&D Mechanical/Electrical/Industrial, Executive Suite & Supply Chain.
Left my position as my best friend and Mom was terminally ill and I wanted to support & care for her with our family.
Senior Executive Recruiter, Ergotron, Eagan, Minnesota 2004 – 2006
Managed global recruitment efforts. Initiated and drove the highest level of talent recruitment. 94% retention consulted with all levels of leadership in all cross functional areas within the organization. Built strong processes and established HR/recruitment practice in all areas of manufacturing/operations. Sales, engineering, supply chain, finance & accounting, operations, all levels of information technology, & upper level executive teams.
Created Recruiting Document Tools & supported the implementation of new ATS. (Candidate Data Base, Statement of Work, Compensation Pricing). Utilizing all social media tools.
Hired & mentored new members of the team.
Credited with successful close of 64 job placements in third quarter of 2004, 97 job placements in 2005, 83 placements in 2006.
Senior Sales Recruiter, Eschelon Telecom, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota 2001 – 2004
Initiated and managed sales recruitment plans extensively from Midwest through the Northwestern Regions utilizing multiple tools (LinkedIn, and multiple sources in social media). Trained and mentored new recruiters.
Negotiated 47 sales hires within first ten weeks which demonstrated capacity to surpass quotas over 200% by utilizing and maximizing all tools available and created.
Provided senior level consultative support to all hiring managers throughout the organization, building successful partnerships to be able to identify areas of growth and creation of job descriptions based on current needs.
Provided Behavioral Based Interview Training, partnering with managers to provide counseling on staffing, performance, and development within the organization.
Hired and trained new recruiters under me as we continued to grow.
Senior Executive Recruiter, Fabcon, Savage, Minnesota 2000 – 2001 (continued working for Fabcon in a consulting capacity after leaving)
Initiated and implemented the company's first human resource corporate recruitment business practices.
Consulted with all leadership members across the organization, identifying needs, prioritizing, and developing processes to support the Human Resource Department’s first Recruitment team to be effective to meet the need of a national high growth organization.
Perfected recruitment strategies from Midwest through the North Eastern Regions utilizing the latest technologies and networking with business leadership. This role involved heavy IT & engineering recruiting.
Averaged value savings by 500K in first 12 months
Signed on strategic partnerships with universities across the U.S., including job fairs and college recruiting.
Supported implementation of their ATS, hired and trained others on best recruitment practices and how to maximize all tools available.
University of Saint Mary’s, Winona, Minnesota
Completed Master’s Degree in Counseling, Emphasis in Career Counseling
Accepted and began my coursework for my LMFT License. (Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist)
College of Saint Catherine’s, St Paul, Minnesota
Completed Bachelor of Art’s Degree in Psychology Minor in Social Work