Mark W. Williams
An innovative recruiting and outplacement professional with achievement in management, training/development, staffing, diversity programs and employee relations. Put together Process Improvement plans to save time and money. Hires and retains key talent to ensure continuity within a company and culture. Collaborates with contacts across the country to identify opportunities to increase revenue and identify talent. A leader who builds successful relationships in and out of a corporation. Trains and motivates job seekers to move forward in their career.
Staffing: Provided on site recruiting for Ryder Automotive Carriers. Created start-up and shut-down staffing plans to meet production needs at companies around Detroit, MI. Implemented recruiting campaigns to attract and select candidates. Hired distribution facility staff.
Process Improvement: Built and led Process Improvement teams using the Deming Methods for the first time in healthcare that saved time, money and staffing.
Policy and Procedures: Designed and implemented policy’s to and completed orientations to insure everyone had the same understanding. Increasing employee satisfaction. Created a new plan for diverse groups of company’s as needed.
Job Fairs: Put together procedures and space to insure weekly job fairs for candidates in Work First that were looking for careers.
Interview Training and Development: Travelled the country providing one on one and group presentations to help people in transition when leaving a job. Created safe environment to constructively provide corrections that that will lead to a job offer.
Challenger, Gray and Christmas Chicago, IL
Project Advisor/Job Coach 2007-2019
Job transition coach for clients of all levels across various industries nationally. Facilitated individual and group training in all aspects of job search process. Provided integral tactical and motivational support throughout duration of client’s post-training service program. Performs weekly assessments and analysis of client’s situation and job search approach with directed feedback and guidance throughout search process. Managed fluid client workload and maintained required documentation and reporting on client management system in compliance with established standards for client communications and customer reporting.
Promoted to Project Advisor to evaluate staffing and budget issues on large projects through out the country.
Weekly travel across the country to assist in many businesses.
90% travel position.
Worked from home office in Michigan when not traveling.
The Resource Network Pontiac, Detroit, Shelby Township and Redford, MI
Program Coordinator 1999-2006
Insured adequate staffing, space, equipment and other resources where available to best support the provisions of services and to meet the program goals and objectives. Monitored the workflow and made adjustments to ensure the timely completion of program support activities. Maintained liaison with staff to coordinate program activities and training; to accomplish program objectives; and to ensure cooperative efforts where enhanced and available resources are utilized. Insured staff training, certification, and education compliance with regulatory agencies. Assists in monitoring and evaluating program effectiveness and continuous improvement to streamline work processes and to increase effectiveness.
Monitored and verified and reconciles budget expenditures.
Put together weekly job fairs.
Assists in submission of Grant proposals and paperwork for national study protocol.
Participates in hiring, performance appraisal, promotions, transfers and other personnel transactions as assigned.
Corporate Personnel Services Southfield, Michigan Human Resources Manager 1995-1999
Managed human resources, workers compensation, risk management, benefits. Coordinated strategic planning as well as business and employee performance processes. Coached senior executives on communication, change, transition and plan implementation. Consulted on daily operational issues and organizational change initiatives.
Created the first policy and procedure manual.
Traveled the state of Michigan Recruiting for many companies in the area.
Provided on site HR support to Ryder Automotive Carriers to hire and retain truck drivers and logistics staffing.
Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, Manager, 1990-1994. Recruited, hired and trained to Patient escort staff that transported patients with in the hospital to their scheduled appointments. Conducted meetings to initiate and establish the first process improvement plan that saved over 23% in time spent transporting patient. Met with people at all levels of the company to insure great service. Created employee training programs and handbook. Taught people at all levels of the organization on how to implement process improvement teams that lead to cost savings at all levels.
Admitting Officer, 1987-1990. Insured all information was gathered when patients were admitted to the hospital to obtain proper billing. Kept up to date on insurance regulations to insure payment for services. Insured valuables were locked up in the safe when trusted family was not present to take things home. Provided pre screening for physicians conducting same day surgical procedures.
Shuttle Bus Driver, 1985-1987. Transported hospital employees with less than 5 years to their assigned parking spaces at different locations throughout the new center area of Detroit. Insured the safety of everyone. Provided excellent customer service that was recognized and recommended for a promotion.
Oakland community college, Royal Oak, Michigan
Health Care Administration
Certified Job Coach
Challenger Gray and Christmas
Microsoft Office Suite