Experience at a Glance SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Visionary, results-oriented full lifecycle recruiter equipped with high-energy and a proven track
Successfully managed 8 recruiters
record of success implementing cost effective sourcing strategies that retain the top talent in the
and 13 researchers.
market; with a special emphasis on hard-to-fill positions. Leverages 7+ years of diverse industry
Open requisition load has ranged experience and business acumen gained with managing full lifecycle recruiting / human resource
from 10 to 55 at any given time. initiatives for start-up through mature multi-billion dollar companies. Strong organizational skills,
quick to learn new concepts and oriented towards cost control that positively impact the bottom
Demonstrated ability to manage
high volume, full lifecycle
recruiting activities across
multiple industries, sectors, PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
functions, and geographies; to
include international. RECRUITING & RESEARCH MANAGER 2/2012 – Present
North Royalton, OH
Negotiated offers, prepared offer
letters, completed hire requirements
Manage the entire recruiting function providing direction and consultation on strategic and
such as background and license
emerging recruitment and attraction trends, best practices, legal developments, technological
checks, drug tests, and employment
advancements and benchmark comparisons.
and education verifications.
- Act as primary liaison between the candidate and client including overseeing business and
Recognized by Cliffs, G&G Mfg, financial operations and performing a variety of proactive recruiting and HR functions.
Amerihealth, Lubrizol, Porsche, - Build lasting relationships with our clients, guiding them every step of the way with a
PEI-Genesis, Sager Company, creative and passionate approach.
MWV, and Life Line Screening for - Maintain full scope of key metrics and reports to improve recruiting efficiency including
closing hard to fill positions in a time to fill, time in pipeline, and acceptance rates.
timely and efficient manner, - Participated in proposal kickoff meetings.
resulting in the request and - Screen 50 to 75 resumes on a daily basis, indicating status of each candidate and/or hire in
appointment as the dedicated the applicant tracking system.
recruiter for those specific - Spearhead, develop and deliver innovative recruiting strategies / processes to complete
businesses. searches based on the unique desires and needs of clients with respect to their value
equation of speed, retention, quantity and cost.
Well versed in behavioral, cultural
- Achieved and consistently maintain lowest number of open positions in difficult-to-
and competency interviewing.
Recruiting approach is rooted in
SENIOR TALENT ACQUISITION SPECIALIST (CORPORATE) 3/2013 – 3/2014
thorough research and market
coverage that assist with unearthing R&R Talent
hidden talent and providing clients
Maintained full accountability for the effective and efficient full lifecycle recruiting functions.
with a comprehensive perspective
- Consulted and partnered with Hiring Managers to complete a detailed job specification,
of the marketplace.
defined interview strategy / framed offer package, and strategized on how we could
Regularly called upon to achieve strategic goals.
troubleshoot difficult positions and - Consistently managed up to 40 requisitions at all times, exceeding a fill rate of 85%
source, identify, attract, and close within six weeks without the use of agencies or headhunters.
hard-to-find candidates. - Regular interaction with Senior Management and teammates to share feedback and
provide functional expertise in addition to developing and implementing best practices
Worked daily with Taleo Business
that improved both management and candidate experiences while keeping in alignment
Edition and frequently utilized
with the changing needs of the business.
LinkedIn Recruiter, Async
- Manager and Candidate Satisfaction Survey results: 4.80/ 5.0 scale.
Interview, Checkster, Hiredesk
TALENT A CQUISITION / RECRUITING MANAGER 11/2008 – 4/2012
Maintained robust dialogue with HUMAN RESOURCES 7/2008 – 11/2008
candidates providing a high level
Advocate Property Services
of candidate care by ensuring best
practice selection methods are
Held accountable for the high volume, full lifecycle recruitment activities for a multi-state region
followed and frequent
in addition to all HR functions, including: data analytics, strategic marketing, organizational
communication is deployed; e.g.,
development, competitive intelligence, training, employee relations, and performance.
debriefing candidates, selling
- Developed and managed a recruitment team that dramatically reduced outsourcing fees by
roles, keeping candidates “warm.”
more than 75%.
4600 Wetzel Avenue Cleveland, OH 44144 440-***-****
Demonstrated sales, negotiation, - Quickly developed credibility with the business and within Recruiting by becoming a
and problem-solving skills. knowledge expert in the realm of “property preservation” and the use of information about
Successfully executed complex marketplace drivers, trends, etc. to consult with others and ultimately influence and guide
middle management through activities and investments for property preservation initiatives.
executive-level (C-level) searches. - In one year, reduced average time-to-fill by approximately 74 days or 65%, and
improved quality of candidate selection resulting in 0% turnover of candidates hired
Extensive Full Life-Cycle during 90 day probationary period.
Recruiting, Executive Search, - Demonstrated success in negotiating win-win compromises, developing teambuilding
Agency Recruiting, Corporate programs, and writing corporate policies, job descriptions and management reports.
Recruiting, Research, and Sales & - Transformed a young recruitment staff into a dynamic team through various training
Marketing skills. methods incorporating industry knowledge, time management, and interviewing skills.
Expert in leveraging proactive and
RESEARCHER 1/2008 – 11/2008
innovative sourcing methodologies,
i.e., cold calling, networking, deep RECEPTIONIST / JUNIOR RESEARCHER 6/2007 – 1/2008
web mining, Boolean scripting (via
CTPartners (formerly Christian & Timbers)
Job Boards, LinkedIn, Military
Hire, social media, LexisNexis, Conducted qualitative and quantitative ad-hoc market research processes to Identify and locate
Headhunter), specialized databases, executive candidates within Telecom, Media & Technology, Financial Services, Industrial
strategic advertising, job fairs, Services, Private Equity, Industrial, Professional Services sectors.
and transition centers. - Outstanding research and recruitment skills were recognized with a promotion after six
months of employment.
Technically proficient with PC
- Built relationships with the firm’s Partners and the client’s Hiring Managers to acquire a
Applications (MS Office: Excel,
thorough understanding of the goals, hiring needs, position specifications and
Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
requirements to ensure accurate and timely findings.
- Participated in the creation of research proposals and research designs.
Core Competencies - Examined findings within data files using statistical software and methodology.
- Regularly utilized and evaluated diverse sourcing methods including internet sites,
Full Lifecycle Recruiting
employee referrals, networking forums and competitive intelligence.
Recruiting Metrics Analysis
Sales & Advertising
Staffing Risk Management SALES SUPERVISOR & TALENT ACQUISITION MANAGER 8/2004 – 6/2007
Project and Process Management
Performance Improvement Responsible for interviewing, screening, testing and evaluating applicants to achieve allocated
Leader goals. Conducted marketing programs with radio and television stations. Maintained public
Troubleshooting / Problem relations programs with high schools, colleges, and community / civic leaders.
Resolution - Managed and motivated 15+ employees on a daily basis.
Excellent Interpersonal Skills - Determined applicant qualifications by interviewing applicants, analyzing responses, initiating
Team Leadership & background checks, checking references, and comparing qualifications.
Collaboration - Rendered effective and consistent coaching regarding employee performance and implemented
- Assigned requisitions, balanced overall work load, and coordinated recruiting activities
ensuring staffing needs met, and/or exceeded goals.
ONGOING EDUCATION: CUYAHOGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE AND CLEVELAND STATE, NIGHT
CLASSES TO OBTAIN DEGREE FOR INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND HUMAN RESOURCES
Industrial / Manufacturing
Telecom, Media & Technology
Oil & Gas