MARIA A TORRES
Skillful, dedicated and enthusiastic professional with extensive experience in coordination, planning and support of daily operational and administrative functions. Effective communicator driven by collaboration and urgent timelines. Took time off to raise our newborn son and complete Associate’s degree.
Core skills, competencies & behaviors
•Demonstrated capacity to provide comprehensive support for all levels of staff
•Highly focused and results-oriented in executing complex, deadline-driven projects
•Solid problem solver and able to identify priorities and resolve issues proactively
•Innovative thinker improving business processes, enhancing operational efficiency, and introducing innovative technology solutions
•Fluent in English and Spanish
Sussex County Community College, Newton, NJ Spring 2020
Associates in Business Administration
Yannetta’s Services, Somerville, NJ 2007 – Present (Freelance)
Assist the company owner on an on-call basis.
•Write letters to clients regarding liability and services offered.
•Follow up on orders placed for equipment and services scheduled.
•Assist in employee relations issues, payroll inquiries, employee schedules.
•Assist in web content writing.
•Proofread and edit contracts and/or proposals for submissions.
Adecco, Princeton, NJ 10/2007 – 08/2009
Human Resources/Staffing Consultant
Functioned as a full cycle recruiter supporting branch accounts
•Coordinated sales meetings for branch manager for business development purposes.
•Maintained and updated all confidential employee files per federal and state law.
•First point of contact for clients and employees on any issues.
•Accountable for Human Resource function, including management coaching, strategic planning, full cycle recruitment, policy and procedure creation and implementation, training analysis and implementation, workers compensation and safety programs.
•Effectively communicated with all level of managements for branch accounts.
•Lead a translation project for marketing materials utilized for the company’s internal website.
WillStaff WorldWide, Fort Lauderdale, FL 8/2005 – 7/2007
Administrative Assistant/Personnel Manager
Provided administrative support to Branch Managers
•Prepared expense reports for both Branch Manager and recruiters.
•follow-up on issues for successful resolution/completion of projects designated by branch managers.
•Screen incoming phone calls, scheduled meetings and interviews for the recruitment staff.
•Assisted the Sales Staff to ensure the continuity of Human Resources policies and procedures. Performed diversified personnel and administrative support duties within the Human Resources and Staffing departments
•Conducted full cycle recruitment in a fast-paced environment while following best practices ensuring compliance according to Employment Law.
•Managed several reports including daily and weekly reports for the Branch Manager monthly reports for the Branch Manager and RVP for two regional offices.
Microsoft Office XP (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint), QuickBooks Pro 2010 for PC and Mac