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Corporate Recruiter

Boca Raton, FL
December 21, 2020

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Erica Parra


Career Profile

Results-oriented, innovative, dynamic Talent Acquisition professional with extensive recruitment experience in major industries, including print media, healthcare, hospitality, retail, and fashion industries. Responsibilities have included collaborating with executive business stakeholders at multiple levels to create, develop and implement recruitment strategies that enhanced the organization’s reputation in key markets; forecasting hiring needs with business leaders and Human Resources partners; Analyzing trends and metrics to build and develop talent acquisitions strategies; Sourcing top talent through advanced sourcing channels such as social media, employee referrals, networking, cold-calls, and job boards Professional Experience

Contract Recruiter from June 2018 to Present

Have held the following Short Term Recruiting Contracts with the following firms: CSL Plasma, Boca Raton, FL (Temporary) May 2020 – Present HR Operations Generalist

Implements & monitors HR programs & policies, including recruitment, learning & development, performance mngt., compensation, benefits & employee relations. Anticipates & plans for long-term HR needs & trends.

Avis Budget Group, Dania, FL (contract) Sept. 2019 – Jan. 2020 Talent Acquisition Specialist

Consultant to the Southeast Executive management team. Responsible for developing recruiting strategies and executing full cycle recruitment for company’s high volume hiring season. In a short period of time, was quickly able to meet and exceed high volume of requisitions with top level talent sourced locally via social media platforms.

ADT Security, Boca Raton, FL (contract) Jan. 2019 – May. 2019 Recruitment Consultant

Consultant to various clients across the U.S. Created recruiting strategies and executed full cycle recruitment for niche technical and management positions. Coached and educated hiring managers on acceptable interview techniques and selection process. WilsonHCG, virtual (contract) June. 2018 – Nov. 2018 Recruitment Consultant

Consultant to various external clients nationwide; United Technologies and FirstKey Homes. Cold- called and conducted passive sourcing for Finance, IT, Executive and Field Sales/Marketing roles. Tribune Publishing, Deerfield Beach, FL Mar. 2016 – June 2018 Regional Corporate Recruiter

Relocated from Chicago Office to Deerfield to oversee the regional recruiting function for Sun Sentinel and Orlando Sentinel. Responsibilities included being a Talent Acquisition consultant to the business leaders and assisting leaders and executives with all levels of hiring from executives to warehouse workers; Developed and implemented robust recruiting strategies for an organization undergoing tremendous transformational changes. Recruited for all discipline such as Sales, Marketing, Editorial and Advertising department in multiple markets via social media and other platforms. Managed the candidate experience throughout the selection process including offer negotiation. Peoplescout, Chicago, IL Aug. 2015 – Feb. 2016


Recruited high volume of open requisitions for Pharmaceutical client (Covance). Placed exempt professionals in positions dealing with clinical trials and lab services such as Research Nurses, Phlebotomists, Clinical Research Associates and Practitioners, Firefighters, and Emergency Medical Transponders. Worked directly with a large team to successfully maintain a positive partnership between the business and client.

Rigby & Peller, Chicago, IL Oct. 2012 – Aug. 2015

Keyholder & Sales Lead

Wardrobe Stylist and store keyholder. Sales position for a high-end luxury retail boutique on the exclusive Magnificent Mile. Responsible for attracting and developing a consistent clientele. Exceeded sales goals and contributed to store revenue as top salesperson bringing in over $250K yearly. Participated in the recruiting, onboarding, and training & development of new employees. Royal Caribbean Cruises Int'l & Celebrity Cruises, Ltd. Miami, FL Aug. 2007 – May. 2011 HR Shipboard Management Jr. Recruiter (2009-2011)

HR Global Hiring Partner Specialist (2008 – 2009)

HRIS Specialist & RCL Cruisetour Coordinator (2007 – 2008) Education:

The New School, New York, New York

Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies with a focus on Writing, pending Languages: Fluent in French, Spanish & Creole

Technical Skills: Proficient in Microsoft office suite, iCims, Taleo, Brassring, Jobvite, Peoplesoft, UltiPro, Workday, Degreed

Excellent Personal References to be provided upon request.

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