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Manager Office Staff

Pearland, TX
December 21, 2020

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Brad McKinney

**** ** ***** ****** * Houston, TX 77054 l 832-***-**** l

Obtain a role with an opportunity to grow in the talent acquisition/recruiting space while leveraging my experience in talent acquisition, project management, and collegiate recruiting.

Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

Ken Garff Automotive Group – Houston, TX 2019-Current

Lead and manage the entire recruitment operations for 10 California based locations for all positions from sales, automotive technicians, service advisors, office staff, to leadership roles hiring 30-40 people per month.

In partnership with my Director we hired and trained the first centralized Talent Acquisition team and provided continuous training and support.

Lead and trained 3 Specialists on the team to help them become successful in their roles.

Responsible for overseeing all recruiting efforts for 20 different dealerships in 3 different states.

Built collaborative relationships at universities to support hiring efforts.

Managed and assisted with vendor partnerships and contracts as needed.

Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

Mattress Firm – Houston, TX

2015 to 2018

Daily duties include overseeing all recruiting and retention efforts for 4 regions of the enterprise with 1,100 retail locations. Directly responsible for providing staffing reporting and analysis to regional team, ensuring retention through exit interviews and new hire calls, conducting prescreen interviews, scheduling and attending job/career fairs, coaching and training team members on the interview process, and developing creative marketing strategies to ensure constant pipeline of high caliber candidates.

Responsible for leading, coaching and developing a team of talent acquisition specialists. This involved constant communications, weekly meetings, and providing team members with resources for constant development.

Responsible for managing and leading projects regarding acquisition markets. Took on New York as an acquisition market and managed to maintain over 95% to staffing goals.

Consistently recognized for top performing recruiter through specific KPI’s. This includes; number of hires per month, face to face to offer ratio, 90 day retention efforts, and customer service satisfaction from District Manager partnerships.

Leading and participating in continual collegiate recruiting. Developing a fun and exciting brand at the University of Whitewater and Stephen F Austin, ensuring these are high performing colleges.

Assisting with the development of the recruitment process with our Field Leadership Development Program. Handled presentations and roleplaying interview processes.

Lead the implementation and rollout of the new HRIS system (Workday) for the Talent Acquisition Department.

District Trainer/Sales Manager

Mattress Firm – Dallas, TX

2013 to 2015


Stephen F. Austin State University – Nacogdoches, TX

December 2012

Bachelor of Business Administration – Major in Marketing

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