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Human Resources Business Partner

Leesburg, VA
October 03, 2023

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Maribeth Corduck, CSP, aPHR

PHR (In process)


Human Resource Manager with a practical understanding of business needs and 15 years of experience in all aspects of HR, including recruiting, employee relations, employee engagement, benefits administration, HR records management, company policies, and compliance. Highly effective at incorporating creative leadership skills to achieve business objectives.

HR Knowledge:


Benefits Administration

Talent Acquisition / HRBP

Audit and Compliance

Implementation of HRIS and ATS Systems

Computer Skills:

HRIS and ATS Systems (Taleo, Paycom, ADP Workforce Now, AKKEN, Foundation, and Deltek Costpoint)

MS Office 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Excel, and Teams)

Professional Experience:

CES Consulting, LLC. March 2023 to present.

Human Resource Manager / Talent Management Manager

As the Human Resource Manager, I worked directly with all levels of management through the C-level executive team as a strategic business partner to ensure all business goals and initiatives were met and:

Provide support to the Executive Team as a business partner by providing guidance on

employment laws, employee relations, strategic planning, human resources practices, and

related workforce issues that impact the business continuity or operations.

Development and administration of company policies and procedures.

Maintain all life cycle involvement from hiring to termination practices. Comply with all

applicable state and federal regulations, including EEOC and OFCCP compliance.

Managed an HR Generalist and Recruiting Manager and maintenance on the company-approved system.

Developed and maintained recruiting, succession, and development plans for the company.

Maintain employee compliance with HR-related training.

Manage any HR-related audits, compliance, or employee relation issues.

Coordinates Payroll Manager to ensure timely and accurate reporting of all weekly employee

related deductions to Corporate Benefits in Foundation.

Review and approve all LOA/FMLA/ADAD requests.

Responsible for managing and overseeing onboarding, background checks, retention, recruitment, termination, performance management, employee relations, employee training and development, worker's compensation, EEO-1 reporting, LOA, policy administration, audit of i-9 and employee files, benefits (health, dental, vision, 401k)

Coordinate with Payroll Manager to manage Benefit (Medical/Dental/Life/FSA) enrollment.

Alpha Corporation, Dulles, VA November 2018 to March 2023

Senior Human Resource Generalist

I support the Human Resource Manager, Executives Managers, General Managers, and Directors on recruitment, onboarding, employee relations, employee benefits, performance management, and compliance reporting. Primary responsibility for administering and implementing human resources programs and policies, including talent acquisition and retention, employee relations, and change management initiatives.

Knowledge of FAR, SCA, Davis Bacon, OFCCP, EEO, ADA, and other general employment laws

Assists with coaching and advising employees and leaders on performance and interpersonal issues.

Assists with coaching and advising employees and leaders on performance and interpersonal issues.

Conducted new hire orientations, onboarding, benefit discussions, and terminations.

Communicates with managers and employees regularly to establish rapport and gauge morale.

Administration of Employee Benefits programs includes medical, dental, vision, life, accident, disability, 401(k), non-qualified, and workers' compensation.

Identified training and development opportunities for employees.

Recommended and implemented HR policies and procedures. Partnered with employees and managers in communicating policies and procedures, laws, and government regulations.

Consult with leaders, hiring managers, and the human resources team on position descriptions, requisition creation, compensation, and sourcing strategies. Provide input into the overall hiring strategy of the organization to ensure our teams consist of a diverse set of qualified individuals.

Place and update all job postings in various Media, including internet sites, Circa, colleges, social networks, community boards, and staffing partners.

Continuously develop networks and partnerships to build a database or pipeline of candidates and the Alpha company brand.

Coach and build the capacity of hiring managers and teams on topics related to Alpha's recruitment process and best practices.

Experience with employment policies/procedures and compliance and reporting to federal and state regulations, EEO, ADA, OFCCP, and Affirmative Action requirements.

Assists with coaching leaders for positions up to and including manager level. Helping the managers develop career growth plans, industry experience, leadership opportunities, etc.

Conducts regular follow-ups with leadership to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation.

Track and maintain contact with candidates to keep them informed of the status of their applications via the Application Tracking System (ATS)

Trained by previous HR Manager to be an HR Manager, who are my mentors to this day

Provide advice to hiring managers regarding salary negotiations with final candidates.

RealStreet, Vienna, VA April 2014 to November 2018

Recruiting Branch Manager/Business Partner

Recruiting Branch Manager was responsible for generating new business in the AEC industry's private, public, and government sectors. The activities involved networking locally and nationally with business owners and C-level executives to develop relationships which led to making pre-proposal visits to potential clients, conducting proposal presentations coordinating with technical staff, and assisting in negotiations—as the Branch Manager, managing a team of recruiting in the recruitment of internal and external employment requests.

Served as a business partner by meeting with hiring managers to evaluate needs and develop compelling position descriptions by defining roles and responsibilities.

Developed and implemented sourcing strategies to build a pipeline of candidates.

Managed full-cycle recruitment for all executive-level positions in the AEC industry, which included prescreening, scheduled interviews, background investigations, completed references, extended offers, and onboarding.

Manage candidates throughout the recruiting process and consult with hiring managers on candidate offers for successful closures.

Scheduling interviews and phone screens, working directly with candidates and hiring managers, and sometimes arranging travel for visiting candidates.

Worked with leadership to identify talent, key initiatives, and support company processes.

Forecast hiring needs based on business growth plans.

Analyze and report on various recruiting data and compliance.

Communicate with the hiring manager as to the depth of the labor pool available.

Increase or decrease the amount of advertising & recruiting needed.

Conduct daily branch meetings to prioritize open positions and formulate a course of action to fill unfilled positions.

Participated and led branding efforts with the marketing department on networking events, social media postings, and the company website.

Knowledge of state, federal, and local regulations governing employment

Maintain communication with supervisors regarding employee relations, customer requests, and legal.

SNI Companies, Arlington, VA November 2012 to April 2014

Managing Director

As a Managing Director, I oversaw three Division Managers in charge of separate lines of business, including Staffing Now (administrative), Accounting Now, and SNI Legal. I was responsible for full lifecycle recruiting and talent acquisition, supporting various customers across several business lines. As the Managing Director, I managed eight recruiters and the recruitment processes for junior to senior-level positions across several divisions.

Responsible for achieving profit results consistent with established expectations of management and ownership.

Developed processes to be implemented and managed the Quality Performance Program

Ensured all HR processes and procedures were followed and implemented.

Responsible for entire lifecycle recruiting and talent acquisition systems supporting various customers.

Implemented and managed a detailed marketing program of sales calls, telephone sales, direct mail in-office demonstrations, and public relations; to increase business and profitability.

Assisted as needed in Onboarding / Orientation.

Directed and managed Associate Managers and Staffing Specialists on customer development activities, including face-to-face customer meetings and developing business relationships with existing and inactive customers to retain and build additional revenues.

Created retention and development initiatives.

Created and presented KPI reports inclusive of turnover and labor costs.

Kelly Services, Herndon, VA

District Manager/Business Partner April 2010 to November 2012 (As of July 2012, Interim District Manager for Southern Maryland and Northern Virginia)

The Branch Manager/District Manager is expected to meet and exceed financial targets for both offices (sales, fees, gross profit contributions, and hours). As a Branch Manager/District Manager, I was responsible for recruiting, selecting, training, and developing the branch staff and monitoring performance to achieve business results.

Managing and coordinating the recruiting activities of staff assigned to specific positions.

Leading all sourcing strategies to build a talent pipeline for current and future job openings.

Oversee all stages of candidate experience (including application, prescreen, interviews, background checks, offer letters, and communication

Participate in and host recruitment/networking events to drive company brand awareness and seek out top-quality talent.

Leverage professional networks, organizations, publications & self-development to stay informed of recruiting trends, techniques, and best practices to enable the company to be at the forefront of talent initiatives/practices ensuring we become an employer of choice.

Forecasts hiring needs based on business growth plans.

Directed academic and community outreach programs. Managed the Affiliation process, support staff, and outside resources.

Build and maintain relationships with key customers and business leaders in the community, locally, regionally, and corporate Kelly Management

Tracking candidate progress from application through onboarding

Continually seeking new pipelines for talent

Training and Certifications:

Discover and Fulfillment Sales Discipline Training, By Dave Mrozek

Lou Adler Seminars-Performance based Hiring to Hire Top Talent

Certificate, Zenger Miller Constructive Feedback/Basic Principal Training for Leadership

Dale Carnegie – Leadership Training

Next Level Exchange Recruiting and Sales Training

American Staffing Association- Certified Staffing Professional (CSP)

Associates Professional in Human Resources (aPHR)

HRCI – PHR (Studying for test in December 2023)


Russell Sage College, Troy, NY

Junior College of Albany, Albany, NY


Member of Dulles SHRM

Member of Reston and Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce

American Staffing Association -ASA for continuing education classes

HRCI and SHRM– aPHR for continuing education classes

Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)

PHR in process - Test in December 2023

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