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Human Resources Manager / Recruiter

Sparks, Nevada, 89436, United States
November 07, 2008

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• Experience working with all levels and departments within the organization

• Able to effectively multi-task while remaining detail-oriented under pressure

• Strong verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills

• Ability to handle confidential issues with professionalism, diplomacy and discretion

• Strong organizational skills with a high degree of initiative, focusing on both processes and results

• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes, and ABRA, Cyborg, and Ceridian HR systems

• Ability to type 70 wpm


Springs Window Fashions, LLC – Reno, NV

Human Resources Manager / Recruiter August 2000 – Present

• Develop, disseminate, and administer policies and procedures at the Reno, NV facility

• Ensure compliance with all laws impacting Human Resources

• Oversee counseling/corrective action for all associates. Counsel supervisors and associates and develop the skills of supervisors to counsel associates. Investigate incidents and situations as needed. Serves as the final step in the termination approval process

• Ensure safety programs and processes are a continuous focus

• Responsible for OSHA logs, accident reporting, and correction of hazardous conditions

• Interface with Worker Compensation insurance providers and medical providers to reduce return to work times

• Supervise the day-to-day administration of the Human Resources office (personnel recordkeeping, insurance, attendance, payroll changes and monitoring, performance appraisals, associate health, etc.)

• Work with hiring managers to determine position needs, requirements, preferences, interviewing team and evaluation criteria for positions within the organization

• Sell and market the organization externally to potential candidates

• Create job descriptions, post, and advertise for positions. Screen resumes, conduct pre-screening interviews, schedule face-to-face interviews

• Proactively seek diverse candidates in consideration to the Affirmative Action objectives and overall diversity initiatives of the organization

• Make recommendations on best candidates to hiring manager based on objective criteria used in the evaluation process

• Create and send offer letters, information packets, and check references on candidates

• Oversee the health, dental, life, flexible spending accounts 401(k), and disability benefit programs for all employees at the Reno facility

Excel Communications – Reno, NV

Recruiter May 1998 – August 2000

• Develop and implement an effective recruiting strategy to ensure the availability of qualified flexible, full time employees in order to meet current and anticipated needs

• Created advertisements for open positions

• Utilized job fairs and NV Job Connect to source candidates

• Conducted interviews with applicants and reviewed assessment scores to make a hiring decision

• Conducted background checks and set up drug screens on selected candidates

• Conducted new employee orientations

• Increased workforce by 50%

Human Resources Administrative Assistant February 1998 – May 1998

• Represented company at career fairs and conduct on-campus recruiting

• Screen and test candidates

• Perform all reference and background checks

• Extend offers and send out offer letters



Administrative Assistant (through Adecco) August 1997 – February 1998

• Responsible for general administrative and front desk support including greeting visitors and receiving and routing incoming phone calls on a multi-line phone system

• Managed the application process, providing applicants/employees with information about employment, distributing applications to interested applicants

C. R. Bard, Inc. - Covington, GA

Sr. Compensation / Benefits Administrator July 1993 – February 1997

• Administered company medical, dental, life insurance, and disability benefits for an organization of 1200 employees

• Performed open/annual enrollments, new insurance conversions, and new employee orientations

• Primary point of contact with insurance carriers for problem resolution

• Responsible for consolidating projected annual merit increases into the budget and keeping all departments on track throughout the year

Sr. Human Resources Rep December 1991 – July 1993

• Independently implemented an HRIS system (ABRA)

• Assisted in recruiting process by screening resumes, searching for potential candidates and conducting job interviews.

• Maintained all personnel files, employee paperwork and HRIS data entry

Personnel Representative September 1989 – December 1991

• Responsible for recruitment and selection of qualified candidates

• Prepared paperwork for employee health insurance and disability insurance

• Tracked COBRA coverage and payments

• Performed interviews with applicants

Executive Secretary June 1986 – September 1989

• Responsible for administrative support for the Vice President of Personnel and the Vice President & Controller of the division

• Responsible for various administrative projects

• Responsible for all clerical tasks to support the VP’s


Pima Community College

Associate of Applied Science


Behavioral Interviewing Facilitation Skills

Selective Interviewing Identifying Forged Documents

Teaming Skills Time Management

Leading Change Dealing with Difficult People

Managing Process Improvement Employment Law

FMLA OSHA Compliance

COBRA Interpersonal Skills


• SHRM Member 2004-Present

• NNHRA Participant 2000 – Present

• Volunteer for Committee to Aid Abused Women 2006 – Present

• Volunteer for Nevada Humane Society 2008

• Volunteer for State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) 2008

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