J. Hilburn Mens Clothier••••• Houston, TX
Independent Style Advisor July ••••• Present
J. Hilburn is the worlds fastest-growing luxury mens brand. I provide a personalized consultation with my clients to fit them in custom shirts and high-end European suits, trousers, ties, denim and clothing for their business and social wardrobes.
The Rand Group, LLC, ••••• Houston, TX
Manager of Recruiting/Executive Recruiter••••• April ••••• July •••••
The Rand Group is a professional services organization providing business and technology services to mid-market clients and is a recognized Microsoft Gold Partner and Sage Partner.
? Worked independently, under the direction of the CEO/President, in a start-up position to develop and implement best practices for recruiting that contribute to the growth of the organization.
? Built processes and strategies for our recruiting practice for all levels of experienced hires, administrative staff and our campus recruiting program, with a focus on full-cycle recruiting for functional and technical Associates, Senior Associates, Managers, CPAs, Software Engineers/Developers and executives with experience in:
Professional Services, Consulting, Manufacturing, Accounting, Oil & Gas, Software Development, Construction & Real Estate, Human Resources, Sales & Marketing
MS Dynamics (NAV, AX, GP, SL) and Sage ERP (Timberline, X3, MAS•••••/•••••, Abra), MS Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Platform Technologies •••••, •••••, Visual Studio, •••••, C#, SQL, SRSS, C-Side for NAV, Sharepoint Developers, Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing for vertical and horizontal markets
Highlight of Responsibilities & Accomplishments:
Wrote Recruiting Processes & Procedures Manual for the firm
Conducted analysis and worked with Executive Team on building and implementing our campus recruiting program, identified campus programs, curriculum and key contacts, then implemented the program on campus in •••••
Full participation and management of relationships with key administration, professors and students from business colleges in Texas; coordinate and participate in speaking engagements, career mixers, student organizations and events in Fall and Spring semesters.
Responsible for all phases of candidate management identify, directly source, qualify, interview, administer assessments and lead candidates through the final decision with our executive team
Worked with Controller and Practice Leads when negotiating salaries and extending offers to potential hires then assist with the on-boarding and orientation process for new hires.
Created and managed annual Recruiting budget
Identified and utilized tools to generate candidate interest and work to make The Rand Group an Employer of Choice, created messaging, wrote all job descriptions and content on the careers pages to the company website, LinkedIn company and career pages, traditional job boards and collateral used at networking and campus events.
Spearheaded our LinkedIn Recruiting program by independently researching and providing detailed analysis to our CEO/President for the approval and purchase of the Corporate Recruiter module and led our LinkedIn Recruiting initiative, which included developing all content for the pages, generating activities on LinkedIn to build recognition of our firm and brand, trained and conducted webinars for our staff to help drive the initiative forward, created training documentation for the firm, and used the tools to recruit qualified Managers and Executives for the firm.
Worked closely with our Controller regarding employment law and compliance issues related to record retention, benefits, EEO compliance and Immigration
Managed and mentored a Recruiting Assistant
Firm had ••••• employees when I started in ••••• and currently at ••••• employees.
Communications and Creative Marketing Manager ••••• May ••••• - Jan •••••
While still managing the recruiting programs, with a temporary focus solely on campus recruiting, I served as part of the Marketing Team. I wrote copy and designed graphics for press releases, newsletters, event invitations, client testimonials, promotions, marketing collateral and video content/editing. I currently provide creative design work on occasion, but focus moved back to full-time Recruiting at all levels due to a renewed demand for recruiting experienced Managers and Executives in addition to campus interns and Associates.
Recana Recruiting and Staffing Solutions••••• Houston, TX
Owner/Sole Proprietor••••• Nov ••••• - April •••••
Owned and operated a Recana Franchise providing temp, temp to hire and direct hire services, primarily in the areas of Accounting/Finance, Legal, IT and Executive Administration
? Managed P&L and budgets
? Marketing and business development to new and existing accounts
? Sourced passive candidates for direct hire opportunities
? Recruited for temp positions through advertising, referrals and job boards
? Drafted client service agreements and negotiated rates, fees and guarantees
? Negotiated salaries and pay rates for candidate offers
? Networked with professional organizations and other business owners in the Recana network
? Participated in training seminars conducted by Lou Adler of The Adler Group
Todays Staffing/Todays Legal Staffing••••• Houston, TX
Operations Manager Professional Division••••• Feb ••••• - Oct •••••
Managed and operated the temporary division in the Houston market of a national legal staffing service.
? Worked with the placement of legal professionals into law firms and corporate legal departments in temporary and temp to hire positions for attorneys, paralegals, legal secretaries and other support staff
? Managed the temporary division budget, pay rates and bill rates
? Responsible for client development and sales to existing and new accounts
? Recruited candidates via referrals, internet recruiting and advertising
? Marketed top candidates to law firms and corporations
? Processed payroll weekly for all temporary employees on assignment
? Attended and participated in functions hosted by area legal associations
Gibson Arnold & Associates, Inc. ••••• ••••• Houston, TX
Placement Coordinator/Administrative Services••••• June ••••• Jan •••••
Responsible for the recruitment and placement of temp, temp to hire and full-time legal professionals into law firms and corporate legal departments in Houston, including contract attorneys, paralegals, legal secretaries and clerks.
? Interacted with General Counsel, Administrators and all levels of professionals in the legal industry and assisted them with their staffing needs
? Recruited candidates for full-time regular and temporary assignments
? Marketed available candidates to law firms and corporations
? Worked with the local law schools and paralegal schools in assisting new graduates identify positions and/or provided resume and interview presentation advice to new graduates
? Attended and participated in functions hosted by area legal associations
eai Healthcare Staffing Solutions, Inc. ••••• Houston, TX
Manager of the Temporary Division••••• Oct ••••• - May •••••
Supervised the productivity of the Allied Healthcare Division, Direct Hire Division and Temporary Division, managed at staff of 3 recruiters and staffing coordinators. Started as a temporary staffing coordinator and was promoted to Manager after one year.
? Ensured that job orders were filled in an effective manner and that staffing coordinators demonstrated excellent customer service.
? Coordinated daily staff meetings to develop a successful team environment.
? Acted as a liaison between staff and the managing consultant.
? Assisted managing consultant with training and education of staff to ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
? Audited expenses and maintained weekly and monthly reports.
? Marketed to existing clients and cold called to develop new business.
? Recruited and interviewed new candidates.
? Built and maintained temporary hours and revenue.
Riverway Personnel••••• Houston, TX
••••• July ••••• - June •••••
Recruiter/Sales Assistant (1/••••• - 6/•••••)
Responsible for all phases of the recruitment and placement process.
? Screened resumes and telephone inquiries of candidates seeking temporary and full-time employment
? Scheduled and interviewed candidates for administrative and clerical positions
? Maintained candidate files, including verification of references and criminal history
? Attended Job Order meetings and maintained record of current job openings
? Matched qualified candidates with full-time regular positions available and presented resumes with a brief synopsis highlighting their background to the Sales/Personnel Consultants
? Assisted Sales/Personnel Consultants with presentations to clients and full-time regular job placements
? Interacted with clients in need of temporary assistance and filled temporary orders in a timely manner.
Responsible for answering phones and general clerical support to the President, Vice-President, Operations Manager and the Sales/Personnel Consultants. Was promoted to Recruiter/Sales Assistant at the end of December •••••
Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, MS Dynamics CRM, MS Dynamics GP, Adobe Master Collection CS5 Adobe Photoshop CS5, Adobe Illustrator CS5, Adobe InDesign CS5, Adobe Premiere CS5, ACT!, ASAP, PCRecruiter, Desk-Top Pro, Martindale-Hubbell, LinkedIn, and proficiency working inside a variety of traditional job boards.
Texas State University; San Marcos, TX••••• ••••• - •••••
Fine Arts Major with emphasis in Painting and Sculpture