Talent Acquisition Specialist

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A dynamic Recruiter with over 7 years of experience in sourcing, recruiting, and on-boarding employees across various industries. Proficient in using Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), social media platforms, and other recruiting tools to ensure a seamless recruitment process. Proven track record of meeting recruitment targets, building strong relationships with hiring managers, and creating effective recruitment strategies. Adaptable and driven Talent Acquisition Specialist with strong work ethic and ability to thrive in team-based or individually motivated settings.


04/2007 to 9/2009 Masters of Professional Counseling @ South University
08/2000 to 06/2005 Bachelors of Science in Child and Family Development @ Benedict College
06/2022 - 06/2022 Global Career Development Facilitator @ Center for Credentialing and Education


06/2022 - Present Sourcing Navigator & Career Advisor @ Zeiders Enterprises

Key Accomplishments

•Promoted to Sourcing Navigator after achieving 97% average customer satisfaction rating , surpassing team goal by 15%
•Proposed more efficient call script to reduce average customer handling time, which was well-received and implemented by management
•Recognized for outstanding sourcing and recruiting efforts in first 3 months

Evaluate resumes, interviewed and presented qualified candidates to hiring managers and solicited feedback to refine recruiting strategy
Manage all applicants and referrals from resume review to hiring team review for various roles
Assists military spouses identify MSEP job opportunities that align with a spouse’s background and career goals
Attends and participates in MSEP team meetings to share information on hiring initiatives

01/2020 - 12/2021 Recruitment Consultant & Training and Development Specialist @ The Department of Employment and Workforce

Key Accomplishments

•Successfully recruited and hired 100% of re-entry caseload
•Instructed Career and Professional Development classes for more than 12 businesses and organizations
•Successfully sourced and recruited for over 10 industries

Implemented 30-60-90 day check-ins with new hires to improve recruitment processes and candidate experience
Organized assessment centers and interviews with hiring managers
Developed and managed pipeline for executive candidates
Collaborated with management personnel to mentor, train, and coach team members
Conducted phone interviews to assess applicants relevant knowledge, skills, experience and aptitudes
Sourced and screened candidates for a wide range of job functions, including engineering, sales, marketing, and customer service, resulting in successful hires
Used Boolean searches to develop applicant portfolios for expected openings
Tracked inbound data to measure the efficacy of job posting strategies
Developed action plans to fill open positions in a timely and efficient manner
Proactively utilized and provide input into diversity Sourcing strategies
Traced and located potential candidates, contacted passive candidates (via email, in person and via phone) , and built talent pipelines for hiring need

06/2017 - 03/2020 Talent Acquisition Specialist & Human Resources Generalist @ The ARC of the Midlands

Key Accomplishments

•Facilitated the successful hire of 97% of caseload
•Assisted new employees with on-boarding training, ensuring all application forms were filed correctly, and that employees understood company health benefits package 

Developed and implemented recruiting strategies to meet current and anticipated staffing needs
Engaged with clients using collaborative and consultative approach to build personal and functional credibility while establishing trust to create solutions
Evaluated strengths and weaknesses of candidates through effective screening processes
Consulted with managers and supervisors regarding hiring processes
Identified qualified candidates through various recruiting and sourcing tools to fill open positions
Reviewed candidates with hiring managers and advise on any potential hiring issues and recommended results
Recruit new employees with an initial job requisition, seeing the entire process through to the new hire orientation to result in a recruiting process
Coordinated interview schedules and provided feedback to candidates and hiring managers throughout the hiring process

01/2019 - 01/2020 Human Resources Generalist & Talent Acquisition Specialist @ The Department of Mental Health

•Scheduled interviews for candidates across 20+ roles
•Guide new hires through employment information resources, benefits, and payroll process, and give tours of the workplace
•Mentored 5+ members of the team on how to effectively use workforce analytics in order to improve strategic decision making

Screened candidates for referral to Managers for hiring consideration, including conducting interviews
Tracked and log outreach programs for hiring veterans and disabled individuals
Generated specific candidate pool for career opportunities through strategic placement of advertisements, evaluation of applicant credentials, and conducting initial interviews and Pre-screened assessments
Map out individual markets and gather intelligence around specific talent pools
Recruited new hires through job fairs, online job postings, professional associations, and employee referrals
Counseled candidates on corporate benefits, salary, and corporate environment
Managed multiple recruitment assignments simultaneously and maintained accurate data in the applicant tracking system
Guided Veterans and Civilians in the determination of his/her vocational goals and objectives

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