Linda J

Director of Staffing - 15 Years of Experience - Near 75028


Director of Staffing

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Senior HR/Talent acquisition Corporate Manager 10/2014 to 05/2015 Neovia Logistics, LLC – Irving, TX Neovia is a global, industrial third party contract logistics company. Mentored and developed a team of three full cycle recruiters, one contractor one researcher, managed all open jobs, and placements in full cycle recruitment. Passionate training team manager, goal is to have team be promoted to position of greater responsibility. Worked with the corporate HR managers to standardize processes, and develop recruiting group. Opened and efficiently organized the new business process. Managed new business for third party logistics customers/facilities in US Worked closely and led project team on the functional HR group initiatives. Created and led a comprehensive Interview training and other HR training for 10-50 staff members. Process Improvement work included: Upgrade of the Applicant tracking system (Icims) and Pre-employment (RFP to implementation and training on new system). Integration of pre-employment and I-9 into ATS system (Icims) Troubleshoot locations HR process and give recommendations. Worked with existing and new locations and initiated new staffing model. Reason for leaving: Reduction in staff-position eliminated. Sr. Talent Acquisition Manager 05/2004 to 10/2014 PSAV® Presentation Services – Coppell, TX Largest supplier of audio and visual services worldwide in over 1300 hotels, resorts and convention centers. Talent Acquisition- Midwest and Canada (exempt and non-exempt) Organized and led a 5-7 member staff nationally including Canada. Full-Cycle recruiting responsibilities include Sourcing, screening and interviewing and on boarding exempt and non-exempt level candidates for the Central Region and Canada. Passionately recruit and hire nationally and internationally and recruit and hire for Event Technology Hospitality industry. Passionate negotiator and closer of all levels of candidates leading to stable hires. Responsible for Managing open requisitions for Branch Ops, Regional Vice Presidents, Hotel Sales, Directors, to name a few. Averaged 200-300 hires annually for the last 10 years. 2013 hires topped at 320+ Opened up new locations (hotels) for RVP Ops managers hiring all employees for locations developing and working within Labor budgets and staffing plans Managed College recruiting effort as well as for the Management training program. Build strong relationships with HR Director, HR Mgrs/Reps, and all senior field managers in order to best understand and fill recruiting and staffing needs for the regions and in Canada. Work with senior management teams to develop ideas on sourcing, and strategies. Reason for leaving: recruited by Neovia Note: Other Experience not listed includes: 4 years as a HR Director/Corporate accounting & finance Recruiter in a Top Chicago CPA firm 2 years as a National Sales Recruiter in Chemical Co. (NCH) 3 years as fee-based/commission based “head hunter”/Manager experience at two firms in Chicago, IL. One with Tony Bruno. One with Michael Zwell. 2 years as an independent recruiter