What I Do

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With ten years professional experience, I design and implement innovative strategies for recruitment, organization development, and progressive people operations. Highlights include:

• Strong track record of implementing new and optimizing existing recruitment and business practices
• Partner with leadership for strategic development and goal setting to promote company growth
• Advanced talent acquisition experience creating and executing successful recruitment strategies
• Manage multiple tasks while setting and managing expectations for positive relationships and outcomes
• Deep understanding of, and continual learning in, all aspects of human resource management including compensation and benefits, employment law, organizational development, employee relations and training, and talent acquisition
• Experienced in national and international recruiting for product, sales, technology, marketing, and C-suite roles


Experience

Director of Talent | Fuigo
New York City / Remote | Nov 2018 – Present
Fuigo became my client in April 2018. I joined them exclusively in November on a contract set to end on March 31st
Talent Acquisition:
• Successfully met hiring objectives as the sole talent acquisition focused employee
• Executed full-cycle recruiting management from sourcing through to candidate offer or rejection
• Set metrics and managed data to analyze and optimize recruiting efforts; implemented and maintained ATS
• Worked with multiple hiring managers to identify ideal candidates by analyzing job needs, determining role responsibilities, creating ideal profiles, and working hands-on through entire process
• Created interview evaluations; crafted “how to interview” guides for hiring managers and teams
• Led post-interview hiring evaluation meetings with leadership team; wrote, extended and negotiated offers
• Managed relationships with outside vendors; continually evaluated all resources for optimal ROI
• Spearheaded and maintained employer branding on sites such as Glassdoor, AngelList and LinkedIn
• Created, counseled, and maintained salary budget and hiring strategy documents and presentations
• Implemented onboarding process for new employees to ensure positive assimilation
• Developed templates for candidate and employee communications
People Operations:
• Devised employee performance evaluation process; constructed improvement plans when goals were not met
• Implemented departmental planning and reorganized the sales team; created new salary and commission structures
• Managed HR software; processed payroll, maintained employee records, and managed benefits
• Handled employee terminations and owned offboarding process
• Developed code of conduct to ensure compliance and mitigate liability issues for remote and flex-location staff; created commuter benefit plans
• Reduced costs in recruitment spending, and software and hardware purchases for new employees
• Ensured compliance with employment laws; update processes and documents adhering to regulations
• Drove culture-building initiatives through company-employee communication, hosted employee appreciation events, and acted as a resource for HR related issues and needs

Recruiting Division Lead | AC Lion
New York City | Jan 2017 – Nov 2018
• Ran talent acquisition for digital product companies ranging from start-ups to mid-size corporations across multiple industries
• Partnered with hiring managers (clients) as their point of contact for recruitment needs including sourcing talent, optimizing interview processes, building best candidate experiences, and implementing hiring strategies
• Led design staffing practice and contributed to product, technology, marketing, sales, and other LOB recruiting

Recruiting Consultant | Various Clients
San Francisco | May 2016 - Dec 2016
• Assisted clients on recruitment for product, design and marketing talent
• Trained business partners and implemented processes that could continue beyond our engagement
• Clients included: Traction Co., Rokid Ltd., Cibo, Technicolor, 18Birdies, and more

Lead Talent Engagement Manager | WunderLand Group
San Francisco | Mar 2015 - May 2016
• Led Bay Area recruitment by creating and implementing successful talent acquisition strategies including a pipeline recruiting practice, which was adopted company-wide
• Worked directly with hiring managers throughout entire process in a consultative nature
• Ranked as the top performer in the West Coast branch for nine consecutive months and in top ten company-wide
• Achieved highest candidate placement rate and all-time most fiscally successful direct-hire placements in the history of the West Coast branch
• Entrusted with management level reporting, led key meetings, and assisted in corporate training

Sr. Digital Recruiter | The Creative Group (Robert Half Int’l.)
San Francisco | Feb 2014 - Mar 2015
• Full-cycle recruitment in conjunction with account management for design, marketing, and product focused staffing
• Recognized as the lead recruiter for regional office; ranked in top quartile of peers and was a company-wide top performer
• Completed first year training within six months

Sr. Digital Strategist | PHD Worldwide (Omnicom Group)
New York City | Jan 2012 - Jan 2014
• Led digital strategy as the key liaison between clients and internal agency teams for major accounts (GlaxoSmithKline, Carnival Cruise Lines, and Farmers Insurance)
• Managed team of four junior strategists and copywriters while working hands-on execution of digital campaigns
• Worked directly with clients to develop and execute customized digital strategies
• Successfully spearheaded GSK’s crisis management response during a 6-month product shortage across digital channels
• Won the 2013 Social Media Icon Award for Best YouTube Marketing as the Lead Strategist for Abreva’s new product launch

Group Sales Division Manager | Paper Mill Playhouse
Millburn, NJ | Jul 2009 - Dec 2011
• Ran the Group Sales division of the Ticketing Department for New Jersey’s leading non-profit professional theatre
• Managed two part-time sales representatives and a full-time graphic designer
• Implemented sales marketing through effective advertising, email marketing, social media, and by attending trade shows
• Generated significant revenues by creating and executing comprehensive business plans for audience development