Baton Rouge, LA
Sep 2011 - Present (9 years 9 months)
Business/Talent Acquisition Consultant
Recruitment, Talent Acquisition Solutions, tailored initiatives and Human Resource expertise. Providing organizational solutions in multiple industries and disciplines.
Some examples of projects:
Content marketing and branding for talent acquisition and organizational engagement, operational analysis and optimization for employee and customer engagement as well as overall profitability of service offering.
Professional digital photography and journalism in print and online.
Social brand and engagement strategy, optimization and management ...
Weeks Marine Solutions: Providing research and administrative support for Maritime Expert Witness and Consulting
Weeks Photography - digital photo journalism
Booking of musical groups across Louisiana and events across the US.
Partner with venue to develop creative ways to drive event participation and add on going value with specific planned promotions and musical groups.
On site event management and coordination.
Regional Coordinator of Administration
Troops to Teachers, Louisiana Dept. of Veterans Affairs Baton Rouge, LA * Counseling and Placement Assistance for Veterans seeking employment as a public school teacher. * Created updated and revised stock marketing in print and online * Created comprehensive marketing, website, wiki resource, recruitment online presence to support face to face seminars, events and contact integration and growth of the program. * Budget management and reporting for Federal and State * Developed and responsible for mentor program and student workers.
National Recruitment Manager, Military Sourcing I Senior Recruiter
* Developed and facilitated job recruitment fairs. * Tracked key dates and deadlines and maintained specific personnel lists. * Full-Cycle recruitment for multiple divisions and disciplines within Sodexo. * Networked with industry contacts, association memberships and associates. (virtually office) * Partnering with Employers Support of the Guard and Reserve, participated on the team that assisted in Sodexo USA's award of Pro Patria Award and the Secretary of Defense Freedom Award 2007 from ESGR National. * Participated in cross-divisional and disciplinary teams, corporate and national focused committees to include national leadership roles as the Disability Sub-Committee Chair. with Sodexo
Corporate Human Resource Director
New Orleans Hospitality Companies
New Orleans, LA
8 companies to include New Orleans Boutique Hotels, Destination * Management, Visitor Publishing, Airport Shuttle, Central Reservations, Baton Rouge New Orleans Tours. * Created Implemented, Measured and operated HR functions including: hiring, screening and interviewing, targeted recruiting, compensation analysis, business strategies, terminations, employee coaching and counseling, representation in legal cases involving employee matters, EEOC representation and mediation, administered random drug testing program for approximately 750- 900 employees. * Operated in quality assessment and training for the Food and Beverage Division of New Orleans Paddlewheels. On-site Operations Manager as needed. * Knowledgeable in all federal and state employment laws and regulations to include OSHA, ADA, Title VII, FDA specific regulations, DOT and Coast Guard. * Implemented HRIS, Ultimate and Kronos time and attendance system with all applicable policies, procedures and systems * Benefits Administrator for health, life and dental and Plan administrator, 401K.
Training Manager, F&B and Hotel Operation
1998 - 2000 (2 years)
Reported to the Corporate Training Director and worked in team format with other property- training managers across the US to implement key systemic functions for employee development and training throughout all casino positions. * Designed, delivered and measured new hire process to include orientation, product knowledge training, customer service and skills training, core curriculum for the managers and supervisors, safety and ServSafe. * Operated in all venues to include, 1000 seat buffet, 150 seat quick service cafe and upscale casual dining steak house, casino floor beverage service and manager on duty. * Operational manager during transition management periods.