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Resume of Lamond Ayers

  1. 1. LAMOND AYERS Full Cycle Corporate, Agency, Contract Recruiter / Generalist 9601 Forest Lane, #1422 Dallas, TX 75243 214.497.0751 UNIQUE QUALIFICATIONS: Twenty years’ experience in all facets of Human Resources encompassing corporate and agency recruiting, MSP/VMS implementation and On-site coordination, generalist, HR consulting and change management. Energetic, Take Charge attitude, Analytical, Excellent Communicator, and a Quick Learner. Tools: Taleo,Brassring, Kenexa, Fieldglass, Agile1, Peoplesoft, IQ Navigator, Beeline, customized ATS Industries of influence:Supply-Chain, Healthcare, Project Management, IT, Technical, Pharmaceutical, Membership Organizations, Non-Profit, Automotive, Aeronautics, Banking, Insurance/Finance Areas of influence: Medical, Nursing, Allied, Executive, IT Management/Developers, Data/Business Analyst, Technical Support, Project Management, Marketing/Sales, Logistics/Supply Chain, Facilities Management,Accountants/Billers, Support/Administrative, Call Center, General Labor Clients: Henry Ford Health Systems, Watson Pharmaceuticals, Detroit Public School System, AARP, Shields for Families, LA Community Services Center, Caterpillar, Fujitsu, Pepsi/Frito Lay, Rockwell Collins, Verizon, Sears Holdings, Transamerica Recruiter: Full-life cycle recruitment experience in-house, client on-site, as a Consultant and as agency recruiter ,managing huge staffing projects, college recruitment. Utilized job boards, professional networks and social media.Conducted phone, in-person and behavior interviewing. Public and non-profit sectors including executive directors, managers, supervisors, finance, logistics, supply chain management, purchasing, analyst, accountants, call center, general labor and warehouse. Data and business analysts, project managers, systems support, help desk specialists, technical writers, database and system administrators, e-Commerce, ERP, buyers, and support staff. Coordinated recruitment activities of off shore sourcing team. Evaluated and implemented HRIS and ATS. As a Generalist I have been responsible for recruitment, new hire orientations, employee relations, progressive discipline, mediations, performance evaluations, health and benefits coordination, employment law, policies & procedures, claims, FMLA, workers' compensation, disability, employee training, development and recognition, and payroll. Complete monthly metrics for corporate office and maintenance of applicant tracking system. Developed employee orientation programs, standardized employee evaluations, monitored trainings and developed employee career development paths. Scored highest in employee satisfaction across nation 2009 - 2011. Achieved 100% compliance in annual corporate audit 2009 - 2011.
  2. 2. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Cornerstone Staffing Contract Recruiter 04/2013 – Present Irving, TX Cornerstone specializes in servicing a wide variety of industries including Office Professional, Accounting, Finance, Call Center, Healthcare, IT, Engineering, Manufacturing & Distribution as well as many others. Cornerstone prides itself in getting it right the first time, which leads to our superior employee retention and client satisfaction. We have achieved this by constantly scrutinizing our systems, our relationships, our marketing, and our work environment. Responsible for handling recruitment for C-Level Executives, IT Managers, Network Engineers, Healthcare and Commercial Insurance Administrators and Representatives. Manage sourcing for Field Service Managers, Technical Trainers, Brand Ambassadors, Technical Sales Representatives, Marketing Managers, and Technical Specialists. Work closely within the industries of technology electronics, telecommunications, healthcare and commercial insurance. Conduct sourcing, screenings, interview process, and pass on qualified candidate to hiring managers. Sourcing tools include utilizing Taleo database, Dice, CareerBuilder, Linkedin, Spider,, on the ground sourcing, community and networking events, and unemployment offices, referrals, and Facebook APR Consulting Senior Staffing Specialist-IT/Technical 04/2012 – 04/2013 Dallas, TX 81 Million Dollar Consultancy Firm which provides consulting and direct-hire services for Information Technology, Telecom, aviation, engineering, and health/medical demands. Client base of established fortune 100 entities with positioning on a nationwide basis. As Senior Staffing Specialist I support a nation-wide client base. (Fieldglass, IQ Navigator, Beeline, Adapt) Handle full cycle of submission process sourcing through on-boarding on a wide range of Information technologies/Roles and Skillsets. Source and recruit candidates on a nation-wide basis to fill requirements of varying complexity. Account Manager over several client accounts (Caterpillar, Watson Pharmaceuticals, Fujitsu). Perform initial searches, qualifying, contractor negotiations, submission through VMS portals, and coordination of interviews. Act as Primary Recruiter for Dallas satellite office in support of 2 Regional Managers. Skill-sets recruited include Microsoft C#. NET, SQL Server and Java/J2EE, IBM Oracle/MS, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Data Warehouse/BI Architects, Application and Web Developers, ETL Programmers, Project Managers, Database/Systems Administrators, Network/System/Security Engineers, QA Specialists, Test Engineers, Business Analysts, Systems Support, and Help Desk Specialists.
  3. 3. Sears Holdings, Inc., Full Desk Generalist / Full Cycle Corporate Recruiter 12/2007 – 03/2012 Dallas, TX The Logistics and Distribution arm of national retail leader of Sears, K-Mart, The Great Indoors, and Lands’ End. Worked closely with the Regional HR Manager and General Manager to develop and coordinate fulllife cycle recruiting, and all HR functions and processes. (Brassring ATS, Kenexa, PeopleSoft, Taleo) Managed recruiting and staffing, employee relations, employee recognitions, and coordinated training. Recruited effectively against measurable metrics & benchmark meeting diversity objectives (Managers, Supervisors, Logistics, Supply Chain and light industrial workers). Assisted in the development and implementation of Human Resources policies and procedures and their dissemination through employee booklets, communications, and/or meetings. Assisted General Manager with interpreting and complying with OSHA, safety trainings and applicable employment law including pay for performance. Administered FMLA and medical Leaves, workers’ compensation, short term disability. Initiated and reviewed 60-day, semi-annual and annual performance reviews, development plans, merit increases, promotions and transfers. ACT-1 Personnel On-site 2002 – 2007 Generalist / Corporate Recruiter - MSP / VMS Administrator, Henry Ford Health Systems Detroit, MI International Employment Agency managing staffing and client management at one of the most successful on-site operations. Part of team implementing Agile VMS software and managed the day-to-day MSP/VMS to contractual Customer Service Level Agreements. Responsible for medical professionals, nurses, allied health, management and support staff. (Agile ATS, PeopleSoft) Responsible for coordinating the effort necessary to assure successful implementation of new ATS and VMS within required time frame while partnering with HR staff and management to resolve problems, implement program enhancements and suggest strategic solutions. Scheduled and facilitated initial implementation meetings with Client and Vendors. Provided system training to client managers, staff and vendors. Responsible for all stages of the contract labor acquisition process including: needs definition, requisition creation, submittal management, interviewing of candidates, interview scheduling with hiring managers, consistent follow-up with managers and suppliers to obtain and provide candidate feedback, assistance with the selection process and final candidate on-boarding. Reduce attrition from 25% to below 15% by improving the recruitment and employment processes that reduces costs and enhances quality of hires. Drafted strategic growth and staffing needs assessment for several $1,000,000 capital projects and service delivery expansions. Over $5,000,000 saved through the successful management of 5-year recruitment strategy and VMS/Agile implementation. Achieved seamless flow of applicants and placements between clients, vendors, billing, and payroll by managing Agile web-based VMS software, PeopleSoft and customized ATS. Closed requisitions for exempt position on average within 2 weeks, 3 – 5 days for temporaries. 60%+ benchmark established of contract-to-hire ratio of (nurses, allied professionals, managers, project directors, administrative, research, call center, administrative support, facilities and general labor) positions. Recycled temporary pool into other positions.
  4. 4. ACT-1 Personnel On-site 2002 - 2003 Recruiter / Staffing – MSP / VMS Administrator, Detroit Public School System (DPSS) Detroit, MI In Branch staffing for direct hire, temp to perm, short and long-term temporary assignments. Managed overhaul and upgrade of DPSS temporary staff. Sourced, screened and assessed candidates, referred qualified candidates to hiring managers, and coordinated hiring team interviews. Administered testing, conducted references and background checks, extended offers, and conducted on-boarding. $250,000 + lost revenue captured through the oversight of compliance and performance assessment and audit of vendor contract RHR Consulting (A Division of Robert Half) HR Consultant 1999 – 2001 Los Angeles, CA Provided project-specific, long-term, Human Resources consulting for national and global clients. National Corporate Recruiter / Change Manager (AARP, TransAmerica Ins.) Successfully restructured national organization from regional to state-wide presence for all states west of the Mississippi. Managed internal regional transfers with local external hires. Lead functional expertise in staffing, (State Directors, Media Consultants, Volunteer Coordinators, Office Administrators) ensured effective selection of talent and created a high-performing, diverse workforce. HRIS Consultant (Nissan, Southern CA Gas) Consultant for several HR system conversions for regional, national and worldwide corporations. Converted HR records of benefits, workers’ comp and wellness program in J.D. Edwards to single ABRA database of 1800 employee records nationwide. Created quality control, validated data, created formulas; developed new report formats and cross-referenced all benefit and union billings. Performed dual input, ran various tests, established security access levels, provided system-wide and employee technical trainings. PRIOR HR EXPERIENCE: Corporate Recruiter / Generalist - Shields for Families, LA County Health System HR Manager / Organization Change - LA Community Services Center EDUCATION / PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Bachelor’s Degree– Columbia College, Chicago, IL. Certified Mediator – Dispute Resolution Services / Los Angeles County Bar Association 5 years 5 years