Celia Allen
HOUSTON, TX 77042
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Veteran Evaluation Services
Provider Recruiter

Advocate a refined recruiting process that provides a high-quality experience with the goal of leaving all potential providers with a positive impression of VES.
Assist with fulfilling the corporate-wide provider recruiting program which is consistent with the company's expansion plans, by meeting and exceeding daily goals and metrics.
* Sourcing of qualified physicians' providers via all means available including, but not limited to: outbound phone calls, print and web advertisements, email, direct mailings, residency development programs, job fairs, conferences and internal referral programs.
* Determining fit by gathering available data on providers through in-depth phone conversations, and review sources.


VETERAN EVALUATION SERVICES
Provider Recruiter

(Veteran Administration)
Healthcare recruiter with a reputation for securing physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants to join our providers network. Expertise in sourcing, relationship cultivation, negotiating contracts, and onboarding
* Thorough knowledge of full-cycle physician recruitment
* Successfully met and exceeded monthly goals
* Sourced with minimal advertising budget
* Cold calling skills

Pearson
Human Resources Generalist

Provided the full spectrum of human resources support for Houston Division. Managed all legal compliance issues. Counseled employees / staff. Conducted results-oriented training, and strategic planning. Conducted regular staffing meetings and communicated with team members to resolve issues in advance. Handled all employee investigations, grievances and complaints within the company's stated deadlines.
* Proactively sought out unique low-cost recruiting techniques and strategies saving the organization thousands of dollars in outsourcing fees.
* Hired 400 full-time temporary professionals ranging from entry level up to Director across all company departments.
* Reduced turnover by 10% and improved communications.

PEARSON EDUCATION
HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST

Partnered with employees and management to communicate various HR policies, procedures, standards and regulations.
Processed terminations, leave of absence requests, promotions, internal transfers, contractors and new hires.
Conducted weekly new hire orientations for full-time EE, company temps, agency temps and interns.
Assisted in full recruitment such as placing ads on internal/external job boards, arranging interviews, making job offers and organizing start dates. Maintained Ceridian HR system by posting new position, updating changes, and tracking applicant information
Partnered with HR Business Partner in EE relations, Workers Compensation and Leave of Absence administration.
Managed HRIS and compiled reports from database.
Organized training schedules for new and existing staff and kept training records up to date.
Assisted in the training and development of the Success factor tool.
Supported HR Business Partner in performance and Talent Management process.

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Regional Recruiter

Managed, recruited, and hired for over 6 regions in Texas. Developed working relationships with operations managers to ensure a great understanding of needed talents/personality were met in each region. Coordinated new hire process from start to finish, Assisted with employee day to day issues in the workplace. Completed all backgrounds and drug tests on all the hires. A full-cycle corporate regional recruiter.

TREX
Regional Recruiter

Managed, recruited, and hired for over 6 regions in Texas. Developed working relationships with operations managers to ensure a great understanding of talents/personality were met in each region. Coordinated new hire process from start to finish, Assisted with employee day to day issues in the workplace. Conducted employment verification, reference checks, criminal backgrounds, credit checks and administered drug screens.

BAKER HUGHES
Mobile Corporate Recruiter

Managed a recruiting project that consisted of traveling 100% to various locations throughout the US to recruit, interview and hire the most qualified candidates to work in various exempt and non-exempt positions in the oilfield. Assessed over 20 applicants per day matching qualifications to company criteria.
* Promoted company and HR initiatives in communities and military installations.
* Utilized the latest Internet, networking and recruitment tools to acquire top candidates.

PEARSON
Human Resources Generalist

Provided the full spectrum of human resources support for Houston Division. Managed all legal compliance issues. Counseled employees / staff. Conducted results-oriented training, and strategic planning. Conducted regular staffing meetings and communicated with team members to resolve issues in advance. Handled all employee investigations, grievances and complaints within the company's stated deadlines.
* Proactively sought out unique low-cost recruiting techniques and strategies saving the organization thousands of dollars in outsourcing fees.
* Hired 400 full-time temporary professionals ranging from entry level up to Director across all company departments.
* Reduced turnover by 10% and improved communications.

CELIA ALLEN
Human Resources Generalist

Provided the full spectrum of human resources support for Houston Division. Managed all legal compliance issues. Counseled employees / staff. Conducted results-oriented training, and strategic planning.
* Proactively sought out unique low-cost recruiting techniques and strategies saving the organization thousands of dollars in outsourcing fees.
* Hired 400 full-time temporary professionals ranging from entry level up to Director across the company.
* Reduced turnover by 10% and improved communications.

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Staffing Manager

Managed and supported five senior managers in retail wireless stores for the recruitment, negotiations, staffing, and associate orientation for 15 locations. Met hiring managers' needs and juggled multiple priorities daily.
* Coordinated training program for store managers and supervisors, which improved sales by 15%.
* Attracted college graduates from top schools through training initiatives and improved incentives.

CRICKET COMMUNICATIONS
Corporate Recruiter

Managed recruiting for a start-up wireless telecommunications company, collaborating with Sr. Operations Director. Developed and implemented recruitment initiatives for two new regions.
* Successfully sourced, interviewed and hired employees for 40+ new wireless stores in San Antonio and Houston, TX within 4 months. Received recognition award for exceeding recruitment goals.
* Improved diversity initiatives that resulted in a 30% increase of minority associates at the management level.

FPMI SOLUTIONS, INC
HR Staffing Specialist

Transportation Security Administration Supported local / regional assessment centers and developed hiring plans for various projects. Interviewed, tested and evaluated candidates using structured behavioral interview. Produced monthly reports identifying recruitment trends and retention.
* Improved new employee orientation program and increased retention by 10%.
* Trained managers and staff on the hiring process, which improved professional skills.

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HR Staffing Specialist

Member of Senior HR professional team that participated in a massive government project to recruit, interview, test, and train employees for various security positions at major US airports. Demonstrated a sustained a sense of urgency for achieving corporate objectives through effective recruiting.
* Assisted with the development of an innovative staffing plan that reduced turnaround time (from time-to-post and time-to-fill) by 25%.
* Completed assignment and successfully hired thousands of employees to comply with government requirements.

NCS PEARSON EDUCATION
HR Staffing Specialist

Member of Senior HR professional team that participated in a massive government project to recruit, interview, test, and train employees for various security positions at major US airports. Demonstrated a sustained a sense of urgency for achieving corporate objectives through effective recruiting.
* Assisted with the development of an innovative staffing plan that reduced turnaround time (from time-to-post and time-to-fill) by 25%.
* Completed assignment and successfully hired thousands of employees to comply with government requirements.

SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE
Human Resources Staffing Manager

Led the recruiting activities that supported 1500+ employees in multiple locations. Developed job descriptions, negotiated offers and hired candidates. Worked with managers at all levels in supporting business / organizational needs; counseled management and staff on transfers, promotions and demotions. Collaborated with Director of EEOC and Compliance Officers on AA planning. Provided monthly training to all hiring managers and staff; educated on basic employment law, appropriate interview questions and hiring practices.
* Implemented a summer internship program for senior high school students in order to assist with high-volume turnover in the call center; saved thousands of dollars in recruitment fees.
* Developed and implemented staffing strategies and plans, which met business objectives.

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Education
Webster University
Human Resources Management

University of Incarnate Word
Interior Design