Jobhuk | Cynthia Amador ;

Cynthia Amador

Greater New York City Area Active since: March, 2013

Summary

Current opportunities now available:
- VP/Director of Innovation/Transformation - Chicago, IL
- Community and Social Media Strategist - Chicago, IL
- Director of Digital Strategy - Chicago, IL
- VP/Director of Mobile Strategy - Chicago, IL
- VP, Corporate Development - Chicago, IL
- Content Marketing Strategist - Chicago, IL
- Senior CopyWriter - Chicago, IL
- Director of Strategy - Chicago, IL
- SVP of Retail Relationship - Chicago, IL
- VP of Global Marketing - Skincare - El Segundo, CA
- Human Resources Generalist - Cincinnati, OH
- Reports Manager - Chicago, IL
- Accounts Manager - Chicago, IL

As a seasoned full life cycle Recruiter and Expert Sourcer, Cynthia makes the most of strategy trends which include: sourcing professional networks, various job posting methods, and social media sites. Her available talent services include: job posting, resume screening, performing preliminary pre-screenings, interviews, negotiating salaries, new hire paperwork, and conducting reference checks.

Providing key recruitment services and seeking the best talent to match your staffing needs is her only goal! With years of in-house and contingency recruiting experience, in addition to, a Human Resources background in generalist affairs and the hiring process, makes her the ideal and qualified consultant to assist clients in seeking the best talent for any team, business and/or project need!

As an independent Recruiter, she offers diverse recruitment services, conducting new hire and virtual talent acquisitions, affording the retainment of talented associates encompassing years of experience and expert skill sets within their fields. Every effort is made to provide you with a candidate who can hit the ground running and make an immediate contribution in their new role! So, no matter the need, she can assist you with finding the best talent and project staffing incumbents to propel your business to a whole new level of cost effectiveness and productivity!

Experience

  • Feb 2015  -  Present

    HR/OD Consultant

    Collaborating to design a talent and development focused, HR department. Client needs assistance with designing a talent and development focused, HR department, in addition to Risk Management, Marketing, and Software Development build outs. The HR department is part of operations and functions within an agile management framework. The company is a technology company. The focus of this work will be defining the strategy, details, resources, and best practices. The goal is to have a set of practical guidelines, checklist, documents and material needed for a young organization to leapfrog into a leading edge HR department, in addition to, Marketing, Risk Management, and Software Development, all focused on talent and development as a means to driving culture and performance.

  • Nov 2013  -  Present

    Technical Recruiter (Consultant)

    Providing Technical Recruiting: Client is looking for a Recruiter that has excellent english skills to interview developers in the tech industry. Must be organized and able to understand developing and coding, must be flexible with hours, as client hires incumbents from all around the world.

  • Aug 2011  -  Present

    Recruiter / Straegic HR Partner / Organization Development Consultant / Owner

    Talent Recruitment/HR Partnering/Expert Sourcing Services Experienced in all facets of: -Recruitment: job description creation/posting, candidate sourcing/screening, interviewing, and full recruitment flow cycle. -Actively use LinkedIn, cold-calling, professional networking, career events and other creative sourcing techniques to connect with passive candidates and convert them into an active candidate in building a rich talent pool - Identify and evaluate candidates, conduct phone screens and in-person interviews, provide candidate appraisals, and create and present status reports for each client. -Human Resources: full HR Partnering and management of workplace issues. -Advising start-up companies on strategy of business structures, drafting Policy & Procedure Manual and/or Employee Handbook creation, and structuring performance review processes, and participate in bench-marking, and salary planning/reviews. -Resume/CV/LinkedIn profile Services: reformatting, consulting, data collecting, editing, and a complete assessment of experience, skills sets, education, and career for a professional looking resume/CV/LinkedIn profile that will get noticed! -HRIS: Accurate and proficient database install & creation, population, and manipulation of personnel data.

  • Oct 2014  -  Nov 2014

    Technical Recruiter (Consultant)

    Providing Technical Recruiting

  • Aug 2010  -  Sep 2013

    Restaurant & Catering Services

    Latin Corner Restaurant & Cuchifritos Restaurant Owner/Operator - 2010-2011 As a Partner, I shared the responsibilities of cooking and catering, inventory, vendor relations, and accounts payables. Was, also, responsible for customer service, and manning the register. Although, we have closed our doors to the physical location of the our family restaurant on July 30th, 2011, we continue to service our loyal clients with catering projects during holiday seasons!

  • Dec 2007  -  Oct 2008

    Human Resources Analyst (Consultant)

    HR support to over 400 IT and Finance associates in the areas of metric reporting, data integrity, outsourcing documents and terminations. Key Results: Played a key role in ensuring all HRIS data management reports, core Information Systems and reporting fell within company compliances. Supported all operations within the Human Resources department, including, coordination of intake and termination of associates, including the Sarbannes-Oxley (SOX) compliance testing and reporting process controls and severance documentation and distribution, while supporting HR Team with the administration of annual merit and salary planning Fostered the learning of new processes of job codes and position numbers in relation to associate data changes and org chart positions within department restructures and transitions, including the development of a more streamlined and electronic based system in managing the process of data change forms and fully executed severance documents.

  • Jun 2005  -  Jun 2007

    Human Resources Specialist

    Recruited during peak periods, and worked with senior management to implement HR policies and procedures; recruit employees; performed onboard orientation. Managed leave-of-absence programs and personnel records; administered benefits enrollment and programs; and handled HR generalist workplace issues. • Managed the recruitment and internal bids of all distribution and administrative staff positions by; sourcing candidates, screening potentials, performing background and reference checks. The implementation of essential recruitment strategies for both, Montgomery and Depew, NY facilities, resulted in a reduced turnover ratio of 25%. These strategies were significant in areas of position management of all departments within the warehouse, supplementing vital open positions, which may have resulted from employee LOA and all related issues regarding FMLA, FSLA. • Provided project management oversight for data management projects from inception through implementation making certain the accuracy of all HRIS Core Information Systems, employee data management services, adhoc reports for executive operations, and system data integrity fell within company policy and procedures. In addition to, making certain the implementation of new processes of job codes, and position numbers in relation to associate data was accurate in accordance to corporate guidelines by performing regional employee data audits and ad hoc reports against new Taleo system mass downloads, including, employees benefit information issues, and data accuracy for confirmed annual benefits enrollment. • Played a key role in maintaining a high morale in the resolution of employee relation issues in accordance with corporate strategy of Human Resources policies and procedures and ensured proper communication of directives, rules, and procedures to all operation’s staff and associates within the warehouse environment.

  • Nov 2002  -  Nov 2003

    HR Administrative Coordinator

    Key roles for this position included Human Resources Administrator, Computer ad Network Administrator, Facilities Manager at Corporate HQ, Corporate Insurance Administrator, Office Manager, Project Coordinator between satellite offices. Accurately, process payroll, post jobs, complete special projects, and general support to corporate directors, ensuring effective and efficient functioning of said departments. Key Results: • Administration of all operations within the Human Resources department, including, complete, current and audit-ready personnel records. Coordinated intake and termination of employees and assisted managers in the recruitment, evaluation and discipline of personnel in accordance with Personnel Practices. Responsible for the smooth running of HR-related programs including Medical Benefits plan and plan invioce reconciliations, 401(k)/403(b) plans, worker’s compensation, related claims and government-authorized garnishments. The running of bi-weekly payroll accurately, while tracking employee vacation, sick and other time off, was essential. • As project manager and Benefits Administrator, a plan was formed for the development of the transitions of certain Health & Welfare functions, including; plan design changes and renewals, and benefit enrollment communications for approximately 125 employees. The project's success relied on attaining a Health & Welfare plan that would support all 5 satellite offices [in the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut], while cutting company costs and enabling new members to enroll who previously could not meet this expense. This successful Health & Welfare program was due to careful analyzing efforts of plan offerings, while working closely with company broker and external vendors. After a great deal of negotiation, and compliances fell within all Federal and applicable Tri-State regulations, the project resulted in a successful plan for all associates.

  • Apr 1999  -  May 2001

    Office Manager/HR Administrator

    • Employee Benefits Health & Welfare plan Administration, including COBRA, 401(k), Employee Profit Share • Coordinated internal recruiting processes and applicant flows for external applicants leading up to recruitment • Project manager on special projects, in developing processes for transitions of certain Health &Welfare functions including; plan design changes and renewals, and performing all benefit communications and open enrollment. • Prepared bi-weekly employee payroll utilizing ADP. • Onboard facilitator for new associate orientations, open enrollment, and exit interviews for all associates. • Primary liaison with employment agencies regarding potential candidates and negotiating fee agreements. • Plan, and TransitChek program. Administered, instructed, troubleshooted, and assisted employee(s) with benefit information issues, in addition to, insuring data is accurate for confirmed benefits enrollment. • Supervised office assistants and reception, including seminars, company events, conferences, and associate training. • Management of all employee LOA and all related issues regarding FMLA, HIPAA, ERISA, and FSLA • Provided corporate accountant and CFO fiscal year end and quarterly financial reports, and monthly reconciliations. • Managed Accounts Payable/Receivable using QuickBooks Pro, responsible for general ledger, journal entries, the timely payment of all invoices, monitored staff expense reports, purchase orders, and generated vender summary reports for senior management, negotiated pricing for catering and vendor contracts. • Responsible for office space planning and maintaining inventories of consumable supplies and associated budgets.

  • Aug 1997  -  Feb 1999

    Office Manager

    • Employee Benefits Health & Welfare plan and Compensation Management/Administration, including COBRA, 401(k), and Employee Profit Share Plan. • Administered, instructed, troubleshooted, and assisted employee(s) with benefit information issues, in addition to, insuring data is accurate for confirmed benefits enrollment. • Managed Accounts Payable/Receivable, and responsible for the timely payment of all invoices • Prepared monthly employee payroll • Maintained all communications equipment, and all administrative responsibilities and the upgrade of software programs. • Updated company marketing tools, client contracts, consultant and client database, and project documentation and Coordinated company-wide events.

Education

  • Jan 1993 - Jan 1997

    IONA College

    Business Management Administration

  • Jan 1977 - Jan 1980

    Theodore Roosevelt High School