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Alicia Bearden
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Senior ERP Resource Manager / Recruiter looking for a new position

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Which industries do you work in now?
Technology

Currently looking for my next position

Professional Summary:
A versatile professional with over 10 years of proven success in Recruiting, Sales and Management for the consulting industry 5 plus years specializing in ERP; PeopleSoft, SAP, Oracle and JD Edwards. Top producing employee; employing leading edge methods to identify and qualify top IT/IS talent globally. Strong ability with the following: managing people, time management, multi tasking, self motivation, assertiveness, business judgment, professionalism, attention to detail, results oriented and can perform in a high volume fast paced environment.

Employment History:
System Efficiency July 2007 to Present
Senior Resource Manager
• Responsible for staffing all consulting and staff augmentation as well as projects from the ground up.
• Responsible for staffing positions for the Solution Center and hiring perm employees for both the Solution Center and internal staffing positions.
• Attended trade shows for networking, recruiting and selling
• Responsible for all new hire paperwork for W2’s, 1099’s and independent consultants.
• Sourcing candidates first by relationships, built over many years as an ERP recruiter; this was used as a #1 source, networking, and referrals; also including internet recruiting but not limited to Dice, PsoftPros, blogs and newsgroups.
• Included in RFP responses dealing with the correct resources for the responses.
• Build new relationships with consultants in order to fill current and upcoming requirements for the company.
• Format resumes within company format making sure all of the pertinent information is in the resume and skills are highlighted properly.
• Responsible for all rate negotiations to get the best rate for company and the consultant; this included working with W2’s, 1099’s and consultant corporations. Also worked with a select few third party companies to find the best and most qualified consultant for the client.
• Scheduling and coordinating interviews with both consultants and clients.
• Built relationships with clients when necessary to be available in the Account Managers absence.
• Responsible for reference checking and setting up pre screening interviews for consultant with our senior level ERP staff prior to client submission.
• Generating new business through lead generation passed on to the Account managers.

Walking Stick Solutions November 2006 to July 2007
Senior Recruiter
• As a Senior Recruiter started with a start up company in the PeopleSoft
• Compiled a database of over 2,000 candidates within 6 months
• Staffed a very successful project from the ground up for an HCM upgrade to 9.0
• Responsible for consultant management

SkyBridge Global, Inc. Marietta, GA February 2004 to November 2006
Recruiting Manager
• Responsible for managing the recruiting department, the work load on open requirements, setting up priorities for open requirements and individual recruiters.
• Making sure all open requirements are covered and each recruiter has a balanced workload
• Maintain a daily spreadsheet with all open positions
• Developed recruiter training manuals
• Responsible for reports, including all submittals, interviews, hires, and margins
• Manage any and all issues and concerns with individual recruiters
• Manage vacations, quarterly reviews, commissions
• Still responsible for recruiting and filling positions
Resource Manager
• Specializing in the placement of ERP consultants including PeopleSoft, Oracle, SAP and JD Edwards
• In the first year averaged gross revenue of 600,000; in the second year averaged gross revenue of 900,000; year to date (2006) have brought in an average of 300,000 each quarter.
• The top recruiter for 20+ months then promoted to Recruiting Manager where I continue to be a top producer within the company.
• SkyBridge averages 50+/- consultants on a monthly basis, I was the only recruiter for the first 20+ months during those times.
• Sourcing candidates first by relationships built over the past 6 years as an ERP recruiter; this was used as a #1 source, networking, and referrals; also including internet recruiting but not limited to Dice, Monster, Computer Jobs and newsgroups.
• Personally researched databases for the company and secured one that we are currently using called Prohire; I have single handedly grown this database from inception to 7,000 plus candidates. This database is managed, updated and growing on a daily basis.
• Included in RFP responses dealing with the correct resources for the responses.
• Build new relationships with consultants in order to fill current and upcoming requirements for the company.
• Format resumes within company format making sure all of the pertinent information is in the resume and skills are highlighted properly.
• Responsible for all rate negotiations to get the best rate for company and the consultant; this included working with W2’s, 1099’s and consultant corporations. Also worked with a select few third party companies to find the best and most qualified consultant for the client. Also dealt with contract negotiations and maintaining as well as exceeding companies expectations of margins.
• Scheduling and coordinating interviews with both consultants and clients.
• Built relationships with clients when necessary to be available in the Account Managers absence.
• Responsible for reference checking and setting up pre screening interviews for consultant with our senior level ERP staff prior to client submission.
• Single handedly set up a recruiting process for the company and managed the process on a daily basis.
• Delegated requirements to individual recruiters and myself in order to make the most efficient and use of everyone’s time. On an average work with 25+ open and active requirements
• Handled issues with recruiters and Account manager that arose; able to maintain a balance between recruiters and Account Managers.
• Responsible for team moral and incentives
• Generating new business through lead generation passed on to the Account managers.

H&A Consulting Roswell, GA November 2000 to August 2003
PeopleSoft Practice Manager June 2002 to August 2003
• Ability to effectively close sales within a business environment while meeting and exceeding quotas.
• Building a loyal client base by providing 100% customer satisfaction and value add.
• Identifying, targeting and closing new business.
• Responding to RFP's to government agencies as required.
PeopleSoft Recruiter November 2000 to June 2002
• Top recruiter in the company on several months per revenue brought to the company and number of placements. On a quarterly basis I had on average 10 consultants billing with average revenue of $100,000 contributed to the bottom line of the company.
• Sourced candidates from the Internet, newsgroups, networking, and referrals.
• Managed a personal database of 2,000+ PeopleSoft consultants.
• Formatted resumes to present to the Account Manager prior to submittal to the client.
• Negotiated rates with candidates based on location and travel.
• Provided leads for the Account Managers.

Hunter Technical Resources Atlanta, GA May 2000 to November 2000
Information Technology Recruiter
• Focused on permanent placement responsible for sourcing candidates from Internet, Internal database, newsgroups, networking and user group meetings.
• Qualified candidates by screening and interviewing, including technical interviews, personality profiles and compatibility with clients expectations.

Compunnel Southeast, Inc., / NuInfo Jacksonville, FL July 1999 to May 2000
Information Technology Recruiter
• Utilized an internal database, which I grew from 200 people to 1500 +/- people.
• Work with CSI Manager, Monster.com, Computerjobs.com, and Headhunter.net to help in placing consultants.
• Extensively used newsgroups in finding the best candidate for the position.
• Specialized in Oracle Consultants for an ongoing project.
• Served as a client liaison for many local clients.
• Responsible for screening and interviewing candidates.
• Well versed in Employee Discharge and Documentation in Florida.

Interlink Technology Solutions, Port Orange, Fl February 1999 - July 1999
Information Technology Recruiter

• Utilizing RECRUITMAX and over 20 web databases searching for candidates to fill Information Technology requirements.
• Qualified candidates by screening and interviewing.
• Interacted with client management and candidates in negotiating offers and closing for hire.
• Worked with client management in a consultative role further clarifying their requirements.
• Schooled in Florida Law and company policies regarding interviewing and hiring of candidates.

DS&A Consulting Inc., Orange Park, Fl October 1998 - February 1999
Information Technology Recruiter

• Hired to assist in launch of DS&A's consulting division - assisted in placement of 10 consultants in first 3 months of program.
• Used RECRUITMAX, web databases and direct recruiting methods to search for candidates to fill IT job orders.
• Qualified candidates by matching skills, screening and interviewing both telephonically and in person.




Team Information Services, Jacksonville, Fl February 1998 to October 1998
Information Technology Recruiter
• Used ADAPT software for candidate database and web databases, newspaper ads and other advertising to attract qualified IT candidates for open IT requirements.
• Interfaced with Managers, Account Executives and Client Company decision makers to further qualify and coordinate meetings with candidates.
• Presented and further explained compensation and benefits to candidates as well as assisted in consultant management on site.
• Received, accounted for and maintained consultant time sheets.
• Assisted in the opening of Jacksonville office.
• Functioned as an interim Account Manager in absence of Sales force.

Analysts International Corp., Atlanta, GA December 1996 to February 1998
Information Technology Recruiting Assistant
• Searched and recruited candidates from outside firms for split placements in both consulting and permanent placements.
• Maintained multiple web sites and job postings.
• Formatted resumes and made submissions on secondary company opening as well as assisted in search for our companies open requirements.
• Maintained weekly requirements report in Lotus Notes and maintained the candidate database.
• Managed all advertising Internet, newspaper and all other creative advertising sources.
• Attended and recruited consultants from Job Fairs.

MIS Resources International, Inc. December 1994 - February 1996
Administrative Assistant
• Assisted Executive Officers with all day to day operations.
• Prepared legal documents and form letters.
• Maintained database for client and candidate information.
• Assisted Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Department.
• Answered and screened 16 incoming/63 extension AT&T telephone system.
• Responsible for client billing and general office duties.
• Prepared and typed candidate resumes for presentation to client companies.
• Obtained consultant hours and maintained Time-sheets database.

Education:
North Metro Technical Institution, Information Office Technology

Additional Education:
• Excellence in Recruiting, Insight Training and Development, Kathy Shelley - Certificate of Completion
• Powerful Direct Recruitment Techniques, National Business Seminars, Bill Radin Certificate of Completion
• Consulting skills class, Analysts International Corporation - Certificate of Completion
• Semco Computer Systems terms and acronyms - Certificate of Completion
• Computer Concepts, IS Source - Certificate of Completion
• OZ training for sales and recruiting
• Attended PeopleSoft Conference September 2002, 2003
• Attended Oracle Open World 2006, 2008

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