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Jennifer W.

Program Administrator/Recruiter/Workforce Development

Profile

Results-driven professional proudly offering over ten years’ experience coordinating and developing programs, recruiting, and training. Known for fostering and maintaining positive relationships.

Key Skills & Competencies

Program Management, Program Administration, 10+ years of Recruiting, 10+ years of Career Coaching, 5+ years of event coordinating, 10+ years of Public speaking,10 + years Social Media; LI, IG, FB, YT, Twitter, Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW), Windows 10, 365; Teams, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, G Suite, Zoom, Skype, DropBox, Eventbright, CampusVue, Bullhorn

Professional Experience

Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist/Community Liaison Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist/Community Liaison
Trinity Health Of New England · Current

Career TEAM, North Haven, CT (2 contracts - 5 months)
Supported The WorkPlace's program - Platform to Employment (P2E)
Veterans Workforce Development Trainer
• Worked with Veteran and Recover Works participants looking to secure employment; group and one-on-one coaching sessions
• Created and taught Social Media, Interviewing/Negotiating, Resume/Cover Letter, Goal Setting/Mindset, and Time Management workshops virtually

Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network, Hartford, CT 6 yrs 7mos
Program administrator/Recruiter – Veterans Vocational Training Program (VVTP)
Successfully managed a vocational school and Veteran’s program for four (4) years; enrolled and retained 330 military members and civilians
• Connected with hundreds of professionals annually to enroll 65 students at two (2) campus locations; goals consistently achieved
• Oversaw and participated in two (2) annual Project Management Institute (PMI) classes; assisted team with community-based projects, validated contract requirements, and confirmed that performance goals were met – total of ten (10) projects
• Participated in over 400 activities to promote company; tours, education fairs, various events, and recruitment events at the CT Air National Guard (ANG), Army National Guard (ARNG), and Coast Guard, Navy
• Continuously maintained Excel spreadsheet reports metrics, AP/AR, placements, retention, demographics, and services offered
• United with marketing team to maintain branding and utilize Eventbrite for tracking data and sharing events via social media
• Posted on social media platforms and composed emails to alumni and various contacts relating to workforce development
• Initiated, cultivated, and collaborated with military leaders, veteran focused organizations, and healthcare professionals to effectively identify and execute workforce, health and wellness needs
• Established an outreach referral program that increased school visibility by 60%
• Created a Resume Writing curriculum consisting of four classes: recruited and taught classes

Workforce development professional
• Supported career transitions through mentoring, resume creations/reviews and placements; served over 100 alumni

Career development consultant
• Wrote resumes for military members; created career development questionnaire for accurate assessment and mentored
• Created and presented Social Media, Body Language, and Resume Writing workshops resulting in an 80% placement rate

Ontrack Career Services, LLC, West Hartford, CT 6yrs
Career coach/Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) – Consultant
• Reviewed and tailored resumes, cover letters, and career plans; 50 clients in 9 states
• Created and administered a 90-minute resume, interviewing and body language workshop for Capital Community College; 15 hours of prep time investigating the latest career trends
• Presented to 25 students at The University of Hartford on resume writing tips
• Career workshop presenter

Community Experience

Yoga 4 Care Givers; Yin Yoga (Virtual volunteer)
Employer Support of The Guard and Reserve (ESGR); Employer Outreach Director (volunteer)
West Hartford Chamber of Commerce; Member

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts; Communications
Certification - Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW)
Certified Yin and Mediation Teacher; 35 hours, Certified 200 hour Vinyasa Yoga Teacher
Warriors at Ease (WAS) Yoga Teacher Training - current (35 hours)

Other Experience/Awards/Publications

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