Humane Society Waterville Area
Content Strategist/Freelance Writer
Johnny's Selected Seeds
Talent Acquisition Specialist / HR Generalist
October 2018 to September 2019
IT Program Specialist (Contractor)
October 2017 to May 2018
Global Technical Talent
Senior IT Recruiter / Content Writer
March 2016 to June 2017
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Career Development Specialist
March 2015 to March 2016
Maine Quality Counts
Administrative Coordinator/Executive Assistant
August 2014 to March 2015
RETAIL ASSOCIATION OF MAINE
Executive Assistant To Chief Executive Officer
August 2013 to August 2014
• Cares for the animals kept at the shelter by taking them for walks and conversing with them.• Assists in cleaning and sanitizing all cages/kennels; launders bedding.• Educates the community on the importance of animal adoption and volunteer support.• Performs other duties as assigned. • Cares for the animals kept at the shelter by taking them for walks and conversing with them.• Assists in cleaning and sanitizing all cages/kennels; launders bedding.• Educates the community on the importance of animal adoption and volunteer support.• Performs other duties as assigned.
What company does Kathryn Carey work for?
Kathryn Carey works for Humane Society Waterville Area
What is Kathryn Carey's role at Humane Society Waterville Area?
Kathryn Carey is Community Volunteer
What industry does Kathryn Carey work in?
Kathryn Carey works in the Staffing and Recruiting industry.
Community Volunteer @ Humane Society Waterville Area • Cares for the animals kept at the shelter by taking them for walks and conversing with them.• Assists in cleaning and sanitizing all cages/kennels; launders bedding.• Educates the community on the importance of animal adoption and volunteer support.• Performs other duties as assigned. Waterville, ME.Content Strategist/Freelance Writer @ K.Carey Consulting • Expert in researching company history, mission, and goals for new branding/content.• Involved in professional business composition and research since 2015.• Recruited to transfer out of state to compose all content for client web site.• Proficient in various interview techniques.• Experience in working across different content platforms; i.e. newsletters, blogs, social media, and web content.• Deadline driven, with target date guarantee.• Innovative and creative, with the ability to think outside the box.• Exceptional interpersonal and organizational communication skills.• Complimentary in depth consultation to determine business needs.• Portfolio available upon request. Augusta, MaineTalent Acquisition Specialist / HR Generalist @ Johnny's Selected Seeds • Builds and executes strategies to recruit top talent.• Conducts interviews, reference checks, and background checks. • Partners with managers to determine requirements for positions, and qualifications of ideal candidates.• Composes job postings.• Assists hiring managers with creating interview questions using behavioral interviewing techniques.• Partners with Marketing to develop company recruitment branding to attract new hires.• Administers background investigations (in-state and out-of-state).• Partners with HR Managers to determine appropriate compensation packages.• Develops relationships and networks with universities and industry peers to identify talent to join Johnny's. • Negotiates with staffing agencies if necessary for temporary services. • Serves as backup to additional HR Generalists when needed for benefits, HRIS needs, and all other HR-related activities. • Identifies areas of needed technical, compliance, and supervisor training.• Creates staff development programs including but not limited to: training curriculum, schedule plans, and budgets. From October 2018 to September 2019 (1 year) Fairfield, ME.IT Program Specialist (Contractor) @ Knowledge Services • Served as the main point of contact for the State of Maine OIT hiring managers, vendors, and IT contractors; Actively communicated with 52 vendors nationwide.• Worked as a consultant to the client to recommend solutions to any issues, and review processes as needed and on an ongoing basis.• Collaborated with the Program Account Manager and KS MSP team to develop and implement client-specific strategies; Provided efficient recommendations for all aspects of the program.• Proactively communicated and coordinated with the client and vendors (recruiting community).• Managed the entire staff augmentation process and ensured vendor compliance; Ensured that vendors were 100% compliant with contractor on-boarding requirements per the client’s standards. • Worked on site at the client location (Augusta, ME.) so as to build lasting relationships with hiring managers, and maintain high visibility.• Engaged in one-on-one meetings with hiring managers to thoroughly understand candidate requirements, length of engagement, and most importantly, the specific story behind the project.• Entered project requisitions into dotStaff and ensured that vendors received all job-specific requirements.• Coordinated candidate interviews (via phone, skype, and on site) with both hiring managers and vendors.• At the highest peak, maintained approximately 25 open requirements; Demonstrated exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.• Contributed to a high-energy environment; consistently interacting with individuals via all methods of communication; administered the highest level of customer service to the client, at all hours of the day.• Provided relevant training to client managers, vendors and resources; when dotStaff was updated in January 2018, additional diligent work was necessary to support and guide individuals through the updates and changes.• Delivered the contractual scope of work and reporting for the client in a timely and efficient manner. From October 2017 to May 2018 (8 months) Augusta, MaineSenior IT Recruiter / Content Writer @ Global Technical Talent Global Technical Talent (GTT) is a cutting-edge national staffing firm that was founded in 1999. GTT operates with over 500 employees nationwide and specializes in the recruitment of top IT professionals. Global Technical Talent is one of the most competitive agencies in the industry nationwide. In 2015, GTT was recognized as the 2nd fastest growing private company in New Hampshire.Key Accomplishments:• Hired at a competitive base salary to serve as both a content writer and technical recruiter for a top recruiting agency.• Created and stimulated active engagement on company social media site pages.• Met consistent metrics to generate the maximum number of candidate submittals and potential hires.• Identified and sourced leads for account managers.• Actively sourced, interviewed, engaged, and tested potential candidates in order to create and control optimal recruiting processes; Negotiated pay rates and salaries for maximum gross profits.• Consistently researched technical terms and best practices for technical recruiting.• Maintained excellent written and verbal communication skills; upheld a strong and engaging phone presence.• Ambitious and goal oriented; organized in keeping up with several open positions and sourcing multiple candidates.• High social aptitude; able to comfortably engage and communicate with individuals on all levels.• Maintained GTT’s applicant tracking system based on internal standards and best practices.• Delivered $38k to GTT upon closing one permanent placement (Director-level); Made several permanent placements. From March 2016 to June 2017 (1 year 4 months) Portsmouth, New HampshireCareer Development Specialist @ Kaplan University • Actively instructed and counseled students in a variety of settings including the classroom, group settings, career fairs, and one on one in-person and virtual sessions.• Built relationships with numerous students; counseled and advised these individuals on resumes, cover letters, interviewing skills, professionalism, career advancement, and workplace readiness skills.• Partnered with HR recruiters and employers to fill open employment positions; Actively worked with students to create a pool of polished and professional graduates.• Maximized college transition to employment rates.• Awarded the Kaplan University “Going the Extra Mile” (GEM) award in October 2015 for high performance and exceptional attention to detail in the planning and execution of a public event that served to honor groups in the community responsible for giving back to Central Maine. Senator Susan Collins was the keynote speaker.• Performed exceptionally well in a data-driven environment, consistently working to remain as the top-performing Kaplan University Career Services department in the state of Maine.• Facilitated and assisted with special events on campus, including but not limited to: Career fairs, Nursing Pinning ceremonies, and Student orientations.• Modified, assessed and quantified results from database sources; Skilled in report generation and research.• Proven track record for taking on leadership roles and leading events and projects; Able to work as a team on projects and take direction and orders in a professional and amicable manner.• Proven team-player; Excellent in time management and taking on additional tasks to support team needs and deadlines.• Presented a project proposal for the expansion and implementation of Alumni communications for all Kaplan ground campuses in the state of Maine.• Confident and personable representative of Kaplan University; Attended numerous conventions, conferences, HR events, career fairs, and chamber luncheons in 2015. From March 2015 to March 2016 (1 year 1 month) Augusta, MaineAdministrative Coordinator/Executive Assistant @ Maine Quality Counts Maine Quality Counts is a regional healthcare collaborative where the people who receive, provide, and pay for health care come together to improve health care quality and affordability throughout Maine. Maine Quality Counts (QC) is an independent, multi-stakeholder regional healthcare collaborative dedicated to transforming health and health care in Maine. QC seeks to improve health care by leading, collaborating, and aligning improvement efforts. Formed in 2003 and incorporated in 2006, QC provides leadership, advocacy and support for improving care in Maine.Key Accomplishments:• Promoted within two months from date of hire; Promoted from Administrative Coordinator to the Executive Assistant to Rhonda Selvin, President of Maine Nurse Practitioner Association and current Medical Director of Adult Programs• Collaborated directly with AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) to implement TeamSTEPPS (Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety) training into the QC culture; Maintained that all QI’s (Quality Improvement Specialists) were adequately trained, so as to begin the introduction of TeamSTEPPS to hospitals and practices across the Quality Counts membership platform.• TeamSTEPPS-certified.• Well versed in creating Memorandum of Agreement documents.• Proficient in event-planning; Numbers in attendee count ranged from 20 to over 600 for QC’s annual event.• Effective and detail-oriented in creating, coordinating, and confirming event agendas.• Excelled at communicating efficiently and effectively with busy practices and healthcare organizations.• Efficient at recording meeting minutes and keeping meetings on task and to the minute. From August 2014 to March 2015 (8 months) Manchester, MaineExecutive Assistant To Chief Executive Officer @ RETAIL ASSOCIATION OF MAINE The Retail Association of Maine represents the retail merchant industry before elected officials for policy and voting decisions. RAM is on the front lines of issues that directly affect the bottom line: wage and hourly issues, swipe fees, gift cards, worker's compensation costs, employee benefits, health care costs, and taxes. The lobbying and written education efforts play an integral role in the democratic process and ensure sound policy decisions. Key Accomplishments:• Collaborated directly with Green Tree Events and retailers across the state to research, create, and ultimately implement S2S (Shop 2nd Saturday), a unique program with the directive to actively engage consumers in buying local.• Successfully planned and executed nine events from August 2013 through August 2014, including an Active Shooter Response Training that generated over 160 attendees, and two high profile annual meetings that hosted Senator King and Senator Collins.• Created and authored a bi-weekly member update that reached over 500 members via Constant Contact; Researched and delivered appropriate and trending retail-oriented content in a manner that was appealing, relevant, and accurate• Consistently and professionally offered support and direction for a broad member base.• Reported directly to the executive director; Scheduled all meetings, recorded meeting minutes, and provided great attention to detail and deadlines.• Updated and restructured the association site page, offering insight and recommendations for increasing site page visits and feedback.• Maintained all social media outlets; Energetic and timely in social media communications.• Authored weekly blogs and quarterly Retail Association of Maine newsletter articles.• Newsletter and writing samples are available upon request. From August 2013 to August 2014 (1 year 1 month) Augusta, MaineHealthcare Recruiter @ Wellpath
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