Once again, the subject of reference checking appears to be a hotbed of discussion!! Let me add fuel to the fire by saying that if conducted thoughtfully, I think references provide us with valuable and useful information about a potential hire. One of the benefits of conducting a retained search is that I get to know a candidate quite well during the recruiting process. However, everything I know about them is what they have portrayed on their resume, told me about themselves and their technical abilities during interviews, and what I have observed of their behaviors in a variety of situations during the process. Finally, during reference checking, I have the chance to hear what a candidate has achieved historically and traits in their behavioral patterns as described through the eyes of a previous manager, peer and direct reports. Depending upon the caliber of questions asked and if conducted insightfully, speaking with someone who has […]
Integra LifeSciences (NASDAQ: IART), a global leader in regenerative technologies, neurosurgical and extremity orthopedic solutions, seeks a Global Compensation Leader responsible for the overall design, administration, implementation, and communication of broad-based compensation programs including base pay, incentives and recognition, and supporting the executive compensation programs. Reporting into the VP Total Rewards, this individual contributor position plays a critical role on the Total Rewards team. The Global Compensation Leader will bring at least eight years of general experience in compensation, with a minimum of two years in executive compensation at a global publicly traded company or executive compensation consulting firm. The successful candidate will possess an exemplary work ethic, proven organization skills, and commitment to accuracy and quality balanced with timeliness. The position requires a Bachelor’s degree with an advanced degree preferred. A competitive base salary is offered with a bonus opportunity and benefits. Founded in 1989, Integra is headquartered in […]
Materion Corporation (NYSE: MTRN), an innovative, global material solutions and services leader with revenue of approximately $1 billion, seeks a Compensation Manager – Corporate Rewards Center of Excellence. The Compensation Manager will play a significant role in driving Materion’s performance-based culture and integrating Reward and Talent Management programs for 2,700 employees located across 33 operating, service center, and office locations throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Reporting to the Vice President of Total Rewards and HRMS, the Compensation Manager will be a key team member of the Corporate Rewards Center of Excellence driving the design, implementation and administration of the executive management, exempt, nonexempt, and hourly compensation programs, practices, and policies. Working directly with HR Business Partners and Business Leaders, the Compensation Manager enables the organization to optimize a core component of its human capital strategy. The Compensation Manager must have demonstrated quantitative, analytical, data manipulation, and financial management skills […]
The Humane Society of the United States, the nation’s leading animal protection organization, is seeking a Senior Administrator, Benefits Administration for the Human Capital & Development department. This critical, hands-on role is responsible for performing various duties and projects associated with the administration and processing of benefit programs, policies, and initiatives, and acting as an internal consultant and resource on benefits issues and needs for other Human Capital & Development staff, as well as management and employees. This position will be responsible for: Administering and executing various benefit programs, processes, and activities such as those associated with, but not limited to open enrollment, health and welfare plan administration, COBRA and retirement plans; Effectively interpreting FMLA and ADA implications as they relate to leaves of absences/disabilities, and supports processing and administering leave programs including FMLA, disability and maternity/paternity; Providing timely and accurate responses to benefits inquiries by managers and employees regarding […]
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The Humane Society of the United State (HSUS) is a believer in the power of pets in the workplace and encourages employees to bring their pets to the office every day! The HSUS, the nation’s most effective animal advocacy organization, is seeking a Senior Specialist, Talent Acquisition for its Human Capital and Development department. This position is responsible for facilitating the effective staffing of HSUS by assessing the staffing needs and then identifying and recruiting talented individuals to fill those needs. The Talent Acquisition Senior Specialist will be responsible for the full life cycle recruitment (counsel and advise managers, set recruitment strategies, source and interview candidates, and negotiate offers). This role will be responsible for implementing strategies that align with the organization’s goals and making recommendations on ways to attract and retain top talent. Reporting to the Manager, Employee Relations and Talent Acquisition, the Talent Acquisition Senior Specialist must offer […]
The Humane Society of the United State (HSUS) is a believer in the power of pets in the workplace and encourages employees to bring their pets to the office every day! The HSUS, the nation’s most effective animal advocacy organization, is seeking a Senior Analyst, HRIS for its Human Capital and Development department. This role will be responsible for the maintenance of the HRMS and other systems of use in the Human Resources department. It will also serve as the technical professional for the department and provide assistance to departmental function areas to insure data integrity, system updates/changes, report writing and process improvements and lead the implementation of new systems, as needed. The Senior Analyst, HRIS will report to the Senior Director of Compensation and HRIS. With new module implementations in the immediate future, he/she must be an experienced SME who is knowledgeable of Ceridian’s Dayforce HCM Software and offer […]
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UMass Amherst, currently ranked among the top 30 in a field of more than 700 public, four-year colleges and universities in the United States, seeks a Talent Acquisition Manager. This newly-created position is responsible for the development and execution of the university-wide talent acquisition strategy that provides the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a competitive advantage in acquiring talent. This strategy will include but not be limited to branding, customized local, regional and national recruitment plans, executive search capability and effective new hire onboarding. This position manages a growing team of professionals responsible for the creating a broad and diverse pool of qualified candidates for every staff and executive search. The Talent Acquisition Manager works as a strategic partner and as a member of the HR leadership team to support diversity initiatives and foster productive relationships with candidates, hiring departments, and the University community. Importantly, the successful candidate will possess […]
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Our client, a publically traded and nationally recognized homebuilder with 2,000 employees and $2.45 bill in revenue, seeks a talented Director of Compensation to be responsible for the analysis, reporting and preparatory work for Executive Compensation and management of the broad-based compensation function. In addition, the Director will act as a consultant to field Human Resources partners and management. Executive compensation experience is of critical importance as this position assists in the preparation of Company’s proxy statement including the CD&A and the development of materials for executive management and the Board of Directors. This hands-on leadership role requires flexibility, strong influential and communications skills, as well as strict accuracy and attention to detail. The Director must continually seek opportunities for process and system improvements while managing ambiguity and highly customized program complexities. Importantly, he/she must anticipate customer’s expectations and exceed those expectations in delivery. This position is based at the […]
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Build your career with TopBuild! TopBuild Corp. (NYSE: BLD), a $2B+ company with almost 10,000 employees, seeks a Talent Management leader. He/she will be responsible for the planning and execution of TopBuild’s national talent acquisition and talent management strategies, programs and processes, while ensuring alignment and support of the organization’s strategic direction of attracting and retaining best talent. This role will coordinate with TopBuild’s Human Resource and its divisions’ business leaders to propose, create, and execute policies and processes to tackle important organizational and talent issues. This position is highly visible, reporting directly to the Chief Human Resource Officer and is responsible for aligning talent management processes including talent review, succession planning, and developing and delivering a leadership development framework. The new Director will drive long-term recruiting success and leads the full recruitment lifecycle for the corporate and field operations through strategies, processes, integrated solutions and metrics for sourcing and […]
The HSUS is a believer in the power of pets in the workplace and encourages employees to bring their pets to the office every day! The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), the nation’s largest animal advocacy organization, is seeking a Manager, Employee Relations and Talent Acquisition to provide support to the Director of Employee Relations and Talent Acquisition, with the management of full life-cycle recruitment and employee relations within the organization. The new Manager will be tasked with developing strategies to recruit a diverse workforce and meeting the staffing needs of the HSUS. He/she will also analyze and monitor the effectiveness of all recruiting activities and recommend policy and procedure revisions where needed to enhance efficiencies and effectiveness. He/she will also provide advice and counsel to department managers regarding employment activities including promotions, demotions, transfers, temporary assignments, etc., employee performance and other employee relations issues. As a business […]