Edward Nicholson

Army 79T E-7, Active Duty

Vancouver, WA

Years of Service: 10 years, January 2004 - October 2014


Experience

Senior Recruiter/Military Lead, Union Pacifc Railroad,
December 2004 - Present

Human Resource Recruiter, U. S. Army,
January 2004 - October 2014

Human Resource Recruiter, U. S. Marines,
October 1997 - January 2004

Education

Master of Business Administration, Grand Canyon,
June 2016 - August 2018

Work Experience

Senior Recruiter/Military Lead December 2004 - Present

Union Pacifc Railroad Vancouver, WA, USA

  • Develop, plan, and implement recruitment strategies and activities to attract qualified applicant pools for agreement craft and Operations Management Trainee positions. Activities include college recruiting for entry level management positions. Build relationships with key sources of candidates in assigned territory including colleges, community resources, and other sourcing channels. Manage end-to-end hiring selection process for assigned vacancies ensuring consistent application of company process, selection criteria, and policy. Ensure hiring objectives are met including identification of best quality candidates, on time delivery of hires, diversity, and compliance with government reporting requirements and laws. Leads all recruiting efforts and strategies

Human Resource Recruiter January 2004 - October 2014

Army | 79T | E-7 | Vancouver, WA, USA

  • Managed the posting of job vacancies at the best performing recruitment channels.
  • Reported the progress of assigned job vacancies, communicated early warnings, and provided the regular feedback about the performance of the recruitment process.
  • Significantly reduced the costs of mistakes such as engaging incompetent, unmotivated, and under qualified employees.

Human Resource Recruiter October 1997 - January 2004

Marines | 8412 | E-6 | Dalton, GA, USA

  • Significantly reduced the costs of mistakes such as engaging incompetent, unmotivated, and under qualified employees.
  • Worked effectively with hiring manager to develop ideal candidate criteria, collaborate with private headhunters and peruse job boards to find employees, attract qualified employees and match them to jobs, coordinate relocation.
  • Managed the posting of job vacancies at the best performing recruitment channels.

Department Manager December 1996 - October 1997

Marines | 7212 | E-6 | Reserve Pasadena, CA, USA

  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving business result.
  • Collaborated to keep higher and lower headquarters, superiors, and subordinates informed of the key issues facing the organization.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure mission accomplishment.

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EDUCATION

Master of Business Administration, Business Administration

Grand Canyon, Phoenix, AZ, USA

June 2016 - August 2018 , GPA: 3.53

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, PUBLIC SAFETY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, Emergency Managment

Grand Canyon, Phoenix, AZ, USA

March 2011 - June 2013 , GPA: 3.87