Victor E Adkins

Army 79V E-7, Active Duty

San Pedro, Los Angeles, CA

Years of Service: 21 years, July 1998 - Present

ETS'd October 2019


Career/Employment Guidance Counselor, U. S. Army,
June 2013 - Present

Assistant Manager Logistics Department, U. S. Army,
June 2011 - June 2013

Human Resource Recruiter, U. S. Army,
June 2008 - June 2011


Bachelor of Science, Trident University International,
February 2010 - April 2015

Work Experience

Career/Employment Guidance Counselor June 2013 - Present

Army | 79V | E-7 | Multiple

  • Collaborated with candidates to determine what services were needed to meet the candidates' job search and career goals.
  • Provided expert job search guidance and career advice.
  • Proactively assisted candidates locate and apply for jobs that matched their skills and expectations
  • Provided appropriate and relevant labor market information to help candidates in their job search.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and willingness to use information about transferable skills from one industry or occupation to another to advise candidates.
  • Provided resume advice and guidance by suggesting appropriate resume formats and recommending how and where candidates should forward their resumes.
  • Leveraged a thorough familiarity with electronic, print and other resources help candidates facilitate their resume preparation and job applications.

Assistant Manager Logistics Department June 2011 - June 2013

Army | 92Y | E-7 | Fort Leonard Wood, MO, USA

  • Planned and managed logistics, warehouse facilities, transportation, and customer services for a department of 20 team members.
  • Met cost, productivity, accuracy, and timeliness targets.
  • Maintained metrics, analyzed data to assess performance, and implemented improvements.
  • Led and influenced subordinate logistics team leaders to accomplish critical tasks and achieve organization objectives.

Human Resource Recruiter June 2008 - June 2011

Army | 79R | E-7 | Boise, ID, USA

  • Executed the entire recruitment process for the organization (i.e. job posts, phone interviews, job interviews, regular communication with candidates and managers, and recruitment administration).
  • Effectively administered job interviewing schedules for all job vacancies and kept promises to job applicants.
  • Managed the posting of job vacancies at the best performing recruitment channels.
  • Developed a strong and focused pool of internal and external talent.
  • Aggressively explored new recruitment channels and provided recommendations to the recruitment manager.
  • Prepared the comprehensive yearly recruitment plan and budget.
  • Reported the progress of assigned job vacancies, communicated early warnings, and provided the regular feedback about the performance of the recruitment process.

Assistant Manager Logistics Department July 1998 - June 2008

Army | 92Y | E-7 | Multiple

  • Assisted the manager in leading the logistics department order cycle to enhance business development and ensured sustainability and customer satisfaction.
  • Supervised, coached, and trained a diverse warehouse workforce of ## team members.
  • Arranged warehouses, cataloged goods, planned routes for shipments, and resolved problems or complaints.

Top Skills

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Defense Meritorious Service Medal

June 2011

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

June 2011

Training and Certifications


Bachelor of Science, Business Administration/Human Resource Management concentration

Trident University International, Cypress, CA, USA

February 2010 - April 2015 , GPA: 3.45