KAREN A. BROWN P. O. Box 10216 San Jose, CA 95157 408 984-4930 [email protected]
CONTRACT RECRUITING SERVICES Strong technical and management recruiter for biotech, biopharmaceutical, genomics and hi-tech industries. Seasoned senior consultant with in-house experience capable of working in all areas of recruitment. Able to hit the ground running as sole staffing person or member of a staffing team. Experience in start-ups to multinational corporations. • • • • •
On-site contract recruiting services including sourcing, screening, interviewing, and preparing offers. Focus on driving the process and helping identify qualified candidates in a timely fashion. Manage corporate recruiting programs. Train managers and teams in interviewing and recruiting skills. Provide cost-effective sourcing strategies including: internet postings, applicant tracking systems, in-house resume retrieval, employee referral programs, college recruiting programs, researchers/sourcers, agencies, and retained search. Supports legal compliance for both state and federal requirements. Coach employees in resume writing, interviewing and job search skills for outplacement.
Areas of Recruiting Experience Corporate Departments Executives and Managers Scientist & Research Associates Manufacturing Engineering Research & Development Regulatory Affairs Business Development Clinical & Pre-Clinical Program Management
Toxicology Marketing Materials Purchasing Contracts Operations Packaging Biostatistics Quality
Accounting Finance IT/IS Legal Human Resources Service Facilities Sales Administrative
Industries Medical Lasers Pharmaceuticals/Biotech Reagents Genomics Medical Diagnostic Equip.
Military Electronics Lasers & Electro-optics Public Accounting Internet Appliances Computers
Online transaction processing Semiconductors Video Teleconferencing Investments & Insurance Semiconductor Processing Equip.
BUSINESS BACKGROUND CONTRACT RECRUITING
Human Resources Consultant Providing contract recruiting and outplacement services. Clients include: BD, CV Therapeutics, Actel, Mariah Power, XenoPort, Cepheid, Sugen, NuGEN Technologies, Syva/Dade Berhring, Cooper Labs, Scios, Compression Labs, SDL, Southwall Technologies, RMS, Applied Materials, Stratus Computer, support.com, Seagate, Force, Xicor, SEEQ, Vestel, Actel, SiTime, Coopers & Lybrand, The Benham Group/American Century, AAA, and Career Action Center. COOPER LASERSONICS, INC. Human Resources Medical and scientific laser company. Responsibilities included corporate employment, employee relations, compensation, training, safety, outplacement, supervision, and affirmative action. WATKINS-JOHNSON COMPANY Human Resources Military electronics company. Primary focus was employment. Additional responsibilities included employee relations, compensation, and affirmative action.
EDUCATION B.A. Sociology San Jose State University Human Resources Management Program at SJSU, Supervisory and Management Training, Compensation Training ACA M.T.C.M. Five Branches Institute