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ken forrester

Health and Welfare Recruiter

ken forrester
Ft. Lauderdale (33321) United States (Florida)
Professional Status
About Me
I sell two of the greatest products ever conceived by man; talent and opportunity.
Recruiting top talent is my passion and to be the best, one has to master the art and become proficient in using the tools.
In addition, I am a blogger, speaker, and a student of social media.
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  • Job Search Strategy Design
  • Talent Acquisition & Retention Consulting
Detailed Description
  • Founder of this boutique executive recruitment firm with specialization in the Human Resources Consulting arena. Charged with new business development responsibilities for all line of recruitment services. Other responsibilities include:

    • Consult with clients/hiring managers to determine job specifications, skill-set requirements, compensation objectives, career progression within the division and other attributes to effectively market the job opportunity to qualified candidates
    • Develop marketing strategies to source applicants utilizing internal capabilities and external electronic recruitment tools including social networking job boards, referral programs and variety of Internet related venues.
    • Initiate dialog with prospective candidates to determine skill-set, motivation, and other qualifications that match the specific requirements of a job opportunity.
    • Pre-screen and select finalist candidate for interviews. This involves providing managers with key information regarding candidate’s experience, accomplishments, personality as well as candidates’ compensation expectations, there by assisting the manager in expediting the selection process.
    • Interact with vendors in evaluating applicant tracking systems, assessment testing tools, background checking and interactive career website development.
    • Train Recruiters on effective recruitment techniques, with objectives of process efficiencies, quality of hire and other metrics that improve a positive candidate experience during the selection process.
    • Consult to employers on best practice talent acquisition and retention strategies to increase internal recruiter productivity and effectiveness.
Company Description
Formed in 1994, A.W. Forrester Co is a full service executive search firm that excels in the recruitment and placement of health insurance and employee benefits professionals.
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