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Resume for Cathy J. for HR / Recruiter in Stamford, Connecticut

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Country: United States City: Stamford
State: Connecticut ZIP: 06901

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Broad Street , Stamford, CT 



Leadership Development  •  Training Deployment • Program Management 

Strengthsbased approach to driving organizational effectiveness and talent management initiatives that enables performance enhancements, process efficiency, and business goal alignment. Recognized for abilities to engender trust and foster engagement across internal client bases as a collaborative partner and positive change agent. Demonstrated commitment to employees, management, stakeholders, customers, and partnerships.



  • Managed workforce programs for Fortune and top tier global firms including: GE Capital, Time Warner, Gartner, and Cengage Learning worldwide leader in learning publications and solutions.
  • Served as key member of largescale training program design and deployment teams. Delivered integrated learning tools, improved user experience, and shared communications across domestic / international workforces and divisions of to ,+ ranging from large groups to oneonone training.
  • Codesigned curriculum for “Employees First”– a multitiered career development platform for Time Warner.
  • Proven abilities to assess organizational development challenges, mobilize commitment, spearhead ontime program initiatives, and drive change within highgrowth, downsized, and startup environments.
  • Formulated week “Boot Camp” for orientation and development of future leaders in rotational program – successfully presented to Chief Risk Officers at global forum.
  • Trained in GE Six Sigma methodology and its “Change Acceleration Process” model designed to enable lasting organizational change.


  • Organizational Effectiveness
  • Performance Management
  • CompetencyBased Coaching
  • Training Program Design & Delivery
  • Change Management
  • Talent Acquisition & Retention


    CONSULTANT    –Present 

          Cengage Learning, Stamford, CT Former Division of Ranked Thomson Corporation  June –June

  • Retained by V.P. of Talent Management. Facilitated comprehensive internal client feedback process to better assess new performance management system PMS options. Successfully migrated firm to new PMS across global sites serving ,+ person workforce.
  • Codesigned complex, modular PMS—partnering with HR management firmwide and vendor SuccessFactors. Crafted dual approach for instructional content design both detailed and page “Quick Guides” to support virtual system demonstrations to create learning synergy across varied employee learning styles and preferences.
  • Coached participants for multiphased global leadership program delivering Lomingerbased degree feedback.
  • Served as key team member conducting + worldwide webinars for group and oneonone employee training sessions. Yielded continuous improvements through enhanced user experience and performance review compliance.
  • Researched and assessed reporting guidelines and impact of the publishing industry on the environment for inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility CSR policy.

    Performance Management, Inc., Stamford, CT HR Consulting Firm    July –December

  • Collaborated with President on development and delivery of strengthsbased OD workshop proposals integrating Appreciative Inquiry approach and methodology. Conducted survey analysis and interpreted findings for multiple employee satisfaction client surveys.

    CATHY J.             PAGE TWO


          The Alexander Group, Inc., Stamford, CT Management Consulting Firm  January–April

    • Staffed U.S. offices from Fortune firms and Bschools % headcount increase. January–June  

          Time Warner, Inc., New York, NY Fortune Media & Entertainment Company June–December

  • Engaged by Senior HR Leader to deliver inaugural workforce initiatives targeted to increase staff engagement and retention for person world headquarters.
  • Codeveloped design and guidelines for multitiered learning and development curriculum with ambitious deadline. “Employees First” program featured: employee development survey, career development workshops, individual career coaching, and speed networking event multitrack executive panel.
  • Conducted research for high potential mentoring program – paired VP’s with Directors.
  • Championed use of Appreciative Inquiry methods on crafting of business case presented to Vice President entitled “Imagine Time Warner” designed to increase productivity/retention while embracing employee innovation.

          Gartner, Inc., Stamford, CT IT Research & Consulting Organization       April –July

  • Contracted by Vice President to deliver worldwide distance learning for ,person organization through goalsetting, midyear and yearend performance management process and etool. Redesigned and streamlined corporate training material— received strong approvals from Gartner University leaders and senior HR partners.
  • Gained and demonstrated knowledge of Gallup strengthsbased products: Q, SF and SRI. Used SRI as comparative benchmark; team recommended vendor for new predictive hiring assessment tool. Tied to Gartner sales competencies and tailored for specific roles within + global sales organization.
  • GE CAPITAL SERVICES, Stamford, CT –  

    Program Manager, Risk Management Leadership Program RMLP                February –July

    Management and interim budget responsibility for global fasttrack rotational program for risk management leaders.

  • Formulated week “Boot Camp” for orientation of future leadership development rotational program. Employed SME’s and innovative training delivery methods that reduced costs. Mobilized commitment from + program members for new training format presented to + worldwide Chief Risk Officers at global forum.
  • Managed adverse employee morale impact of rightsizing leadership program capturing % retention—with only bottom performer attrition over year span.
  • Facilitated RMLP performance review process with integration of detailed competencies across roles. Ensured consistency in ratings and delivery of quality reviews over per year for position levels.
  • Directed fullscope international recruitment across US, EU, Latin America & Asia incorporating best practice selection criteria and new sourcing vehicles. Recognized for effective campus branding, Risk Management was in its infancy and unproven, doubledigit MBA hiring, and high diversity ratio.

    Recruiting Specialist Management award recipient for global recruitment       July –January

    Program Coordinator June –June  


    Professional Actor, South Africa & US:  oncamera industrials, oncamera commercials, voiceovers, and films.

    Administration Roles: BristolMyers Squibb, Yale University School of Medicine & YaleNew Haven Hospital while acting.

  • Driving Sustainability: A Practical Roadmap/Toolkit for Transformation, Weatherhead School of Management, CWRU
  • Appreciative Inquiry Conference, Orlando, FL: The Power of Positive Change
  • An Introduction to Appreciative Designing: Organizing with a Positive Lens to Ignite & Sustain Transformational Change in Human and Business Outcomes–Bernard Mohr, New York, NY
  • Business as Agent of World Benefit Global Forum–Weatherhead School of Management, CWRU
  • Management Knowledge Leading Positive Change
  • Shaping Tomorrow's Business Leaders Today: Changing Society by Changing Management Education
  • nd International Conference on Appreciative Inquiry, Ai Consulting, Miami, FL

    Bachelor of Fine Arts With Distinction, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

    Appreciative Inquiry Certificate in Positive Business and Society Change: Weatherhead School of Management, CWRU

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