Miriam Dushane serves as Managing Director, Upstate New York for the Recruiting Division of Alaant.
Over the past 15 years, Ms. Dushane has built a successful recruiting operation and has overseen the placement of nearly 3,000 high-quality individuals with more than 200 companies across New York’s Capital Region and Tech Valley. Her responsibilities include oversight of all branch operations, recruitment efforts, business development, complete P&L, and employee management, including employee relations, retention, benefits, compensation and compliance.
Prior to Alaant, she spent four years as a Human Resources Specialist for Hudson City Savings Institution in Hudson, NY and three years as a recruiter with Snelling Executive Search in Albany, NY.
Ms. Dushane has nearly 20 years of experience in human resources, specializing in recruitment, employee relations, and training and development, and serving industries that range from IT and employment services to banking/finance and health care. Her career has been guided by two central tenets: always doing the right thing over turning a profit, and leading by example.
A SHRM Certified Professional and PHR, Ms. Dushane has been active for many years in the Capital Region Human Resource Association, serving as Chair of the Legislative and Public Relations Committees and Secretary of the Executive Committee. In 2015, she received the prestigious recognition as a Woman of Excellence by the Capital Region Chamber of Commerce in the category of Excellence in Management (1-99 employees).