04.12.2019

Alaant Advisor

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The Alaant Advisor is our column focused on all things going on in the world of recruiting, job placement, and search. Think of it as your weekly briefing—a handy, quick guide to what's going on.

Here's what's happening this week:

Hot Candidates of the Week!

These are two of the best candidates we've seen this week. If you would like more information on either candidate, please reach out to us right away.

John - Operations/Shipping Manager

Hartford, CT
  • Administered, supervised, and supported the daily workload and activities of on-road delivery drivers, package handlers, administrative and clerical staff to ensure that assigned duties were accomplished safely and efficiently, serving as front-line supervisor and main “go-to” operations management point of contact.
  • Supervised in-center customer support contact center, handled corporate customer service center escalations, processed dispatching reports and oversaw shipment investigations; monitored and supported optimization of package flow metrics, utilize dispatch management and on-road communication systems throughout day.
  • Adjusted route load as needed by arranging load transfer meet points to ensure commitment times for high levels of service, delays, overloads, etc. are resolved; communication and documentation on various reports for level of service, incident, mileage, tracking, etc.
  • Ensured programming, maintenance, and dispatch plan administration for on-road handheld communication devices is accurately completed; manage and service corporate service alerts, identified most appropriate service route to dispatch commercial business bulk pickups, administration of shipment claims investigations and concerns.

Sheryl – Administrative/ Executive Support

Albany, NY
  • Great Administrative candidate who is professional, kind, fast pace, flexible and approachable.
  • Holds a B.S. Business Administration with a Minor in Communications.
  • Wide range of experience after serving in higher-ed for over 15 years. 
  • Believes in change and is technologically literate; has transferrable knowledge and skill to pick up new tools and resources quickly.  
  • Works well with all levels in higher ed, from faculty, students, grad students, alumni and associate deans.
  • Proficient in MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Constant Contact, Canva, Hobsons and Razor’s Edge

About the Author

Miranda March Digital Strategist for Alaant Workforce Solutions

Miranda March, Digital Communications Specialist

Miranda has a real knack for connecting the dots between employers and job seekers. She prides herself on keeping a pulse on the national and local hiring markets. In her downtime, she enjoys cooking new foods and spending time with her family. A little-known fact about Miranda is her love of video games, new and old.

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