05.10.2019

Alaant Advisor

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Alaant Advisor
+ About the Alaant Advisor
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.

Barbra — Business Architect

Hartford, CT
  • Twelve years of experience, has worked as a Business Analyst, functional architect, software test engineer and system administrator on projects
  • Strong experience with implementation of commercial project and portfolio management (PPM) both on premises and on demand (Saas) and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 and Dynamics 365 solutions
  • Worked closely with customer service on the case management capabilities, such as accounts, contacts, cases, queues, dashboard, service calendar, knowledgebase, and business process
  • Organized workshops to understand the current process and elicit requirements
  • Created business process flow diagrams using Visio
  • Conducted analysis of business and user needs in order to develop requirements documentation
  • Analyzed the existing process and recommend the process supported by the tool
  • Conducted and scheduled vendor demos of the implemented requirements
  • Created and maintained functional /software requirement document, object configuration and security document
  • Elicited requirements, translating and simplifying requirements into use cases and user stories
  • Created traceability matrix by mapping the RFO requirements to user stories
  • Created business process work flow documents using Visio and ARIS
  • Demonstrate the delivered functionalities to the sponsors, stakeholders and business users
  • Conducted training session for the new users to train the new implementation

Harrison — Marketing / Administration

Albany, NY
  • Articulate, personable and interested in a position where he can grow his skillset.
  • Comes highly recommended from the Executive VP at a local financial institution.
  • Graduating in Mayfrom University of Buffalo and relocating back to the Albany area.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration
  • Coursework includes: Principles of Marketing, Human Resource Management, Management Principles, Marketing Research and International Business
  • Experience coordinating events, scheduling meetings and booking event space for the Valley Cats minor-league baseball team
    • Responsible set up of promotional field days, fan suites and sponsorship suites
  • Comfortable communicating events to a team and higher-level management
  • While with a financial institution he was responsible for organizing documentation related to new checking/saving accounts, entering referrals
  • Strong attention to detail
  • He is an all-around rockstar candidate that would be a great fit with any team and is available upon graduation at the end of May.

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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