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August 4, 2014

TDS Telecom
Recruiter-Human Resources
Madison, WI
Overview:
Growth takes top talent; help us find more of it! TDS, a Fortune 1000 telecommunications, broadband & IT provider, is searching for a full life cycle Recruiter for our Madison, WI location.

As part of a highly effective team, you will find the best, brightest and most passionate people for our teams - you must recognize a wide variety of talent and think of new and creative ways to find them for contact center, consumer sales, administrative and professional positions nationwide.

The ideal candidate will dig in, learn about the roles which they will be recruiting, partner with company leaders and hiring managers to build a hiring strategy and drive top-notch candidates to apply while providing a stellar candidate experience. Experience in high volume recruiting in contact centers or direct sales is preferred.

Responsibilities:
Full Cycle Recruitment - Responsible for full cycle recruiting for contact center, sales, administrative and professional positions nationwide, as assigned.

Develops and maintains a partnership with hiring managers, to fill their talent needs, understand position requirements and develop specific recruiting plans.
Consults with managers regarding recruitment practices, policies, and procedures, within an AAP organization.
Partners with managers to update job descriptions and writes effective postings to attract top talent.
Consults with hiring manager to develop screening and interview tools to establish criteria and determine qualified candidates.
Conducts phone screens and interviews, develops professional rapport with candidates, and recommends top talent to hiring managers.
Maintains requisitions and all required information in applicant tracking system (ATS).
Performs innovative candidate sourcing including but not limited to: internet recruiting, networking, social media, job fairs, open houses, employee referral programs, college recruiting, print publications, etc.
In accordance with Affirmative Action Plan and all applicable EEO, state and federal laws, makes hiring recommendations to hiring manager.
- Assists with team projects or processes to support overall talent management attraction, on-boarding, and retention.
- Attend weekly team meetings and HR quarterly meetings.

Qualifications:
Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or higher OR 4+ years professional work experience.
1+ year experience as a full life cycle recruiter.

Other Qualifications
2+ years of experience with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Solid understanding of recruitment processes as well as demonstrated sourcing, networking, screening and selection skills.
Ability to take ownership of the selection process and successfully manage a high volume work load.
Knowledge of, and demonstrated ability to utilize, multiple recruiting sources. Proven track record of innovative recruiting initiatives and campaigns desired.
Must have knowledge of up-to-date Human Resource policies, standard practices; laws and regulations and proposed changes and the ability to apply them consistently.
Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
Apply for this job online.

Marge Karsten

TDS Telecom
Administrator-Employee Relations
Madison, WI
The Administrator - Employee Relations is responsible for providing Employee Relations support to their assigned business units or supporting the Employee Relations/Human Resources Business Partners in the areas of performance management, talent management, employment policies and employee relations. This includes but is not limited to assisting with analysis completion, performance metrics and employee attendance tracking and verification, conducting research, participating in interviews, case discussions and investigations and completing documentation. The position will also handle employee disciplinary meetings, performance improvement meetings, leaves of absence and/or medical accommodation requests, provide general consultative advice and conduct in-person exit interviews. In general, will handle highly confidential cases, assignments, and projects.

Responsibilities:
Employee Relations Cases:
Administers the Performance Management programs for various contact center departments on a timely basis. Includes completing detailed reviews of results, completing calculations and verifying the accuracy of results, as well as, ensuring adopted performance standards are adhered to and previous precedents consistently followed. Will be responsible for working through process from start to finish and facilitating disciplinary meetings and/or working to resolve specific issues under the direction of the applicable HR/ER Business Partner and direct Supervisor.
Administers the Attendance Guidelines for various contact centers on a timely basis. Includes completing calculations ensuring their accuracy, as well as, making sure adopted guidelines are adhered to and previous precedents consistently followed. Responsible for developing recommendations to ER leadership and departmental management on resolving issues/corrective actions and facilitating disciplinary meetings and/or working to resolve the issues.
Investigates, recommends and resolves employee issues for policy or internal process violations and employee concerns, complaints, etc. Conducts investigational interviews with employees and other witnesses as applicable, conducts problem evaluation, obtains factual information, interpretation of human resource policies, guidelines and labor laws, and in conjunction with the Manager-Employee Relations and appropriate management staff, determines recommended resolution and/or formal disciplinary actions as may be appropriate.
Timely and accurately documents employee relations cases and interviews by participating in investigations, interviews, meetings and at times legal counsel updates. This includes being able to determine which information is relevant and necessary, and in a manner which is detailed, precise, complete in nature, and legally sound. Additionally, assists other members of the ER Team with employee issues by providing support in the areas of report generation, demographic information analysis and research.
Manages employee medical accommodation requests which could include leaves of absence, work restrictions, and business-related requests from an employee and/or health care providers (HCP) as applicable. Manages the interactive process by working closely with the employee and their HCP to determine potential medical accommodation options.
Conducts in-person exit interviews with employees who voluntarily leave the Company to understand why people are leaving and to develop potential retention solutions.
Coordinates Unemployment Compensation. Processing of unemployment claims, responding and working with the applicable ER Business partner to coordinate attendance at hearings when necessary.
Performs other administrative duties as required.
Provides back up support to ER Team members as necessary.

Qualifications:
Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree (or higher) -OR- 4+ years of professional work experience.

Other Qualifications
1 + years experience in Human Resources preferred.
Outstanding attention to detail skills necessary and required.
Outstanding organizational skills, follow-through and ability to work well tactically and conceptually required.
Exceptional keyboard/typing skills with ability to key 60 + WPM.
Excellent documentation skills with ability to determine which information is important, relevant and necessary, in a manner which is detailed, precise, and complete in nature and legally sound ensuring all facts are captured.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must have knowledge, interest and strong desire to keep up-to-date with Human Resource policies, standard practices, laws and regulations and proposed changes and the ability to apply them consistently.
Ability to conduct research, identify recommendations, and develop and communicate policies.
Outstanding interpersonal skills with demonstrated record of dealing with sensitive issues in an innovative, professional way.
Must have demonstrated process development/improvement skills.
Must set the standard for personal integrity, honesty, and teamwork.
Advanced knowledge and experience with Microsoft Excel.
Pursuing ongoing professional development in the area of Human Resources.
SHRM/HRCI Certification a plus.
Apply for this job online.

Marge Karsten

july 16, 2014

Janesville Jets
Ticketing and Group Sales Internship
Janesville, WI
Responsibilities
o Required to work Monday-Thursday 9-5 and all game nights
o Make 50-60 quality outgoing sales calls a day
o Build and manage database of sales leads
o Run Jets box office at all home games
o Assist with marketing and promotional campaigns for the sales department
o Provide quality customer service to all Jets fans
o Perform all other duties as assigned
Qualifications
o Enrolled in undergraduate or graduate level program, school credit available in accordance to program qualifications
o Outgoing and friendly demeanor
o Driven to succeed in sales
o Self-starter and highly motivated
o General knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
o Knowledge of Eventbright ticketing system preferred but not required
o Cold calling experience preferred, but not required
o Excellent customer service skills
Compensation
o $300/month (September 1 – March 31)
o Housing provided
o Commission on all sales new and renewal that are paid in full by March 31st
To apply please send cover letter and resume to natalie@janesvillejets.com no later than July 18, 2014

Marge Karsten

Janesville Jets
Promotions Internship
Janesville, WI
Responsibilities
o Required to work Monday-Thursday 9-5 and all game nights
o Preparation, set-up, and tear down or all Jets game night promotions
o Keep inventory of all promotional items and merchandise
o Assist with writing game night PA script and game night schedule
o Assist with outside mascot and player appearances
o Point person for all in-game promotions
o All other duties as assigned
Qualifications
o Enrolled in undergraduate or graduate level program, school credit available in accordance to program qualifications
o Outgoing and friendly demeanor
o Self-starter and highly motivated
o Excellent customer service skills
o Strong creative and organizational skills
o Knowledge of Photoshop preferred, but not required
o General knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
Compensation
o $300/month (September 1 – March 31)
o Housing provided
To apply please send cover letter and resume to natalie@janesvillejets.com no later than July 18, 2014

Marge Karsten

Janesville Jets
Operations Internship
Janesville, WI
Responsibilities
o Required to work Monday-Thursday 9-5 and all game nights
o Preparation, set-up, and tear down of all Jet game nights
o Assist with game day promotions
o Conduct sound-check/run-through with all live entertainment
o Manage all Jets game day equipment
o Assist with security and game day staff
o Assist with fan relations
o Coordinate and manage all game night volunteers
Qualifications
o Enrolled in undergraduate or graduate level program, school credit available in accordance to program qualifications
o Outgoing and friendly demeanor
o Self-starter and highly motivated
o Excellent customer service skills
o Ability to lift 20 lbs.
Compensation
o $300/month (September 1 – March 31)
o Housing provided
To apply please send cover letter and resume to natalie@janesvillejets.com no later than July 18, 2014

Marge Karsten

May 16, 2014

Styer Transportation
2 positions available: Marketing Intern, Accounting Intern
Lakeville, MN
Marketing Internship:
Introduce load tracking and quote request options to Styer customers
Contact Styer customers
Set up login names and passwords for Styer customers
Train Styer customers on use of online load tracking
Train Styer customers on use of online rate quote function
Advance Styer’s social media presence with both customers and employees
Update Facebook page
Develop ideas to increase Facebook usage by customers and employees
Set up Twitter accounts for CEO, President and VP of Operations
Develop plan/ideas for company officers to use Twitter to reach customers and employees

Accounting Internship:
Enhance Styer budgeting and budget review process
Research profitability by tractor, driver, destination state, customer
Update vendor records
Update customer and customer location records

Please contact George Krueger, Assistant Professor-Marketing
University of Wisconsin--Platteville

Becky Trefz

John Deere Dubuqe Works
Accountant I Part -time
Dubuque, IA
Performs various less complex professional accounting assignments requiring knowledge of Business Unit, Company policy, or accounting theory. Includes coordinating, preparing and analyzing financial information and reports that provide summary information for management use in making Company financial decisions. Duties: Prepares various daily, monthly, quarterly, or annual financial/cost reports, statements, or exhibits. Records routine or recurring transactions. Gathers, reviews, and assists in analyzing statistical information. Makes necessary corrections and/or adjustments to receive accurate report information. Performs complex account reconciliations.

Requirements:
Part time - 30 hours/week . Flexible hours between 6 a.m. & 6 p.m. Mon. - Fri. Excel proficiency (macros and pivot tables). Degree in Accounting preferred. Willing to see recent grads or 5th year senior college students. Looking for candidates with Accounting knowledge.

Marge Karsten

Saint - Gobain
Human Resources Intern or Assistant
Portage, WI
Opportunity for a student who is completing the junior year, has had Human Resource Management and a Staffing course to work for us with the following responsibilities:
Reviewing resumes, interviewing, leading facility tours, and helping us re-write our new hire orientation program. If the orientation program is completed, the student might also be able to present the program to new hires. This would be a great opportunity to gain some experience.

To apply, contact: Jane Berg, HR Manager, Saint-Gobain
2316 W. Wisconsin St.
Portage, WI 53901

Jane.Berg@saint-gobain.com
608.745.6120 or cell 608.566.8053

Marge Karsten

may 1, 2014

John Deere
Accounting Internships
Various
Various; sometimes available, sometimes not. Check http://www.deere.com/wps/dcom/en_US/corporate/our_company/careers/careers.page?
often.

Jack Borke

Federal Government
Various
Various
Various jobs. Check https://www.usajobs.gov/StudentsAndGrads often.

Jack Borke

March 25, 2014

Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI)
Entry level financial examiner positions
South West Territory and North West Territory
There are currently two (2) vacancies; both with the Division of Banking. One (1) vacancy is in the South West Territory and one (1) in the North West Territory. Please note: candidates hired into these positions will typically have their home designated as their headquarters city and will live in the territory. This recruitment may be used to fill additional vacancies within the Department of Financial Institutions.

Both positions located in the Division of Banking are entry level progressing to journey level professional financial examiner positions. Individuals will be assigned to assist in the conducting of bank examinations to determine the safety and soundness of the banks chartered by the agency. Examiners will provide evaluation of a bank’s financial condition, profitability, quality of assets, management, operations, and compliance with laws and regulations. The examination functions are performed both in the agency’s central office and at the bank. Assignments will be performed under the direct guidance and review of a higher-grade examiner. The incumbent will serve as lead examiner for report preparation or examiner-in-charge and will be expected to plan, assign, and review the work of other examiners. Individuals in this position will report to a Financial Examiner Supervisor for administrative supervisory review.

For specific job knowledge, skills and abilities as well as on how to apply, review the State of Wisconsin wiscjobs posting.
Sherry Davis
Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions
Administrative Services & Technology, 608-266-1622, Sherry.Davis@dfi.wisconsin.gov

Becky Trefz

october 16, 2013

Company Name Fastenal
Position Title Part-Time
Location Platteville or Dubuque
Description We are always looking for good part time employees in our stores. We rely heavily on our part time employees and teach them all aspects of the business. When we hire a part timer, we see that employee as a future leader within the company.
Contact: John Oimoen, District Manager
1128 Stewart Street
Madison, Wi 53713
Cell: 608.516.0627, Fax: 507.457.2122
E-mail: joimoen@fastenal.com
Submitted By George Krueger
 

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