Qureshi - Human Resources - Toronto, ON, Canada

Maria Qureshi

Toronto, ON, Canada


Open to new opportunities in the field of Human Resources that utilizes my strong leadership skills and provides a good work experience.

Hardworking and self-motivated individual. Goal-oriented with a strong analytical and innovative mindset. Excellent written and oral communication skills and strong customer service skills. Quick learner, reliable and well organized.


Human Resources

Work History

HR/Recruitment Assistant

The Bagg Group

From April 2014

• Search and find potential contacts and candidates for active jobs
• Phone screen applicants and book suitable candidates for internal interviews
• Occasionally conduct face to face interviews with candidates and make appropriate selection decisions based on interview
• Prepare and edit job descriptions and post jobs on major job boards
• Refer suitable candidates to the manager based on searches
• Prepare candidate profiles to submit to manager and clients
• Conduct reference checks and background checks
• Proofread, edit and prepare professional resumes for candidates
• Handle applicant information with accuracy, security and confidentiality
• Enter data from various sources into Bullhorn system as required
• Handle calls passed over by the manager i.e. candidates asking about job openings etc
• Proofread and prepare other documents - offer letters/contracts, letters of engagement, newsletters, email templates, printing labels etc.
• Prepare MS Excel spreadsheets and reports to track candidate searches
• Perform receptionist duties at the branch including answering phone calls, greeting guests, answering questions, addressing inquires and concerns, leading them to appropriate manager/staff member, providing appropriate forms, etc.
• Conduct employee orientations, supervise new employees/interns, and train them on HRIS system, office policies and procedures etc.
• Coordinate monthly workplace safety inspections, identify safety hazards, prepare health and safety reports, and maintain records of minor workplace injuries, fire drills, lockdowns etc.
• Network with new and existing candidates and asking for referrals when needed
• Utilize various social media platforms to find and recruit the best candidates
• Attend weekly Job Order meetings to keep current of all company orders
• Perform office inventory and order office supplies for the branch
• Filing, photocopying, and performing other duties as assigned by the manager

Recruiter of Sponsors


June 2012 - August 2012

Researcher/Survey Conductor - Intern

Brock Health

January 2011 - April 2011

101 - St. Catharine, ON

Volunteer Teaching Assistant

Bramalea Multicultural Center

November 2009 - February 2010

Customer Service/Trainer/Health & Safety Rep

Tim Horton's

October 2007 - September 2012

• Competently trained new storefront employees with patience and persistence
• On-boarded new employees and executed employee orientation
• Accurately evaluated new employees during three months' probation period
• Trained active staff on new machines/equipments, products, policies and procedures
• Documented food temperatures to avoid serving bad quality products
• Inspected and documented potential health and safety concerns around the store
• Documented and attended to minor employee injuries
• Cashed out customer orders and prepared orders quickly and efficiently
• Answered customer questions on products, procedures and policies
• Frequently resolved customer complaints
• Scheduled and assigned employees to daily stocking and clean up duties around the store
• Maintained a clean and healthy environment to avoid safety hazards
• Promoted to Trainer position within six months of employment
• Awarded Employee of the Month multiple times

Customer Service/Sales Associate

Benix & Co

November 2006 - June 2007

• Politely greeted customers and provided help and friendly customer support
• Carefully handled and organized weekly product shipments
• Efficiently cashed out customer purchases
• Helped manager with opening and closing store
• Handled various delicate items and utensils with care incredibly
• Stocked shelves and marked prices on shelves and items
• Cleaned store and store items proficiently

Qualifications & Certifications

Human Resource Management

Georgian College


Brock University - St

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