Recruitment

2018 Workforce Game Changer: Erin Zimmermann

By Ave Rio

Jun. 25, 2018

It takes a special person to find talented and compassionate employees to provide 24/7 services to people with developmental disabilities at Emmaus Homes.

Workforce Game Changers
Erin Zimmermann is director of talent acquisition for HDIS Inc. in Olivette, Missouri.

Erin Zimmermann has that ability. Zimmermann, 33, entered an industry challenged by a high turnover rate.

Making the most of her opportunity, she worked diligently and creatively to improve Emmaus Homes. In her first year, she researched and implemented a new applicant-tracking tool that provides up-to-the-minute information on potential applicants.

By using this system, Zimmermann’s team increased their number of hires by 28 percent over the previous year. She also implemented a new social media strategy by creating personal recruiting Facebook pages and highlighting the behind-the-scenes work on Instagram.

In addition to those substantial numbers, Zimmermann consistently makes a difference both in and outside of work.

Go here to read about the rest of our 2018 Game Changers

At Emmaus Homes, she was a vital part of the company’s wellness committee and she also led an employee engagement committee.

Outside the office, she advocates for animals and the benefits of veganism.

Zimmermann recently accepted an opportunity to become director of talent acquisition at medical products supplier HDIS Inc.

— Ave Rio

About Workforce.com

blog workforce

We build robust scheduling & attendance software for businesses with 500+ frontline workers. With custom BI reporting and demand-driven scheduling, we help our customers reduce labor spend and increase profitability across their business. It's as simple as that.

Book a call
See the software

Related Articles

workforce blog

Recruitment

Slow rehiring of child care workers may stymie employers’ return to workplace plans

For parents of young children, a full return to the workforce means having to find quality, affordable ...

child care, compensation, COVID-19, employee engagement, hiring, human resources

workforce blog

Recruitment

Jushi Holdings builds its workforce in the cannabis industry despite pandemic

A broad assortment of talent is finding a new home at Jushi Holdings and in a cannabis industry burning...

cannabis industry, hiring, Jushi Holdings Inc., pandemic, Safety, training

workforce blog

Recruitment

Regulating recruiting amid constant technological innovations

As the competition for talent rages, complex recruiting systems using AI face compliance questions of t...

artificial intelligence, bias, business ethics, data privacy, HR Tech, talent acquisition, tech ethics