Keynote Speaker | Human Resources Expert | Commercial Real Estate Advisor/Tenant Rep at Savills| ICF Certified Coach
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Savills North America
Corporate Managing Director
Washington D.C. Metro Area
Director, HR Systems & Operations
October 2016 to October 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada Area
Manager Talent Acquisition and Employment Services
October 2014 to October 2016
Las Vegas, Nevada Area
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Manager, Talent Acquisition
May 2011 to October 2014
Las Vegas, Nevada Area
Laugh Thru Life
Chief Executive Officer
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
F&G Hospitality Consulting the Americas
Consultant, Human Resources & Service Standards
June 2009 to May 2011
Corporate Managing Director working with clients to develop occupancy solutions that optimize their portfolio strategy in alignment with their business goals. Working with the Washington-area brokers, this role will leverage the Occupier Services and Cross Border teams to help organizations develop proactive portfolio management, strategic decisions around workforce analytics, greater negotiation leverage, and stronger business cases. Corporate Managing Director working with clients to develop occupancy solutions that optimize their portfolio strategy in alignment with their business goals. Working with the Washington-area brokers, this role will leverage the Occupier Services and Cross Border teams to help organizations develop proactive portfolio management, strategic decisions around workforce analytics, greater negotiation leverage, and stronger business cases.
What company does Rebecca Ahmed work for?
Rebecca Ahmed works for Savills North America
What is Rebecca Ahmed's role at Savills North America?
Rebecca Ahmed is Corporate Managing Director
What industry does Rebecca Ahmed work in?
Rebecca Ahmed works in the Real Estate industry.
Corporate Managing Director @ Savills North America Corporate Managing Director working with clients to develop occupancy solutions that optimize their portfolio strategy in alignment with their business goals. Working with the Washington-area brokers, this role will leverage the Occupier Services and Cross Border teams to help organizations develop proactive portfolio management, strategic decisions around workforce analytics, greater negotiation leverage, and stronger business cases. Washington D.C. Metro AreaDirector, HR Systems & Operations @ Pinnacle Entertainment Strategic human resources executive and proactive business partner to C-Suite executives with professional experience in guiding performance driven organizations with expertise in human capital management, mergers & acquisitions and HR Operations. Demonstrated success in providing vision and counsel to organizations on streamlining operations, accelerating growth, performance improvement, conducting analysis to identify problems and implementing corrective processes. Key Accomplishments:• HR Network Advisory Board Member• Developed and implemented HR strategies, policies & procedures, and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy. • Directed labor relations matters including union avoidance training, grievance handling and arbitration, contract interpretation, collective bargaining and unfair labor practices. • Active member of the Data Governance Committee which focused on the management, operations, and security of team member’s data as an enterprise. • Coordinated with IT department and business counterparts to accurately analyze data using HR metrics and reported results with recommendations to senior management. • Oversaw and collaborated with senior leadership teams in the creation and execution of business growth and performance strategies over 16 properties throughout the US as well as the corporate office based in Las Vegas.Guest Speaker: People Analytics, “Strengthening Internal Business Partnerships beyond Analytics and HR to Enhance People Analytics Capabilities.” 2017Panelist: HR Technology Exchange, “Re-imagine the Candidate Journey: How Artificial Intelligence, Video and Texting are Transforming Recruitment.” 2017 From October 2016 to October 2018 (2 years 1 month) Las Vegas, Nevada AreaManager Talent Acquisition and Employment Services @ Allegiant Air Managed and facilitated full cycle recruitment that helped Allegiant find and retain talent utilizing various ongoing HR techniques to discover & pipeline talent, build a strong employment brand, and ensured great relationships with both candidates and team members. Determined current staffing needs, produced forecasts, developed talent acquisition strategies and hiring plans, researched best practices for employment branding initiatives, and optimized sourcing to fill open positions and anticipate future needs. Key Accomplishments:• Oversaw team of 15 team members, with three supervisor direct reports who managed talent acquisition, employment services, badging, and HR compliance.• Created and implemented talent management, selection process procedures, recruiting, sourcing, pipeline development, internships, selection, offer negotiation, automated workflows, on-boarding, and off-boarding, while collaborating effectively across multiple cross-functional teams to complete deliverables in a timely manner.• Supervised administration of employment services and badging and compliance including badging, CHRC, PRIA, Part 49, DOT/NON- DOT, finger printing, pre-employment drug testing, job classification, and background checks in compliance with TSA, FAA and DOT.• Oversaw and monitored all facets of company immigration needs for candidates requiring OPT, H-1B, & PERM.Guest Speaker: Glassdoor: Best Places to Interview Glassdoor “Hire Better Talent Faster: How to Optimize Your Employer Brand and Candidate Apply Process.” 2016 From October 2014 to October 2016 (2 years 1 month) Las Vegas, Nevada AreaManager, Talent Acquisition @ The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Planned and conducted recruitment and selection processes, interviewed potential candidates, and took steps that ensured a positive candidate experience. Assisted in employee retention, development, and supervised recruiting personnel. Utilized HR metrics to create reports and identify areas of improvement, developed and implemented strategic change management and succession planning with a keen focus on raising standards of operations and aligning talent with business goals. Maintained up-to-date knowledge of current legal requirements, government regulations, and ensured policies and procedures were in compliance.Key Accomplishments:• Managed a full cycle recruitment team and ensured professional customer focused interaction with candidates, guests and CoStars to provide outstanding service and consistent continuous improvement.• Facilitated and coordinated with team members to ensure a consistent and seamless recruiting and on-boarding experience in all departments, at every level.• Oversaw college recruitment, the Cosmopolitan's Summer Rotational Internship Program, and provided excellent guest service consistent with the property’s core service standards and brand attributes.• Partnered with all levels of the organization and enhanced employee engagement, improved recruitment process, and increased quality assurance and control with hiring standards for retention. From May 2011 to October 2014 (3 years 6 months) Las Vegas, Nevada AreaTEDx Speaker @ TEDx I've been selected to give a TEDx Talk on "Stripping Away Bias, One Avatar at a Time" at TEDx Oneonta. The talk was originally scheduled for September 2020 and has been postponed until September 2021 due to the Covid-19. More details can be found at https://www.tedxoneonta.com/ Chief Executive Officer @ Laugh Thru Life Rebecca Ahmed comes from 10+ years of Human Resources expertise in Hospitality. Rebecca brings energy and joy to the workplace. She empowers organizations to amplify their culture of growth mindset to attract and retain top talent. Her innovative approach to people services consistently shows organizations that investing in diversity of thought leads to a decrease in turnover costs, an increase in workforce engagement, and enhanced productivity. Washington, District of Columbia, United StatesConsultant, Human Resources & Service Standards @ F&G Hospitality Consulting the Americas Administered and completed short and long-term projects that addressed hotel operations, marketing, sales, food and beverage coordination, and organizational management for four and five-star properties worldwide. Established and managed programs that met quality assurance, cash integrity, and service standard requirements. Key Accomplishments:• Pre-Opening Experience: Opened Encore Las Vegas & Sanctuary Hotel in NYC, a leading Manhattan lifestyle property that delivers a unique approach to service that is highly personalized with Sanctuary’s very own S.T.A.R. Program ™ - Service Tailored to Any Request™. • Partnered with HR & Finance leaders of four and five-star properties worldwide including Marriott, Radisson Blu, Four Seasons, Ritz Carlton & HHA, performing cash integrity checks and service standard reviews & training. From June 2009 to May 2011 (2 years) Global
Extraversion (E), Intuition (N), Feeling (F), Judging (J)
2 year(s), 5 month(s)
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