Laurie Firmin, Recruiter / HR Generalist
Working for Champion makes me feel like I am part of a team striving for excellence -- people working together and helping each other in a professional but relaxed atmosphere. To me, Champion = Teamwork.
As a Recruiter/Human Resources Generalist at Champion Technology Services, Inc. Laurie recruits individuals who have experience, knowledge, and passion for automation while supporting and developing human resource services, programs, and policies. She is responsible for securing and managing Champion’s growing top-notch talent base. Laurie works closely with the Champion Leadership Team nationwide to determine exact qualifications and skills required to meet client and project needs. On the recruiting side, Laurie identifies ideal candidates and negotiates competitive hiring packages to attract and retain valuable employees.
Before joining the Champion team, Laurie was the Director of Human Resources at Ameritas Technologies, where she was responsible for recruitment, employee retention, administration, and office management. She also held the Director of Administration position at Antares Technologies Solutions, a software development consulting company that provides custom software solutions to clients across the U.S.
Laurie leverages her passion for people while continuously developing her knowledge in recruiting and human resources by participation in continuing education workshops, seminars, and trainings. She remains up-to-date on the latest developments and best practices in recruiting and human resources, ensuring Champion’s employees receive the best support and resources available.
Laurie is a member of both the Greater Baton Rouge and New Orleans Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) as well as the National SHRM. She also serves as a board member of the Baton Rouge User Group.