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Phone: (201) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: t***@***.com
Ruef & Associates , LLC
700 Godwin Avenue, Suite 230
Midland Park , New Jersey 07432
United States


Employment History


  • MPA , Human Resource Management
    University of Colorado
  • BA degree , Psychology
    University of San Francisco
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The Managing Partners are Supported by a Seasoned Senior Staff | Michael E. Marion & Associates, Inc., 30 Oct 2014 [cached]
Timothy F. Ruef, - Vice President Tim joined Michael E. Marion & Associates in 2004 after 25+ years in the healthcare industry. Tim held key marketing/leadership positions for several prominent pharmaceutical companies including Pfizer and Merck and launched over eight products in the U.S., Europe and Canada. Tim holds a BA degree in Psychology from the University of San Francisco, and an MPA in Human Resource Management from the University of Colorado. He has served as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Marketing at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey, and has authored numerous articles and produced several videos on the hiring process and executive integration. Tim is a frequent and highly requested speaker at national and state human resource and training conferences. A former Captain and Ranger in the United States Army, Tim is an active advocate for veteran's employment initiatives.
Tim Ruef Associates; recruitment, hiring, executive coaching, Ridgewood coach, New Jersey coach, New York coach, Texas coach, California coach, Mexico coach, 14 Jan 2016 [cached]
Tim Ruef is uniquely qualified to maximize the human potential of your company. With over 35 years of leadership and people experience, Tim has the technical skills and consulting expertise to fast forward the executive search process, develop C-Suite candidates in one-on-one coaching or speak to an audience of 1000.
Prior to founding Ruef and Associates, Tim was a senior consultant in a retained executive search firm. Before this, Tim held key management positions for several prominent pharmaceutical companies including Pfizer and Merck and launched over eight products in the U.S., Europe and Canada. Tim directed the launch and commercial development of new products in arthritis and oncology for Merck. One of these products, with 2nd year sales of over $2 Billion, was deemed the largest, fastest, and most successful launch in Merck's history.
Tim started his industry career in pharmaceutical sales with Pfizer, and subsequently transitioned to marketing before joining Lederle Pharmaceuticals where he managed the anti-infective business prior to assuming leadership of the hospital/oncology business for Lederle, Canada. Moving back to headquarters as Business Unit Director, Cardiovasculars he launched a new product for hypertension and led a co-promotion initiative with Wyeth/Ayerst and Robins. During this period he accepted a special appointment to speed development of a new oncology product. As Project Director, Lederle Oncology, Tim built a multidivisional, high-performance team, which reduced the time required to bring the product to market by nine months.
Following this Tim assumed responsibility as Vice President, General Manager of Medi Cine Inc., a healthcare communications company in New York City where he increased revenues 34 percent in his two-year tenure.
Returning to the client side of the business, Tim rejoined Pfizer where he developed strategy, positioning, and core launch programs for a new arthritis product and later developed key components of the launch strategy for a major cholesterol compound with current sales of over $10 billion.
Tim holds a BA degree in Psychology from the University of San Francisco, an MPA in Human Resource Management from the University of Colorado in Boulder, and Executive Education certificates from the University of Virginia, Columbia and Duke. He has served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Marketing at Fairleigh Dickenson University in Teaneck. Tim has authored several articles on Executive Integration, produced a video entitled, "Hiring for Success", and co-authored an article published in Pharmaceutical Executive, entitled "Breakthrough! A New Route to Develop Drugs More Quickly," Tim has presented at numerous conferences on topics involving leadership, marketing, executive selection and organization development.
He is a former Captain and Ranger in the United States Army.
"I have spent a considerable amount of time with Tim Ruef on the telephone.
Tim Ruef to Speak at Garden ..., 14 July 2011 [cached]
Tim Ruef to Speak at Garden State SHRM CONFERENCE November 1, in Long… Tim Ruef to Speak at Garden State SHRM CONFERENCE November 1, in Long... | good news
Tim Ruef to Speak at Garden State SHRM CONFERENCE November 1, in Long...
The Garden State Chapter of SHRM (The Society for Human Resource Management) announced this week that former business leader, author and HR consultant, Tim Ruef will speak at their annual conference on Monday, November 1. Entitled, Managing the Search Process, A Consultative Approach, Ruef's presentation explores ways that HR leaders can achieve more both professionally and personally if they adopt a more consultative approach.
Describing how talent acquisition is one of the key leverage points to show value and also impact organizational success, Ruef explores ways to be more consultative with the hiring manager during the search process, as well as consultative approaches with the candidate relating to the HR processes of on-boarding and employee engagement. Blending humor with content, Ruef's presentation promises to be highly motivational as well as educational. Tim Ruef is President of Ruef & Associates, LLC, a human resource consulting firm and a consultant to Michael E. Marion & Associates, a retained executive search firm.
Tim Ruef, former business ... [cached]
Tim Ruef, former business leader and leading HR consultant spoke yesterday at the Illinois State Council Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Conference and exhorted HR leaders to play a more significant and strategic role in the success of their organizations. Ruef's talk highlighted the value of a consultative approach to increase influence and achieve results when dealing with senior management and internal clients.
Discussing the need for partnership and collaboration Ruef noted that effective consultation often means being provacative and pushing back. Said Ruef, "this is what senior managment expects, and the source of your power and influence. Continuing, he pressed HR executives to recognize their value to bottom line business success, and to adopt a bolder mindset when dealing with senior leaders. Ruef stressed that it takes courage to effect change and make a significant impact on the organization. "You will have to take some risks," he said, "but it is worth it if you truly want to make a difference in your organization, and realize the personal benefits to you. Mr. Ruef is President of Ruef & Associates, LLC and a consultant for Michael E. Marion & Associates, a retained executive search firm.
Speaking to an overflow audience at ..., 30 Oct 2011 [cached]
Speaking to an overflow audience at the Garden State SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) Annual Conference, Executive Search and HR Consultant, Tim Ruef urged participants to examine and improve their onboarding procedures for new employees if they want to improve engagement and retention, and in turn company profitability.
Noting that onboarding mistakes occur in over 50% of new hires, Ruef cited costs to the organization approaching 15 times the individual's base salary when both direct and indirect cost are considered. Drawing a sharp distinction between the traditional orientation program and onboarding, he focused on speeding the smooth transition of new hires to maximize both individual and organizational success. Working in small discussion groups the audience agreed that helping new employees adjust to the new culture and crafting individual work plans to ensure short term wins are crucial to this effort. Ruef presented findings of his own study addressing the relationship between onboarding and engagement, and noted that new employees who received effective onboarding were less stressed, and significantly more productive both in the short and long term.
Ruef then presented 10 Secrets for Success to achieve effective onboarding. The Secrets addressed key issues such as organizing key stakeholders, the importance of the first day, challenges to candidate and manager participation, development of personal success plans, the proper use of technology and individual follow up interviews. Ruef also stressed the importance of appointing what he called a "go to person" to address routine operational questions.
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