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Recruiter/ HR coordinator

Fremont, California, United States
September 24, 2017

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Shruthi Kademada

Fremont, CA *****

Phone: 408-***-**** (c)



Eleven years of experience in IT recruiting for US clients for Contract, Contract to Perm and Full-time positions, on W2, corp-corp, and 1099 tax terms.

Skilled at sourcing and recruiting both active and passive candidates through cold calling, Boolean search, networking, referrals, internal databases, networking events, job boards (Dice, Monster, Indeed and CareerBuilder), and including social networking (LinkedIn, Google, Facebook, etc.)

Experience in developing a pool of qualified candidates in anticipation of need.

Focused on creating a positive candidate experience throughout the sourcing and selection process.

Prior experience of about 2 years in the Public Relations industry involving Business development, Media strategizing, Internal Public Relations and Press relations for local, national and international clients.


JAUST Consulting Partners Inc Jan ‘08 – Jun ‘17

Senior Recruiter/ Project Coordinator

JAUST Consulting Partners is a privately held Technology Consulting company headquartered in South San Jose with offices in Louisville, KY, and Vancouver, BC, Canada; specializing in IT Staffing solutions and System integration in the CRM/ ERP space, working with Clients in the US, Canada, and Europe.

Senior IT recruiter:

Managed the full recruitment lifecycle process for clients which includes; developing overall recruiting plans, posting requisitions to multiple channels, screening and filtering candidates, evaluating applicant’s skills, work history, education and training, scheduling and managing the multiple rounds of interviews with the hiring managers, conducting the pre-employment verification, and processing all onboarding paperwork, verifying work authorizations.

Started as the only Onsite recruiter at the San Jose headquarters and managed clients nationwide. Mentored and managed entry level recruiter/s

Utilized current sourcing and recruiting methods and tools including Dice, Monster, CareerBuilder, LinkedIn, Google, Facebook and Twitter to mine and build passive relationships to develop a candidate pipeline.

Recruited across verticals and skills in the IT gamut, ranging from Data entry to C-level positions. Focus on CRM (Siebel, MS Dynamics, Salesforce, etc.) and ERP (Oracle, PeopleSoft, JDE, SAP, etc.) technologies, popular in the industry circles in these areas.

Experience with Fortune 500 and Big 4 Consulting firms, also worked with VMS and internal Portals.

Managed internal Consultant database on Mind Scope and Salesforce (customized in-house for recruitment), responsible for keeping the database up to date with current activity on clients and candidates.

Enhanced resumes received from candidates/ vendors to highlight skills sought for the requisitions and re-formatting fonts and editing grammatical errors for better client visibility.

Scheduled phone, Skype and in-person interview/s for short-listed candidates with Outlook and Google Calendar

Negotiated salaries and hourly rates and persuaded selected candidates to accept job offers.

Worked with the HR team on board new candidates hires, assisting with I9 and E-Verify procedures.

Managed Independent contractor and external vendor relationships, negotiated right to hire agreements, rates, and payment terms.

Initiated Background checks through Hire Right and researched discrepancies on reports.

Met with most confirmed consultants in person before start dates, mentored them on Client’s work culture, Dress codes and expense policies.

Assisted the external Legal team for new H-1 Visas and transfers for selected candidates.

Established and maintained ongoing professional relationships with candidates; did extensive networking in Technology conferences and Job fairs to enhance the company brand.

Managed W2 contractors, marketing resumes to Direct vendors and partners to ensure minimal to zero bench time to ensure no loss of revenue to the company.

Researched and prepared documentation and Resource rate cards for prospective clients and RFIs; helped Sales team and attended pre-sales calls from Staffing and Resource delivery viewpoints.

Prepared regular reports on recruitment status of each client.

Researched and recommended new sources for active and passive candidate recruiting.

Project Coordinator:

Provided support to the Functional team to gather requirements and documentation at the outset on several System Integrations.

Responsibilities included- coordinating and organizing meetings on and off-site, preparing correspondence, presentations, and letters, travel arrangements, and expense reporting.

Provided support on multiple projects concurrently by coordinating resources, updating project plans, managing schedules and ensuring team adheres to timelines for project delivery

Conducted regular follow-up with managers to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation.

Start-up Staffing Firm, Fremont, CA (since dissolved) Jun ’07 - Jan ‘08

IT Recruiter/ Office manager

Involved in Recruiting W2 employees for in-house and clients’ staffing needs, sourcing from job boards, social networking sites, and personal contacts

Liaison between the client and the consultant’s employer or vice-versa (for third party staffing), for necessary paperwork, payments upon closing a deal.

Assisted accounts department by coordinating employees’ time sheets, arranging payroll, per diem payments and other benefits

Managing the Directors’ schedules for the day, filing and dispatch of office correspondences and managing all office and break room supplies.

Scopus consulting Group, Sunnyvale, CA Apr ’06 - Apr ‘07

Technical/ IT recruiter

Staffing solutions: Involves finding the right candidate for client Requirements, starting from sourcing the candidate from a supplier pool/ online job portal to screening the resume, re-formatting the resume to make it more visible and follow up on submissions. Involved in preliminary screening of the candidate for technical and communication skills and arranging telephonic or in-person interviews with the Hiring manager at the client site

Business development: Making cold calls to prospective clients/vendors for future business opportunities. Also participated in Job fairs and Conferences (Oracle Open world, etc.) to enable business networking and initiated successful vendor and client partnerships

Human resources: Responsible for keeping track of new hires, potential hires and status report for evaluating performance.

Non- Recruiting Experience (Public Relations):

Bulls Eye Media Private Limited, Bangalore, India Oct ’02 - Mar ‘04

Public Relations Consultant

Enterprise Nexus Public Relations, Bangalore, India Jun ’02 - Oct ‘02

Public Relations Trainee

Media planning for clients from the IT, ITES, Hospitality, FMCG, Education, Retail, Automobile, Real Estate and other Industries. Developing a total Public relations package for the clients following instructions on their marketing preferences.

Image-building strategizing for the client company. Orchestrating publicity campaigns for celebrities, mega-events.

Organizing press appearances for the company spokesperson in terms of one-on-one interviews, participation in related news stories or quotes on industry-related topics on a regular basis.

Media strategizing involving adequate support through different media like print, television, web and outdoor publicity.

Organizing product launches in the IT, FMCG and other sectors, through Press Conferences, Road Shows, Exhibitions, Trade shows, etc.

Coordinating with the in-house corporate communications personnel on Newsletters, Customer Mailers, and employee retention programs.

Maintaining dockets on Competition analysis with press clippings of competitors’ PR strategies.

Business and technical writing for corporate house journals, press statements, feature articles for the media, and web page content.

Business Development by pitching and obtaining new clients.


Master of Arts (English Literature) – 2002

Mangalore University, Mangalore, India

Bachelors of Arts (English Literature, History, Sociology) – 2000

Mysore University, Mysore, India

Post Graduate Diploma in Public Relations - 2003

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Bangalore, India

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