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Head Hunter / Senior Recruiter

Buford, Georgia, United States
February 22, 2018

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Brett C. Dyess

**** ********** ***** *************, ** 30043 Cell – 317-***-**** Talent recruitment and acquisition professional/”Headhunter” with experience developing and executing recruiting plans within both agency and private organizations. Manage all phases of full-cycle recruiting, from marketing and client research to initial sourcing and screening through offer negotiations, placement, and onboarding. Creatively source high-caliber candidates by leveraging recruiting software, social media, cold calling and referrals. Diverse Placements: Performed professional, technical, executive, and managerial recruiting in areas including:

• R&D/Product Development

• Product Managers

• Engineers

• Sales

• Office / Admin Support

• Marketing

• Department Heads

• Senior Executives

Recruiting Tools

LinkedIn Recruiter Crelate Talent Management Oracle's PeopleSoft Recruiting Solution Taleo IBM Kenexa Bull Horn Indeed PCRecruiter Career Builder Job Javelin Salesforce LinkedIn Navigator Recruiting Skills

• Marketing

• Talent Assessment & Acquisition

• Candidate Sourcing & Screening

• Advanced Boolean Searches

• Executive Recruiting

• Flexible and Fast

• Offer Negotiations

• Placement to Guarantee

• ATS & Recruiting Software

• Social Media Recruiting Tools

• Employment Law & HR Affairs

• Client Relationship Management

Professional Experience

Excelsior Recruiting Group – Lawrenceville, GA Recruiter December 2014 – Present Lead nationwide marketing and recruiting efforts for small startup agency focusing in the medical device and med-tech space. Partner with hiring managers to discern workforce needs; define job parameters; outline desired qualifications; and source, screen, interview and select best-option candidates for positions ranging from engineering to sales.

• Lead Recruiter – Primary partner with 5 medium sized device companies responsible for 1-6 recruiting projects at a time, per client.

• Personal attributes include strong work ethic, passion, and detail oriented.

• Proven ability to negotiate, influence and build credibility.

• Strong networking and sourcing skills; exhibit strong drive for results and success, and the ability to achieve, set goals and meet deadlines.

• Excellent leading and questioning skills to help close “hard to fills” with both Candidates AND Hiring Managers

• Has a high sense of urgency without exhibiting impatience.

• Excellent organization skills, ability to prioritize daily responsibilities and analytical skills.

• Capable of working independently as well as with a team.

• Adept at multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment.

• Strong leader, visionary, ethical, creative, accountable

• Best open to close – 14 days. Second best – 30 days

• Best month – $98,000.

The HTW Group – Lawrenceville, GA Sr. Recruiter March 2013 – November 2014 Results-oriented professional and key member of The HTW Group. Responsible for driving innovative strategic sourcing, hiring strategies and recruiting; assess current and future needs of high volume healthcare positions in tough supply/demand market. Organize recruiting and selection processes; manage, maintain and monitor talent acquisition information (e.g. ATS, etc.).

• Run a “full desk” specializing in Healthcare; all Marketing and Recruiting

• Spirit of fun and motivating others; very interpersonal

• Filled 10 positions in first 10 months with no healthcare device experience Renaissance Development Partners - Fishers, IN Recruiter 2003 – 2014

(Recruiting and Fundraising)

Worked with at least six National 501(c)3 and (c)7 non-profit organizations across the country, carried business cards and represented all of them. Specialize in Fraternity major gifts fundraising, and successfully raised tens of millions of dollars for these organizations. The goal was to bring in new major gift donors and also encourage them to volunteer for the organizations. A majority of these individuals are Fortune 500 CEOs, business owners, and upper-level executives.

• Met or exceeded project goals totaling over $10 million and averaging $2 million per project

• Recruit all Prospect and Volunteers

• Solicit major gifts from upper-level executives

• Business management

Delta Tau Delta International Headquarters Fishers, IN 1995 – 2003 Director of Development – Educational Foundation (Recruiting and Fundraising) 2001 – 2003 Director of Membership and Chapter Services (Franchise Management, Leadership, Managed team) 1998 – 2001 Director of Membership (Recruiting on National level) 1997 – 1998 Chapter Leadership Consultant (100% travel) 1995 – 1997

*these positions, the first one in particular, taught me more about leadership and management (was mostly a recruiting focus) and working with people of various backgrounds, than both college degrees combined. Education

Ball State University Muncie, IN 2001

Master of Arts – Executive Development – Dual focus in Administration and Adult Psychology Georgia Southern University Statesboro, GA 1995

Bachelors - History and International Studies

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