A resolute and resilient recruiter, with a proven track record of successful placements across various functions, levels and locations within Information Technology and finance. Dedicated to ensuring the promised level of service is delivered to my employers, clients and candidates and ensure their needs are met and their expectations exceeded. Extensive experience as a corporate and agency recruiter who is well versed with working in high demand, tight deadlines, and energetic environments with a special emphasis on hard to fill positions.
To obtain a fulltime role in a fast paced and growing organisation to build strong industry relationships and establish myself as a robust recruiter and to grow with the company.
Full cycle Recruitment
Multiple Project Management
Benefits and Compensation
Knowledge and experience in US recruitment
Employee Welfare and Wellness
Build industry relations
Talent Acquisition Specialist
Career Choice First, Canada Oct 2017 – current
Working as a part time recruiter in a 100% commission role, fast paced, highly competitive recruitment agency to fulfil various clients’ ongoing recruitment needs in the domains of technology and finance.
Utilize my varied experience in current recruitment and selection principles, standards, and employment trends to identify the right talent.
Utilizing various tools and internal and external talent pools to source active/passive candidates to immediately fill up the vacancies.
Screen candidates using various applicant tracking systems, psychometric tests and behavioral based interview techniques
Effectively and efficiently manage the entire recruitment cycle from job posting to on boarding.
Participate in the development of ongoing creative and cost-effective sourcing strategies
Adept at filling up ‘niche skills’ or ‘hard to fill’ jobs easily through extensive networking and cold calling.
Recruitment Consultant Mar 2016 – Jun 2016
HirePower Inc, Canada (end of contract)
As a recruitment consultant, my job role is to work with clients and build relationships to gain a better understanding of their recruitment needs and requirements and source the right talent for the right job. Worked with retail giants like Ace Bakery, Weston foods, Sobeys, Superstores and Loblaws.
Work closely with Hiring Managers to develop position profile and to understand overall needs and requirements (Description, salary, timing, expectations, etc.) and identify key performance indicators for 360 recruitment life cycle.
Manage the recruiting process to meet hiring goals through the use of effective resource management and effective use of the applicant tracking system.
Use relevant skills for identifying the right person for the role, by conducting initial telephonic, online and personal interviews.
Scheduling personal interviews for the selected candidates with the hiring manager and participate in negotiations and finalize the offer.
Ability to accurately and articulately document information, analyze and communicate different risks and recommendations for hiring decisions.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams; share responsibility for results, provide and accept feedback.
Handled on boarding activities like offers, reference checks and coordinating training schedules, and participate in success management.
Technical Recruiter Oct 2015 – Jan 2016
Computech Corporation, Canada (end of contract)
Maintained full accountability for the effective and efficient staffing of a technological department in the organization. Handled strategic recruitment support for better business strategy, handled performance management and identify trends and helped in improving business strategies to retain talent.
Created opportunities for strategic alliances, collaborations, and partnerships with colleges who provided courses in this particular technology
Manage and supervise entire interview process including posting, sourcing, screening, interviewing and final selection.
Maintain existing relationships, developed new clients, negotiated contracts, and closed offers.
Develop candidate and client base through cold calling, referrals, and recruiting.
Recruited for various technical roles from fresh talent to VP of the IT group in a very fast paced environment.
Develop and cultivate strong relationships with various levels of management, candidates, and external recruiting sources. Filled 100+ positions during my time here and created a strong pipeline of fresh talent.
Assistant Manager – Technical Recruitment
CES Limited Jan 2013 – Aug 2015
Started as a recruiter and quickly grew up the career ladder as Assistant Manager. I was responsible for a team of 4 recruiters and handled the complete recruitment cycle. Recruited for many hard to fill positions under strict deadlines, as this was a start-up company, I learnt to embrace the chaos and gained the experience of building a team from scratch.
Responsible for conducting recruitment drives, Training and Development programmes and assessing employee performance. Handled complete internal and external full recruitment cycle.
Extensive experience in tactfully handling hiring managers, internal and external stake holders to achieve tangible and intangible objectives in recruitment cycle.
Responsible for preparing job descriptions for various requirements; Manage the entire internal and external candidate process - sourcing, screening, interviewing, salary negotiation, offer approval and on boarding.
Filled 150+ positions in IT, and finance through extensive networking and created a strong pipeline of talent to fill positions immediately. Appreciated by management for this task and won ‘star performer of the year’ award along with a good bonus structure.
Very good experience with various e-recruitment tools and psychometric tests and interviews.
Extensive experience in recruiting for various domains like banking and finance, and Information Technology. I am adept at filling up positions faster for niche skills.
Ensuring strict confidentiality while managing employee files, job descriptions, leave administration, exit procedures, addressing employee issues, participating in performance appraisals, payroll and HR budgets.
Representing the organisation at career fairs and exhibitions at local universities and colleges.
Venus Technologies Limited, London, UK Jul 2010 – Nov 2012
As the HR assistant I had to handle a variety of personnel related administrative duties. My main role was to provide clerical support to the HR department and recruitment team.
Assist with day to day operations of the HR functions and duties
Assist recruitment specialist in full cycle recruitment
Provide clerical and administrative support to Human Resources executives and senior recruiters
Compile and update employee records (hard and soft copies)
Process documentation and prepare reports relating to personnel activities (staffing, recruitment, training, grievances, performance evaluations etc)
Conduct initial orientation to newly hired employees
MSc in International Human Resource Management
and Employment Relations Sep 2008 – Jun 2010
Queen Mary University of London, UK
Bachelors of Commerce in Economics, Accounts and Business Law Jun 2005 – Apr 2008
St. Mary’s College, India
Proficient in advanced excel and other Microsoft office tools
Member of HRPA, working towards CHRP designation