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Talent Acquisition, Recruiter, Full life Cycle recruitment, ATS

Location:
Denver, Colorado, United States
Posted:
June 14, 2018

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Timothy Strandberg

**** ****** ***** **** #***

Westminster, CO 80021

720-***-****

ac5vt7@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:

Highly motivated, creative and versatile Corporate Technical Recruiter/ Recruiting Manager, with 23 years’ experience in the staffing industry (agency based) and as part of the Human Resources Team (corporate Recruiting). Successful recruiting experience in the IT, Executive management (C-Level), Manufacturing (Hardware/Scientific, Electrical Engineers), Call Center and Administrative (Sales/customer service) disciplines. Solid foundation in; program /account management, interpersonal, organizational and negotiation skills. Proven track record of partnering and collaborating with organizational stakeholders at all levels within the company.

Select Accomplishments and Achievements:

Honored as #1 Recruiter for US Based hiring at Wipro in 2011 and 2013 (out of 32 recruiters supporting Technical Recruiting effort in US), fulfilling 137% of goal.

Managed team of four offshore and five onshore recruiters.

Successfully turned around a troubled recruiting team in the Cybersecurity Risk services division of Wipro increasing placements by 150% over the first 2 quarters and decreasing time to fill by 33%.

Mentor Sourcing recruiters and junior recruiters in sourcing screening and behavioral interview best practices.

Received Sprit of Wipro Award (2008) for embodying the 3 pillars of that spirit: Intensity to Win (Customer Success and innovation), Act with Sensitivity (Respect Thoughtful and responsible), and Unyielding Integrity (Delivering on Commitments and Honesty and fairness in action)

Developed, implemented and managed recruiting plan for unexpected push in recruitment of 100 new FTE hires in a 6 month period. Successfully met deadline required with a SWAT Team of five dedicated recruiters on this effort.

Reduced average FTE recruiting cycle time from 60 days to 40 days (requisition approval to start date) by partnering with hiring managers, mentoring them in interview technique, and reducing the number of interviews for each candidate by implementing panel interviews where possible.

Organized Invite only Job Fairs to quickly process a large number of prescreened candidates through the manager and technical interviews concluding with offers at the end of the same day.

Employment History:

Wipro – Broomfield, CO 7/2007 – Present

Manager – Talent Acquisition: Cybersecurity Risk Services 1/2013 – Present

Transitioned to Cybersecurity Risk Services division, tasked with turning around a troubled team in the red. Managed a team of five onshore and 4 offshore recruiters. Worked directly with C- Level stake holders and hiring managers to get a better understanding of the issues they were facing in demand fulfillment. Identified key areas of improvement and stream lined processes to reduce recruitment times and level set internal customer expectations. Improved time to fulfillment and customer satisfaction by 22% in the first 6 months while reducing the cost of recruitment through training. I managed and executed, the full life cycle recruiting process of Full time employees for the CRS division throughout the United States. Built relationships/partnerships with hiring managers and executive team, in order to understand their organizations and qualify their requirements. Consult with hiring managers on the hiring process and best practices, in order to better manage both candidate and manager expectations

Manager – Talent Acquisition: Wipro Data Center Services (formerly Infocrossing) 7/2007 -1/2013

Started as Corporate Recruiter at Infocrossing which was acquired by Wipro in 9/2007, where I transitioned into the Recruitment Manager for the Data Center Services Division of Wipro (formerly Infocrossing). In addition to managing a team of four offshore and two onshore recruiters, I managed and executed, the full life cycle recruiting process of FTE's for the Data Center Services division across the country. Built relationships/partnerships with hiring managers and executive team, in order to understand their organizations and qualify their requirements. Consult with hiring managers on the hiring process and best practices, in order to better manage both candidate and manager expectations. Mentored and trained hiring managers in the art of the Behavioral interview. Research and provide data on compensation. Negotiate, create, justify and deliver offers to successful candidates and start the onboarding process. Developed and implemented processes improvements from the creation of the requisition to on-boarding of new employees, streamlining the approval process. Documented recruiting activity and reported to C level Executives on weekly bases to status them on progress. Perform in a fast paced high pressure environment recruiting IT professionals in support of Data Center Services division of Wipro.

Positions recruited: Service/Help Desk, Call Center, Systems/Network Administrators, Storage Engineers, Systems Programmers, DBA (DB2, Oracle, SQL), Sales Engineers, Cloud Architects, Security Specialists, Service Delivery Managers, Client Engagement managers, Sales Directors, Technical Directors, General Managers, Vice Presidents, Security Analyst, IDM Architects/Developers, Solution Architects, and others.

CDI Business Solutions – Denver, CO 8/05 – 7/07

Senior IT Recruiter (Agency/commission Based)

First member hired for the new recruiting team supporting the new national account with IBM ASD/ITDA. Provided full life cycle recruiting including: Network and Source, screen and match candidates to open client positions in the IT Fields; Perform resume review; skill assessments; interview coordination; reference checks and salary negotiations. Developed, and grew book of business, of contractors placed to increase sales and profits. Generated tips and leads from contractor screening process to help build new business opportunities and relationships within IBM managers.

Perform in fast paced high pressure environment recruiting IT professionals in support of national account.

Positions recruited: Service/Help Desk, Call Center, Systems/Network Administrators, Storage Engineers, Systems Programmers, DBA (DB2, Oracle, SQL), Sales Engineers, Security Specialists, Service Delivery Managers, Client Engagement Managers.

TAC Worldwide Companies – San Jose, CA 3/97 – 7/05

(Agency/commission Based) – resigned to move to Denver, CO

Technical Recruiter (4/2003-7/2005)

Full life Cycle Recruiting including: Networking and Source, screen and match candidates to open client positions in IT, Manufacturing/Engineering (Medical Device/Electronics), Administrative, Customer Service and Scientific disciplines.

Perform resume review, skill assessments, interview coordination, reference checks and salary negotiations. Coordinated directly with hiring managers on interviews and feedback. Developed, and grow book of business, of contractors placed to increase sales and profits. Generated tips and leads from contractor screening process to help build new business opportunities.

Team Lead of Western region of manufacturing recruiting effort for large accounts/Onsite Recruitment Manager – (3/98-4/2003)

Assigned, distributed, and improved coverage of all manufacturing job opportunities. Managed and recruited large scale hiring projects at multiple manufacturing facilities across the country, streamlining hiring processes, resulting in increased placements. Onsite Staffing Manager for several large accounts, coordinating recruiting efforts from team of internal recruiters and secondary vendors. Developed and fostered business relationships with client contacts, and secondary vendors. Developed and created reports to keep client apprised of status on all major projects. Reviewed hiring trends to a better staffing position and create a Pipeline of candidates.

Roberta Enterprises/CoreStaff – Santa Clara, CA 4/95 - 3/97

Onsite Recruiter/Program Coordinator

Source, screen and match candidates to open client positions in manufacturing environment. Hired over 683 assemblers and technicians for Iomega Jazz Drive production in five month ramp up. Increased hours billed at Sequel on-site over 500%, from 4,000/hours per week, to 21,980/hours per week over a five-month period. More than doubled on-site revenues to $12 million, in one year. Organized a technical school-recruiting program, which enabled career counselors and instructors from local schools, to meet with hiring managers at Sequel. The program assisted instructors in identifying the skill requirements for the positions, allowing them to return to their schools and tailor their training to the needs of the market.

Organized and scheduled special events and job fairs to increase recruiting. Awarded “1996 On-site of the Year,” for outstanding teamwork and service. Fostered and developed working relationships with direct hiring managers to promote company and product.

EDUCATION:

BA – Social Sciences – 1993

Minor – American Studies

San Jose State University – San Jose, CA

Software/Hardware Skills:

Computer proficiency, in PC based environment. Solid background working with MS Word, Excel, Explorer, Access, and Outlook (and other email software). Experienced with online recruiting Boolean search. Familiar with most job boards. Experienced working with several applicant tracking systems to ensure EEO and OFCCP compliance. Solid experience utilizing social networks to identify and recruit top notch passive talent (LinkedIn, Jigsaw, Facebook)

References:

Available upon request.



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