Experienced, creative, energetic talent acquisition expert, listener, coach, thought leader, networker, out of the box thinker, candidate advocate who is excellent at connecting and helping professionals to land their dream job and help employers to achieve their talent objectives.
Experienced in Full life cycle recruiting, sourcing, onboarding, requisition management, candidate relationship management, pipeline management, applicant tracking system, implementing innovative recruitment strategies and solutions, and influencing decision makers.
A True brand ambassador, goal driven performer; believe in TEAM work to achieve common goals!
Strong knowledge and understanding of social/professional media resources and able to utilize them in sourcing and researching candidates’ profiles.
Around 5 years of Staffing and Recruitment background dedicated to IT industry.
Excellent written, interpersonal, and communication skills and experience working in large diverse and geographically scattered teams in corporate setting.
Experienced in managing the full life cycle using ATS such as, Taleo, iCIMS, Bullhorn, LinkedIn Recruiter, and Avature along with various online resources e.g. Dice, Indeed, Career Builder etc.
Excellent knowledge of immigration/work authorization in the US, on-boarding, salary/rate negotiations, background and reference checks, drug checks etc. and preparing new hire packages.
PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE
Recruitment Consultant – Infrastructure Technology Nov 17 – Present
Avanade – Retained via WilsonHCG
Provide support to Avanade’s talent acquisition team in full-life cycle recruitment of top technology talent in support of Avanade's infrastructure consulting roles throughout NA.
Recruit IT Infrastructure talent; assessed core skills, academic achievements and career aspirations, and culture and organizational fit.
Act as a brand ambassador for Avanade at numerous professional and social networking events.
Create active and passive pipelines of high caliber Microsoft Tech specialist professionals nationwide.
Provide exceptional candidate experience from start to finish.
Work directly with regional talent community leaders, managers, directors, executives to identify needs and demands.
Collaborate with recruiting leadership to develop strategies to find, attract, and hire diversity candidates.
Negotiate and create offers for candidates identified as a good fit for Avanade.
Target individuals with deep technological expertise in Infrastructure technology SharePoint, Exchange on-prem and Online, Office365, Azure/AWS Cloud, SCCM, SCOM, Data Center, Desktop, Unified Communications, Skype for Business/Lync etc.
Independent Consultant, Jan 17 – Nov 17
Self Employed, Houston, TX
Direct and social media marketing and promotion for the whole suite of XS Sports Nutrition products
Organize marketing events at local gyms, health and wellness groups, and expo events to promote brand awareness and revenue
Sourcing, building, and mentoring a team of Brand Ambassadors around the country
Sourcing and recruiting independently, working in collaboration with recruiters across US to help fill technical and sales roles through an independent freelance network www.upwork.com
Lead Technical Recruiter – Apps Development Oct 15 – Dec 16
Arthur Lawrence US, LLC
Worked directly with the company’s Recruitment Director for developing Recruiting and Business Development strategic planning, objectives, and revenue forecasts.
Collaborated with Hiring Managers and clients to understand, assist in developing and executing hiring strategies, create job descriptions and pre-qualified inquiries, candidate sourcing, resume screening and candidate interview from offer to candidate close.
Responsible for understanding the requirement, create of job description, screening and shortlisting chosen resources, conducting interviews (Skype/Telephonic/Face to Face).
Utilized wide variety of methods to generate candidate pool, which includes web-based sourcing, online job portals, internal and external networking events, job fairs and referral programs.
Researching candidates and building relationship with passive candidates to build strong candidate pipelines.
Technical Recruiter – Apps Development Aug 14 – Oct 15
Arthur Lawrence US, LLC., Houston, TX
Attracted and sourced candidates through active and passive sourcing and maintained pipelines for future client needs.
Managed the entire candidacy throughout the recruitment life cycle by maintaining accurate and timely communication and feedback to deliver a great experience.
Managed multiple competing deadlines as well as sourced a diverse pool of quality candidates.
Worked directly with the company’s Recruitment Director to develop Recruiting and Business Development strategic planning, objectives, and revenue forecasts.
Performed full life cycle recruiting and training from sourcing to placement of technical candidates with our BIG4 Consulting and energy sector clients.
Provide value by over achieving individual and team targets while training and on job mentoring to new recruiters.
Communicated directly with POCs and hiring managers regarding their specific staffing needs to supply qualified pool of candidates.
Utilized LinkedIn, Social Networking (Twitter & Facebook), Bullhorn, and job boards such as Monster, DICE, Indeed, etc. for sourcing candidates.
Additional Experience is available upon request or via LinkedIn Profile
Mar 2019 – 333%
Feb 2019 – 200%
Jan 2019 – 122%
Azure Infrastructure Consultant
Unified Communication (UC) Consultants
Cloud Security Consultants
Mobile UX/UI Architect
NetSuite and SFDC Consultants/Developers
Web Application Architect
Big Data Architect
Master of Business Administration (MBA-HRM) - University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, Lampeter, UK
LinkedIn Recruiter Pro
Boolean/X-Ray Search, Flip Search, Initial/InURL Search