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Manager Social Media

Richmond Hill, ON, Canada
April 25, 2016

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Radu Florian

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Thornhill, ON., L4J 7B8



Looking for a Senior Staffing Specialist position with a reputable organization where I will be able to put to good use my technical background and extensive recruitment industry experience


Passionate about recruiting, detail oriented, well-organized professional with good interpersonal, prioritizing and time management skills

My belief is that Passion and desire to continuously improve is the fuel for Success

Able to quickly get an in-depth understanding of the clients’ needs and find the best technical and company culture fit

In decision making, I am carefully weighing the pro’s and con’s, focusing on maximizing gains and minimizing losses.

Coaching and mentoring more junior team members

Solution oriented, performance driven and creative - with a team player attitude

Extensively used Bullhorn, Maxhire as well as LinkedIn Recruit and social media


Senior I.T. Staffing Professional (freelancing) Dec. 2015 – to date

Sourcing viable candidates with - but not limited to - J2EE, core Java, C#/.NET and Scala/Spark, DevOps, IT Application Support background, as well as Senior Business and System Analysts

Interviewed, assessed personality fits, provided coaching and advice to candidates throughout the hiring process and negotiated terms of employment leading to successful placement

Interacted with c-level professionals to find out future project needs for resources

Senior I.T. Staffing Professional (independent)

Toronto, Canada Jun. 2015 – Dec. 2015

Sourcing suitable candidates for I.T. openings including - but not limited to – Java and .NET Developers/Designers, System Administrators, Business and System Analysts.

Securing new clients by leveraging long term business and personal relationships with previously placed resources who have ascended to decision making positions

Senior I.T. Recruitment Consultant

PeopleToGo, Toronto, Canada Sep. 2012 – Jun. 2015

Sourcing, interviewing and selecting the best possible resources using LinkedIn, LinkedIn Recruit, Workopolis, Social Media, internal database and referral network

Juggling multiple priorities in a dynamic environment

Specialized in placing Senior I.T. Professionals (Developers, Business Analysts, Infrastructure and System Architects, Senior Project and Program Managers) – contract and permanent positions

Successfully negotiated Offers of Employment

Senior Resource Manager

Redwood Global Inc. (currently S.I. Systems) Jun. 2008 – Jun. 2012

Toronto, Canada

Sourced - using LinkedIn, Workopolis and Monster - and head-hunted high-end candidates but most importantly made use of referrals from satisfied, successfully placed I.T. Professionals

Thoroughly researched the job requirements/technologies involved and asked for clarification from the client – when needed – in order to find the best fit.

Always trying to find the candidate’s real motivation to make a move in order to minimize failure of placement

Brought in around $300k gross profit each year

Made the fastest placement in the company history as well as the highest margin ($50) placement

Resource Development Manager

Modis International Inc., Toronto, Canada Mar. 2007 – May 2008

Sourced and placed I.T. professionals in a wide range of positions using internet board searches and referrals from previously placed, satisfied candidates.

Conducted thorough interviews focusing on soft skills and evaluating technical experience and professional skills, according to the client requirements (also administered Brainbench tests).

Made my first placement 3 days after joining the company

Thoroughly coached candidates, from a psychological and behavioral perspective, before the interview – thus significantly enhancing chances of success

Senior Staffing Consultant

Computer Horizons Canada, Toronto, Canada Oct. 1997 – Feb. 2007

Successfully placed over 400-500 I. T. candidates mostly with Fortune 500 clients, ranging

from I. T. customer support to high-end project managers

Worked in recruitment as well as in business development

Opened up new accounts and helped clients fill their needs in a timely and professional manner.

Revived dormant accounts and managed to salvage damaged relationships.

Employed unique, psychological approach, applying it to resume writing and

interviewing techniques, thus achieving an elevated rate of success and client retention

Participated in the hiring process of new recruiters

Coached and mentored junior recruiters

Increased personal performance year after year and achieved one of the highest

interview / placement ratio in the company

Prospected for job assignments by marketing candidates and perusing leads

Drafted job advertisements, for release in local newspapers and for various job


Sourced, screened and interviewed prospective candidates for active and potential job assignments

Used behavioral and situational interview techniques

Assisted candidates on the art of writing efficient resumes; mentored and coached them for interviews

Acted as an intermediary in negotiating offers of employment on behalf of both client and candidate

Conducted professional reference checks and used the opportunity to uncover new openings

Developed and maintained contacts with clients and candidates, to ensure that the candidate started his/her assignment on due date

Periodically, talked to clients to monitor the candidate’s performance on the job

Contacted recruited candidates on a regular basis to maintain updated records on their career

Sourced resumes on popular resume pools(Workopolis, Monster) and used web

research techniques to fill more difficult client needs

Represented the organization at career fairs

I.T. Recruiter

Surf the Edges Consulting Inc., Toronto, Canada Mar. 1997 – Oct. 1997

Recruited suitable I. T. candidates for numerous companies

Opened new accounts

Made first placement within the first 3 weeks

Gained valuable experience in all aspects of recruiting

Skill Set

ATSs: LinkedIn Recruit, Bullhorn, Maxhire, Pro-Hunt, EZ Access, JobDiva,

Other: MS Office Suite

Education M. Sc. in Automation and Computer Science

Polytechnical Institute, Bucharest, Romania

Languages Fluent in: English, Romanian, German, Hungarian

French (beginner-intermediate)


Available upon request

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