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Ashburn, Virginia, United States
Posted:
October 27, 2016

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HIFZAH NAEEM

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https://www.linkedin.com/in/hifzah

Summary

Two years of experience in Technical Recruiting. Prior to that I have five years of Market Research experience, particularly Qualitative Research, client servicing and management, development of analytical market research reports, focus group discussions and in depth interviews. Energetic and motivated professional with a knack of fulfilling clients’ business needs. Consistently received positive feedback from the clients.

Qualification:

2010 MBA Marketing Bahria University, Karachi

2007 M.A English University of Karachi

2003 B.A English/Economics University of Karachi

Experience:

IT Recruiting Consultant (freelance)

I am currently working as a freelance IT recruiter for various clients in the US. My work includes:

Establishing recruiting requirements by studying organization plans and objectives; meeting with managers to discuss needs

Attract applicants by placing job advertisements; using newsgroups and job sites.

Determine applicant qualifications by interviewing applicants; analyzing responses; verifying references; comparing qualifications to job requirements.

Interviewing and liaising with candidates to determine their personal strengths and job requirements

Managing the recruitment process, from the initial interview through to the offer being made. ApplyLogic March 2016 – October 2016

IT Technical Recruiter. ApplyLogic, a veteran-owned small business, designs and delivers customized IT infrastructure and cyber security solutions for government, corporate, healthcare and non-profit enterprises. My responsibilities include:

Sourcing and screening potential IT candidates for contract, contract-to- hire and permanent openings with our clients.

Establish relationships with consultants/contractors

Interview prospective candidates and educate candidates on company process.

Negotiate with candidates, extend offers, negotiate compensation, facilitate the placement of candidates and solicit referrals of other top talent in the area.

Update and track candidates in accordance to ApplyLogic's standards

Responsible for increasing number of qualified applicants in database (CATS).

Submit qualified candidates to open job requirements.

Responsible for processing and contacting qualified candidates who respond to ApplyLogic via phone, email or web.

Refer job order leads and hiring manager names to Account Managers. RBN LLC November 2014 to February 2016

Technical Recruiter. RBC is an IT recruitment and training company providing clients with the best professionals. My responsibilities included:

Creating announcements for job position, posting jobs online on job boards to reach potential candidates

Addressing questions from candidates regarding current job opportunities

Interviewed prospective candidates to assess qualifications and skills and guiding them through the application process Freelance Data Analysis July 2014 - Current

My experience in Market Research has equipped me with skills of handling and managing clients, developing analytical reports and recommending solutions to the client. I have conducted research projects for a wide range of industries which has helped me gain significant insights into how brands and markets function, consumer behavior towards different and competing brands and services. I worked as freelance data analysis and report writing of Qualitative Research for various Saudi and Middle Eastern companies DNA Market Research (Saudi Arabia) May 2013 to June 2014 Senior Research Executive. Worked remotely for DNA. My responsibilities included analyzing and converting research data into actionable reports

FeedBack Market Research (Dubai, United Arab Emirates) December 2012 to May 2013 Senior Research and Accounts Executive. In addition to conducting and overseeing Qualitative Research, moderation and data analysis, my responsibilities included providing prompt and efficient services to the client and handling their queries Ipsos (Karachi, Pakistan) May 2012 to July 2012

Senior Research Executive. I played an instrumental role in the launch of Ipsos Pakistan. I worked with some regional and multinational companies in managing their research projects. Conducted focus groups and in depth interviews, data analysis and reporting research findings

The Nielsen Company (Karachi, Pakistan) July 2010 to May 2012 Research Executive. The company is involved in consumer focused marketing and media research. I was responsible for Q ualitative Research and management of clients’ requirements and research functions. Responsibilities included conducting interviews, analyzing data and reporting research findings Other Professional Experience

Teaching:

Beaconhouse School System 2008 – 2009 – Taught English Language and Literature

Springfield School 2002 – 2008 - Taught English Language, Literature, History & Geography

Falconhouse Grammar School 2000 – 2002

Professional Courses & Achievements:

Marketing Research

Consumer Behavior

Brand Management

Client Management

Won “Proposal of the Month” Award at Nielsen

Consistent positive client feedback on adherence to time lines & research findings

Certificate of Overseas Teachers of English -2004- University of Cambridge Computer Skills & Interests:

Proficient in Microsoft Office

Strong writing and presentation skills

Strong communication and problem solving skills

Strong interpersonal skills

Reading fiction and autobiographies, watching films, surfing the Internet Co – Curricular & Other Professional Activities

Started a bi-monthly newsletter at school, highlighting various school activities and events.

Organized many exhibitions and programs for students

Attended workshops organized by SPELT (Society of Pakistan English Language Teachers) related to understanding human behavior, psychology and motivating children as well as others to work. Personal Information

Date of Birth: March 13, 1980

Languages: English & Urdu

Residence: Permanent US Resident. Sterling, Virginia. USA



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