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Dubai, Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
September 17, 2019

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Laura Gkotzamanis


t: +407******** Bucharest, Romania


Professional Summary

Proactive Recruiter with strong experience in orchestrating multiple recruitment projects for 5 out of 21 companies belonging to Deutsche Telekom Group. Determined professional with a demonstrated history of instilling successful recruitment techniques, and proven track history of talent retention. Very passionate about my work I am committed to exceed company’s targets and expectations. I am eagerly supporting my employer’s long – term goals and productivity by hiring the best candidates and helping them align with company’s values and vision by providing systematic trainings. Thus far, I influenced the increase of hiring process by 50% building a reliable and qualitative candidate pipe plan that resulted in an unprecedented 90% employment placement rate.

Work Experience

September 2017 – Present

Senior Recruiter and Sourcer – Internal and External

Deutsche Telekom Services Europe-Romania

Bucharest, Romania

Achieved and consistently exceeded 90% employment placement rate for 3 of our companies for the past year and a half.

Trained 99% of the new hires in the recruitment department, and I closely monitored their professional evolution, from early stages to full development.

Proven track record of outstanding feedback from both clients and candidates.

Trusted to handle highly sensitive accounts.

Constantly researching and developing new methods that make the F2F interviews more productive. (By using the knowledge that I have assimilated and practiced in identifying emotions on the human face, correlating the facial features with personality and face reading techniques).

Recruitment Specialist

April 2015 - September 2017

Deutsche Telekom Services Europe-Romania

Bucharest, Romania

Successfully supporting multiple projects for 2 of our largest companies.

I increased hiring process performance, and achieved 75% successful hiring rate, an unprecedented result for the company.

Part of the successful delivery of a challenging high volume Inquiry Management project by providing excellent and fast ticketing solving solutions.

I successfully completed the business simulation for one of company’s largest clients, supporting them in their efforts to implement an operational and productive environment.


University “Spiru Haret”, Sociology – Psychology, Specialization Psychology, Graduated June 2009, Bucharest, Romania.

Public Technical School, OAED Ioannina EPAS-IEK-HPC, Specialization Assistant Pharmacy, Graduated July 2014.

Professional development - Trainings and Certifications

Black Belt Certification in Internet Recruiting, Social Talent, 2017

Lie to me Course- Identifying emotions on the human face, Romania Crisis Negotiation Unit Association, 2018

Face Reading Techniques Course in the Mian Xiang method ( Module 1), Trainer Mrs. Suada Agachi, 2018

Learning LinkedIn Recruiter, LinkedIn, 2019

IT Recruitment - The challenge transformed into value added for business, Sfera Business, 2019

Technical Recruiting, LinkedIn, 2019

Correlation of the Facial Features with Personality Course, 2018

Employer Branding to Attract Talent Course, LinkedIn, 2019

Time management – Optimizing your own productivity. Effectively managing time and resources, Sfera business, 2019


Social and Interpersonal skills, Adaptability, Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Employer Branding skills, Goal oriented, Persuasive, Excellent coaching skills, Attention to detail, Marketing skills, Multitasking skills, Time management skills, Confidence, Body language skills, Team work skills, Being target-driven, Reliability, Risk-taking, Futuristic approach,, Motivated and Persistent to excel, Accurate and insightful interviewer, Social Media skills, Approachable demeanor, Hunter’s mentality, Big-picture thinking, Boolean Search techniques, Sourcing methodologies.

Languages Development Tools

Spanish SAP HR

English HR Suite



Career Highlights

Proven 90% successful employment placement rate in the past year

Customer satisfaction and positive feedback in end to end recruitment processes

Training and continuous coaching of 99% of the new comers in the recruitment department

Minimize the “time to hire” by 50%, by strategically sourcing the best candidates, using specialized methodology.

Projects - IT Recruiting, September 2018 - December 2018 / IT Roles from entry level to high level ( Java Developer, Scrum Master, DevOps Engineer Automation, Sap Programmer, Senior Sap Consultant, Linux Engineer, DevOps Engineer, Engineer Artificial Intelligence, System Administrator, Test Manager, Cloud Solution Architect etc.)

Honor &Award: Evening out Award for Outstanding Performance - For going above and beyond the usual job duties and for outstanding performance

Favorite motivational quote “In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different” – Coco Chanel

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