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Calgary, AB, Canada
March 18, 2020

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Professional Experience

Senior Talent Acquisition Associate

Raza Communications Dallas, Texas

November 2017 – July 2019

Human Resource Functions

Analyzed existing recruiting, sourcing and selection process and developed more efficient process to improve quality of candidate selection

Screened resumes for potential candidates matching them to employer’s criteria, assessing relevance to position, technical expertise, learning potential and overall fit for the organization

Conducted phone and in-person interviews

Provided guidance and coaching to associates and new hires on company policy, performance management and disciplinary and corrective actions

Provided required training to department coordinators

Senior Human Resource Recruiter

Canaffor Corporation Mumbai, India

July 2015 – July 2017

Recruitment Consultant

• Played a vital role in finding the right candidates for the companies and to build a strong relationship with them

• Confer with companies to identify recruiting needs, by getting vacancy details

• Assess assigned vacancies to develop job descriptions

• Review and clarify job specifications, competencies and skills required for the mentioned vacancy

•Advertise vacancies by drafting and placing adverts using job sites & social media.

• Receive and review applications, manage interviews and tests and to create a shortlist of candidates for the client

• Brief the candidates about the responsibilities, salary and benefits of the job in question

• Schedule and coordinate interviews cooperatively with hiring managers

• Provide regular updates and feedback to both managers & candidates

• Manage applicants tracking system

• Meeting targets for vacancies filled and people placed

Key Achievements

•Earned two promotions throughout the tenure to junior and senior recruiter

•Achieved company’s monthly targets

•Received positive feedbacks from the company as well as the candidates

Corporate Training and Development Associate

TEAMLEASE for Larsen & Toubro Mumbai, India

March 2014 – April 2015

Conduct the on-boarding process for all new employees

Designed and developed a year-round company training "university" program

Managed coordination of skills development events with 30-100 participants

Maintained tracking of the training database, calendar, roster, evaluations, materials and supplies

Managed and created mass emails using Constant Contact

Partnering with managers and executive level employees to create customized action plans

Administered attendee reports using Online Registration Center and coordinate and schedule training classes and maintain training records

Create standard and specialized training based on organizational and job needs.

Design and conduct post training evaluations and assessments to ensure training objectives are met

Document participant counseling sessions and update and maintain product knowledge documentation

Conducted group participation activities to build self-esteem, enhance motivation, and improve communication skill

Provide periodic updates to department managers on training accomplishments and attendee feedback

Formal Education

L.S. Raheja College of Arts & Commerce

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology Mumbai, India

Class of April 2010

Graduated with courses concentrating on cognitive psychology, industrial and organizational psychology, abnormal psychology, counseling, and testing and statistics

Vocational Certificate

L.S. Raheja College of Arts & Commerce

Individual Industrial Project

ADAPT formerly known as Spastic Society of India Mumbai, India

Completed Dec 2009

India’s first special school for children with cerebral palsy and other physical disabilities, started by Dr. Mithu Alur in the year 1972, with the future goal to ensure that children with multiple disabilities are provided with education and are prepared for inclusive schools. The goal was also to develop an assessment and early intervention procedure and train parents to implement effective programs at home and move to skill development preparing inclusive employment.

L.S. Raheja College of Arts & Commerce

Case Study on Post-Partum Depression Mumbai, India

Conducted under the guidance of Dr. Rajan Prabhu Psychiatrist

Holy Family Hospital

S.V.T. College of Home Science - SNDT University

Certificate in Fashion Design Mumbai, India

Completed April 2012

Social Service and Voluntary Work

Corporate Social Responsibility – Larson and Toubro

Social Service Worker

Worked with the underprivileged women of Madh Island, Mumbai to provide them basic English speaking and reading skills, computer education and sewing and embroidery skills

Ismaili Religious Learning Center

3rd-grade Teacher

Developed and delivered weekly lesson plans for third graders on religious history

Maharastra State Bharat Scouts & Guides

Group Patrol Leader

Served the community and society through events such as outreach and senior care


(647) 286 – 5691

80 Seton Park SE, Calgary AB,

T3M 3B4

Respected Hiring Manager,

My name is Shirin Lakhani and I am writing to express my interest in the position with your company, as I believe my experience and ability in the areas of psychology, counseling and human services will make me a great candidate.

I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, combining with my training and experience in variety of managerial and administrative titles,

extensive customer service proficiency, and an innate sense of adapting to an independent or team oriented environment; leads me to

believe that I have the right combination of relevant staffing experience and high level of communication and organizational skills, that

will make me a valuable addition to your team.

During the tenure with my former companies, I have shown my executive officers exceptionally great management skills, such as in the

areas of employee retention and development by working rigorously to maintain positive and healthy work environment. I have

developed targeted outreach recruitment programs to recruit the topline talent and meet all departmental hiring criteria.

I consider myself to be a dedicated and dependable individual and if you also agree that I would make a positive addition to your team, I would be delighted to meet with you for an in-person interview and answer any questions you may have. I have attached my detailed résumé for your reference. Thank you in advance for your time and I look forward to our conversation.


Shirin Lakhani


Talent Acquisition Specialist Relationship Builder Corporate Strategist

Advisor Freelance Fashion Designer

Graphic Designer

Henna Illustrator

Confident Psychology graduate, seeking to move forward in the career ladder by challenging myself with an opportunity; waiting to be explored and to achieve the desired expectation

Equipped with essential Human Resource qualities; dedicated, hardworking, and organized team player with great interpersonal and communication skills to develop strong workforce for the company

(647) 286 – 5691


Areas of Proven Performance:

Human Resource Management Interpersonal and Communication Skills

Training and Development Strategic Planning Advisor

Team Leadership Conflict Resolution Flexibility and Adaptability Analytical Skills Detail Oriented Computer Skills

80 Seton Park SE, Calgary AB,

T3M 3B4

(647) 286 – 5691

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