About Me & Service Offerings

Past brands I’ve worked for:

  • Whole Foods Market – Senior Team Lead, Corporate (Tech & Non-Tech)
  • Indeed (Project Based) – Hiring Event Team Lead. Created a Hiring Event function from scratch
  • Epsilon – Senior Director, Talent Acquisition. Tech & Non-Tech Enterprise hiring for North America
  • CompuCom – Recruiting Lead. Nationwide Sales, Client & Engagement Services, G&A
  • Texas Instruments – Talent Investigator. Targeted, direct sourcing for R&D, Manufacturing, RFID, DLP, Wireless

What I can do for you:

  • Talent Acquisition strategy & operations
  • Time-based hiring initiatives
  • Targeted direct sourcing and full life-cycle recruiting
  • Recruiting process creation, evaluation and honing, metrics, & reporting
  • TA template creation – Candidate outreach messaging, ATS messaging, Hiring Manager Discovery/Search Kick-Off BRDs, Preliminary Candidate Screens (to include technical pre-screens for Full Stack, or any role whether Tech or Non-tech)
  • Job description overhauls – Standardization of job descriptions to align with job landscapes and performance management programs
  • Hiring Manager training – Interviewing 101, social styles, and competency-based assessments
  • Talent Acquisition training – direct sourcing, full life-cycle, candidate experience, project/time management
  • Hiring events & Mega interview days
  • Employer branding & recruitment marketing
  • HRIS Implementations & Enhancements – Greenhouse, Workday, Taleo, PeopleSoft
  • Vendor management – Partnering with Procurement on save – (I saved 1MM down to the GL at Epsilon)
  • Contingent workforce compliance
  • Program initiatives – Diversity, Campus, Military, Employee referral, Employee Experience Campaigns

Experience summary:

  • 20 years’ experience in recruiting, 10 years’ of management, >1kdirect placements (self) / 10k+ placements (team), 12k+ connections on LinkedIn across the U.S. and a concentration in Bangalore
  • Industries – Retail, Digital Marketing & Advertising, IT, Semiconductor
  • Strong network – Most of my network contacts are within digital and traditional marketing, eCommerce, retail, client services, creative, recruiting and HR (all functions)
  • Direct sourcing
    • Executive leadership – CTO, CIO, CEO, SVP, VP, Director, Manager (Tech or Non-Tech)
    • Tech – Full Stack, Software Engineers, Front-end Developers, Back-end Developers, DBAs, Database Developers, Reports Developers, QA / Test, Business Analysts, SCRUM Masters, Product Owners (basically anyone in an SDLC)
    • Sales – CXM, loyalty, email, software licensing, IT Outsourcing, Telecom. (Hunters, AMs, Solution Architects & Support roles)
    • Marketing Agency roles – Creative, Digital campaign / Email (Salesforce Marketing Cloud / SendExact)
    • Data-centric – Analytics, AI, ML, SQL Developer, BI, Reports Developer
    • G&A – HR, TA, Legal, Finance, Accounting, Procurement, Marketing
  • Talent Acquisition leadership – At peak I’ve ran a 35 person recruiting team that delivered 1,323 hires within a year’s time for North America; these were professional roles and largely billable tech hires.  Team was comprised of Recruiters, Sourcers, and Recruiting Coordinators
  • International recruiting strategy & operations – I’ve launched and managed a recruiting organization in Bangalore, India; RPO selection and management. We delivered 270 hires and 90 additional offers out the door in an 8 month period, and from scratch

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