Responsible for conducting end-to-end recruitment process from sourcing to applicant closure. Used Boolean searches to identify elite engineering talent by top 50 CS schools, target companies, groups, and tech stack. Approached, intrigued, engaged, and closed passive talent using compelling narratives, uncovering unmet needs/goals/aspirations, rapport building, and excellent salesmanship. Screened qualified applicants for computer science fundamentals, domain experience, relevant production experience, tech stack (languages/libraries/tools/etc), as well as communication skills, and cultural fit. Successfully identified and recruited software engineers with different specialties including: UI, business logic/application tier, full stack, platform (distributed systems/web services/REST APIs), infrastructure, and SDET/QA engineers. Generated new clients by proactively marketing top candidates to Engineering Directors and Managers to uncover existing needs and opportunity costs as related to engineering headcount and production schedule goals. Performed intake calls to understand client needs, and performed searches on behalf of clients using the VerticalMove database, LinkedIn, job postings, and working with existing and past candidates to generate referrals. Managed several critical client accounts simultaneously educating Engineering Managers and Directors on best practices to improve hiring efficiency.
- Won merit based company contest for a trip to Hawaii by placing the most candidates in Q3 of 2012.
- Created and maintained a high volume pipeline of candidates for numerous clients by daily making 50+ cold calls, emailing 100+ candidates, asking for referrals and posting jobs after winning new recruiting assignments.
- Earned numerous public recommendations and endorsements from candidates.
- Earned production-based promotion from Sourcer to Recruiter in 3rd month of employment.