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Gerardo Defendini

Recruiter/Trainer/Employment Facilitator

Work experience


Employment Facilitator / Senior Lead Recruiter

Department of Economic Opportunity State of Florida

Trained Recruiter Department, planned, coordinated and directed the activities performed by Florida Department of Economic Opportunity staff that provides employment security services, including intake, job matching, referral and placement, assessment, case management, counseling and veterans' services under the Wagner- Peyser Act. Developed performance standards and expectations and ensure that reviews are accomplished in accordance with personnel rules. Provided administrative and human resources support for program activities through the career center, including supervisory monitoring audits and reporting for state and federal compliance. Assisted the Center Manager in carrying out day-to-day activities to improve quality of service and increase customer satisfaction. Conducted Business Development Marketing duties.


Human Resources Trainer / Recruiter

Fairfield Resorts

Oversee all logistical and financial aspects of several State and Local programs Interfacing regularly with a variety of employers and job seekers, including on-site and on-campus interviews, Career fairs, and information sessions held at schools, in office and employer sites. Contributed to the overall success of the company's organizations by relieving the Executive Director of fiscal and operational tasks, to include information technology, human resources, risk management, grant administration and compliance coordination, preparation for Federal Single Audit and the execution of programs providing independent living skills training, Prepared annual operating and program budgets and monitored accounts payable and receivable.




A.A. Degree

American InterContinental University

Business Administration

Jan 2003Present

Communications Management

Latitude U



Certified Office Management

Office Management



Freed Hardeman College

Business Administration

Jan 20032003

Certified Customer Service Professional

Latitude U

Customer Service


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