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Ivica Vrkic

Tech Recruiting Specialist

Summary

Experienced in international and multilingual recruitment for various industries and levels. 

Handling all aspects of the recruiting process: research, sourcing, screening, interviewing and recommending candidates for interviews and for hire. Full Life-Cycle Recruiter

Well trained in psychological principles in recruitment and selection process, with the ability to remain calm and find a quick solution in a variety of challenging situations.

Work History

09/201612/2016

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Infosys Ltd

Infosys provides business consulting, technology, engineering and outsourcing services to help clients in over 30 countries build tomorrow’s enterprise. Currently employs over 2500 employees in Europe delivering services for Fortune 100 clients across various services. 

Search scope:

√Full Stack Developers for GE Digital in Budapest, Hungary & Cincinnati, Ohio, United States 
√Multilingual IT support (L1,L2)

  • Identified and sourced appropriate talent for current open roles within the organization
  • Identifying future talent needs and proactively recruiting and sourcing; developing talent pool or social engagements
  • Managed the recruitment process and life-cycle, including initial assessments, interviews, and offers
  • Consulted the candidates on corporate benefits, salary, and corporate environment
  • Used social media, job boards, Internet sourcing, and other technical means to source candidates for open jobs
  • Used applicant tracking systems and other recruiting software and CRM system to track applicants through the selection phase through to on-boarding
  • Developed relationships with third party recruitment agencies and staffing firms
2015/092016/09

Search Consultant

YOU Global

YOU Global are recruitment specialists across all industries and locations around the world. An innovative and dynamic approach helps both companies and individuals navigate the complex and rapidly changing recruitment landscape.

Full Life-Cycle Recruiting  √ research, sourcing, screening and interviewing utilizing  competency based behavioural interviewing techniques

  • Recruited for HR professionals across various industries and company sizes for permanent positions
  • Demonstrated rapid adaptation to recruiting for contract positions across multiple geographies while maintaining excellent client relationships
  • Utilized traditional and creative sourcing techniques, including social media, to identify candidates
  • Conducted competency based behavioural interviewing, consultation with managers over candidate's skills sets, and selection recommendations
  • Tracked candidates through all phases of the recruitment process
  • Market research and development of business opportunities

Geographic Familiarity: DACH Region, USA


2015/042016/04

Global Recruiter

Cross Border Talents

CBT is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a global network of recruitment partners across Europe, Americas, Africa and Australasia. Provideding permanent recruitment solutions for the engineering, medical, IT and contact center sectors.

  • Developed and executed recruiting plans
  • Source, screen, interview and assessment of candidates for several positions
  • Administrative duties and record keeping
  • Network through industry contacts

Geographic Familiarity: Central & Southeast Europe

4/201510/2015

Park Manager

"Aqua Camp" by Arena Tourist s.r.l.
  • Beeing responsible for all management and business activities at Camping Ground
  • Managed the day-to-day affairs of the park including financial management
2014/102015/04

Recruiter

SunSet24

SUNSET 24 Company LTD. It specializes in providing 24-hour care services in the German speaking countries. Company specializing in the care services with emphasis on high quality services and maximum satisfaction of the customers and employees.

  • Provided recruitment services for the health care sector
  • Sourcing, screening, interviewing and assessment of candidates for nursing positions
  • German language skills assessment

Geographic Familiarity: Southeast Europe

Education

20112012

Certified Human Resources Specialist

Experta Business Academy

Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General

  • Basics of management and modern management models
  • Master the design of organizations and organizational culture
  • Methods of planning and obtaining the human resources
  • Govern the methods of jobs analysis
  • Manage human resources in an international environment
  • Master the techniques of leadership
  • Creating reward strategies and motivation
  • Master the methods of performance management
  • Master the methods of knowledge and talent management
  • Conflict management & influential communication
20012003

Bachelor (baccalaureus) engineer of Marine Engineering and Maritime Transport Technology (not completed)

University of Zadar - Maritime Studies
  • The teaching program encompasses knowledge from the fields of technics, technology, marine engineering, electro-technics, electronics, maintenance, information science, environment protection, economy, law and management
  • In all 3 study years attention is paid to the contents in accordance with the STCW Convention 78/95 which is necessary for obtaining the highest positions in the field of maritime affairs

Languages

10
Croatian
  • Native or bilingual proficiency
9
English
  • Full professional proficiency
8
German
  • Full professional proficiency
2
Czech 

Elementary proficiency