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Work experience

Apr 2008Present

Team Lead - Recruitment

Primus Software India Pvt Ltd.

  • Outstanding recruitment skills were recognized with a promotion to Team Lead with the same organization where I worked as a recruiter earlier in 2006-2007.
  • Transformed a young recruitment staff into a dynamic team through various training methods incorporating industry knowledge, time management and interviewing skills.
  • Manage the entire recruitment function, utilizing a consultative sourcing, assessment and selection approach that addresses client needs in a cost effective manner. 
May 2007Apr 2008

Recruiting Manager

iGATE Global Solutions Ltd. (RPOww)

  • Mentored the team of associate recruiters.
  • Consult with business and functional leaders to define competencies for specific roles.
  • Created and delivered strong verbal presentation of Mastech Benefits.
  • Interview, pre-qualify, negotiate offers and close hires, perform reference checks and coach hiring managers on reference techniques.
  • Regularly called upon to troubleshoot difficult positions and source, identity, attract, secure and close hard-to-find candidates.
  • Prescreen candidates with detailed phone screens, evaluating candidates’ compatibility with specific job requirements, ensuring a right fit prior to submission to client. Track candidate’s activities (i.e phone calls and emails) in Bullhorn, the ESC application tracking system.
  • Responsible for consultant delivery. Maintained regular communication with HR, Immigration and Travel department to resolve consultant delivery issues.
    • Presenting and negotiating the compensation package
    • Presenting the offer letter/contract
    • Securing a commitment from the candidate
    • Conducting background, drug and reference checks
    • Visa processing and immigration assistance services
  • Recruit for multiple IT consultants for The Home Depot and Mass Mutual and other cleared roles for other clients.
  • Participated in company’s SIPOC audit work.
Sep 2006May 2007

Technical Recruiter

Primus Software India Pvt. Ltd.

As a technical recruiter my responsibilities:

  • End-to-end management of candidate identification, screening, and interviewing
  • Edit and reformat resumes as necessary, adding relevant keywords increasing candidate match with client positions.
  • Implemented the Best Practices for Online Job Postings to avoid the EEO issues.
  • Becoming familiar with company’s recruiting processes, understanding technical and non-technical criteria for hiring requirements, Observing required flow and load patterns 
  • Developed sourcing strategy that includes: 
  • Established strong communication methodology to document and track requirements and track resume status 
  • Established internet resume sources (paid job boards, free job boards, sites for x-ray and flip searching, and others) 
  • Build custom search strings based on specific and generic job requirements using sophisticated optimal QUERY (oQ) search string-building methodology
  • Developed a specific series of candidate screening questions, Leverage a standard methodology across and made it flexible enough to allow a melding with best practices

Education

MBA

SMU

Certifications

Basic Diploma in Computer

Delhi Govt.

Typing Speed and Accuracy

Brainbench

MS Word

Brainbench

Business Communication

Brainbench

Summary

  • Dynamic, results-focused full life cycle recruiting professional with commitment to client service and creative recruitment.
  • Proven 3.6 years track record of success locating, identifying and closing top candidate talent, with a special emphasis on hard-to-fill positions. Build and maintain candidate relationships to ensure a consistent talent pipeline.
  • Proven ability to self-manage multiple positions by sourcing, screening, qualifying, coordinating interviews, negotiating and closing candidates. Utilize a collaborative consultative approach and demonstrate a commitment to exceeding client expectations.
  • Extensive success at supercharging the recruiting process and delivering exceptional resources to Fortune 500 and cutting-edge midsize companies. Proven track record of exceeding expectations by delivering top-quality resources to fulfill demanding Product or mission-critical/core application needs.

Recommnedations

“Lalit is one of the hardest working individuals that I have come across. Incredible stamina and a willingness to go the extra mile to succeed are his two key drivers. With his can-do attitude, he will go very far in his Career.” 

Murali Balasubramanyam,

Exec Vice President , RPOworldwide

I'am confident about this guy that he will go a long way, he is a go getter and very confident that he can deliver what is expected of him he has a very high sense of urgency and he is the best at a job where results are expected within a tight deadline.”

Saurabh Pant , Manager Recruiting , Mastech Inc 

iGATE (RPOWW)

“Lalit is a consistent over-achiever and when he says he will achieve something you can consider it done! He is a hard worker, knows how to exceed all his objectives and remains personable, outgoing and friendly throughout. He is one to always rely on to get the job done. Any candidate would benefit from his expertise, professionalism and ability to lead any dealing arrangements to the next level. Lalit is one of the few professionals I can sincerely recommend who has absolutely the finest work ethics and professionalism that exists in this business. He keeps his word and you can count on anything he takes on will be completed without question. I would truthfully recommend Lalit to anyone who is looking to achieve their successful career goals.”

Silvia Stachova, Consulting Security , iGate Mastech 

““Lalit is a true “professional recruiter”. He has a commitment to excellence that is second to none. His thoroughness, understanding of technology and respect he shows candidates, clients and team members is admirable. He is one of the best recruiters I’ve ever worked with

Hafeez Sheik

Wireless Test Analyst

Cox Communication

General Job Responsibilities

Candidate Search:

  • Becoming familiar with company’s recruiting processes
  • Understanding technical and non-technical criteria for hiring requirements
  • Observing required flow and load patterns
  • Developing a sourcing strategy that includes:
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    • Establishing a communication methodology to document and track requirements and track resume status
    • Establishing internet resume sources (paid job boards, free job boards, sites for x-ray and flip searching, and others)
  • Building custom search strings based on specific and generic job requirements using sophisticated optimal QUERY (oQ) search string-building methodology
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    • oQ uses advanced Boolean searching techniques. An oQ search will have multiple flavors based on the internet sources decided upon.
    • The oQ process will produce a set of search combinations for each job requirement to maximize the search results.

Candidate Screening:

  • Develop a specific series of candidate screening questions
  • Administer any other tests you typically require in your hiring process
  • Contact your prospects by e-mail and telephone to determine their suitability job requirements and organizational culture
  • Process resumes of screened candidates
  • Leverage a standard methodology across and make it flexible enough to allow a melding with best practices
  • Compare and contrast the results with benchmarks set by the organization

Tools and technologies:

    Familiar with best-of-breed technologies, refined processes and cutting edge sourcing methodology to identify an array of suitable candidates. Some of these include: 

          Bullhorn, CbizOne – Applicant tracking and contact software

          Data Frenzy   – Resource aggregation and job distribution software

          Major job boards  – Monster, Dice, CareerBuilder, Computerjobs, nettemps etc.

          Robotic search  – Advanced web search techniques.

          ERP   – Peoplesoft HRMS

          Search Technology – Boolean, X-Ray, Pealback Etc. 

Recruitment:

  • End-to-end management of candidate identification, screening, and interviewing
  • Explaining the key qualities of requirement to the candidate
  • Addressing and overcoming objections
  • Presenting and negotiating the compensation package
  • Presenting the offer letter/contract
  • Securing a commitment from the candidate
  • Conducting background, drug and reference checks
  • Visa processing and immigration assistance services

Optimal Assessment:

 Using Optimal Assessment technique to find the best from all. 

  • Psychometric assessments
  • Aptitude tests
  • Strengths and Limitations Report
  • Comprehension Testing
  • Experience/ expertise 
  • Capacity & Problem Solving
  • Behavior/ Personality
  • Inspiration & Motivation metrics

On-boarding:

  • Payroll Settlement
  • Offer Letters
  • Background Checks
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    • Educational
    • Legal
    • Criminal conviction, civil claims, driving
    • Financial (Credit history)
  • Reference checks & Work History
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Visa Immigration Assistance
  • Pre-Orientation Preparation

Bench Selling:

  • Keeping Track on candidate project completion
  • Bench Marketing through –Emails and calls.
  • Resume posting on different job portal
  • Attending calls on behalf of consultants/employees.
  • Rate Negotiation
  • Non compete and Agreements.