Penni Mangan

Penni Mangan


Senior Talent Acquisition Recruiter at Mitchell International


Professional Summary 

15 + years devoted to full-cycle in-house corporate recruiting: including sourcing, interviewing, screening, matching, developing pre-close and final closing of offers as well as experience with the following:

  • Educate, influence, and build managers' competency for assessing talent and driving quality talent acquisition management hiring practices and assisting in the development of a recruiting-centric culture.
  • Provide  detailed reports regarding recruiting related metrics on a regular basis; provide coaching, guidance and solutions as needed to all levels of management in regards to recruiting and compliance.
  • Oversee and provide direction regarding off-site recruiting activities including participation in job fairs and professional organization meetings.
  • Coordinate vendor relationships as they pertain to contract labor, research agencies, development of college recruiting and diversity programs to ensure effective time to fill metrics are achieved, while managing to operations performance metrics.
  • Perform full life cycle executive, technical, service and solution sales search including college campus and intern hiring.
  • Continually evaluate and refine recruiting processes to ensure maximum efficiency and optimal candidate experience.
  • Ensure standardized recruiting road map, interviews, and documentation are in compliance with legal requirements and guidelines.
  • Candidate sourcing competence to develop targeted talent pipelines that deliver high performance WOW candidates to hiring managers.
  • Trained in Behavioral Interviewing Techniques by Paul Green and InterviewEdge
  • Trained in Sourcing Techniques by Shally Sheckel, Dan Harris, Cyber Sleuths, AIRS, Linkedin,and ERE on-going free sourcing webinars
  • Experienced in sourcing candidates and name generation via Linkedin, Jigsaw ,Google, Spoke, Monster, Hotjobs,  and Dice.
  • Experienced with the following applicant tracking systems: Brassring, Recruitsoft, Smartsearch, Resumix ,Oracle iRecruitment and Webhire.
  • Professions I have recruited for:

    • Finance (all levels- CFO /VP/Controller/Manager/Accountants/Analysts in Finance, FP&A, Revenue Recognition, AP/AR , Payroll, Commissions, Accounting, Tax, Credit &Collections, Statisticians, Risk Analytics (fraud detection),Order Management (Sales)
    • Human Resources (all levels- Compensation, Benefits, OD, Training, Employee Relations/Business Partner, Staffing)
    • Workplace Resources: Purchasing (Procurement, Sourcing)/ Facilities Management and all staff levels)- Buyers, Planners, Logistics, Real Estate, Travel, On-site vendors
    • HW & SW Engineers/Analysts/Programmers/QA; Wireless, Network ,Data Storage,J2EE,C,C++,Perl.XML, MS SQL..NET; Business System Analysts, IT Desktop Support
    • Legal (all levels-General Counsel, Contracts, Paralegal, Patent Attorneys, Risk Analytics Specialists)
    • Marketing-all levels (Marketing Communications, Product Marketing, Field Marketing, Technical Editors
    • Project Management- SDLC, Agile, Waterfall, MS Project, PMP certified/PMI
    • Sales- from VP level to Account Managers to pre and post Sales System Engineers
    • Co-Designed In House Executive Search offering at the VP level at NetApp
    • Researched Mitchell's competition: CCC Information Services, Fair Issac (FICO), Solera Holdings


    B.S. in Sociology/Psychology, Holy Names College, Oakland, CA.

    Connected directly to over 20 million contacts on Linkedin.

    Work History

    Work History
    Jul 2008 - Dec 2009

    Recruiting Consultant


    Contract Sourcer to Recruiters in Finance, HR, Legal, Workplace Resources (Facilities), Sales, Marketing and System Engineering. Led Executive Searches at VP level in Finance, Sales and Marketing. Designed Executive Search process with the Director of Staffing at Netapp. One of a team of 5 who redesigned NetApp's Career site.

    2005 - 2008

    Sr. Recruiter com

    Manage recruiting for the Global Consulting Services Group in North America and EMEA. Source and hire at all levels from Analyst to Director level for the Business Strategy and Enterprise Mobility teams. Sourced and hired a new Finance team for the Atlanta office. Manage the University Recruiting Program for North America, targeting top tier MBA schools and undergraduate programs.

    2003 - 2005

    HR Business Partner

    HRBP for Intuit’s Information Technology organization in San Diego. Responsible for managing HR operating mechanisms throughout the year, i.e. performance management, manager coaching ,and reductions in force. Member of interview team for all Data Center hiring.

    2002 - 2003

    Staffing Manager/Sourcing Team

    Built a team of (10) Sourcing Specialists and (8) Staffing Coordinators. Project managed the Applicant Tracking System migration from Recruitsoft to BrassRing. Sourcer for Manager to V.P. level positions in Marketing, Finance, IT and SW. Trained sourcing team in sourcing techniques; managed all vendor contracts. Reported to Director of Staffing. Commuted weekly to San Jose from San Diego

    2001 - 2002

    Sr .Recruiter/Sourcer

    QUALCOMM Inc./Cirulli Group

    Contract recruiter at QUALCOMM responsible for international and domestic recruiting for Marketing Professionals, RF, Systems, Software Design and Wireless Engineers. Part-time researcher for The Cirulli Group responsible for all Sales candidate sourcing for this technology search firm. Work primarily with venture capital firms and technology start-ups in the security software arena.

    2000 - 2001

    Sr. Recruiter

    inCode Wireless/Callisma

    Responsible for staffing the Western field operations and Headquarters Organizations for these 2 start-up professional services companies. Hired  Sales Account Managers, Regional Operations VP/Directors, Wireless Engineers, CDMA, WAP Engineers, Programmers, System Engineers, RF Engineers, Network Engineers, SW Engineers, Corporate Attorneys, and IT, Finance,Legal. HR, Training, Facilities and Marketing Professionals

    1996 - 2000

    Recruiting Manager/Corp Recruiter

    Held dual role as Recruiting Manager and Corporate Recruiter  for International Network Services (INS),a Professional Services start-up acquired in 1999 by Lucent. Sourced and hired all IT, Sales, Finance, HR, Marketing, Facilities, Training, Legal, Purchasing and Administrative staff from VP level to non-exempt.

    Employee Relations Manager

    Provided all aspects of employee relations support to employees and managers located in the East, South, South Central and Western regions of the U.S.

    Training and Professional Development Manager  

    Managed all division Reward Programs, New Hire Orientation and Consulting skills training for division employees nationwide and Europe.  

    1994 - 1996

    Staffing Manager

    Managed all aspects of staffing for this telecommunications company. Managed 3 technical recruiters, a College Relations Specialist & a staffing administrator. Recruited for mid-senior level Finance and Marketing positions. Developed and managed the nationwide College Internship and College Recruiting programs.

    1992 - 1994

    Recruiter/College Program Mgr

    Responsible for recruitment for Engineering, Marketing, Manufacturing, Finance,Sales and Corporate functions. Managed all staffing programs, including College Relations, New Hire Orientation, applicant tracking systems, advertising and job fairs.