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Professional Talent Acquisitions Delivery Recruiter / Business Transformation Expert in areas of Global IT Recruiting & Talent Management. With a 12 year track record of successful full-cycle recruitment in a number of industries. Extensive expertise in designing, developing and implementing strategic talent management programs for all levels of staff across a number of industries, international financial services industry, known for turning around challenged recruitment initiatives. Expertise in HRO, RPO and recruitment strategies. Includes financial modeling, impact analysis, and go to market strategies, competitive, business intelligence and fully harnessing the “N” Factor. Excellent strategic capabilities, a strong sense of entrepreneurship with a background in management consulting. Expertise in delivering: Full Life Cycle Recruiting of Active and Passive Candidates (Direct Sourcing / No Fee) Skills Assessment Candidate Selection & Retention Team Building & Development Vendor Relationship Management Client Needs Analysis and Fulfillment Recruitment skills expertise: Core Java, Core C++, STL, Multi-Threading, Low latency - High Efficiency output systems, Master Developers, Intrusion Detection Architects, Enterprise Application Architects, Graphics Visualization Experts, Quant Developer (Quantitative Analyst) with PHD's, extensive experience in ION Market View, Q/K KDB+, SAS, MBS, RMBS, ADS and Fixed Income Bond professionals. Ability to partner with hiring executives and human resources management to execute talent acquisition strategies focused on recruitment, retention and diversity while maintaining a focus on cost containment.

Work experience

Apr 2001Present

Director of Talent Acquisition

Feb 2009Aug 2009

Director of Talent Acquisition

HR Integrations

Contract Assignment.

Nov 2008Jun 2009

Executive Recruiter

Contract Assignment for Bloomberg B100 Staffing Initiatives.

Jun 2008Oct 2008

Talent Acquisition Delivery Recruiter


Contract Assignment oniste.

Apr 2008May 2008

Talent Acquisition Delivery Recruiter


Contract Assignment onsite.

Apr 2007Oct 2007

Sr. Executive Recruiter


Contract Assignment onsite.

Jan 2007Apr 2007

Sr. Executive Recruiter


Contract Assignment onsite.

May 2006Dec 2006

Sr. Executive Recruiter

Contract Assignment onsite for STP, Investment Management, Front Office.

Nov 2004Apr 2006

Global Director of Recruitment

IP-Soft, Inc.

Contract Assignment onsite w/ Global responsibilities.

Jun 2003Apr 2004

Director of Corporate Recruitment

Steve & Barry's

Contract Assignment for NA.

Sep 2001Jun 2003

Recruitment Manager


Contract Assignment for NA.


Siebel Recruiter


Contract Assignment onsite.

Apr 2000Apr 2001

Sr. Technical Recruiter/Relationship Manager

Merrill Lynch

  • Interfaced and strengthened relationships with TG hiring managers to ensure employment needs are addressed as top priority and in a timely fashion
  • Maintained Divisional Immigration files, monitoring pending visas; projecting join dates for those in pipeline; interact w/ managers to review resources & coordinate international relocation; keep compliance w/ DOL & INS regulations; conduct random audit of Immigration Naturalization files to ensure compliance, and posted jobs required for RIR
  • Developed and implement effective technical recruitment plans and selection strategies for hiring managers, while providing employment consultation
  • Specialized in sourcing and hiring of Siebel CRM professionals for: Data Sourcing & Conversion, Business Requirements/Business Processing, Data Architecture and Call center COE (Siebel Configurator, Siebel Administrator, Siebel Business Analyst, Siebel Design Architect and Siebel PMI’s
  • Planned and coordinated strategic non-fee job fair for BIST a division of Private Client Technology (Wealth Management/Asset Management).
  • Collaborated with PCT Compensation and HR Generalist on employment issues, concerns, and band levels, salaries and headcount
  • Effectively handled a high volume of offers and associated with administrative and provide weekly reports on activity
  • Handled backgrounds check discrepancies and compliance issues manage redeployment initiatives and manage immigration initiatives
  • Managed agency relations and selected new agency for ML preferred vendor’s list
  • Handled inquiries regarding benefits employment policies/procedures and provide mentorship to employees on career development
  • Investigate and researched diversity Internet sites, news group’s technical software and organizations for sourcing
  • Managed a team and provided mentorship assistance to Sourcing Specialist in reviewing candidates and conducting interviews
  • Represented Merrill Lynch in external fairs and technical events
  • Logged offer data into Softshoe and Access database and mined talent pool consisting of employee referrals, job fairs and various sources
Feb 1999Apr 2000

Recruitment Manager

Manchester Equipment Co., Inc.

  • Primary responsibilities were to expand the business in the Northeast region of the country through intensive sales effort to National clients
  • Was responsible for consultant resourcing and contract negotiation for clients in NYC metro territory
  • Created an atmosphere of trust and understanding as a result of extensive lobbying effort between Corporate, Area HR and line management. This had a significant impact on cost per hire and helped reduce the turnaround time for open job requisitions be nearly 50%
  • Established working relationships with many outside government and non-profit-organizations for alternate recruiting sources, which resulted in lowering recruiting costs and helped Manchester in achieving some of its social responsibility goals
  • Directed and manage Manchester’s summer recruiting program, which had historically been a highly sensitive hiring process
  • Monitored Immigration files for expiration and pending Legal Permanent Residency (LPR) applications; determine when an amended H visa as required
  • Managed divisional payroll, reconcile entries; interact w/ controllers & CFO to prepare/analyze payroll, utilized ADP’s payroll process.
  • Day-to-Day activities involved; screening, determining specific IT objectives and requirements for client support. Technology focuses on LAN/WAN, E-Commerce, CRM and Web enabling applications (CCIE’s, Siebel professionals)

02/1999-12/1999Senior Technical Recruiter/MCSI Professional Services Division

  • Sourced IT Professionals for placement in temporary/permanent projects with Fortune 500 companies in the tri-state areas
  • Established and maintained relationships with corporate HR, Project Leaders, VP's and other key Hiring Managers
  • Recommend strategy to Corporate Director/HR and VP of Marketing & Sales
  • Maintained and established database of IT professionals utilizing E-Z Access4.1/ACT/AS400
  • Document projects log to track candidates, resumes, sources used and hours spent E-Z Access 4.1
  • Utilized several resources to create/increase resume flow; Career Mosaic,, Monster Board, The Computer Jobs Store, Online Career Center and Recruiter's Online Network
  • Created job postings for IT positions ranging from CEO to Help Desk Technicians
  • Received and filtered resumes, phone screen, and conduct initial interviews
  • Performed reference checks, degree verification and other qualifiers on potential new hires
  • Submitted candidate's information for criminal background check, using 3rd party vendors
  • Successfully filled 22 open requisitions in less than two months (7 Permanent &15 Contract)
Jun 1997Feb 1999

Senior Technical Recruiter / Account Executive

Optima Systems Inc.

  • Selected as one of five senior recruiters to directly report to The Director of Branch Operations to evaluate recruitment progress, make recommendations to reduce open requirements, and review overall office growth
  • Interviewed, screened, qualified consultants using TeckCheck evaluation/interview software package
  • Established procedures for verification of J-1, F-1, and H-1B visas, including sponsorship of H-1B's and Permanent Residency (Green Card)
  • Represented Optima Systems Inc. at client sites for sales calls, business lunches, and account management
  • Created new business opportunities for Account Representatives by generating sales leads through cold calling consultants at perspective client companies
  • Wrote focused Internet, newspaper, job fair advertisements with concise, eye-catching content to generate an abundance of highly qualified candidates
  • Administered sites (among recruiters), gave right to users, maintained all web postings, and handled all web-related responses: DICE, MonsterBoard, Ora-Search, Java-Search and Net-Temps
  • Maintained and enhanced consultant database using EZ-Access 4.0, Adapt, Web-Hire, Act 4.0 and Reseumix
  • Was the primary liaison between employees and managers regarding employee concerns

Administrative Assistant

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • Worked under Human Resource's recruiters to prepare interviews, briefing of applicants, checking of references and sending out job offers etc.
  • Worked as liaison between HR and Managers to prepare concise description of available jobs
  • Was responsible for posting job orders within the museum and various advertising agents
  • Maintained applicant's resume in database with completed profiles
  • Scheduled interviews, briefed applicants, checked references 


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