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Tim O’Connor is a Talent Acquisition Consultant, strategist, and speaker originally from Northampton, Massachusetts, now residing in Southern Maine. Tim currently manages Hewitt's Social Media Platforms such as, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Youtube, & Talent Community Landing pages. He is in charge of strategy to leverage Social Media to increase brand awareness and build Talent Communities. Mr. O'Connor also manages an International Team of Sourcers out of India that is responsible for providing talent pipelines for North America, Europe & Asia. Prior to his current position at Hewitt, Tim managed a dedicated team of sourcers for Hewitt's Consulting, IT, Legal, Finance & Executive Practices. Prior to Hewitt, Tim was the Strategic Sourcing Lead for Capgemini North America, one of the largest IT Consulting Firms in the World. In this role Tim was brought on to create and implement Capgemini’s first ever Strategic Passive Sourcing Program. He was also brought on to manage the existing Sourcing Team in Kolkata India, which is responsible for developing both active and passive pipe lining for NA recruiting. In addition, Tim was part of the North American Recruitment Management Team where he had major influence over the strategic direction and solutions for recruiting in North America. Tim has also created and delivered multiple in-depth Trainings to all of the North American and Kolkata recruiters on how to find candidates through deep web mining and leveraging sites such as LinkedIn, Google, and Live.Because of his passion for the Internet as a recruitment tool, Mr. O’Connor has developed a reputation as an authority in passive candidate research and talent pipeline development. Tim has been invited on several occasions as a guest speaker and panelist by such organizations as HCI (Human Capital Institute), SourceCon, ERE (Electronic Recruitment Exchange), the Kennedy Recruiting Conference, the Maine Human Resources Convention, and most recently the IHRIM Conference in Las Vegas.
Tim will be presenting at Sourceon 2010 in Washington D.C. See more here. http://www.sourcecon.com/2010dc/speakers/144/
Strategic Partner and Manager on the North American & India Talent Acquisition Teams.Lead an International Sourcing team out of India. Manage the day to day social media activities and branding for Talent Acquisition.
Social Media & Recruitment Branding
Oversee all aspects of Hewitt's Talent Acquisition Branding through Social Media venues, Hewitt Career site and Alumni micro site.
Strategic Partner and Manager on the North American Talent Acquisition Team.Lead the sourcing/recruiting for Executive, Consulting, Information Technology, Legal, HealthCare, and Finance.
A member of the North American Recruitment Management team that oversees the recruitment strategy and direction of both the United States and Canada.Implemented Capgemini’s first ever Strategic Passive Sourcing function for all of North America recruiting.Managed and guided a 12 person off shore sourcing team in all aspects of their performance, operations, training, and communications.
Kolkata Sourcing Team
Establish sourcing techniques and methodologies for National Recruiting Department.Introduced web based research and candidate development through data mining.
§Received “Star Award” in less then a year from business line for recruiting efforts
§Coach and train recruiters on data mining, networking, and modern sourcing techniques
§Develop sourcing strategies and candidate leads for recruiters on hard to fill positions
§AIRS – CIR, Certified Internet Recruiter
§Source passive candidates through Google, Live, Yahoo, Gigablast, Blogs, Online Groups, Colleges and Universities, Pagebites,RSS Feeds, Associations, Organizations, Linkedin, Ziggs, etc.
§Chosen to be on a Select Team to purchase a new ATS system, tested and gave feedback on each system
Full cycle recruitment of both Corporate and Retail Banking positions based in the North East.Turned around recruiting results for historically difficult areas.
§Sourced and hired 65% of req load in less then two months on job (approx 25 positions)
§Developed and executed management sourcing initiative for Villanova office
§Recruited internally by Corporate recruiting department to join their team
§Received “Distinguished Performance” all three years on reviews
§AIRS CDR, Certified Diversity Recruiter
§SHRM Generalist Certification
Spearheaded candidate development efforts to fill 75 new Bank Branches in less then a year.Developed and maintained strategic recruitment initiatives for a fast paced high volume environment.
§Managed full cycle recruitment efforts for Retail, Supermarket, and Brokerage Operations Departments
§Selected to initiate and maintain recruitment for 75 new branches by Management Team
§Developed highly visible and creative recruitment strategy, resulted in hitting all hiring goals
§Trained and coached two contract recruiters on recruitment strategies and skill sets
Responsible for building and growing relationships with Boston area companies in on order to meet their staffing needs.Recruited and placed Candidates both on a temporary and permanent basis in various positions.
§Integral part of #1 staffing division in the World for Office Team
§Met all staffing and sales goals every quarter
§Awarded 4 day trip to Florida for success in recruitment and sales achievements