Senior recruiter and program manager with a proven track record of agency and corporate recruiting, as well as a strong history of production and leadership. Excellent experience in developing strategic partnerships to maximize key objectives. Experienced with all aspects of building and managing a campus recruiting program. Possess strong communication, analytical and problem solving skills. Developed and implemented a solid training plan to ensure the development and success of junior personnel.
Extensive knowledge of web- based search and social media recruiting MS Office Applicant Tracking Systems Fluent in Russian
Founder and Principal Recruiter June 2008 to CurrentMerchant Exchange － New York, New York
LNplus2 is the company I created to provide talent acquisition services to the digital advertising and technology startup industries.
Provide contingency and on site recruiting to a large base of clients including Razorfish, Media Hive, Createthe Group, Morpheus Media, Skillshare, Merchant Exchange, Fluid, Hot Studio, Kaleidoscope, MRM, Beyond Interaction, HUGE, AKQA, Digitas, Daily Makeover, Alexander Interactive, Cement Works, AOL and LBi.
Excel at recruiting in a high volume technology startup and interactive agency setting.
Perform all business development efforts for the company.
Involved with full life cycle recruiting of disciplines such as technology, client services, user experience, creative, delivery, strategy and media.
Lead Technical Recruiter January 2006 to June 2008Razorfish － New York, New York
Razorfish is one of the largest digital media companies in the world.
Managed up to twenty five searches in the Technology Discipline.
Consistently exceeded target new hire quota by 30%.
Prequalified and screened candidates, resulting in a 75% hire rate of all candidates presented.
Independently sourced and hired 47 new technologists without the use of partners or agencies, saving the company over $1million dollars in agency fees.
Responsible for filling all open technical positions including Developer, Software Engineer, Technical Architect and Technology Director.
Evaluated sourcing strategies and implement the most useful and cost effective. Managed candidate process and acted as candidate advocate. Evaluated skill level, managed offer process, including reference checks, salary recommendations, and offer acceptance and declines.
Implemented a university recruiting program and administered the program for the Northeast region.
Sourced candidates trough networking, employee referrals, internet postings, university relations and direct sourcing.
Worked with the Discipline Leads to define the requirements for the company.
Compiled and updated reports or job openings, hires, and post-hire summaries for hiring managers.
Performed full life cycle recruiting for various full time and contract technology requirements for the company.
Attended technology conferences such as Flash Forward to build brand recognition and develop a national network.
Founder and Senior Recruiter August 2002 to December 2005New York, New York
LNplus2 was my company that enabled me to provide recruiting services to Fortune 500 companies and consulting agencies.
Hired over 200 contract and permanent employees for various clients.
Saved over $3 million in agency fees to clients.
Performed full life cycle contract recruiting for technology, sales and financial professionals.
Prospected, interviewed, evaluated and tested potential employees in order to provide the client with the highest level of candidates available to the market.
Sourcing involved heavy cold calling within competitors companies to identify potential candidates.
Developed relationships with managers to help identify hiring needs and help in the requirements gathering process.
Conducted salary studies for clients to determine the market value of employees and consultants.
Negotiated salaries, compensation packages and relocation assistance.
Coached candidates on resume writing, interviewing and conducting a successful job search.
Senior Technical Recruiter October 2001 to July 2002Alliance Consulting － New York, New York
architects and implements digital enterprise strategies for Fortune 500, middle market and emerging companies.
Continuously accomplished annual revenue goals in excess of $6 million. Maintained 72 consultants during peak project schedules.
Interviewed, hired, trained and managed the recruiting staff. Developed the business management capabilities of all sales and recruiting personnel. Performed quarterly and annual revenue and performance reviews with recruiting staff.
Produced monthly reports detailing business development issues, personnel issues, short and long term forecast and status of partnering initiatives.
Responsible for managing the full life cycle of the hiring process. Identified, screened and recommended candidates, conducted personal interviews and negotiated offers. Employed various methods of sourcing, including partnership building, direct recruiting, referrals, various Internet tools, job fairs, trade shows, user groups and print media. Responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with a large team of technical specialists.
Recruited for several practice areas including E-Business, Digital Intelligence, Enterprise Architecture, Supply Spiral and Managed Services. Key competencies recruited include project managers, business analysts, architects (technical, data, infrastructure and information) and designers.
Developed strategic partnerships with Practice Areas within the Solutions Practice, ensuring key hiring objectives and initiatives were established and maintained. Worked with client team and solutions leaders to identify requirements, selection criteria, compensation, as well as developing alternative recruitment strategies.
Developed strategic partnerships with agencies to ensure a full international pool of consultants was utilized for key hiring objectives. Responsible for managing the agency partnerships including contract and salary negotiation and maintaining vendor lists.
Bachelor's : Liberal ArtsRochester Institute of Technology － Rochester, New York, USRochester Institute of Technology Rochester, New York Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts
Fluent in Russian
Alliance Consulting New York, New York
Attended technology conferences such as Flash Forward to build brand recognition and develop a national network
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