technical recruiter resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Work History
03/2018 to Current
Technical Recruiter Visa Multiple Locations, CA,
  • Responsible for high-volume, full-lifecycle recruiting efforts which includes creative sourcing, passive candidate engagement, preparing candidate during the interview process, compensation negotiations and successfully closing.
  • Successfully placed numerous high performing Executive and Technical professionals for clients such as Sony, Salesforce, HBO, and various disruptive startups through executive search, retained search, contingent search and contract staffing engagements
  • Sourced, maintained and updated pipeline via internal Applicant Tracking System and maintained candidate pipeline within clients' external systems
  • Sourced top talent using resources including advanced Boolean search strings via LinkedIn/LinkedIn Recruiter, messages to LinkedIn Group(s) members, referrals, networking contacts, hiring events, universities, industry-specific associations, and internal databases
  • Analyzed and implemented process improvements
  • Accurately conveyed an understanding of the business and requirements for each open position to each candidate
  • Network with Software Engineering professionals to build and maintain relationships to ensure a strong pipeline is consistently growing for each requisition
  • Deeply understand hiring needs; partner with hiring managers and stakeholders to develop sourcing and hiring strategies
  • Assisted with hiring the entire founding engineering team (Applications, SDE, Cloud, SDET) while single-handedly building the Mobile and Frontend Engineering teams for, Marc Benioff's brand new Philanthropic Cloud
  • Assisted in growing UI/Mobile recruiting team, trained and mentored two recruiters from initial training as Talent Qualification Specialists until promoting to Associate Recruiters
  • Effectively negotiated through the offer process, placed an average of 3-4 candidates per month in a variety of technical positions
  • Negotiated salaries for full-time and contract candidates, maintained a 100% offer-to-close rate
  • Maintained an in-depth understanding of software engineering trends and hiring desires for specific positions
  • Staffed high-performance Platform Java Engineers to build v1 SaaS application which was leveraged by 100M+ users worldwide
  • Developed leads and strong external relationships that resulted in new business development
  • Generated accounts that have acted as top clients
  • Generated cold call leads to drive business development within Seattle, San Francisco, Bend/Portland, Phoenix, and Austin/Dallas
04/2014 to 04/2018
Certified Trainer Albany International Corporation Saint Stephen, SC,
  • Ensured long-term staff excellence by implementing updated and continuous training initiatives such as online modules, interactive programs, and language labs
  • Developed new training programs such as online modules, interactive software, language labs and online programs and provided constant training to staff to ensure long-term excellence
  • Coordinated workshops for employees to better understand company mission, streamlining daily activities and aligning worker and company priorities
  • Documented attendance, participation and progress
  • Developed new signature cocktails to support bar marketing brand and increase profits
  • Managed bar inventory, restocked supplies and placed orders for spirits, beer, wines and mixers
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands
  • Assisted servers with specialty drinks orders by preparing on-demand items without delay
  • Upsold menu items to customers, driving up per sale revenues and maximizing profits
  • Investigated and integrated enhanced service and team management strategies to boost business profits
  • Set and enforced performance and service standards to keep consistent, high-quality environment devoted to customer satisfaction
  • Taught servers to memorize menu ingredients and provide information on preparation methods
  • Trained incoming staff on restaurant's practices, culture and procedures to maximize job satisfaction and productivity
  • Provided continuous evaluation and feedback to server employees
  • Created, updated and implemented training plans in collaboration with restaurant management
06/2017 to 11/2017
Recruiter Highwood Usa Hometown, PA,
  • Source top talent using resources including advanced Boolean search strings, referrals, networking contacts, career fairs, universities, industry-specific associations, and internal databases
  • Interview, test, and check references of candidates to determine best fit possible based on clients' needs
  • Oversee completion of necessary pre-employment processes including background checks and drug screens
  • Negotiate salaries and benefits for contractors depending upon duration of assignment, scope of work, skills/education required, and location
  • Develop and maintain relationships to build network of candidates to gain referrals and sales leads
  • Generate and cold call leads to drive business development within Seattle marketplace
  • Maintained work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions
  • Manage workforce of up to 50 contractors providing feedback & coaching
09/2009 to 05/2013
Server Cardinal Village Sewell, NJ,
  • Provide elevated level of customer service in high volume/high profile establishment
  • Communicated with other kitchen team members to ensure food was prepared on time and correctly
  • Skillfully promoted items on beverage lists and weekly restaurant specials
  • Provided friendly and attentive service and exceptional hospitality
  • Executed daily production lists and goals
  • Managed guest checks, collected cash and processed credit cards
  • Developed and maintained positive working relationships with others to reach business goals
Professional Summary

Well-networked, technically-versed recruiting professional with a knack for engaging top passive talent. Recognized for possessing a creative problem-solving mindset with the ability to effectively source for high-profile, critical positions. Serves as the subject matter expert and primary point of contact for UI, Mobile, and Full-Stack engineering candidates and clients. Looking to build upon skills while contributing to an innovative, collaborative team within a high-performing, fast-paced environment.

  • Full-life cycle recruiting for high-profile positions within technical organizations
  • Subject matter expert in Executive Search and recruiting top Java/Full-Stack, Mobile and UI/Frontend Engineering Talent
  • Managing and successfully delivering results for multiple searches
  • Building and utilizing various sourcing strategies, including leveraging 1st-degree network, proactive online sourcing and cold calling
  • Strong communication, organizational and negotiation skills
  • Averaging 33% response rate
  • Maintained 100% close rate over 18 consecutive months
  • Proven ability to successfully influence and drive towards results
  • Applicant Tracking Systems (Salesforce, Greenhouse, Lever, Monster Talent CRM, etc.)
  • Utilizing innovative sourcing strategies, including proactive phone and internet research, and ensuring high-touch candidate experience
  • Exceptional negotiation and closing abilities
  • Prospecting, cold calling, and engaging top talent
Expected in 06/2017 to to
Bachelor of Arts: Society, Ethics & Human Behavior
University of Washington - Seattle, WA
Expected in 06/2015 to to
Associate of Arts: General Studies
Bellevue College - Bellevue, WA

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School Attended

  • University of Washington
  • Bellevue College

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  • Technical Recruiter
  • Certified Trainer
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  • Server


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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