SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA 95112VERONICA SMITH (408)807-4055 VLSMITH_06@MSN.COMFull life-cycle recruiting professional within Agency and Corporate environmentswith a proven ability to self-manage multiple projects, a commitment to client Skillsservices and a creative recruitment process. Use of PC and MacCORE COMPETENCIES Business Development• Manage Recruitment Process Develop & Maintain• Heavy Scheduling/Calendaring ATS and Internal Databases• Develop and Maintain Relationships• Advanced Recruiting Techniques Ability to Drive and Facilitate Recruitment• Troubleshooting / Problem Resolution Process• Negotiation Skills Third Party Vendor• Ability to stay effective under ever changing environments Management• Partner with Staff/Managers/HR to develop and implement a staffing, Troubleshooting and interview and selection process Problem Solving Salary negotiation, closing and follow-upEXPERIENCEEngineering Recruiter, VOLT-Toshiba-TAEC San Jose, CAMay 2012 – Present Contract Social Media Search TechniquesManage the entire recruitment process across multiple Business Units includingBusiness Development, Product Development, Global Account Management andEngineering for the Toshiba America Electronic Components Division in the U.S. Use Twitterof various sourcing techniques including LinkedIn, Social Networking searches,College/University partnerships and referrals. Pre-qualify candidates and determine Facebookoverall fit for internal positions. Manage a workload of 30 requisitions at a given Googletime and prioritize according to deadline, shifting of priorities or needs within eachBusiness Unit. Work directly with HR and hiring managers to identify requirements and skill LinkedIn Recruiter andset for requisitions. Create Excel Spreadsheets, Word HTML Documents and Write Job LinkedIn GroupsPostings. Work with HR team to prepare offer letters, determine Starts and Orientation, andmaintain EEO compliance. Yahoo GroupsEngineering Sourcer Contract, Kelly Engineering Services San Jose, CAApr 2012 – Apr 2012 ContractSource for and manage a pipeline of active and passive candidates for Kelly Engineering workload. Work with Recruiting team to provide qualified candidates and have them ready forclient presentation. Manage Applicant Tracking Systems: Bullhorn, Prowand, Fieldglass.Negotiate bill rates, determine candidate fit to Role, provide feedback to recruiting team andcandidates, establish rapport and maintain relationships for future contract or fulltimepositions within Kelly.
Technical Recruiter, Global InfoTech Corp. Santa Clara, CANov 2011 – Feb 2012Manage a variety of job requisitions locally and nationally. Develop relationships withcontractors for various assignments within IT Infrastructure, Web/Design, Programming and ApplicationsDevelopment, Software, and Project/Program/Product Management roles. Use of job boardsand social networking sites to define qualified candidate skill sets and match to clientrequirements. Create and manage pipeline of active and passive candidates. Maintain open MS Office 2010communication with HM’s, candidates and team members. Management of Applicant Tracking FileMaker ProSystems: Workforce Logic, IQNav, Beeline, Prowand, Fieldglass. Negotiate bill rates, preparecandidate for interviews, process hire paperwork and initiate background checks. Lotus Notes Clients Include: Nike, Brocade, eBay, Yahoo, McKesson, Life Adobe CS6 Design Technologies, Adobe, Apple and Blue Shield Adobe CS6 WebRecruitment Specialist, Kenexa Inc. San Jose, CADec 2009 – July 2010 LanguagesResponsible for maintaining relationships with our client LSG Sky Chefs and the hiringmanagers throughout the U.S. Western Region. Prepare job descriptions for on-goingpositions and post to job boards. Develop Grassroots efforts and work with local employment Fluent SpanishAgencies in each state assigned. Resolve issues throughout hiring process and screencandidates to determine eligibility of candidate (H1B, TN, and F1). Develop best practicesand processes for new business. Participate in Job Fairs to generate pipeline resources anddevelop a network of passive candidates. Recruit for Direct hire and Seasonal employment. Other NetworkingAdmissions Recruiter, Everest College San Jose, CA Palo Alto Meet-upsMay 2009 – Dec 2009 SF Recruiters NetworkSupport and enroll students for careers in the medical field. Help to build and maintain College/ Universitypartnerships with our students and employers. Prepare our students for externships and Partnershipsclinical rolls in hospitals and out-patient clinics. Conduct reference checks and backgroundchecks; arrange one-on-one interviews to determine fit and enrollment eligibility. High Referralsvolume call environment, use of college ATS system to maintain steady pipeline. Use ofOutlook to maintain calendar of events and schedule appointments. Recruit from HighSchool networking events and partner with career services.Resource Manager/IT Recruiter Taos Mountain Inc. San Jose, CANov 2007 – Dec 2008Collaborate with internal recruiting team and departments to understand hiring needs andgoals of our clients. Partner with Account Executive to review job reqs. Assess candidate fitand qualifications for various IT positions. Schedule face to face interviews, conductreference and background checks. Arrange face to face meetings with clients; negotiate billrates, salaries and benefits. Present offers and close client and candidate. Attend ITnetworking events and open houses to build pipeline of IT professionals. Recruit forHelpdesk, System Administrators, Networking, Product and Project Managers, Web/DesignDevelopment, Software Developers and Programmers, DBA and SAP for fulltime, contract,and on-going consulting opportunities. Clients Included: Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Synopsys, Redback, Brocade, Responsys, Yodlee, Safeway, VMware, Wells Fargo, BGI, Apple and the Palo Alto Unified School Districts.
Technical Recruiter, Kforce Professional Staffing San Jose, CAJun 2007 – Oct 2007High volume of cold calling and business development. Market candidates to potential clientVP’s and CEO’s of Software, Web 2.0, Semi-Conductor, Internet and Networking companieson a daily basis. Source talent from job boards, ATS database, referrals and other recruitingefforts. Interview and prescreen candidates to determine expertise and match skill set to jobRequirements. Negotiate compensation packages, including: benefits, sign on bonuses andstock options with candidate and client. Schedule phone screens and face to face interviewswith candidates using Outlook. Develop and maintain relationships with hiring managers andtheir teams. Recruit for direct hire positions.TRAINING2008 - Taos Career Builder Boolean Search Training for LinkedIn, Google and job boards2008 - UNIX, Networking and Windows Source TrainingFreelance Graphic Designer- Print Medium and WebEDUCATIONWestwood College - Los Angeles, CAA.S. Graphic DesignGraduate with HonorsSan Jose State University - San Jose, CAB.S. Advertising / Business, EquivalentBusiness, Marketing, AdvertisingIn progress: Senior