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Brent Rogers 2012 Linkedin Profile


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Brent Rogers 2012 Linkedin Profile

  1. 1. Brent RogersSuper Senior Recruiter (sourcer) BrentJRogers@gmail.combrentjrogers@gmail.comExperienceSenior Recruiter (Sourcer) at Self-Employed Serving Multiple ClientsAugust 2012 - Present (2 months) Senior Recruiter responsible for recruiting hardware and software professionals for innovative companies.Senior Recruiter (Sourcer) (Volt remote contractor) at StarbucksFebruary 2012 - June 2012 (5 months) Responsible for supporting the IT candidate sourcing needs of three recruiters. Used innovative sourcing techniques to locate the following types of candidates for job opportunities at Starbucks headquarters in Seattle: • PHP Developers, Virtualization Experts, Network Engineers, Security Professionals and Oracle Experts (Advanced Supply Chain Planning (ASCP), Oracle Process Manufacturing (OPM), Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE), Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS), Informatica, ETL, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM))Ninja Recruiter (Sourcer, Headhunter) at Electronic Arts (EA)July 2011 - February 2012 (8 months) Recruited Game Design Professionals for EA. Used social networking sites (twitter, Google+, Linkedin, Facebook, Quora, YouTube, Google+ ,SlideShare, etc.), discussion boards, source code sites, storage sites, game credit listings, association/organization/club sites and Boolean Search techniques to find topnotch candidates.Recruiter (Sourcer) at Cisco SystemsSeptember 2006 - July 2011 (4 years 11 months) •Team Leader- Active Sourcer that assigned requisition work loads and created sourcing policies and procedures. •Reduced acquired start-ups dependency on agencies by 90% •Recruit talented Directors, Managers, Software Engineers, Hardware Engineers, Marketing Professionals, Project Managers, Program Managers, Account Manager, PhD graduates, Masters graduates, Bachelors graduates, Application Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Computer Engineers and Computer Science graduates •Source candidates with backgrounds in the following: cloud computing, embedded software, networking protocols, interaction design, UX, Java, C++, security, sales, administration, virtualization, device driver development, kernel development, Linux, UNIX, IaaS, routers, database design, CISSP, IPAM, VmWare, SaaS, Agile, Netflow, J2EE, Spring, satellites, network management, service provisioning, MPLS, VPN, L2, L3, switches, ORM, FPGA, ASIC, board level design, storage, quality assurance, etc. Page1
  2. 2. •Meet Hiring Managers, Recruiters, Sourcers and HR Managers to determine hiring needs •Recruit candidates at professional and collegiate job fairs •Interview and screen topnotch candidates for job opportunities •Use Virtual Edge Applicant Tracking System to search, filter and submit candidates •CDO Speaker "Quarterback Your Career" (Keynote Speaker Roger Staubach) career development 6 recommendations available upon requestOwner/ Recruiter at Rogers RecruitingSeptember 2001 - September 2006 (5 years 1 month) • Started Rogers Recruiting as an independent full cycle recruiter. • Recruited and placed hardware and software professionals for national and international job opportunities • Called on companies, hiring authorities and individual candidates • Attended National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) conference and recruited new college graduates • Worked with the following companies: Texas Instruments (9 month direct contract), International Rectifier, Teradyne, Nortel Networks, Fujitsu Network Communications, Raytheon, Dell, AMD and various Well-Funded Start-ups.Franchise Owner/ Recruiter at International Staffing ConsultantsMarch 2000 - June 2001 (1 year 4 months) * Owned and operated recruiting franchise * Established technical recruiting companys presence in Texas, nationally and internationally * Called on companies, hiring authorities and individual candidates * Placed topnotch candidates with backgrounds in sales, marketing, engineering and IT with companies throughout the US * Clients included: Teradyne, Fujitsu Network Communication, Kofax Image Products, Nortel Networks, RaytheonTechnical Sales Recruiter at Technical Sales SearchSeptember 1999 - March 2000 (7 months) * Responsible for recruiting technical sales representatives for companies throughout the US * Called on hiring authorities and individual sales representatives * Placed sales representatives with experience selling hardware, software and total technical solutionsHonors and AwardsGrand Prize Winner - Diversity Sourcing Games 2008AIRS - A Company of rhe RightThing2008 submitted #1 diversity search stringSummary Page2
  3. 3. Senior Recruiter (Sourcer) with 13 plus years experience recruiting software and hardware professionals. I haveworked with early phase startups and Fortune 500 Companies throughout the United States.RECRUITING/ SOURCING TECHNIQUES, METHODS AND TOOLS USED:- Boolean searching, Social Networking Sites, Blogs, Discussion Boards, Diversity Internet Sites, cold callingand consultative discussions with candidates and hiring managers.INSTRUCTING:- Expert at teaching sourcing techniquesEXPERIENCE RECRUITING THE FOLLOWING CANDIDATES:- Vice Presidents. Directors, Managers, Software Engineers, Hardware Engineers, Marketing Professionals,Project Managers, Program Managers, Sales Professionals, Application Engineers, Product Managers,Architects, Program Managers, New Graduates, Electrical Engineers and Computer Science graduatesJOB OPENINGS have been in the following locations.* Austin, Texas* San Jose, California* San Francisco, California* Santa Clara, California* Research Triangle Park, North Carolina* Boston, Massachusetts* throughout the United StatesSpecialtiesRECRUIT PREDOMINATELY IN THE FOLLOWING AREA CODES:- 512, 650, 415, 510, 408, 919, 214, 469, 972, 978, 858, 202, 206, 360, 425EducationTexas State University-San MarcosBA, Liberal Arts (History), 1991 - 1993Ten Ways to Manage Without Authority2008Shally Steckerl Sourcing Class2007AIRS Directory ClassesSourcing TechniquesActivities and Societies: Classes Attended: XtremeLab 2009, Advanced Certified Internet Recruiter (ACIR),Certified Diversity Recruiter (CDR), Building An Employment Brand That Attracts Top Talent, Best New Ideasin Internet Sourcing/ Results from the 2007 Xtreme Sourcing Games Page3
  4. 4. LinkedIn - Premium Accounts classHonors and AwardsGrand Prize Winner - Diversity Sourcing Games 2008Interestsspending time with family and friends, recruiting, Dallas Cowboys, working out, watching moviesSkills & ExpertiseSourcingRecruitingHeadhuntersHeadhuntHuman ResourceshrBoolean SearchingBoolean LogicsourcerTalent AcquisitionrecruiterAIRS CIRTechnical RecruitingSemiconductorsasicanalogMixed Signalrecruiting agencyDigitalVerificationSoftwarefirmwareTest AutomationmemorydriverCMOSHigh Speed DigitalSoCValidation Page4
  5. 5. Brent RogersSuper Senior Recruiter (sourcer) BrentJRogers@gmail.combrentjrogers@gmail.com6 people have recommended Brent "Brent is one of the top Sourcing Recruiters at Cisco and is constantly finding new and improved ways to find the best talent in the US. He is a very well respected Sourcer that everyone enjoys working with and I would highly recommend him to any staffing organization needing a top producing Recruiter. Brent is not only the "nicest" Recruiter that I have ever worked with but he is also a long-time friend." — Tony Briley, Sr. Recruiting Consultant, Cisco Systems, worked directly with Brent at Cisco Systems "Brent has helped me recruit some people. He has been very innovative is his approach and has come up with excellent quality candidates. I was very impressed with his style and results. If you need to hire, get Brent to help you." — Maarten Plesman, Engineering Manager, Cisco Systems, managed Brent indirectly at Cisco Systems "Brents cutting edge approach to sourcing and recruitiment far exceeds what most have done and can even imagine. His desire to stay in lead, explore new options, and not just embrace but capilatize upon the ever changing world of recruiting tools makes him a rare breed. His company should be happy to have him, and others should look to Brent as a model for the "modern day recruiter". His knowledge and drive to win the war for talent defines him as a force to be reckoned with! I look forward to future opportunities to work with Brent, and other professionals in the field should reach out to him as well!" — Kelly Irons, National Trainer, AIRS, was with another company when working with Brent at Cisco Systems "Brent has never met a stranger and is very creative at networking. This contributes to his awesome results. We have worked together at both TI and Cisco. In both locations, Brents level of customer service has been exemplary. As a recruiter, Brent expertly balances whats right for all parties. As a sourcer, Brent has an unerring ability to locate the perfect candidate to satisfy even the toughest hiring managers expectations. I wouldnt hesitate to recommend Brent for any recruiting assignment." — Jeannie LaDriere, Career Services Manager/Sourcer, Cisco, worked directly with Brent at Cisco Systems "Brent is a genuine, caring individual...not to mention a topnotch recruiter. Hes been able to introduce various sourcing methods and talents to his colleagues. Hes been able to recruit those hard to find talents and be very proactive from a sourcing perspective." Page5
  6. 6. — Monica Shepard, Talen Management, Cisco, worked with Brent at Cisco Systems "Brent is an extraordinary recruiter with tremendous sourcing abilities and technical knowledge. He is a mentor and lead to other sourcers on the Cisco project. Further, Brent takes an interest in the candidates he engages, and will work to help qualifed individuals find a home at Cisco. He has helped several candidates by finding them a home in groups other then those he supports. He is tremendous team player and an advocate for the candidate." — Chip Holmes, Recruiting Manager, Spherion at Cisco, managed Brent at Cisco SystemsContact Brent on LinkedIn Page6