Technical Recruiter

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I’m a results-orientated Technical Recruiter with significant experience in full-cycle recruiting, compensation, workforce planning, and leadership. As well as, have a proven track record of success locating and identifying top candidates, with emphasis on hard-to-fill positions for proposal bids. I’m adept at applying new skills quickly and efficiently in high-pressure environments while managing large workloads, diverse staffing teams, and high-quality standards. Worked with and cross-trained in different functional areas including industry technical recruiting, employee relations, university relations, and support of multiple business units and product areas.

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12/2014 Bachelor of Arts, Computer and Information Sciences and Supportive Services @ Tennessee State University


March 2022 / January 2023 Technical Recruiter @ Nextdoor

– Responsible for managing full lifecycle recruiting supporting Software Development Engineering, Ads, and Data Science teams.

– Continuously built a qualified pipeline of diverse candidates ranging from mid to senior level experience via LinkedIn, Greenhouse, Ashby, and Hired.

– Consistently reduced the average time-to-fill by at least 10% which significantly reduced the cost of vacancies and allowed us to onboard new team members more quickly.

– Attend/run pre-brief and debrief meetings for candidates.

– Developed comprehensive sourcing strategies that included leveraging various platforms and tools. This led to an increase in the number of qualified candidates in our talent pipeline, providing us a competitive edge in the market.

– Create and build collaborative relationships with the hiring managers through weekly touch points, req qualification meetings, candidate status updates, and market intel discussions.

– Worked with Compensation team to calculate and extend the appropriate offer by implementing workforce planning strategies and conducting market research to determine competitive compensation packages, resulting in a 10% decrease in turnover rate and improved employee retention.

April 2017 / February 2022 Senior Technical Recruiter @ Microsoft

– Partnered and Collaborated with executive teams/hiring managers in developing recruiting strategies and processes based on their strategic/tactical needs and corporate culture.

– Responsible for full life-cycle recruiting and sourcing for a variety of technical roles, including IT Developers And Software Testers, Engineers, Project Managers, and other technically focused roles.

– Carried out functions such as developing sources of qualified applicants, screening applicants, scheduling and conducting interviews, administering tests, checking references and background, and evaluating applicant qualifications.

– Developed and maintained contact with educational institutions, employment agencies, placement firms, and other sources of applicants.

– Maintained data on recruitment activities, applicant flow, interviews, hires, transfers, promotions, and terminations.

– Consulted with management to prepare staffing budgets, projections, employment, policies, procedures, and practices, to manage affirmative action and equal employment opportunity programs.

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