People are important; the right people are priceless. I truly believe that businesses succeed or fail based on having the right people, in the right roles, at the right time. It all starts with understanding what talent you need to succeed in the marketplace, assessing what you have, identifying the talent gaps, and then executing on obtaining
People are important; the right people are priceless. I truly believe that businesses succeed or fail based on having the right people, in the right roles, at the right time. It all starts with understanding what talent you need to succeed in the marketplace, assessing what you have, identifying the talent gaps, and then executing on obtaining that talent. The same principle is true for a great marketing campaign.
At the end of the day, content development, along with strategic planning and assessment is mandatory in both fields. Managing social media channels, developing campaigns, and building relationships utilize my skills to communicate, plan and think creatively.
I learn very quickly and for this reason I enjoy taking on challenges. I excel in positions with steep learning curves. Seeking out knowledge in a variety of areas, I'm not shy about experimenting with new ideas in my free-time. I thoroughly enjoy the challenges that each role brings and continuously look for ways to grow.
Recruiting Leader at Amazon @ From March 2013 to Present (2 years 8 months) Irvine, CASenior Consultant - Technical Recruiting @ SpaceX seeks to revolutionize access to space with its family of launch vehicles and spacecraft intended to increase the reliability and reduce the cost of both manned and unmanned space transportation, ultimately by a factor of ten. With the Falcon line of launch vehicles, powered by internally-developed Merlin engines, SpaceX offers light, medium and heavy lift capabilities to deliver spacecraft into any altitude and inclination, from low-Earth orbit to geosynchronous to planetary missions. From April 2012 to March 2013 (1 year) Hawthorne, CASenior Technical Recruiter @ HireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background screening, drug and health screening and employment eligibility solutions that help employers automate, manage and control screening and related programs. More than one third of the Fortune 500, along with over 40,000 other companies, trust HireRight to deliver customer-focused solutions that provide greater efficiency and faster results, leading to better hires. From July 2010 to June 2012 (2 years) Irvine,CADirector, Executive Recruiting @ Director level position reporting directly to the SVP – tasked with designing and implementing a new high-touch recruiting strategy aimed at upgrading the General Manager position across the entire company. Archstone wanted to inject a higher caliber, customer centric leader at its premium apartment communities and asked me to build a plan. I worked with senior management and constructed a scalable sourcing initiative where we targeted and approached the top hospitality leaders with a career plan directly addressing their existing well-known glass ceiling which occurs at the top level in their industry. Utilizing this practice, we were able to inject an entirely new leadership model for Archstone resulting in customer centric General Managers across their most high-end communities.
Solely responsible for all open positions for western region. Archstone is a publicly traded, nationwide, high-end apartment owner and operator.
• Identified passive candidates in advance to build a quality pipeline in waiting.
• Managed college recruitment initiative for west region.
• Established strategic relationships with hiring managers.
• Recommended and managed behavioral recruitment initiative. From August 2007 to July 2009 (2 years) Manager, Technical Staffing & Operations @ Served as Staffing Manager for a quickly growing start up. Designed, built and managed
strategy for recruiting passive, non-traditional candidates required by unique business
model. Managed three Jr. Recruiters and one sourcer.
Positions filled: Sales Analyst • Flash Developer • Network Administrator • Network Engineer • Sr.
Project Manager • Network Project Manager • Senior Content Manager • Network Technician • Web
Developer • C++ Programmer • Director of Sales • Web Designer • Business Analyst • Financial Analyst
• JAVA Programmer From January 2003 to October 2006 (3 years 10 months) Senior Corporate Recruiter @ Served as single point of contact for the start-up venture playstation.com and the on-line gaming portal for PS2.
I was tasked with identifying and securing passive talent for cross functional disciplines to include:
• Artists – Animation, 2D/3D Modelers, Environment, Mocap
• Programmers - AI/Physics, Graphic Design
• IT- DBA, UNIX, Sr. Sys Admin, Content Manager
• Design - Sr Game Design
• Producers, Licensing, Art Director
• Legal - Corporate Counsel, Paralegal
• Finance – Director of Finance, Accounting
• Marketing, Merch. Managers, HR Manager From January 2000 to January 2003 (3 years 1 month) Manager, Technical Staffing (ePit.com) @ ePit.com was a Morgan Stanley backed, San Francisco-based EBS system for trading equity options, index futures and over-the-counter products. An open system (dealers and end-users) trading exchange-listed equities, equity futures and equity options.
In my highly visible role I staffed the company from 5 to over 45 employees. From January 1999 to January 2000 (1 year 1 month) San Francisco Bay AreaTechnical Recruiter @ Clients: KPMG, Wells Fargo, Charles Schwab, Fair Isaac, PIXAR
Designers, Software Developers/Architects (Distributed and Mainframe), Business/Systems Analysts, Technical Program/Product/Project Managers, Web Developers, Programmers, Network/System/Security Engineers, Database Architects/Developers/Administrators, Quality Assurance/Test Engineers, Technical Writers, Online Banking Portal Architects and other IT professionals. From 1997 to 1999 (2 years) San Francisco Bay Area
Garry Hill is skilled in: Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, Performance Metrics, Omniture, Coremetrics, Staffing Analysis, Start-up Operations, Vendor Management, Corporate Branding, Sourcing, Strategic Sourcing, College Recruiting, Google Analytics, SEO, SEM, Affiliate Management, Email Marketing, Video Production, Video Editing, Content Management, Web Content Management, CMS, Drupal, Wordpress, B2B eCommerce, Social Media, Scrum, XML Databases, Predictive Analytics, CRM software, Product Strategy, Game Design, Tableau, mixpanel, Applicant Tracking..., Onboarding, HRIS, Start-ups, Interviews, Recruiting, E-commerce, Web Analytics, B2B, Management, CRM, Cross-functional Team..., Screening, Technical Recruiting, WordPress, Strategy
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