Talent Acquisition Consultant EMEA @ Polycom helps organizations unleash the power of human collaboration. More than 400,000 companies and institutions worldwide defy distance with secure video, voice and content solutions from Polycom to increase productivity, speed time to market, provide better customer service, expand education and save lives. Polycom and its global
In-house / On-site, Direct Source recruitment
Talent Acquisition Consultant EMEA @ Polycom helps organizations unleash the power of human collaboration. More than 400,000 companies and institutions worldwide defy distance with secure video, voice and content solutions from Polycom to increase productivity, speed time to market, provide better customer service, expand education and save lives. Polycom and its global partner ecosystem provide flexible collaboration solutions for any environment that deliver the best user experience, the broadest multi-vendor interoperability and unmatched investment protection.
I work within Polycom's UK HR Department, as part of an established on-site recruitment team. In the role of Talent Acquisition Consultant I directly source and manage the full recruitment lifecycle for Sales, Inside Sales, Sales Engineering, Professional Services, Marketing, Logistics and IT professionals joining the EMEA business. From October 2009 to Present (6 years 3 months) Slough, United KingdomTalent Acquisition Specialist (Contract) @ One of the world’s largest brewers, SABMiller has brewing interests and distribution agreements across six continents. Our wide portfolio of brands includes premium international beers such as Pilsner Urquell, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Miller Genuine Draft and Grolsch along with market-leading local brands such as Aguila, Castle, Miller Lite, Snow and Tyskie. Six of our brands are among the top 50 in the world. We are also one of the world’s largest bottlers of Coca-Cola products.
I worked within the SABMIller HR Department, as part of an established Talent Acquisition team. In the role of Talent Acquisition Specialist I directly sourced and managed the full recruitment lifecycle for IT, Finance and Legal professionals joining the plc business. From June 2009 to October 2009 (5 months) Onsite Recruiter (Contract) @ EDS, an HP company is a global technology services provider delivering business solutions, with turnover in excess of $20b.
I worked within a HR Department, joining an established onsite recruitment team directly sourcing and managing the full recruitment lifecycle for IT professionals joining the UK business. From November 2008 to April 2009 (6 months) Senior Recruitment Consultant @ AndersElite is a UK recruitment business that works predominately with Built Environment/Construction and Rail clients.
I joined AndersElite as one of two IT recruitment consultants tasked with establishing a London City IT recruitment division and extending this service to AndersElite’s traditional clients, and developing new business. From December 2004 to November 2008 (4 years)
Bachelor of Business, Marketing and Advertising @ Queensland University of Technology From 1994 to 1997 Kawana Waters State High School From 1988 to 1992 James Covington is skilled in: RPO, Human Resources, Onboarding, New Business Development, Candidate Generation, Business Development, Vendor Management, Performance Management, Workforce Planning, Team Management, CRM, HR Consulting, Business Relationship Management, Building Relationships, Talent Acquisition
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