Talent Acquisition Manager with over 10 years of recruiting and management experience. Expert at building teams in various sized companies within different industries. Areas of expertise include Open Source, Python / Django, Ruby on Rails, PHP / Drupal, Java Engineers, Front End Developers, DBA's, Linux / Unix Engineers, DevOps, Data Scientists, Machine Learning Scientists, Natural Language Understanding
Talent Acquisition Manager with over 10 years of recruiting and management experience. Expert at building teams in various sized companies within different industries. Areas of expertise include Open Source, Python / Django, Ruby on Rails, PHP / Drupal, Java Engineers, Front End Developers, DBA's, Linux / Unix Engineers, DevOps, Data Scientists, Machine Learning Scientists, Natural Language Understanding Engineers, Speech Engineers and QA professionals.
My specialty is learning about a company, their mission, their environment / culture in addition to their pressing needs and utilizing this information to recruit the right people to join their team.
Talent Acquisition Manager @ Kasisto was founded in 2013 with the vision of helping consumers in everyday customer interactions through intelligent conversations on any device. We started by enabling financial institutions to add virtual personal assistants to their mobile and tablet offerings. With our conversational platform and our emphasis on great user experience, virtual personal assistants are made easy to implement, customize and maintain.
Talent Acquisition Manager, helping to build a team committed to creating a state of the art product which leverages deep speech, natural language understanding and artificial intelligence technologies from SRI International, the birthplace of the Internet, computer mouse, electronic banking and Siri.
We are hiring engineers interested in cutting edge AI and voice recognition technology.
If you are interested please email your resume to [email protected]
See our website: www.kasisto.com
Implemented company recruiting practice
Sourced and closed multiple positions, in the process doubling the size of the organization, positions filled: Front End / Mobile Engineer, NLU Engineer, Machine Learning Scientist, Speech Software Engineer / Linguist, Director of Project Management, Automated Test Engineer, Android Developer, and Annotation Specialist
Created and implemented on-boarding policy including mentorship initiative, new employee training and orientation program
Created and implemented employee retention policy
Coordinated with vendors including staffing agencies and job boards From July 2015 to Present (4 months) Greater New York City AreaTalent Representative @ Kforce Inc. is a professional staffing and solutions firm. Kforce provides staffing services and innovative solutions through more than 60 offices located throughout the United States. With a commitment to “Great People = Great Results”, Kforce is dedicated to being the Firm most respected by those we serve.
Acted as a full-desk recruiter, matching the best candidates with the excellent companies I represented.
Took the time to understand every candidate and what it is they are looking for in the next step in their career.
Thorough time and effort gained understanding of my clients, their needs, environment and why top talent would want to work there. This simple approach has helped me have an excellent track record of successful placements. From May 2014 to July 2015 (1 year 3 months) New York, NYExecutive Recruiter @ CyberCoders a national recruiting and job search firm. I worked a national market filling positions in Information Technology and Health Care. Worked with various sized clients from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups.
Full desk recruiting, bringing in clients and sourcing candidates
Generated client leads through networking, cold-calls and using tools such as LinkedIn Recruiter
Opened managed and maintained multiple accounts across the country from early stage start-ups to Fortune 500 companies
Acted as a team lead mentoring Jr. Recruiters in NYC office
My focus was connecting great companies with top talent: I placed Software Engineering talent including Ruby on Rails, Python / Django, PHP/ Drupal / LAMP,Platform Engineers, MySQL DBA's, MongoDB DBA's, Big Data Engineers, Data Scientists, Mobile, iOS, Android, .NET Developers and System Admins/DevOps. Within Health Care successful placements included Analysts, Laboratory Director, Physical Therapists & OT's. In addition placed Accounting and Finance related positions. From April 2012 to May 2014 (2 years 2 months) 90 Park Ave NY, NY 10016Account Manager @ Morningstar is a National Executive Search firm currently specializing in the Pulp and Paper industry. Morningstar Recruiting formerly Morningstar Resource Group provides unmatched service in national recruitment for Executive and Technical related positions within the manufacturing Industry.
Primarily focused on sales, breaking into new accounts and bringing back to life inactive accounts. Ran full desk, recruited on urgent positions.
Helped implement best recruiting practices. From January 2012 to April 2012 (4 months) MaltaDirector of Talent / Project Manager @ Co-founder of startup organization specializing in residential level investment Real Estate.
Recruited, hired and managed skilled trade, sales and other professionals
Managed all HR, Recruiting and Payroll functions for the organization
Helped sell Property Management services and Real Estate through various business development methods.
Acted as project manager as needed.
The organization helped many clients find, re-habilitate, rent and/or sell investment properties in Capital Region.
NYC Licensed Real Estate Agent. From August 2006 to January 2012 (5 years 6 months) Albany, New York AreaDivision Manager Long Island IT Staffing @ Division Manager charged with breaking into and cultivating Long Island territory. Successfully contracted with multiple fortune 500 accounts, increasing revenue into multiple practice lines for company. Developed territory and future business plan.
Managed recruiting/sales efforts within territory.
Hands on producer / full-desk recruiting
Recruited for many Banking and Finance clients in and around NYC.
Recruiting and placement specialties included C level Executive search CTO, CIO, COO, etc. IT Hardware, and Software Applications professionals, QA, BA's, Developers: Java, J2EE, .NET etc. From September 2005 to July 2006 (11 months) 110 E 42nd St NY, NYSr. Recruiter (Manager of Recruiting) @ Hired, trained and mentored team of recruiters
Oversaw and participated in the recruitment and placement of IT and Telecommunications professionals of varied levels for consulting/project, right-to-hire and permanent placement opportunities at predominantly Fortune 1000 corporations in New York City and on Long Island
Daily activities involved recruiting calls, lead generation, client and candidate meetings, technical screening of candidates, account maintenance and recruiter development
Recognized as top revenue producing recruiter in nation 2001
Gave motivational speech in front of thousands at National Sales meeting
Consistently recognized as top producing recruiter in Long Island territory
Hit performance based contests every year with company
Promoted to Sr. Recruiter (Manager of Recruiting)
Hired and trained new Recruiters on methods, procedures and best practices, as well as relevant technologies
Ran daily job order based meetings
Ran bi-weekly goal setting workshops used to improve motivation and production
Attended job fairs and performed on-campus recruiting for internal recruitment
Part of two-man team that broke open Long Island territory and led to the opening of a Melville office
Project Manager for IT Managed Service projects on Long Island
Recruiting disciplines included- IT/Applications: CISCO, UNIX, SQL LINIX, .NET, JAVA, PeopleSoft...
Telecommunications: T1, Lucent 5E, Norstar, various PBX, Engineers, Ericson switches, Wireless equipment, DSL, M/A/C’s, pots, Cat 5-6, etc. From April 1999 to August 2005 (6 years 5 months) 260 Madison Ave NY, NY and Melville Long Island
BS, Business Administration, 3.89 @ Adelphi University From 1995 to 1997 Associate's degree, Marketing, 3.9 @ Nassau Community College From 1993 to 1995 Associate's degree, Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician, 3.8 @ Hudson Valley Community College Raymond Hoffman is skilled in: Microsoft SQL Server, Middleware, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Clinical Data Management, Software Solution..., Software Development, Project Management, Project Planning, Contractors, Telecommunications, Electricians, Cisco Technologies, Security, Executive Search, Training, Human Resources, Applicant Tracking..., Interviews, Networking, Technical Recruiting, Recruiting, Temporary Placement, SDLC, Internet Recruiting, Databases, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Management
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