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Ruth Penfold

Director, Talent Acquisition

VP, People at Onfido

London, United Kingdom

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Ruth Penfold's Work Experience


Director, Talent Acquisition

December 2013 to Present

Colas Rail Ltd

HR Projects Advisor

July 2013 to November 2013

London, United Kingdom

CloudNine Social Media & Digital Talent

Senior Consultant

May 2013 to July 2013

London, United Kingdom

Ruth Penfold's Education

Common Purpose

International Navigator

2010 to 2011

University of North London

BA Business Law with Marketing

1999 to 2002

Backwell School

1991 to 1996

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Shazam® connects more than 500 million people in 200+ countries to the music, TV shows and brands they love. Every week another two million curious people embrace Shazam. All this makes us the world’s leading media engagement company. Shazam is an amazing app available on all major app stores and platforms. In fact it’s one of the...

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Penfold: moving great people around since 2001. Connecting with brilliant people rocks my world. And to that end, I have the best job on the planet; I am tasked with leading a global team to find the best possible people to join our brilliant (and growing) business here at Shazam. I have taken great delight in helping great businesses find great people (and brilliant people to find brilliant businesses) over the years and now, with the help of my team, am dedicated to making Shazam the best business it can possibly be, filled to the brim with brilliant humans. Specialities include: recruitment, executive search, talent acquisition, attraction, social media, social networking, recruitment advertising, interviews, art, employer branding, change management, human resources, talent management, learning and development, performance management. Get social with me here >>>, Talent Acquisition @ Shazam® connects more than 500 million people in 200+ countries to the music, TV shows and brands they love. Every week another two million curious people embrace Shazam. All this makes us the world’s leading media engagement company. Shazam is an amazing app available on all major app stores and platforms. In fact it’s one of the Top Ten most downloaded iPhone apps of all time. We are always looking for smart innovators to continue to develop the app on every major platform. And with offices in London, Redwood City, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Seoul, Shazam provides its workers with the right environment in which to be creative, make a difference and to have fun. Be it at our global, lively and loud Demo Days, regular social events (including the infamous Thirsty Thursdays), and our regular company meetings and gatherings across the globe. From December 2013 to Present (2 years 1 month) HR Projects Advisor @ Colas Rail is one of Europe’s leading providers of rail infrastructure services. In the UK Colas Rail combines the engineering skills of all our specialist businesses to provide total solutions in all aspects of railway infrastructure, from high speed rail systems to light and urban rail. I provided HR Generalist support to the Engineering division alongside people related project work. From July 2013 to November 2013 (5 months) London, United KingdomSenior Consultant @ CloudNine Social Media & Digital Talent is an independent consultancy, providing specialist recruitment in Social Media, Digital Communications, Online Marketing & PR and Office Support Professionals. From May 2013 to July 2013 (3 months) London, United KingdomManaging Consultant @ Tucker Stone recruits across all areas of Human Resources & Change Management, placing permanent and contract candidates across the UK and internationally, from Officer to Director level. From September 2011 to April 2013 (1 year 8 months) London, United KingdomConsultant at Bullet Search Ltd @ Bullet Search is a specialist recruitment company focusing upon positions in Human Resources and Change Management across the UK. Recruited for roles across the HR spectrum at all levels. From October 2008 to September 2011 (3 years) London, United KingdomManaging Consultant @ Anna Gillett Recruitment is a privately owned recruitment consultancy providing office staff at all levels and to all industries. From January 2001 to September 2008 (7 years 9 months) London, United KingdomInternational Navigator @ Common Purpose From 2010 to 2011 BA, Business Law with Marketing @ University of North London From 1999 to 2002 Backwell School From 1991 to 1996 Ruth Penfold is skilled in: Recruitment, Executive Search, Talent Selection, Talent Identification, Talent Acquisition, Consultancy, Recruiting, Talent Management, Social Media Marketing, Corporate Social Media, Art, Social Media, Selection, Recruitment Advertising, Change Management

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