I am an experienced sourcer, coordinator, closer, and above all, business partner. I've spent time in agency recruiting, demonstrating tremendous breadth as I supported and partnered with numerous companies to help them reach their hiring goals. I have since leveraged that experience into the corporate recruiting world, where I've gained experience with multiple applicant tracking systems (namely
I am an experienced sourcer, coordinator, closer, and above all, business partner. I've spent time in agency recruiting, demonstrating tremendous breadth as I supported and partnered with numerous companies to help them reach their hiring goals. I have since leveraged that experience into the corporate recruiting world, where I've gained experience with multiple applicant tracking systems (namely Taleo and iCIMS), LinkedIn Recruiter, and scheduling lengthy/complex interview loops.
Sr. Lead Recruiter @ Swedish is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the Seattle metro area. I am fortunate to aid in the growth of the organization as a Senior Lead for our recruitment teams. As such, I focus on the training and operational development of our 50+ person talent acquisition team. Swedish has an exceptionally talented group of recruiters, and we are all passionate about finding the best nurses to care for our patients. When I am not acting as a lead, I am proud to partner with our perioperative services team on their hiring needs. If you, or someone you know, is interested in learning more about a career at Swedish, please contact me or visit www.swedish.jobs! From November 2014 to Present (1 year 2 months) Recruiting Project Coordinator (Contract) @ I was brought in to support, manage, and streamline the hiring processes/recruiting operations for Nordstrom's Customer Mobile Apps team. Areas of focus in this role include technical sourcing, scheduling interviews, owning/managing agency relationships, and building uniformity across the interview process for our iOS, Web Services, and DevOps engineers. It was my job to provide a Nordstrom level of service and quality throughout the candidate experience From May 2014 to October 2014 (6 months) Sourcing Recruiter (Contract) @ For this role, I had the distinct pleasure of recruiting for Amazon's Kindle organization, specifically, the offline retail team. The Kindle is the best-selling product in the history of Amazon.com, and the Kindle business is one of the most innovative and fastest growing at Amazon. In my time at Amazon, I provided the recruiting support that helped launch the team in multiple new states. That entailed conducting high volume candidate sourcing, informational phone screens, as well as organizing and facilitating in-person hiring events. It was a tremendous experience and I am proud to have helped build the team in charge of delivering an exceptionally customer-centric experience in big-box retailers across the country. From January 2014 to May 2014 (5 months) Account Recruiting Manager @ I began my time at Aerotek as a recruiter before being promoted into roles with additional client-facing responsibilities. That upward trajectory continued until my departure from the organization, at which time my title was Account Recruiting Manager (ARM). As an ARM, I owned Aerotek's participation in the contingent labor programs for Starbucks, T-Mobile and Outerwall corporate headquarters. This was a hybrid role, requiring high volume sourcing activity, as well as high-touch client management.
As a full-cycle recruiter of technical and non-technical roles, I was responsible for the following:
Sourcing and screening of candidates using applicant tracking system, LinkedIn, and various job boards.
Conducted situational/behavioral interviews and administered skills testing.
Building strong relationships with vocational schools and outplacement services.
Conducted professional reference checks for each successfully placed candidate.
Negotiated offers, compensation, and start dates for contract employees.
As a client relationship manager, I was responsible for the following:
Direct contact with hiring managers to qualify requirements, establish timelines, and solicit feedback.
Maintaining frequent on-site presence to better understand company/team culture and strengthen hiring manager rapport.
Creating SOP documents outlining processes and best practices for large MSP programs.
Building effective sourcing strategies that could be duplicated by my recruiting team peers. From August 2010 to January 2014 (3 years 6 months) Chapter President @ As chapter president I was responsible for overseeing all facets of the chapters operation. My duties included, but were not limited to, leading meetings of 100+ members, corresponding with university administration, filing paperwork with national headquarters within deadlines, and various PR and public speaking duties. From January 2009 to January 2010 (1 year 1 month)
BA, English, Business, Classical Studies @ University of Puget Sound From 2006 to 2010 Brian Walker is skilled in: Recruiting, Human Resources, Networking, Applicant Tracking Systems, Sourcing, Leadership, Interviews, Management, SDLC, Account Management, Hiring, Training, Interviewing Skills, Contract Negotiation, Time Management
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