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Drew Valencia

Technical Recruiter

Senior Recruiter at Velodyne LiDAR, Inc.

San Francisco Bay Area

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Drew Valencia's Work Experience

Audience, Inc.

Technical Recruiter

February 2015 to Present

Nokia Techologies

Technical Recruiter

October 2013 to February 2015

Motorola Mobility

Technical Recruiter (contract)

May 2013 to October 2013

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About Drew Valencia's Current Company

Audience, Inc.

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Drew Valencia works for Audience, Inc.

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Drew Valencia is Technical Recruiter

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Drew Valencia works in the Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing industry.

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About Drew Valencia

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Plain and simple...I put people to work! I like "the thrill of the hunt", a sourcing machine, ultimate negotiator, intuitive, love the euphoric feeling of closing a req., people reader (borderline mind reader), rapport builder, passionate, love high-fives, hugs, pecan pie, the endorphin release of a good workout and a firm believer of "paying it forward"! And to quote one of my favorite bands: I been everywhere, still, I'm standing tall I've seen a million faces And I've rocked them all ~ Bon Jovi You have to do what you love and love what you do! Full-cycle recruiter w/both In-house/agency experienceTechnical Recruiter @ From February 2015 to Present (11 months) Technical Recruiter @ From October 2013 to February 2015 (1 year 5 months) Technical Recruiter (contract) @ From May 2013 to October 2013 (6 months) Recruiter (contract) @ Building rapport and trust with Candidates and Management. Evaluating Job Descriptions for accuracy and consistency. Collaborate with Hiring Managers and HR Staff to ensure appropriate competencies are identified prior to staffing process initiation. Consults with Hiring Managers on job requirements, candidate sources, and on effective assessment methods. Accurately and consistently documents within the ATS (Taleo). Experience leading or contributing to process creation, documentation and implementation. Uses strong screening and interview skills to match candidates to job requirements and company culture fit. Responsible for gathering and documenting all interview documentation to include but not limited to:Application, resume, screening form, interview, and evaluations. From June 2012 to March 2013 (10 months) Talent Acquisition Manager @ Manage search assignments , coordinate and prepare pre-search criteria, create job descriptions , coordinate job postings w/Hiring Manager s, review incoming candidate resumes, search and source candidates, set-up interviews with Hiring Managers, arrange follow-up interviews, salary negotiation, secure qualified candidates for Managers , assist Managers in presenting job offers , transition on-boarding to HR. From January 2012 to June 2012 (6 months) Sales Recruiter (contract) @ Implement staffing strategies to provide a qualified and diverse candidate pool. Ensure hiring manager and team preparedness during the interview process and that interviews are conducted efficiently and professionally. Interface to negotiate and exchange information with all levels of management. Manage candidate process and act as a candidate advocate. Evaluate skill level, manage offer process, conduct reference checks, and make salary recommendations. Negotiate offers by partnering with hiring manager, senior management, and other groups as necessary. Passion for improving the customer experience with customers broadly defined as candidates, new hires, hiring managers, and recruiters. Continuous follow-up with clients to confirm staffing plans and candidates needs are met. Possess a wide range of experience on current external recruiting policies, practices, and trends. Propose and implement ongoing improvements to Google’s recruitment efforts. Self-directed, detail-oriented problem solver with a burning desire to contribute to the organization’s reputation and success. From January 2011 to January 2012 (1 year 1 month) Recruiter (contract) @ Assist Staffing Manager in posting jobs, completing requisition and offer requests, reviewing resumes, scheduling interviews, communicating with candidates, coordinating travel, and organizing files. Assist with temporary worker management as needed. On-boarding of new employees- complete all new hire set up and data entry as needed. Work with accounting/purchasing to submit and process budget approvals, payment and invoicing requests, purchase requisitions, etc. as it relates to staffing. From February 2010 to December 2010 (11 months) Healthcare recruiter (contract) @ Full cycle recruitment of Registered Nurses, Allied Professionals, and other non-clinical/hospital staff. Qualified nurses by verifying and obtaining required licenses, certifications, titers, physicians' exam et al. Provided and confirmed travel arrangements, provided explicit instructions from conception to completion. Assisted in the training of new recruiters. Participated in the hiring of over 1500 medical professionals for any given strike. Report creation, maintained database and any other administrative projects as needed. From January 2010 to April 2010 (4 months) Senior Executive Recruiter @ Experience selling direct hire services, sourcing and recruiting to fill direct hire positions. Support existing client direct hire openings and generate new direct hire orders. Strong recruiting, sourcing, negotiating and selling skills. Made over 200 connects daily, strong computer experience, database management, and did client visits weekly. Strong verbal and written communication skills, excellent customer service skills necessary to build relationships with applicants and clients. Able to work independently, have strong organizational skills, the ability to multi-task and a can succeed attitude. From October 2008 to February 2009 (5 months) Senior Staffing Manager @ Generated revenue by taking and filling direct-hire, contract, and contract-to-hire job orders for established and new accounts; to generate job orders by referrals, repeat business and direct marketing; and to generate candidates by referrals and direct sourcing. Service clients, including providing proposals and taking/filling orders for full time and contract positions; Recruit, interview, screen, and match qualified candidates; Conduct reference checks on candidates and background checks for direct-hire placements and contract-to-hire placements; Obtain properly completed and signed Contractor Agreement, I-9 and W-4 forms for each contractor prior to placement on assignment; Develop and maintain candidate database of HR professionals and track candidates for potential future business/referrals; Build loyalty and relationships with candidates and clients by maintaining regular contact with them; Maintain appropriate records, including effective utilization of the company database From April 2008 to September 2008 (6 months) Recruiter @ To solicit job orders from new and existing clients; to provide staffing solutions for client companies through recruiting and assigning qualified direct, temporary and contract personnel to fill client's staffing needs. Search, via the Internet, internal database (EZAccess.) for the most qualified candidate to fulfill a client's particular requirements. "Status" client on the progress on their specific job orders. Interview candidates for their suitability to open and potential future job orders. Develop resumes for candidates in the appropriate format for client reviews. Contact candidates to determine availability for assignment to open job orders, if available, present the opportunity. Fax qualified resumes to client; schedule interviews for selected candidates. Ensure candidates are properly reference and background checked prior to placement. Track and document all information regarding clients and candidates in database. From October 2004 to March 2008 (3 years 6 months) Client Service Supervisor @ Recruiter: Posting job positions on the Internet and Intranet, sourcing through alternate methods, tracking applicant submissions, prescreening potential candidates, setting up interviews and coordinating appointments accordingly. Conducting interviews, doing reference checks for potential employees, administering the whole New Hire process. Matching employees with clients’ job orders with flawless precision. Ensuring client satisfaction through our Standards of Greatness process. Handled, organized, updated and maintained confidential employees files. Administered any employee changes of status. Administered employee payroll, any payroll issues and the distribution of employee paychecks on a weekly basis. Performed employee counseling when appropriate. I was responsible for generating weekly sales, payroll, and employee reports. From December 2000 to April 2004 (3 years 5 months) HR Asst. (contractor) @ Human Resources assistant: Type correspondence, memorandums, interact/request/negotiate for contract employees through multiple staffing vendors, field employee inquiries, assist in general worker compensation and benefits projects, and other HR related task/functions, research any HR related needs, coordinate and schedule interviews for interviewers as well as interviewees, did travel, hotel and driving arrangements for possible candidates, did background, educational, credit checks as well as employee references, booking of conference rooms, handling of confidential material, interacting with various departments, filling their staffing requisitions, filing, faxing and photocopying and other administrative duties From August 2000 to December 2000 (5 months) Drew Valencia is skilled in: SharePoint, Human Resources, Marketing, Sales, Healthcare, Hadoop, Big Data, SAP BI, Recruiting, Administrative Work, Technical Recruiting, Applicant Tracking Systems, Talent Acquisition, Onboarding, Interviews

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Drew Valencia's Personality Type

Introversion (I), Sensing (S), Feeling (F), Perceiving (P)

Average Tenure

1 year(s), 1 month(s)

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