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Scott A. Smith, CIR, ACIR
Austin, TX 78757
512.775.0374
recruitingsourcer@yahoo.com

OBJECTIVE: To remotely provide Talent Sourcing on a contract or full-time basis  in the Technical, Environmental, or Digital Media Industries ——————————————————————————————————————– SUMMARY:

• Well rounded experience ranging from Talent Sourcing to Full Life Cycle Recruiting
• Successful  in a variety of staffing settings: Executive Search, RPO, Corporate, Contract
• Expert in names generation, competitive intelligence, Boolean logic, Social Media, creating marketing and email campaigns, and working within Applicant Tracking Systems
• Comfortable with all stages of Sourcing: identification, cold calling active and passive candidates,  screening techniques,  interviewing, and OFFCP Compliance                          • Experience with sourcing for Diversity and International Candidates                                   • AIRS Certified – CIR (Certified Internet Recruiter) & ACIR (Advanced Certified Internet Recruiter)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
REAL TIME INVESTMENTS, LLC. Sourcing Recruitment and Talent Acquisition
(2009 – Current) Austin, TX
 Provide contract staffing solutions to employers and third-party clients for a variety of positions; sample searches include QC Managers in Afghanistan, CFO, Technical Sales Area Managers, Architects, and Electrical Engineers, and Structural Engineers
 Offer comprehensive research and sourcing solutions, candidate identification, cold calling, email marketing, interview and screening services, offer presentation, salary negotiation, and all full-life cycle recruiting needs for mid level and executive hiring needs
 Recent Client engagements include: Environmental Chemical Corporation, Comcast Interactive Media, UST-Global, and Microsoft

CH2M HILL, Senior Talent Recruiter
Electronics and Advance Technologies Group; IDC Architecture Group (2007-2009) Austin, TX
 Managed up to 50 open requisitions while staying OFFCP Compliant and supporting two client groups located on East and West coast through a combination of onsite and remote work from home office
 Worked directly with President of Architecture Group to fill executive searches including Lead Architects, Principal Electrical Engineers, as well as more junior positions needed for Intel and Microsoft data center build projects throughout U.S.
 Helped create and worked on CH2M HILL Internal Sourcing Team, including building training tools, tracking templates and competitive intelligence documentation as well as supporting various client teams throughout US

DELL INC., Senior Sourcing Recruitment Specialist
Product Engineering Group, (2006 – 2007, 9 month contract) Austin, TX
 Worked onsite at Dell to facilitate a huge hiring blitz of 500 Hardware and Software Engineers and establish corporate Sourcing Team
 Regularly met with Hiring Managers and Recruiters on  requisition review meetings to brain storm and create sourcing strategies to identify and build a pipeline of available and interested candidates
 Managed external vendor relationships with Job Boards, Agencies and  managed  job postings for team
 Supported Diversity and Global Sourcing needs; created sourcing training tools and presentations to  DELL International Teams

KENEXA, Senior Staffing Consultant, Sourcing Specialist (2004 – 2006) Austin, TX
Client Engagements: Microsoft Corp. and Goodrich Aerospace
 Worked on the Microsoft Central Sourcing Team (CST); responsibilities included competitive intelligence, pipelining, researching, identifying, and targeting C++ and ASP.NET software engineers for critical openings within a broad range of departments at Microsoft
 MSN (now Bing) – Worked as Sourcing Specialist to support hiring needs and launch of MSN.com; Kenexa hired over 60 Search Engine Marketing Professionals; personally identified, screened and submitted 23 online marketing professionals who were hired from sourcing efforts over the period of one year
 Goodrich AreoStructure– Onsite Staffing Consultant at the Alabama Service Center; worked as a liaison among hiring managers, Human Resources and remote recruiters; responsible for managing open requisitions and hiring cycle; traveled throughout U.S. representing Goodrich as Staffing Consultant at job fairs

Freescale Semiconductor (Formerly Motorola)
Sourcing Recruitment Specialist (2004, 3 month contract) Austin, TX
 Provided front-end research and sourcing for critical PowerPC engineering positions; redefined sourcing and the power of quality research by utilizing email campaigns to streamline the recruiting process; worked on projects to fill short and long-term staffing needs
 Utilizing advanced research techniques to find and build lists of companies and individuals matching job descriptions as well as competitive intelligence; Boolean search strings, data mining, white papers, patent sites, job boards, conferences, symposiums, online directories, etc.

Keller Williams Realty                                                                                                       Licensed Realtor, (2001 – 2004) Austin, TX
 Acquired Real Estate License and began pursuit of personally investing in real estate and selling it on behalf of clients which included buyers and sellers
 Built a real estate business through marketing promotions, cold calling, putting together comparative market analysis, and networking
 Worked as leasing specialist and did virtual tours for home throughout Central Texas

Ibooks.com (Digital Publishing Startup Company)
Sourcing Recruiter/Marketing Research (1999 – 2002) Austin, TX
 Provided sales support and marketing research and analysis for business development activities; created company marketing collateral and content for newsletters, sales spec sheets and website; worked as a liaison between marketing and sales staff
 Worked with Senior HR and Recruiting Staff to find and fill critical positions including software developers, engineers, senior marketing and sales personal

Primus Associates (Technology Executive Search Firm)
Research Project Manager (1997 – 1999) Austin, TX
 Provided crucial research and lead generation for retained executive searches; supported up to seven full time recruiters as their primary lead source; worked on email campaigns, advanced search techniques, and database mining strategies
 Managed a library of online and hardcopy subscription services, posted jobs on the Internet, managed the internal company database, and responsible for staying on top of the latest recruiting tools and technologies

APPLE COMPUTER, INC. (1992 – 1997) Austin, TX
K-12 Account Executive, 1995 – 1997
 Increased sales of Apple Equipment within educational channel while consistently achieving goals and sales quota for Central Region of US: CO, UT and WY
 Provided customer consultation on networking, hardware and software purchases and communicated with territory field representatives on large account leads, upcoming promotions and sales spiffs

APPLE COMPUTER, INC.
K-12 Technical Support Specialist, 1992 – 1995
 Supported teachers, schools and educational channel by resolving complex, technical issues via phone using problem solving and analytical skills
 Determined and arranged on-site service visits for products requiring warranty repair

EDUCATION:
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism; Major Public Relations; Minor History
University of Louisiana, Monroe (ULM)                                                                                      Real Estate Broker License in the State of Texas

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