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Lourdes
lourdessouto18@gmail.com
305-608-6916
Miami, FL 33185
Senior Executive Technical Recruiter
22 years experience W2
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Summary

PROFILE

  • A strategic, customer focused Talent Acquisition Partner with solid experience in corporate human resources as both a leader and individual contributor. Strong ability to translate strategic corporate objectives into solid, measurable results. Experience developing and executing recruiting plans within both agency and in-house settings for Fortune 500
  • and startup companies. Solid experience in all major phases of a full cycle recruitment process, including client management, succession planning, developing sourcing strategies, talent mapping /analytics, comprehensive candidate assessments, offer negotiations, on-boarding, and candidate experience. Excellent relationship and trust building ability.
  • Established successful track record partnering with executives and business leaders in multiple industries including Information Technology, Healthcare, Telecommunications, Finance, Hospitality/Maritime, Federal, and Legal across the U.S. and Global markets.

Diverse Placements: Performed professional, technical, executive and managerial recruiting in areas including:

  • Executive Leadership
  • IT
  • Operations
  • Supply Chain
  • Project Management
  • Product Development
  • Marketing, Sales & Ops Campus Recruiting

HR and Recruiting Software:

  • LinkedIn (LinkedIn Certified Professional-Recruiter), Indeed, Monster Talent CRM, CareerBuilder, Dice, Glassdoor, Slack, GitHub
    Platforms / ATS: SuccessFactors, Greenhouse, Taleo, Workday, Bullhorn, and PeopleSoft
    Tools: Microsoft Office Professional Suites including Microsoft Projects and Teams, Visio, Access, PowerPoint, Excel, Adobe Photoshop

Core expertise include the following:

  • Talent Assessment & Acquisition
  • Strategic Sourcing & Screening
  • Advanced Boolean Searches
  • Talent Mapping
  • Executive Recruiting
  • Succession Planning
  • D&I Recruiting Strategy
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Team Training & Development
  • Social Media Recruiting
  • High-Volume Staffing
  • Candidate Management

Experience
Senior Executive Technical Recruiter
Information Technology
Mar 2018 - Apr 2020
Plantation, FL

Provide a consultative approach to identifying & selecting the very best talent according to the business need. Expert in utilizing social media sources, online databases, and various recruiting tools to source and pursue qualified individuals. Focus on selecting quality individuals that closely align with the team requirements to maximize productivity and efficiency at all levels. Provide a collaborative approach to developing and cultivating relationships with prospective talent and creating an effective pipeline of prospective candidates. Interface and strengthen relationships with internal management teams, including senior level relationships, to ensure business needs are addressed in a timely fashion. Committed to providing proven sources, processes and cutting-edge ideas to develop and implement effective recruitment plans and selection strategies for assigned business areas and develop customized talent acquisition strategies.

Accomplishments:

  • Responsible for managing a full life-cycle recruitment process for the TSS Office building out all areas of Enterprise Intelligence including Solutions Engineering, Procurement, Core Data and LifeStream technology groups consisting of building a team of 150+ architectural, technology and product development experts
  • Partner with Senior Management and other product technology leaders to build custom recruiting process to better accommodate technical needs and product delivery timeline.
  • Collaborated with the VP & Director of the TSS Office team to build a comprehensive talent mapping and sourcing strategy which resulted in identifying 50+ critical hires that are responsible for designing key product features within 5 month exceeding time to hire goals.
  • Successfully developed/executed talent pipelines for proactive and immediate hiring needs by meeting with the leadership team on a weekly basis to discuss top technology skills in the talent market, active candidates, and potential skills required for upcoming projects forecasted 6 to 12 in advance. Primary Technical Recruiting Skill Sets: Lead Business Intelligence Architect, Senior Manager Enterprise Data Governance, Master Data Management, Lead Front End Developer
  • Hybris, Lead Back End Developer
  • Hybris, SAP Architects
  • Business/Enterprise Intelligence, SAP Techno Functional Lead, SAP SD and Convergent Leader, Solution Engineers, Data Analytics/Engineering, Data Virtualization, Blockchain Development [Decentralized Applications/Networks], Product Development, Machine Learning, Healthcare, Network/Site Reliability Engineers, Technical Analyst, Senior Manufacturing Software Engineers, as well as G & A: Human Resources, Finance, Accounting, Project Managers etc.
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Executive Recruiter - Staffing - Full Desk
Information Technology
Feb 2016 - Mar 2018
Miami, FL

Specializing in the Permanent and Contractual placement of Management level roles in Human Resources, Supply Chain, IT, Sales, Marketing, and Advertising.

Accomplishments:

  • Consistently exceeded the weekly set goal while delivering superior customer service and client satisfaction
  • Focused on constantly developing and maintaining a strong pipeline of leading professionals
  • Accelerated the recruiting process from 72 to 48 hours by actively participating in intake calls to better understand the hiring manager's business needs, skill-set requirements, and bill rate.
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Senior Corporate Technical Recruiter
Information Technology
May 2015 - Jan 2016
Miami, FL

(Contract) Utilizing specialized knowledge and skills obtained through experience to provide professional recruiting primary focus on Information Technology recruitment. Assisted with recruitment for other areas including Accounting & Finance, Legal, Sales & Marketing, Operations and Supply Chain roles. Supporting multiple corporate functions including multi-state locations and globally ensuring that recruiting and hiring practices were compliant with all applicable local, state and federal employment laws and OFCCP / EEOC guidelines.

Accomplishments:

  • Partnering with hiring managers to understand staffing needs and develop recruiting plans
  • Implementing talent acquisition strategies to achieve quality of hire, cost per hire, time to fill, diversity, customer satisfaction, and other metrics
  • Developing and implementing creative sourcing strategies to attract top tier passive talent, and market KLX as an employer of choice, while creating a candidate pipeline
  • Managing agency partners, university relationships and other external hiring sources
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Senior Corporate Technical Recruiter
Information Technology
Jul 2011 - Apr 2015
Coral Gables, FL

Proven ability to source all level top talent including C levels for positions across the board in a diverse business discipline. Managed the administration of the human resources policies, procedures and programs. Working closely with our Global Headquarters and Latin American Division in order to recruit top talent. Ultimately accountable for full lifecycle internal and external recruitment (process, programs, systems, budget, vendor management, metrics, etc.) encompassing all areas of Information Technology up to the Executive levels for Bacardi USA and its Regional, Global affiliates, exceeding all targets (average time to fill, cost per hire, etc.). Average requisition load is approximately 50, with annual volume of 200+ and 1-2 direct reports.

Accomplishments:

  • Saved over $2 million dollars/year (average) in agency search fees through vendor optimization, direct in-house sourcing techniques and interview process improvement.
  • Assisted in building and implementing Bacardi "Recruitment Academy" platform and delivered training designed to enhance internal/external candidate experience and hiring leader behaviors.
  • Proactively provide consultation and education to corporate management on all aspects of talent acquisition, including sourcing strategies, interviewing techniques, and innovative selection methods. Including Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS), employee relations, training and development, benefits, compensation, organizational development, and on boarding.
  • Development of recruiting sources, temporary staff management, staffing vendor management and special projects.
  • Shaped in house research capabilities, delivering extensive industry talent mapping and competitive intelligence across Sales, Marketing and other highly specialized functions.
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Senior Corporate Recruiter - Contract
Information Technology
May 2011 - Jul 2011
Miami, FL

Primary focus was to source talent at all levels including C-levels in a diverse business discipline. Responsible for full cycle recruitment for both Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises for Legal, Information Technology, Finance, Audit, Treasury, Tax, Supply Chain, Hotel Operations, Registered Nurses, Food and Beverage, Casino Operations, Marine Operations, Global Corporate Communications, and Revenue Management.

Accomplishments:

  • Hired 90+ Students for the Summer Internship Program at Royal Caribbean.
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Providing staffing
Information Technology
Sep 2010 - Apr 2011
  • Providing staffing, human resources solutions, outsourcing, and consulting services for Information Management, Information Technology, Accounting & Finance, Clinical Research & Scientific, Engineering, Light Industrial & Assembly, and Professional skill sets in the South Florida market as well as LATAM.
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Human Resources Generalist/Sr. Recruitment Specialist
Information Technology
Dec 2002 - May 2010
Miami, FL

Carnival Corporation & plc is a global cruise company and one of the largest vacation companies in the world.

Human Resources Generalist/Sr. Recruitment Specialist

Focus was managing full cycle recruitment of exempt and non-exempt talent for Carnival Cruise Line, Carnival Corporation, Cunard, Costa and The Yachts of Seabourn. Sourced top talent at C levels and all other level positions in diverse business disciplines which include Information Technology, Finance, Marketing, and Human Resources. Responsible for the recruitment, benefits administration, temporary staff management, vendor management and special projects.

Accomplishments:

  • Reduced “time fill time” on new positions from an average of 8 weeks to an average of 3 weeks.
  • Created collaborative relationships with the hiring managers, resulting in improved communications and moving the candidates through the process faster resulting in a 30% reduction in department turnover.
  • Conceptualized, coordinated and managed recruiting events for specialized positions such Registered Nurses, Doctors, Environmental Safety and Compliance Engineers which resulted in 100% placement of difficult to fill positions.
  • Created a systematic process improvement managing the use of agency employees resulting in cost savings of 70%.
  • Create and manage a retention project for the call centers to more fully understand why 50% of employees left at the end of their 3-month training. At the conclusion of the project, retention in the call centers increased by 100%.
  • Responsibilities include departmental development, Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS), employee relations, training and development, benefits, compensation, organizational development, and on boarding.
  • Created the exit interview process resulting in higher retention.
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Senior Human Resources Generalist
Information Technology
Mar 1999 - Dec 2002
Miami, FL

Main responsibilities included Branch recruitment, Benefits Administration, On-Boarding and new hire orientation, job design, EEO Compliance and Affirmative Action, etc. Managed all Community Volunteer Activities including the United Way, Habitat for Humanity and the Corporate Run.

Accomplishments:

  • Managed recruitment for Bank Examiners, Auditors, Information Technology, Check & Cash Processors, Law Enforcement Officers and Administrative staff.
  • Managed the EEO process by creating reports to better understand minority hiring gaps and created a recruitment strategy to meet Affirmative Action needs.
  • Exceed set goals every years for all Volunteer activities.
  • Improved the effectiveness of the Management Training programs by ensuring all interns were fully cross trained in all organizational functions. Evaluated intern performance and ideal work preferences which resulted in better matching of interns to positions based on skill set.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS

Bilingual, fully fluent in English and Spanish with excellent verbal and written communication skills in both

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