Cell: (206) 550-4852
Email: LeDorze@live.com / LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/pjledorze
10 Year Recruiting professional with Agency, Corporate and Contract experience. Strong background in full lifecycle recruiting, candidate sourcing and client management. Adaptable team player with strong interpersonal and presentation skills that can transfer over to any professional environment or specialized industry.
Web 2.0 Sourcing: Boolean Search Operators, Resume Spiders/Robots, Social Bookmarking (Diigo/Spurl)
Social Networking/Blogging: LinkedIn (Top LION user), ERE, Ning, Twitter, Facebook
Online Tools/Resources: All Major Job Boards, Jobster, Zoominfo, Indeed, IceRocket, Hoovers, TalentHook, Broadlook
ATS/CRM: Taleo, Maxhire, BizSoft, ACT, Candidate Manager, SalesForce, XP10, and proprietary recruiting databases
Industries: IT, Software, Mobile/Telecom, Consumer Electronics, Healthcare
Microsoft Corporation July 2007 November 2009 Seattle, WA
Senior Staffing Consultant
Premium Mobile Experiences (PMX) Confidential startup business focused on pioneering a new mobile consumer experience.
Managed all internal and external staffing activities for PMX US offices (Primary locations: Palo Alto, CA & Redmond, WA). Exceeded high client expectations and aggressive hiring demands during business growth cycles.
Successfully overcame significant recruiting challenges to achieve all hire commitments while maintaining full confidentiality of the business. Challenges included:
o Providing steady candidate flow without any external communication, advertising/posting jobs, using networking resources or industry referrals/word of mouth.
o Engaging with passive candidates and generating interest without discussing product or business.
Partnered with senior business leaders to drive overall recruiting strategy, understand critical business needs and ensure processes, strategic plans and recruiting efforts aligned with planned business growth. Worked with HR and Finance partners to appropriately manage open positions and hiring activity without going over approved business headcount.
Consulted clients/hiring managers on internal process, role responsibilities, interviewing conduct, hire recommendations and candidate offers. Created, edited and posted client job descriptions.
Integrated Microsoft staffing processes and policies to new business acquisition, Danger Inc. Provided training services to new managers hiring with Microsoft for the first time.
Responsible for negotiating candidate offers (salary/sign-on/stock/bonus), explaining benefits package/company perks and on-boarding new hires.
Successfully managed up to 50 open positions at a time while owning entire recruiting lifecycle (sourcing, recruiting, screening, setting up interviews and closing candidates).
Recruited: Software Developers/Testers, Program Managers, Marketing Managers, Product Managers/Planners, Usability Design Engineers and Business Development Managers.
Successfully managed candidates though OFCCP guidelines and company HR policies.
Previous product groups: Skymarket (Windows Mobile App Store), Zune software/marketplace, Xbox usability/design & WEB (Windows Embedded Business)
TalentFuse/SQL Star December 2006 July 2007 San Diego, CA
Senior Recruiter / Business Development Manager
Helped company through merger/buyout with SQL Star.
Rebuilt recruiting processes/practices.
Worked with existing accounts to win back relationship and generate new business.
Targeted new clients to partner with and sell staffing services into.
o Example of new accounts won: Staccato Communications, Mitchell International, Incentra, V-Enable & ID Analytics
SMS.ac/FanBox.com July 2006 December 2006 San Diego, CA
Senior Corporate Recruiter Technical Division
Considered team lead with 5 indirect reports and 1 direct report.
Rebuilt entire corporate recruiting process:
o Helped to better their workflow process with internal hiring managers and VPs.
o Created document work flow process to track candidates and interviewing feedback from HMs.
o Created new interview process resulting in a better overall candidate experience.
Led all recruiters for new hires in Q3, managed team directly responsible for hiring 34 Software Engineers meeting Q3 hiring goals (1st time goals had been met).
Access Nurses December 2004 July 2006 San Diego, CA
Allied Division Manager Recruiting Team Lead
Built a completely new division from zero revenue to 3.5 million in revenue first year.
Worked a full desk as recruiter, account manager and business development manager.
Built team to 2 fulltime recruiters, payroll specialist and support admin.
Managed P&L, allied gross profit margins and all operating cost.
Recruited, mentored and trained new members to the Allied Division.
Built new sourcing, recruiting and candidate lifecycle processes.
Supplemental Health Care December 2003 - December 2004 Seattle, WA
Recruiting Manager, Northwest Allied Division
Number 1 recruiter nationally (30 offices throughout the United States).
Recruited over 80 candidates first year of employment (Company record).
Received pay raise and promotion after first 3 weeks of employment.
Trained SHC employees on Boolean logic sourcing and search engine optimization.
Help build revenue from 60k a week to 105k a week (3 million to 5.5 million annually), record numbers for the region in 10 years of existence.
Stafftopia December 1999 - January 2002 Palo Alto, CA
Senior Recruiting Consultant Sales & Marketing Division
Worked as a full-cycle agency recruiter. Responsibilities included: Cold calling new clients, managing current clients, sourcing candidates and closing out offers.
Played key role in starting a new division focused on recruiting Sales, Marketing and Engineering I.T. professionals within the Silicon Valley and Bay Area markets.
Youngest recruiting professional hired by parent company.
Placed in the top 3 for total revenue every year employed.
Example of client placement list: Google, Siemens, Oracle, WebEx, Intel, & Peoplesoft.
American Biofuels Council May 2007 Present
National Board Member Committee Governor
Joy of Sports Foundation September 2005 December 2006
Leadership Board Member
Microsoft Ninja Recruiting: Have completed all 4 courses offered in social networking, social bookmarking, mastering LinkedIn and Boolean logic sourcing
Brian Tracy: College of Sales and Sales Management
Lou Alder: Various online courses on Best practices and Winning Clients
HS Diploma some college course work completed
Professional References Provided on Request