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Jan 15, 2020

Tamara Leigh Swearingen

  • Senior Technical Recruiter & Engagement Leader (FTE/Contract Remote)
Telecommute HR Influencers Recruiting Sourcing Talent Acquisition

Personal Summary (describe yourself)

• Strong focus in finding “Top Talent” for Fortune 100, 500 & 1000 Companies in USA.  • “Passionate” and “Energetic” Senior Recruiter who has worked in many verticals/domains.  • Recruiting Specialty areas: Software Engineering-Varied roles, Hardware Engineering-Varied roles, IT, Product, Marketing, Sales, Corporate HR & Executive Search+ more.  • Worked for 14 startups as well as many medium to large corporate companies in Silicon Valley/Las Vegas Valley, Nevada & Virtually USA.  • Has held roles as a Senior Technical/Non-Technical Corporate Recruiter/Senior Virtual Recruiter/Sourcer, Staffing/Recruiting Manager and Staffing Agency Owner/President.   • Strong believer in delivering top Customer Service (Conception to Release) and finding Top Talented Candidates to hire. • Strong Networking skills- Building long lasting relationships with all levels of personnel.   • Strong believer in building great partnerships with hiring managers as well as with candidates. • Has conducted Behavioral Interviewing & Core Competencies Training at several companies. • Have placed many candidates at the “Intermediate” to “C level” Nationally and Internationally (EMEA & ASIA PAC).  • Worked on many Company/HR task teams helping to organize company events to implementing new/changes to Companies Policies, Guidelines and Procedures.  • Strong knowledge of Compensation Guidelines/Equity Issues Counseling Managers/Counseling candidates.  • Strong experience with various Labor Laws and am familiar with the HR Basics.  • I personally owned a Staffing Agency where we handled Executive Search, Retained & Contingency business in the USA where our main concentration was finding Software and Hardware Engineering, Sales, IT, Corporate HR, Finance & Accounting. Prior to having my own staffing business, I worked for 6 Staffing Agencies in SF Bay Area before moving into the High-Tech Sector/Silicon Valley.  • Applicant Tracking Systems- HR Smart, People Click, Job Score, Oracle/Taleo, Brass Ring, Greenhouse, Lever, Compas and JobVite.  • Hosted Open Houses/Attended Job Fairs, Recruiting Conferences and Trade Shows.  Proficient using Social Media, Job Boards, Bulletin Boards, White Papers, VBlogs & Blogs, LinkedIn, Professional Associations and other Social Media tools to find candidates.  • Detailed and organized in the work performed for each Customer as well as having good time Management skills and flexible to pivot on a dime in moving from one task to another when needed.  • Can work in a “Team Environment” as well as a “Standalone” in an individual contributor role. Strong Written, Communication and Verbal Skills to offer and am proficient  in my Computer Skills- MS Complete Office Suite: Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.  •  Please look at my Linkedin Profile where you can see where I had worked prior to Extreme Networks as I like to keep my resume to a few short pages and then you are able to see what people had to say about the work I performed for their company. .

Work Experience

Senior Technical Recruiter & Engagement Leader (FTE/Contract Remote)
Oct 2016 - Feb 2020 IQ Talent Partners

SF Bay Area
(CLIENTS): Move, Realtor, Rally Health, Splunk & Ambient

IQ Talent Partners is a professional services firm that focuses on finding, assessing and hiring key talent for your organization.
We can partner with your in-house team, providing support where and when you need it; or build and manage your complete in- house function with our consultants. Our focus area is key talent for your organization - leadership roles, high-level individual
contributors, and strategic hiring across the organization. We measure our impact through the quality of candidates, improved
effectiveness and reduced cost for your organization. I sourced, interviewed, extended offers to candidates to then setting up for Onboarding. I also at a few client's sites trained new recruiters and sourcers.

(Talent recruited: All levels of IT, Enterprise Software Engineering, Cloud, SaaS, PaaS, UI Engineers, Full Stack Developers, AI,
Machine Learning, Backend Developers, Product Engineering, Data Scientist, Data Warehousing, Data Infrastructure, Senior
Mgt levels, Technical Support Account Mgrs., Customer Service Reps and Corporate HR/Recruiting just to mention a few areas)

Scientific Games Senior Contract Recruiter & HR Project Manager (Interactive
Apr 2016 - Sep 2016 Lottery & Gaming Technology

Was responsible for recruiting all levels of technical and non-technical candidates for the Lottery & Gaming divisions of the company. Put offers together and extended to candidates and move them towards the onboarding process. I also work on high
level confidential searches and as an HR Project Manager working on special projects.
(Talent recruited: Gaming/Video Engineering candidates at all levels to Sr Management

Senior Contract Recruiter & Strategic Business Partner
Jul 2015 - Apr 2016 Dignity Health St Rose Dominican Hospital
  • Was responsible for sourcing, recruitment and selection of new employees for assigned area of responsibility typically high- volume positions. I partnered with hiring managers at all three Las Vegas's St. Rose Dominican Hospitals to develop recruiting
    strategies. Put offers together and extended to candidates and move them towards the onboarding process. Requisition
    workload was very high volume.
    (Talent recruited: Allied, Ancillary and RN's)
Talent Manager/Senior Recruiter, (Market Research)
Dec 2014 - Jul 2015 You Eye, Inc

(Talent recruited: Enterprise/Cloud, SaaS, Sales, Research, Product Marketing & Software Engineering)

Contract Recruiting Manager/Senior Recruiter (Chemicals/Phosphors)
Aug 2014 - Dec 2014 Intematix

(Talent recruited: R&D Engineers, QA, Corporate HR, SaaS/Enterprise Sales, Marketing, Finance & Accounting and IT)

Staffing Account Manager/Sr. Recruiter
Jan 2014 - Aug 2014 JDS Uniphase

(Talent recruited: Process/Mechanical/Firmware/Hardware Design Engineers, MFG, Marketing, Program Management/NPI)

Sr. Technical Contract Recruiter
Jun 2013 - Nov 2013 Digital Airstrike

(Talent recruited: IT, Software/Enterprise and Hardware Engineering, MFG, Enterprise/SaaS Sales and Corporate HR)

Sr. Contract Recruiter (Semiconductor)
Apr 2013 - Jul 2013 Magnum Semiconductor

(Talent recruited: Software Engineering/ Broadcast Infrastructure, Audio/Video Codec and Broadcast Sales)

Senior Contract Recruiting Manager (Enterprise Social Software)
Oct 2012 - Mar 2013 Social text Inc

(Talent recruited: Enterprise Sales/SaaS and SaaS/PaaS Engineering, SaaS /Enterprise Marketing Communications., Product
Marketing, Product Management/SaaS, Inside Sales, Lead Generation, Customer Support, Finance & Accounting)

Sr. Technical Contract Recruiter (Device Management Software)
Jun 2012 - Oct 2012 Zenprise

(Talent recruited: SaaS, PaaS Engineering: Software Engineers, Software Developers in the iOS/OSX/Java/Android space,
Inside Sales Reps, Inside Sales Engineers, Lead Generation, Finance, Accounting, Outside Sales and Corporate Marketing)

Sr. Technical Contract Recruiter (Semiconductor, Microcontrollers/RF/Mixed Signal)
Feb 2012 - Jul 2012 Atmel Corporation

(Talent recruited: Engineering, MFG, Production and Fab Technicians)

Sr. Contract Recruiter
Aug 2010 - Feb 2012 Wireless Network & Telecom Equipment

(Talent recruited: R&D, MFG and Enterprise Software /SaaS & Hardware Engineering, Multimedia-VOD, Audio/Video Codec,
Software Engineers/ Developers in the IOS/Java/Android)

Pillar Data Systems, Sr. Contract Recruiter
Sep 2009 - Aug 2010 Enterprise Network Storage Systems

(Talent recruited: Engineering, MFG, IT, Marketing, Finance and Accounting, AE and SE teams for USA and Operations)

Contract Recruiting Manager
Jul 2008 - May 2009 CMOS Imaging Technology

(Talent recruited: Corporate HR/Staffing, Finance and Accounting, IT, MFG, Outside Sales, Corporate Marketing, Optical
Engineering, Legal and Operations)

Sr. Contract Recruiter (Semiconductor, MEMS & Probe Cards)
Dec 2006 - Jul 2008 Formfactor Inc

Contract (Talent recruited: Engineering, MFG, Corporate Marketing, Sales, Corporate HR, Finance and Accounting and IT)

Sr. Contract Recruiter
Oct 2005 - Nov 2006 Enterprise Network Solutions

Contract (Talent recruited: Engineering, Inside Sales/ Lead
Generation, Outside Sales, Marketing, Finance, Accounting and IT)

My previous work experience is showing on my Linkedin Profile from 2005 and earlier.

Hire Me For

Sr Recruiter- Technical OR Non-Technical