Talent Acquisition Specialist Resume

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Linwood Mcconnell

1666 Ford Street

San Jose, CA95131



Job Objective To obtain a position as Talent Acquisition Specialist in which my skills can help to increase the number of clients and sales for the company.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Huge experience with recruiting information and applicant tracking systems
  • Proficient with SAP, Microsoft Office applications, PRISM and Taleo
  • Ability to manage ongoing workload demands
  • Ability to identify and solve problems through creativity
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines while maintaining quality
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Independent, self-managed and self-starter personality

Professional Experience:

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Valassis Communications, Inc,San Jose, CA

May 2006 – Present

  • Established recruitment programs .
  • Maintained network of contacts to easily recognize and source qualified candidates.
  • Established contacts with qualified candidates for respective job openings.
  • Compiled and entered job advertising in various media.
  • Used Internet online recruiting sources to recognize and hire candidates.

Talent Acquisition Specialist

AspenSquare, San Jose, CA

March 2003 – April 2006

  • Recognized and interviewed best talent in the marketplace to add to team.
  • Presented administrative support to the Talent Acquisition Manager and the recruitment process.
  • Researched and communicated with community services, colleges and internet sites.
  • Analyzed applicant needs by preparing and studying job description and job qualifications.
  • Analyzed applicant qualifications by pre-screening applicants,observing responses, checking and comparing qualifications to job requirements.
  • Assisted in processing applicant testing, background checks, skill set checks and reference checks.


Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management

Bauder College, Atlanta, GA

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