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EXECUTIVE HIGHLIGHTS 6 years of strong experience in the various fields namely US Staffing & Recruitments, RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing), Client Servicing, Business Development and Sales, H1B Marketing, Talent Acquisition, Service Industry, etc. Almost 4 years of solid experience solely in US IT Recruitments and Staffing, Business Development & Sales, Client Servicing, Talent Acquisition. Strong head-hunting skills to source US, UK, Canada and Asia Pacific (UAE, KSA (KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA), Singapore and Malaysia) based candidates. Good exposure on RFP Documentation and follow ups for the Government Staffing RFP’s of USA. Full Life Cycle Recruitment experience. Sound knowledge of different tax structures of US (W2, 1099, Corp-To-Corp). Also familiar with all the major time zones of the World. Coordinated interviews, scheduled drug screens, and background checks. Extended job offers, presented company overviews and benefits. Performed reference checking. Worked with overseas candidates for offices in Europe and USA. Worked with immigration lawyers on Visas/Green Cards for employees. Developed requirements and job descriptions. Designed and developed Internet job postings. Worked with Marketing Dept/Agencies - develop copy, advertisements. Represented companies at job fairs, college placement offices. Participated on Intern Programs. Facilitated strong, long-term company and candidate relationships. Worked with outside agencies/temporary services negotiating terms. Worked with legal issues involving employment. Use of high speed Internet search techniques. Maintenance of job postings on the company web site. Internet Researcher, Power User, Internet savvy. Monster, CareerBuilder, HotJobs, HireDiversity, Dice, Free Boards, etc. Very particular in providing the right resumes addressing different requirements daily in CORE Competition. Very good Analytical and problem solving skills. Holistic understanding of business as it relates to sourcing, qualifying, evaluating and closing technical talent. Assertive and aggressive hunter mentality in approach to recruitment. Ability to think through as well as anticipate and solve problems. Strong verbal, written and presentation skills, interacts well with all levels. Good organization and time management skills. Ability to prioritize tasks and work under deadlines. Strong hands on experience with MS Office products.
EDUCATION: Completed Bachelors degree in commerce – Accounting and Finance (Three years degree course) from Mumbai University in April 2004, Mumbai, India. CERTIFICATIONS/TRAINING: Brainbench Certifications (Transcript # 7288634): Computer Fundamentals (Win XP) Interpersonal Communications Business Writing Expert Typewriting Expert 1 year Diploma Course of Computers Fundamentals and MS Office 2003 Suite from NIIT, Junagadh, Gujarat in March 2000. Skills Recruited and Placed (including but not limited to): SAP SD, LE, MM, OM, INV, BW, WM, Basis, Security, CRM, IM, ABAP, Netweaver, FICO, Enterprise Portal, APO, PM, QM, PP, SAP Utilities (IS-U) Oracle Applications – Oracle ASCP (Advanced Supply Chain Planning), CDH (Customer Data Hub), Oracle OTC (Order to Cash), Oracle Project Costing and Billing, Oracle Project Manufacturing, Oracle EBS (E-business Suite) R12, Peoplesoft Financials, PeopleSoft CRM, Peoplesoft Security, Peoplesoft HRMS, (all modules both functional and technical), Peoplesoft FSCM Process Consultants Oracle DBA’s (7,8,9i,10i), Oracle Developers, MS.net, VB.net, ASP.net, Visual Basic (all versions), Unix Administrators, Veritas, Help Desk, Security Administrators, Business Analysts, Top Secret Security, PMI’s, Project Managers, QA analysts, Application Developers, DB2 DBA’s, Java Developers, J2EE, Sox (Sarbanes Oxley) Administrators and Trainers, PL/SQL, SQL Server 2000, XML, Sybase, SDLC, Windows 95/98/2000/XP/NT, Weblogic, Websphere, Sun, Citrix, Cisco, Linux, Network Manager/Architects/Engineers, BAAN, Acsential, Legato, Coldfusion, Brio, Crossworlds, Lotus Domino, Siebel, RPG, Tivoli, EDI, Webfocus, HP Open View (HPOV) Suite Consultants, VoiP Network Engineers, Business Analysts, Business Systems Analyst, QA’s, Testers, Motorola Powerstack, WBI / ICS Specialist, Biztalk, SharePoint, Mainframe Testers, Mainframe Developers, IBM POS (Pointof-Sale) 4690 Developers, Stellent Production Support consultants My Search Engines: Google, Gigablast, Exalead, Twingine, Jux2, A9, wikipedia, Factbite, Dogpile, Faganfinder, Big5hire, Twitter, About, AltaVista, Allplus, Draze, Fazzle, Freesearch.co.uk, Craigslist, Iaf.net, iboogie, Kartoo, turboscout, searchbug PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Date: 05/08 – 12/09 (8 months) Company: Allied Solutions Group Inc. (An Inc. 500 Company), Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India www.alliedgroups.com Title: Team Lead – Recruitments IT Markets Exposure: USA, UK, EU, Israel, Russia UAE, KSA (KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA), Singapore, Malaysia and India Responsibilities: Reporting to the Global Manager on daily basis. Mentor the team to achieve targets and eventually grow with the organization. Communicating with the US onsite Team on weekly basis about the progress of the Mumbai Team. Specializing in Global resource management, Market Intelligence and Vendor management. OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: Client Servicing: Working on providing talent for Russia, Israel, KSA (KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA), UAE, Singapore, UK & Malaysia based projects of our esteemed clients.
Solely responsible for sourcing candidates, presenting them to the clients, interviewing, salary negotiations. Hired candidates on company payroll for working on the clients’ site. Also catered to requirements of projects in Malaysia and India for brief periods. Well acquainted with internal applicant tracking systems, job boards, networking, user groups / forums and blogs as effective tools for resourcing when it comes to catering to niche requirements. Allocation of requirements to the recruiters and to assist them to find right resource as per the specifications. Generating new business in Strategic Consulting, including business plan & sales strategy development. Develop, plan and implement technology solutions based upon requirements provided by ASGI’s clients (Oil and Gas, Healthcare and Banking & Insurance, Manufacturing). Comprehensive database management and migration from Legacy Systems to CertoSQL. http://www.certosql.com/index.php Played a Key Role from offshore team (Mumbai, India) in developing new clients globally offering the services of Lloyds Testing. http://www.lloydstesting.com
Resourcing & Talent Acquisition: Preparing Market intelligence reports based on skills, requirements, salaries etc. Initiating the recruitment plan in line with the manpower requirement of the company for both offshore and onsite projects. Handled the complete resourcing cycle for the company’s projects in various regions including US, UK, UAE, KSA, Singapore, Malaysia and India. Actively involved in Walk-in interviews conducted across several cities in India (Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai, Trivandrum, Cochin, Kolkata, New Delhi) for mass talent acquisition for H1B filing for USA as well as for UK, Dubai and Singapore projects. Also coordinated in campus recruitments for the company’s Indian Development Center. Responsible for implementing staffing strategies & recruiting models. Participation in regular meetings with management to identify opportunities and communicate updates on the current recruiting progress and candidate status. Participated in Manpower planning based on the business plan & current skill analysis of the development centers. Planned and coordinated interviewing skills workshop. Visa, Travel and Other Activities: Handling visa processing for USA (H1B, B1, L1), UK, Singapore & UAE from salary negotiations, offer letters, contract signing, deposit collection, document collection, shipping of documents to Head Office, coordinating with the HO & the Attorney for the visa filing, giving regular updates to the candidates and the management, etc. Preparing new H1B / L1, H4 extensions, H1B transfer, petitions and filing them within time in the USCIS & File LCA's for the appropriate cases as well as respond in time for the RFE’s generated on case to case basis. Prepare & send new H1B and other Work Permit agreements & ensure all of them sign and return the originals. Acting as single point of contact for the H1B candidates for answering their queries, providing feedback and coordinating the Consulate interview procedure for the 70-odd candidates selected for this year’s H1B quota. Currently working on Dubai and Singapore projects with a target of 100 hirings in 2008 as well as responsible for moving the non-selected candidates to our other regional operations including UK, Dubai and Singapore. Also handling H1B transfers for US and HSMP hiring for UK. Ensure employees are well prepared to face the H1B/H4/L1/B1 visa-stamping interviews with the US Consulate and other consulates along with complete & accurate documentation. Responsible for smooth functioning and management of the entire immigration process for international projects. Constantly communicate to employees on immigration or non-immigration petition status. Coordinating with employees on the dependants’ visa processing, Green card processing, and permanent residence processing for other countries preparing the required paper work, and coordinating with the attorney.
Resource Management: Identifying of resources based on the forecast received by the project managers & Business Development Groups. Deployment & migration of resources for offshore / onsite projects in consultation with the Heads of the Development Centers based on project requirements, candidate skills & visa eligibility. Allocation of employees to suitable projects in USA, UK, UAE & Singapore within the company or with third parties and clients in different regions upon visa approval. Communicate company polices and initiatives to employees. Suggested to HR Director several strategic inputs for implementation of systems for Performance Appraisal, Managing Leave Balance data, Employee Welfare, etc. Managed the attendance records and time-sheets for the Mumbai office in order to facilitate smooth payroll processing every month. Undertook initiatives for Employee engagement, Performance monitoring, training & process improvement and employee satisfaction to ensure efficiency in operations and meeting of individual & team targets. Identifying training needs in areas like soft skills, IT skill-sets, interviewing skills, etc for the Mumbai Resourcing team. Provided coordination for Competency Development for the IT Project staff starting from training-need analysis, identifying vendors and coordinating for measuring the impact of the training programs. Played advisory role in handling employee grievances. Handled effective communication with employees on behalf of management. Involved in formulation of various quality procedures pertaining to the Resource Management Group for planned ISO & CMM certification by 2010. Formulation of the Personnel and Induction manual. Organized & coordinated gatherings like picnics, Annual Day etc. Maintaining MIS reports of the entire team. Also coordinated in handling performance reviews, appraisal processes, exit interviews etc. Accomplishments: Led & Managed a Team of 7 Recruiters, Sole point of contact for Mumbai office Administration and Management. Roughly around 250 Talent Acquisition in 8 months Span for UAE, UK, Singapore, Malaysia & USA – H1B Visa. Closed 6 International requirements single handedly (End to End Recruitment including the new Clients’ generations); Russia – 2, Israel – 2 and Singapore – 2. Brought in 3 new clients from Israel, Russia and Singapore. Approximate Gross Revenue Generation: $110,000* (Once the successful contracts gets completed.) Date: 02/08 – 05/08 (4 months) Parent Company: Company: CSI Software Pvt. Ltd., Vashi, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India www.csisoftwareindia.com Subsidiary: CSI Consulting Inc. www.csican.com Title: Assistant Manager/Team Lead – Resourcing IT Markets Exposure: USA, UK, Canada, South America (Brazil & Mexico) and India Clients: Wipro, Bank of Montreal, Royal Bank, Bombardier Aerospace, SunLife, Cap Gemini, Ernst Young, TD Bank, Iron Ore Company of Canada, The Government of Ontario – Municipal, Provincial and Federal, OLG (Ontario Lottery & Gaming), Toronto Hydro, Ospery Media, WSIB (Workplace Safety & Insurance Board), Reebok International, Xstrata, Robert Bosch Corporation Responsibilities: US IT Recruitment & Staffing: Leading a Team of 3-4 Recruiters for US and Canada based Requirements. Analyze the flow of daily requirements.
Set the priorities of the daily requirements. Mentor the team to deliver the Quality resumes with a good number of submittals. Use different ways and means to source the right kind of consultants. This includes the usage of all the possible arms of Internet – Search Engines, Job Portals, User Forums, etc. Mostly the trend of requirements is of ERP (Oracle, SAP, Peoplesoft); Accordingly update the vendor database on daily basis. Attempt to touch at least 4-5 requirements personally and also ensure that the whole team touches at least 15 requirements everyday. Generating Daily / Weekly / Monthly Recruitment Activity Reports. Focus on targets set by the management and ensure the delivery from the entire offshore recruitment team.
Client Servicing / Business Development: Daily follow ups with the existing clients to discuss about the progress of the resume submissions, rates and quality aspects. Improve the client relationship winning their trust and confidence in my team as I ensure the quality delivery with specific number of resumes on daily basis for the client requirements. Lot of cold callings to the new prospective clients / T-1 Vendors. Explaining the prospective clients / vendors about the Cost Effective solutions of CSI Group. Email the business proposals and various MS Power Point Presentations in order to get the new clients sign the SLA’s. Accomplishments: Led & Managed a Team of 4 Recruiters solely for the US IT Recruitment and Staffing. Ensured at least 20 Quality Resume submissions to the client requirements per day. Motivated and Mentored the Recruiters to touch at least 15 Requirements per day. Closed 10 Contractual Positions and 1 Permanent opening of USA, Canada and South America (Brazil). Approximate Gross Revenue Generation: $120,000* (Once the successful contracts gets completed.) Date: 04/06 – 01/08 (22 months) Company: CORE Projects & Technologies Ltd., Mhape, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India www.coreprojectstech.com Title: Senior IT Recruiter IT Markets Exposure: USA, UK, EU, UAE, KSA (KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA), and India Clients: Walmart, Bloomberg, BMW, IBM, Bank of America, The Coca-Cola Company, BellSouth Telecommunications, Applied Materials, Inc., TRW - MARTA (Metro Atlanta Rapid Transportation Authority), Bank of America, GlaxoSmithKline, HeartFax/Collier Healthcare, University Hospital of Augusta, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, The State of Georgia, Department of Education, Georgia Office of Education Accountability, Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning, Michigan Department of Education, Office of Special Education Services, Illinois State Board of Education, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Maine Department of Education, Florida Department of Education, The Florida Online High School, Miami-Dade (FL) Public Schools, Columbia County (FL) Public Schools, Martin County (FL) Public Schools, Forsyth County (GA) Public Schools RPO Customer: Mansai Corporation (State Government Clients - Maryland) UK Clients: Xchanging Symbia Responsibilities: US IT Recruitment and Staffing: Receive the requirements from the Account Managers of CORE - USA. Successfully entered into the first deal of RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing) in CORE. Resourcing: Source the right candidates for the requirements using different job portals like Dice, Careerbuilder, Hotjobs, Monster, etc.
Addressing the Requirements: Working on different requirements coming from Direct Clients as well as Prime Vendors / 1 Tier, 2 Tier & 3 Tier Vendors. Extensive use of personal database with several employer contacts who can provide matching consultants in no time. Rate Confirmations: Negotiate the rates with the consultants and also take down the rate confirmations along with the Non-compete agreements / Pre-interview agreements signed by the consultants / employers. Skill Evaluation: After taking the rate confirmations, speak with the consultants and screen their overall experience and discuss the different skills of the relevant requirement with them. Resume Submission: Next step is to forward all the contact details along with the consultants’ resumes to the account managers and they further speak with the concerned consultants and submit their resumes to the client. Daily Submission Report: Also maintain the daily submissions reports and email the daily reports to management and account managers. Interview Scheduling and Follow ups: Schedule the interviews with the consultants if required.
Business Development and Sales: Actively involved in marketing the RFID, GPS and ERP solutions of CORE. This process involved lot of Head Hunting activities to get the relevant clients / organizations of US who can utilize the RFID, GPS and the ERP Products / Services of CORE. Cold Calling and Email follow ups were few daily tasks to generate the positive leads. Once the lead is generated, Immediately update the sales managers of the US counter parts to close the leads. Marketed the RFID / GPS / ERP Products / Services / Solutions on the different corners of the internet thru Blogs, Business Groups, Forums, Vendors, Cold Calls, Social and Professional Networking, etc. Accomplishments: Single handedly started the entire US recruitment and staffing division coordinating the requirements with the US Account Managers / Team. After 3 months of successful track record the management decided and delivered 1 Team Manager and 6 Recruiters were the additions in the team. In 22 months I closed total of 16 requirements; 13 US based requirements, 2 UK based requirements & 1 Dubai, UAE based requirement. Successfully closed few requirements of UK and UAE based clients without using any paid job portals of those countries. Generated 38 positive lead out of which 3 were successfully closed by the Sales Managers of US. Brought in 3 New clients including the very 1st RPO client in the company’s Clientele thru my business development activities. Approximate Gross Revenue Generation: $225,000* (Once the successful contracts gets completed.) Date: 11/05 – 03/06 (5 months) Company: InterBase Corporation, Mindspace Area, Malad (W), Mumbai, Maharashtra, India www.interbasecorp.com Title: Account Manager / Sr. IT Technical Recruiter (US IT Recruitments & Staffing) IT Markets Exposure: USA, Canada and India Clients: Cisco Systems, Deutsche Bank, Intel, GE, IBM, DuPont, Boeing, Whirlpool, PeopleSoft, Black and Decker, Sprint, Boston Scientific, Silicon Graphics, Wacker Siltronic, Hitachi Data Systems, Diodes, Fujitsu, Bowne, Unisys Pulsepoint, Bearing Point, Sony, Johnson & Johnson Responsibilities: US IT Recruitment & Staffing: Solely responsible for the Contractual Positions of US from Mumbai Office. Provide daily trainings to the old and new employees in the company.
The flow of daily requirements was fairly high in InterBase; Hence, I used to prioritize the hot requirements which could be addressed more efficiently. Here I got a chance to build up my own vendor Database as majorly the H1B submissions were done. Requirement postings were done on various job portals, Business Groups, Forums, Social networking websites and by emailing all the H1B Vendors of US. Source the candidates from Vendor Database on 1st priority and then search for alternatives thru the job portals as the turn around time used to be very quick. Daily worked on different direct clients as well as third-party requirements.
Client Servicing: I was given the task to manage and address the existing Tier 1 & Tier 2 vendors’ requirements. I used to directly take down the requirements from the Client Portals for Eg. Wipro – Synergy Portal and started working on it. I used to interact with the Account Managers of Tier 1 and Tier 2 clients to get the updates of my resume submissions on daily basis. I was used to keep the margin of $8 - $10/hr. for every successful submission as again the turn around time for the requirements was pretty quick. Accomplishments: Successfully served the role of Account Manager – Managed and serviced 8 existing clients, addressed at least 2 requirements of the Tier 1 and Tier 2 clients and 3 other Direct Client requirements. Closed 6 successful contractual requirements of US. Approximate Gross Revenue Generation: $35000* ((Once the successful contracts gets completed.) Date: 03/05 - 10/05 (8 months) Company: Kyra InfoTech, Inc. Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India www.kyrainfotech.com Title: Senior IT Technical Recruiter (US IT Recruitments & Staffing) IT Markets Exposure: USA – Exclusively “State of Florida” Clients: Department of Children and Families, State of Florida, South Florida Water Management District, Department of Environmental Protection, Department of Transportation, Department of Law Enforcement, Department of Health, St. Johns River Water Management District, Unisys Corporation Responsibilities: Worked as a Senior IT Technical Recruiter for US IT Staffing and Recruitment. I had be actively involved for the H1B Consultants Marketing activities for initial 2 months exclusively. Searched the resumes of the consultants from the job portals like DICE, MONSTER, COMPUTERJOBS, GOOGLE, HOTJOBS, ETC. Gave the Key word search, Zip search, Tax term search, Search by exact locations, Boolean search (Special Skills), Work Authorization search, etc. After searching the resumes, used to make the calls and discuss the requirement, also discussed the work done during his/her projects, negotiated the hourly rates and tried to convince him/her to the max. Rate given to us from our U.S. office. Next step formatting the resumes according to the company’s standard format. The last thing was to submit the formatted resume to our end-client who is in U.S. Was involved a lot in project planning as the rush of requirements was too much. Used to get weekly direct client requirements of Sr. Oracle DBA, Java/J2EE developers, Project managers, System Analyst, Business Analyst, Quality Assurance Analyst, System Architect, Oracle Forms developers, ASP reports Developers, SQL Server DBA, Technical Writers, etc. Used to keep the daily updates in the office and these updates are very helpful in future requirements. Reported daily to the account manager in U.S.
Understand the requirement thoroughly so that it’s easy to find the right person for the Direct Client requirements of U.S. It also helps to communicate effectively with the US citizens and Green Card holders as per the requirement in detail and with good details on hand. Kyra had it’s own company database which was in Sync with the US Server; so, used to also update every minute details in the database daily.
Accomplishments: Closed 6 State Government Requirements of US. All were Long term openings with at least 1 year to start up with. Approximate Gross Revenue Generation: $172, 000 (Once the successful contracts get completed.) Date: 10/04 - 03/05 (6 months) Company: Perfect Commerce Pvt. Classes, Junagadh, Gujarat, India Title: Private Tutor Responsibilities: Dealt with all the theory subjects of commerce. All the students were college students. Theory subjects like Economics, Human Resource, Management, Exports, Communication Skills, etc. were undertaken by me and have good command over all the theory subjects of Commerce stream. Date: 04/04 - 10/04 (7 months) Company: National Management Center, Junagadh, Gujarat, India Title: Facilitator Responsibilities: National Management Center is an organisation wherein people get the trainings for the exams like IELTS, TOEFL, G-MAT, etc. Provided trainings like Spoken English, Personality Development, HR Training, etc. Used to train the students for the Group Discussions daily. Was responsible solely for the trainings of IELTS and TOEFL. Was also responsible for each and every query of the students there. Also was actively involved in marketing and counseling of the organization. Was solely responsible for the New Placement Services started by the organization. Date: 07/02 - 06/03 (12 months) Company: Orange Call Center, Prabhadevi, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Title: Customer Care Executive Responsibilities: Actively involved in solving all the queries of the customers on phone. Also explained the customers, different schemes and plans of ORANGE Pre-paid and PostPaid Sim cards. Daily reporting to the Team Lead. Setting up the targets for my team. Also involved in Tele-Marketing. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------PERSONAL INFORMATION Full Name: Amish M Sheth Date of Birth: 26 September 1983 Permanent Residence Address: Sai Siddhi Apartment, Flat # 202, 2nd floor, Plot # 108 – 113, Opp. Sai Holy Faith School, Sector 19 C, Koparkhairane, Navi Mumbai – 400709, Maharashtra, India. GSM # +91- 9833030361 WLL # +91- 9224607057 Marital Status: Married Passport Details: Passport Number: F 2819504 Start Date: April 26, 2005 Expiry Date: April 25, 2015 Driving License # GJ 11/025637/04 Valid from: 05/11/2004 to 04/11/2024 Type: LMV MC EX50CC WI GR.
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