Todd Tolford
Sr. Recruiter
Atlanta, GA 30004

Seeking to help! I offer 20 years of staffing experience (most of it IT, however, I have staffed everything except Legal, and Medical types in the past). God bless.

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He did his job and it made all the difference in the world. He was extremely patient with me and got me hired and Im grateful and appreciate him and all his hard work

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Work experience
Sr. IT Recruiter

Responsible for sourcing, screening, submitting, prepping, debriefing, and delivering offers to IT Professionals across all of IT positions. Providing talent acquisition support to HP's Network R organization.
Responsible for full life cycle recruiting of the following:
*e design and development of highly scalable multi-tenant Cloud based (IaaS, PaaS SaaS) products/services that leverage SDN, NFV, OpenFlow OpenStack technologies.
*Developers- C#, Java, and C++
*Oracle DBA's
*SAP professionals- all modules
*Testers- Unit/Regression/Integration
*New College graduates (extensive College outplacement experience)

- Highly skilled at web-based sourcing technologies including traditional and non-traditional methods.
- Extensive Microsoft Tools experience, to include tracking job orders through Excel, as well as production goals
- 3 time President's club annual award winner
- Extensive Social Media recruiting experience- LinkedIn Premium, GitHub, Twitter etc.
- Extensive Job Boards- Monster, Dice, LinkedIn, ZipRecruiter, CareerBuilder

CDI Talent Technology Solutions
Sr. IT Recruiter

CDI is a professional services company that offers more than 50 years in the industry and annual revenues in excess of $1 billion.

*Highly skilled on current technologies and how to bring technology professionals to fulfill client's needs
*Extensive DOD Aerospace recruiting for Lockheed Martin and Boeing- cleared and not cleared. Also, recruited for the I.R.S for Secured/Cleared positions.
*Responsible for placing developers- Java, C#, and C++, as well as system/regression testers
*Expert knowledge of Boolean and sourcing tools and technology using Job Boards, LinkedIn, Social Media Sites, Infogist, Sub-Vendors, and Web Search Engines
*Create candidate models to truly understand key motivators and reasons for leaving
*Expert skills in rate negotiation and industry standards in regards to pay rates and bill rates.
*Utilized Taleo as an ATS for recruiting tracking and forecasting.

The Royak Group
Sr. IT Recruiter

Insured relationships were grown with current as well as "Pipeline" clients/candidates.
*Responsible for recruiting:
*Developers- C#, Java, and C++
*Oracle DBA's
*SAP professionals- all modules
*Testers- Unit/Regression/Integration
*Project Managers
*Pre-screened, qualified, interviewed (behavioral/competency based), assessed candidates, negotiated compensation for consulting and permanent positions, extended offers, completed references/background investigation, drug testing/credit checks. Documented all activity in ATS system- Taleo.

Matrix Resources
Sr. IT Recruiter

Contracted for 3 months to assist the Organization in filling difficult positions in Atlanta, as well as Nationwide. The 3 month contract extended to 4 years at which time I elected to accept a Permanent role within the organization.

*Full life cycle recruiting: sourced Software candidates via database searches, websites, cold calling, professional associations, alumni networks, develop "passive" candidates, referral generation, and networking.
*Closed candidates; determined objections and underlying motivations thereby preventing counter offers/fall-offs.

I take responsibility for my actions and follow through on my promises.
I am truthful and believable.
I am able to adapt to new requirements, situations, or environments.
Middle Tennessee State University
  • Software Recruiting