About Me

I'm a Mama, lover of lyrics, wannabe chef, 831 local
who's passionate about all things talent, plants, and tech

I’m a results oriented 2nd generation full cycle corporate recruiter and talent acquisition professional, a partner to hiring managers, human resources and executive leadership with extensive experience delivering top talent to meet strategic business needs. 

I hire top talent:
• I provide exceptional candidate and customer service with over a decade of direct hire, third party and corporate recruitment experience and strong business acumen.

• Proactive and driven I build and leverage networks of resources and value analytic data to gain certainty to the uncertain throughout hiring processes.

• Strategically target and source talent with an in-depth technical understanding of the Internet, Search Technologies (Boolean logic, search engine math, and advanced operators), Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Google +, Facebook, etc.) and proven old school headhunting techniques.

• I influence and drive beginning to end hiring processes from competitive job analysis, advertising (SEO, ROI), networking, attracting (employee offering), selecting, pro-active screening (performance assessments, social, personality and skill assessments) to on-boarding successful internal and external hires (offers).

• Tech-Savvy – In addition to ATS & CRM’s I use cutting edge technologies and mobile platforms to effectively and efficiently manage projects, collaborate & share knowledge and recruit talent.

• Recognized by LinkedIn as having one of the Top 1% most viewed profiles for 2012

Contact info: headhunterchristie AT gmail.com

2014 - Present, Rare Find Strategies

2007- 2014 Driscoll’s, Watsonville, Ca
Senior Contract Recruiter, Talent Acquisition driscolls.com

2007- 2010 Web 2.0 Hire & Self, Silicon Valley, CA
Contract & Contingency Recruiter

2006-2007 Google, Mountain View, CA
Senior Engineering Recruiter Google.com

2006 AOL, Mountain View, CA
Contract Senior Engineering Recruiter AOL.com

2005-2006 Google, Mountain View, CA
Contract Senior Engineering Recruiter Google.com

1996-2005 OWC, Santa Cruz, CA
Contract & Contingency Technical Recruiter onewayconsulting.com
OWC – Female owned agency specialized in Start-Up staffing from their first round of funding to IPO.  
Clients included; QuickSilver Technologies, Pipelinks, Allegro Networks, Chingari, Mirapoint & more.

1996-1997 Impact! Inc., Los Altos, CA
Junior Recruiter Foxhunt.com(Now Foxhunt) 

1995-1996 UniDirect, Scotts Valley, CA
Office Manager/HR/Staffing Rainmakersystems.com 

Related Training:

Social Recruiting Techniques Certification Advanced Research for Staffing, Google Lominger Leadership Architect

Advanced Operators for Staffing, Google

Advanced Search Engine Technologies, Google AIRS Certification I & II

Memberships and Affiliations:

American Agri-Women WITI – Women in Technology International

Women 2.0
Technical Skills:

MS Suite of products

Advanced Search

ATS: Applicant Tracking Systems; Mploy

Social Media Platforms