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    Brian Kanter
    Brian Kanter
    Recruiting at Bridgewater Associates
    Greater New York City
    LocalityGreater New York City
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  • Professional Experience
    2011 - Present
    2009 - 2011
    Director- Technology Recruiting: Enterprise Infrastructure, Enterprise Data Group, Risk Technology, Enterprise Security, & Montreal Development Center at Morgan Stanley
    2007 - 2008
    Senior Staffing Specialist•Managed full life cycle exempt recruiting for the Information Technology Organization: (Equity Investment Management Technology, Fixed Income Technology, Institutional Research, Operations/Enterprise Data Management/Reporting, Corporate, IT Finance, Global Enterprise Technology Services, Information Security/IT Offshoring/Business Continuity, and Service Delivery Management/Client Service Operations/Quality Assurance) •Supported the development of a sound and sustainable staffing strategy to meet the current and emerging talent requirements of the global technology organization.•Assisted in the development and implementation of staffing and sourcing strategies and procedures across all functional areas of the technology organization, leveraging the best practices of the global organization.•Maintained proactive awareness of anticipated needs and maintained relationships with candidates who may fit future needs within the organization.•Developed strategies to seek out and attract candidates from diverse backgrounds and experiences with new sourcing methods and strategies.•Participated in IT Executive Management Meetings in order to understand the intricacies of their teams, business sponsors, and key deliverables. This partnership led to the ability to recruit and hire exceptional teams, enabling the technology organization to deliver integral business applications into production. •Generated momentum by providing consistent feedback in order to manage expectations that resulted in a smooth hiring process•Conducted first-round interviews with every candidate that entailed the review of the job application, the gathering of compensation history/ compensation expectations, an overview of the job history, and the management of expectations for the interview/hiring process•Negotiated all offers and managed the offer approval process through final approval by the Chief Technology Officer
    2007 - 2007
    •Responsible for full life cycle high volume recruiting for full time technology positions within the Investment Bank.•Manage candidate process and act as a candidate advocate. Evaluate skill level, manage offer process, including reference checks, salary recommendations, offer letter generation and offer acceptance/declines. Negotiate offers by partnering with hiring manager, senior management, and other groups as necessary.•Built strong relationships with hiring managers to define open roles and set forth full life cycle recruiting strategy.•Implemented multiple sourcing strategies to source, screen and recommend candidates.•Ensure hiring manager and team preparedness during the interview process.•Consistent follow-up with clients to confirm staffing plans and candidates' needs are met.•Compile and update reports for job openings, hires and post-hire summaries for hiring managers.
    2006 - 2006
    * Responsible for full life cycle recruitment of technology consultants within the Investment Bank.* Managed headcount for technology workers located offshore in India, China, Mexico, Brazil and Chile.
    2004 - 2006
    * Managed full life cycle recruiting for up to 75 openings (combination of consulting and full time positions.)* Responsible for the day-to-day delivery of PrO Unlimited's services including: contingent workforce recruiting, management, on-boarding and off-boarding.* Responsible for servicing clients in Equities Technology, GSS, FICC Technology, Sales Technology, Banking Technology, GIR and Core Infrastructure.* Partnered with Goldman Sachs technology managers to facilitate and add value to the recruiting process.* Assumed the responsibility for consultant conversions across all technology divisions of the firm, this included interviewing and negotiating with current contingent workers that were candidates for full time employment with Goldman Sachs.* Worked with Senior Management within Technology and/or HCM Technology generalists to seek approval on all consulting hires within the PrO Program and consultant conversion offers.
    2000 - 2004
    * Developed and managed over $1,000,000 in annual consulting revenue* Recruited specialized Information Technology (IT) employees consisting of IT Directors, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Application Developers, Database Administrators, LAN/WAN professionals, and Sarbanes-Oxley specialists.* Sourced, screened, interviewed, and hired prospective employees.* Project Management functions included the hiring and management of IT professionals. Managed client interactions, oversight on project activities, payroll administration and resource utilization of the individuals and project teams.
    1995 - 1997
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  • Professional Skills
    Data Center
    Government Investigations
    Internal Investigations
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