Gene Leshinsky

Gene Leshinsky

Recruiting Strategy, Employment Branding, Technical/SEO/SEM/Social, 30,000 direct connections, GroupM/WPP Agency

Greater Boston Area
Marketing and Advertising

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Gene Leshinsky's Overview


500+ connections


Gene Leshinsky's Summary

Want to learn about the opportunities at GroupM Search & Social marketing team? Give me a call at 617-663-4184 or email your resume to

“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” - F. Scott Fitzgerald

CATALYST is HIRING! Want to work with the largest enterprise brands adopting enterprise Search Marketing? Call me.

Current Open Roles:
- Search Directors/Managers/Associates(SEM/PPC) in NY/CHI
- Project Managers in BOS/NYC
- Search Director (SEO)/ Search Managers ( NYC/BOS/CHI)
- Paid Search Directors/Managers/Specialists (Boston/NYC/CHI/ATL/LA)

Always looking to connect with SEO/SEM/Social professionals!

Catalyst, a WPP Agency, is the Search Innovator. Catalyst services Fortune 500 clients to enable them to reach target audiences in the digital age. Catalyst leverages its close partnership with fellow WPP & GroupM agencies including MediaCom, Mindshare, Maxus, MEC, and Xaxis to deliver integrated digital marketing solutions with world class results.

Gene Leshinsky's Experience

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry

April 2013Present (1 year 6 months) Boston, MA

Lead the recruiting efforts at one of the largest search marketing companies in the world.

Want to learn about the opportunities at GroupM Search & Social? Give me a call 617-663-4184

Contract Technology Sourcer

EBSCO Publishing

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Information Services industry

January 2012January 2013 (1 year 1 month) Ipswich, MA

Reached out to potential candidates from a variety of sources such as LinkedIn, Dice, Monster, CareerBuilder, internal databases, and career fairs.

Contract Recruiter

Ropes & Gray LLP

Partnership; 1001-5000 employees; Law Practice industry

July 2010January 2012 (1 year 7 months) Boston, MA

Great HR team, very professional, smart, and motivated.


Resume Improvement & Recruiting Enthusiast

February 2005January 2012 (7 years) Greater Boston Area

Give tips on resume development and interview process.

Sr. Technical Recruiter

Onward Technologies

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; ONWARD; Information Technology and Services industry

October 2007August 2009 (1 year 11 months)

Built a GP from $1,000 to $12,000 in a 3 month period.
Implemented an applicant tracking system that became the standard at the company.

Consulting Sr. Technical Recruiter

LoganBritton, Inc.

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

May 2007September 2007 (5 months)

Implemented SharePoint as an applicant tracking system where there was none previously.

Technical Recruiter

Softworld, Inc

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Staffing and Recruiting industry

May 2006May 2007 (1 year 1 month)

Top 5 recruiter of 20 recruiters within 12 months with a $15k weekly GP and 22 consultants billing.

Technical Recruiter

Total Technical Services

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Staffing and Recruiting industry

August 2005May 2006 (10 months)

Placed 40 contractors in a 9 month period.

Gene Leshinsky's Education

Boston University

Master of Science, Computer Information Systems


Brandeis University

Bachelor of Arts, History


Activities and Societies: Crew, Skydiving Club

Gene Leshinsky's Skills & Expertise

  1. Technical Recruiting
  2. Full-cycle Recruiting
  3. Sourcing
  4. Social Media Marketing
  5. Project Management
  6. Human Resources
  7. Applicant Tracking Systems
  8. Recruiting
  9. Interviews
  10. Screening
  11. Network Engineering
  12. Resume Writing
  13. Business Development
  14. Social Networking
  15. Recruitment Advertising
  16. Talent Acquisition
  17. Social Media
  18. Cold Calling
  19. Employee Relations
  20. Staff Augmentation
  21. Staffing Services
  22. Internet Recruiting
  23. Screening Resumes
  24. Onboarding
  25. Employee Benefits
  26. Management
  27. Temporary Placement
  28. Training
  29. Talent Management
  30. Networking
  31. PeopleSoft
  32. Entrepreneurship
  33. HR Consulting
  34. IT Recruitment
  35. Search
  36. Hiring
  37. Lead Generation
  38. Benefits Negotiation
  39. Contract Recruitment
  40. Consulting
  41. Employer Branding
  42. Strategy
  43. College Recruiting
  44. Building Relationships
  45. Executive Search
  46. Information Technology
  47. Permanent Placement
  48. CRM
  49. SEO
  50. Business Networking

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Gene Leshinsky's Languages

  • English

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • Russian

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)

Gene Leshinsky's Certifications

  • Certified Temporary Staffing Professional

    • NAPS
    • April 2010 to April 2011
  • Real Estate Salesperson

    • Mass Division of Professional Licensure
    • License 9079096
    • 2014

Gene Leshinsky's Additional Information


Recruiting, business development,working out, reading, gaming

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Honors and Awards:

Received the "Best Execution Team" 2008 Award, Onward Technologies, Inc.

Gene Leshinsky's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Civil Rights and Social Action
      • Education
      • Human Rights
      • Politics
      • Science and Technology

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