Consultant at GCM Grosvenor
- Chicago, Illinois (Greater Chicago Area)
- Computer Software
Joe Perez's Overview
- Consultant at GCM Grosvenor
- Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
- Victor J Andrew HS
Joe Perez's Summary
Senior-level recruiter with over 18 years of experience in providing outstanding in-house and third party solutions. Continually recognized with promotions for efforts in building teams and leading successful talent acquisition engagements across traditional brick and mortar companies to cutting-edge technology organizations.
Talent acquisition, recruitment, recruiting, executive search, technical recruiting, management, global talent acquisition, international recruitment, recruiting management, training, team development, sourcing, research, employment branding, recruitment branding, negotiations, start-ups, college campus recruiting, hiring process development, social media, cold calling, business development, compensation analysis, statistical analysis.
Hands-on full life cycle recruiting for such positions as: CTO, VP of Software Engineering, Directors of Software Engineering, VP of Software Quality Engineering, VP of Operations, EVP of Sales and Marketing, VP of Sales, Sales Director, Director of Sales, Director of Business Development, Sales Managers, Account Executives, Account Managers, Technical Account Managers, Pre-Sales Engineers, Sales Engineers, Inside Sales, Director of Software Quality Engineering, VP of PMO, Software Engineering Managers, Software Architects, Principal Software Engineers, Sr. Software Engineers, Web Developers, UX Designers/Front-End Developers, DevOps Engineers, Sr. Software Automation Engineers, Sr. Software Quality Engineers, Sr. Software Engineer in Test, Financial Research Engineers, Quantitative Analysts/Alpha Traders, Product Manager, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Managing Director of Cloud products, UNIX/Linux Admins, Network Engineering Manager, Sr. Network Engineers, Systems Admins, Systems Engineers, Support Analysts, CFO, Director of Accounting & Finance, Controller, Financial Analysts, Sr. Accountants, Auditor and many more.
Joe Perez's Experience
Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Investment Management industry
June 2014 – Present (4 months) Greater Chicago Area
Vice President of Global Recruiting
Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Computer Software industry
March 2003 – January 2014 (10 years 11 months) Greater Chicago Area
Recruited back by the CEO to rebuild the talent acquisition department and global hiring process for a growth oriented derivatives trading software firm.
Helped develop the employment brand that made Trading Technologies one of the top companies to work for.
Instrumental in the implementation of the international recruitment program in regions including the Pacific Rim, Western Europe, and the Americas with over 1,140 hired worldwide.
Personally responsible for recruiting 551 management and mission critical technical positions.
Hands-on manager of a small team of up to 5 recruiters/generalists.
Hired, mentored, trained and developed the recruiting staff to promote professional growth and to meet aggressive staffing needs within the ultra-competitive financial technology space.
Full life cycle recruiting including: job description development, cold calling campaigns, sourcing strategies, interview coordination, screening, and offer negotiations.
Sourced candidates by utilizing: cold calling, internal referrals, Boolean search, LinkedIn, job postings, resume databases, Twitter, Facebook, Stackoverflow, Git Hub, Open Web, BeKnown, TalentBin, Gild, Indeed, career fairs and social event based recruiting.
Designed, managed and tracked recruiting reports to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of the recruiting team, hiring managers, and sources.
Developed compensation ranges for all positions companywide.
Selected, designed, configured and implemented the company's first applicant tracking system, ICIMS.
Implemented the college relations program, which identified key campuses and formulated partnerships with faculty and senior managers in the identification of top-flight students.
Consulted with senior management to identify future human capital needs, trends and strategies for the potential opening of new offices.
Developed interview-training programs for all levels of management with position-appropriate questions and standard evaluations.
Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Information Technology and Services industry
January 2002 – February 2003 (1 year 2 months)
Responsible for recruiting all internal personnel and driving external recruitment requirements for highly skilled IT consulting and contracting professionals for a networking systems integration & staff augmentation firm.
Full life cycle recruitment for all internal personnel and contractors including: job description development, cold calling campaigns, sourcing strategies, interview coordination, screening, and offer negotiations.
Managed all contract employees, contract negotiations and new business development.
Developed and implemented a new employee on-boarding orientation and training program for the sales department.
Cultivated new account relationships while maintaining existing client relationships.
Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Management Consulting industry
October 2000 – September 2001 (1 year)
Provided retained executive search services for an international human capital and merchant banking firm with a vertical focus on venture capital backed emerging, early stage, technology companies.
Responsible for the execution of the full life cycle of recruiting including: new business development, client presentations, writing position specifications, competitive research, candidate development, interviewing of candidates, client management, reference reports and offer negotiations.
Organized and implemented tactical sales strategies to penetrate emerging technology markets with venture capital firms.
Executed and completed strategic searches for multiple senior positions such as: CEO, CTO, EVP of Sales and BD, VP of Sales, and Sales Director.
Manager of Recruiting
Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Computer Software industry
January 2000 – October 2000 (10 months)
Responsible for the growth and development of a newly created recruiting department for an early stage financial software and consulting company.
Hands-on manager of a small team of 5 recruiters.
Hired, mentored, trained and developed the recruiting staff to promote professional growth and to meet aggressive staffing needs
Spearheaded the recruiting process that took the company from 50 employees to over 150 employees which was featured in “Crain’s Chicago” as one of Chicago’s Top 10 fastest growing software development firms.
Full life cycle recruiting including: interview coordination, job description development, cold calling campaigns, sourcing strategies, screening, and offer negotiations.
Personally responsible for recruiting mission critical positions.
Consulted with senior management to identify future human capital needs, trends and strategies.
Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Staffing and Recruiting industry
October 1995 – December 1999 (4 years 3 months)
Executive recruiting and business development for a boutique executive search firm specializing in searches for senior sales executives, middle management and senior level executives with a vertical focus on emerging, early stage, technology companies.
Organized, directed and implemented successful sales and marketing strategies to penetrate emerging markets while growing revenues from zero to over $700,000.
Built and managed a team of 10 recruiters in the Oak Brook headquarters.
Trained and mentored employees on different strategies of recruiting and market calling.
Worked closely with corporate executives to develop and implement hiring plans and methodologies.
Sourced, recruited, interviewed and hired all requisitions for specified client positions.
Conducted group and individual training on cold calling tactics and Internet recruiting.
Designed, managed and tracked recruiting reports to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of the recruiting team.
Full life cycle recruiting including: internal client coordination, job description development, sourcing strategies, screening, and offer negotiation for all levels of sales and management opportunities.
Joe Perez's Skills & Expertise
- Internet Recruiting
- Human Resources
- Team Management
- Interview Skills Training
- Executive Search
- Talent Management
- Technical Recruiting
- Executive Sales Recruitment
- Strategic Planning
- Executive Management
- Employer Branding
- Contract Negotiation
- Staffing Services
- Cold Calling
- International Recruitment
- Employee Training
- Job Descriptions
- Employee Relations
- Employee Benefits
- Interview Preparation
- Hiring Practices
- Human Capital
- Program Management
- Recruitment Training
- Strategic Recruitment Planning
- Strategic Human Resources Leadership
- Employment Contracts
- Interviewing Skills
- Global Talent Acquisition
- Closing Candidates
- Benefits Negotiation
- Vendor Management
- New Hire Orientations
- Screening Resumes
- Temporary Placement
Joe Perez's Education
Bachelor of Communication and Fine Arts, Radio and TV
1990 – 1994
Activities and Societies: Sigma Pi
Victor J Andrew HS