Kent Johnson

Kent Johnson

Talent Acquisition at Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
Human Resources

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Kent Johnson's Overview

  • Director of Talent Acquisition at Comm-Works
  • Area Manager - Professional & Technical Staffing at Kelly Services
  • Executive Producer at Rebel Filmworks, LLC

500+ connections


Kent Johnson's Summary

Recruiting professional with over 20 years experience in placing a wide range of professionals. Adept at identifying soft skills and marrying those attributes with companies' cultures. Also an avid filmmaker and screen writer. See for film ventures.


IT, Engineering, Finance & Accounting plus adept at finding talent for unique positions.

Kent Johnson's Experience

Talent Acquisition

Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Privately Held; 5001-10,000 employees; Food Production industry

May 2014Present (5 months) Arden Hills, MN

Director of Talent Acquisition


Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

July 2013April 2014 (10 months) Plymouth, MN

Responsible for identifying top talent for Comm-Works, a leader in IT solutions management. With a resource pool of more than 20,000 technicians across the globe and a real-time project management tool – Comm-Works Command Center (C3), Comm-Works provides 24/7/365 support quickly and efficiently to more than 150,000 customer locations. Leveraging this global reach and its broad industry knowledge, Comm-Works acts as an extension of its clients to deliver scalable, consistent and high-quality technology integration solutions.

Area Manager - Professional & Technical Staffing

Kelly Services

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; KELYA; Staffing and Recruiting industry

July 2011July 2013 (2 years 1 month) Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area

Executive Producer

Rebel Filmworks, LLC

2000January 2013 (13 years) St. Paul, MN

Executive Producer of Indie films.

Managing Director


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; Staffing and Recruiting industry

November 2010June 2011 (8 months)

Specializing in direct hire placement within IT, Engineering and Finance & Accounting.

Executive Recruiter

Best Buy

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; BBY; Retail industry

March 2010January 2011 (11 months)

Full cycle corporate recruiting supporting the Marketing Division.

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Staffing and Recruiting industry

July 2005March 2010 (4 years 9 months)

A boutique staffing firm placing an emphasis on marrying the soft skills of a candidate with the cultural aspects of a client company. At Da Vinci, we're passionate about our business and thrilled to be able to do what we do every day. Our goal is to deliver a memorable recruiting experience to both clients and candidates.



Public Company; 501-1000 employees; ADE; Staffing and Recruiting industry

March 2004April 2005 (1 year 2 months)

Branch operations

Regional Manager

Robert Half International

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; RHI; Staffing and Recruiting industry

February 1992December 2003 (11 years 11 months)

Oversaw regional territory for RHI

Kent Johnson's Skills & Expertise

  1. Strategy
  2. Leadership
  3. Management
  4. Entrepreneurship
  5. Marketing
  6. Sales
  7. Sales Operations
  8. Networking
  9. Temporary Staffing
  10. Time Management
  11. Customer Service
  12. Interviews
  13. Training
  14. CRM
  15. Account Management
  16. Business Development
  17. Social Networking
  18. Coaching

Kent Johnson's Education

Kent Johnson's Additional Information


Screen writing, film production, all sports, finding humor in the day

Groups and Associations:

* LinkedHR * Minnesota Networking Group * The Recruitment Network

Honors and Awards:

Numerous awards both for leadership and individual performance.

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