Looking for new IT recruiting opportunity in the Chicago area

Here's my resume:


1416 Shaw Av.   Naperville, IL. 60564         H - 630-922-9867     M - 630-710-6495                 Lvanucci@wowway.com



Self motivated professional offering over ten years of success in Information Technology and Line and Staff Administrative recruiting and Recruiting Operations.  In addition, I offer over ten years of software development, systems integration, project management and sales experience.  Additional strengths include sound business judgment, excellent communication skills, and full lifecycle recruiting expertise. 


Recruiter – June, 2011 – July, 2011

Clarity Resource Group - Providing full-lifecycle staff augmentation recruiting of BI candidates at all levels of experience.


Recruiting Consultant -  November, 2010 to February, 2011

EMC, Inc. “A leader in Cloud Computing”  - Full lifecycle recruiting, for the EIM/Greenplum consulting division, of IT related positions for Cloud Computing Consultants ranging from Open Source Developers with Postgresql, Oracle, SQL Server, Linux/Unix skills to Project Managers in the Enterprise Information Management space.


Sabbatical – August, 2008 to October, 2010

 - Devoted this period to caring for an ailing sibling; scheduling doctor visits, attending to daily living needs.


Fulltime & Contract Recruiter - September, 1997 to August, 2008

 - Full lifecycle recruiting of I/T and Line and Staff Administrative candidates for fulltime and contract positions for the following companies:

The Johnsson Group (2008 – 2008) – Contractor

Logan Britton (2007 - 2008) - Employee

Daugherty Business Solutions (2004 - 2007) – Contractor & Employee

Stopka & Associates (2004 – 2004) - Contractor

Knightsbridge Solutions (1999 - 2004) - Employee & Contractor

University of Chicago Hospitals (1999 - 1999) – Contractor & Employee

TruServ Corporation (1998 - 1998) - Contractor

RCG/QUINTIC 1997 - 1997) - Employee.

 - Have mentored HR coordinators and less experienced recruiters.

 - Have consistently improved the recruiting process for client companies by reducing the number of resumes presented while increasing the hiring rate by coaching hiring managers in recruiting and hiring best practices.

 - Created improved metrics reporting, while streamlining the resume review process, and facilitating applicant tracking processes.

 - I have significant experience in vendor relations and recruiting strategies.

 -  I also have experience with various Vendor Management systems (Beeline, Clarity, Chimes, etc.)

 - Gained experience recruiting for the following positions: Open Source Developers, Helpdesk, network analysts/technicians, QA analysts/testers, mainframe & client server developers/analysts (Oracle, Postgresql, Ab Initio, Informatica, Datastage, Hyperion, Cognos, .Net, C#, ASP.Net, VB.Net, Business Objects, J2EE, etc.), project leads/managers, business analysts, data architects, BI and Data Warehousing architects/developers, ETL and DSS architects/developers, SAP practitioners, Oracle analysts/developers, DBA’s, and various infrastructure positions.

 - Have worked with Salesforce, Rezkeeper, Kenexa/BrassRing, and Gopher as well as homegrown applicant tracking systems.

 - Utilize databases, cold-calling, Job Fairs, networking and the Internet to identify viable candidates.

 - Manage the use of search firms and consulting firms as alternate resources.

 - Create periodic print and electronic recruiting ads as well as improve collateral materials.


The Libra Computer Group, Naperville, IL. - 1995 to August, 1997


 - Established a Computer Sales organization focusing on PC hardware and software for corporate clients.

 - Sourced and cultivated leads for new business.  Presented quotations and proposals to clients who were purchasing systems for personal or business use.

 - Managed and improved gross sales to an average of $80,000.00 per month.

 - Established a staffing function for the casual recruitment of I/T professionals for business associates.


IMI Systems, Inc., Lombard, IL. - 1994 to 1995

Marketing Manager/Recruiter

 - Established a satellite consulting office in Cedar Rapids IA.

 - Recruited, developed and managed a staff of I/T consultants.

 - Planned and implemented the sales and marketing strategy to develop new client relationships.

 - Significantly improved our relationship with existing clients by increasing our billable staff by 400%.


COMPUSA, Inc., Downers Grove, IL. - 1992 to 1994

Corporate Computer Sales

 - Sold PC hardware and software to Chicago area corporate clients.

 - Cultivated and sourced leads for new business, presented proposals and quotations to new and existing clients.

 - Ranked first or second each month in Gross Sales and highest Gross Profit Margin.


Self Employed,  Wheaton, IL. - 1987 to 1991

Contract Technical Recruiter  

 - Recruited, screened, interviewed and hired exempt and non-exempt Administrative and I/T professionals for

companies such as ASA, Inc., Allied Van Lines, Technical Source, Inc., and N. S. Pierson & Co.

 - Initiated cold calls, attended Job Fairs, college recruiting events and worked with automated and manual Applicant Tracking Systems.


Advanced System Applications, Inc., Bloomingdale, IL. - 1983 to 1987

Project Manager

 - Managed the design and system modifications for new and existing functions for Health Claims systems.

 - Directed the design through implementation of client modifications.

 - Managed two to twenty Programmers and Analysts, varying by project size.


Estech, Inc., Chicago, IL. - 1981 to 1983

Systems and Programming Manager  

 - Managed a staff of eight Analysts and Programmers for all applications development and maintenance for a subsidiary of ESMARK, Inc.

 - Conducted the evaluation and selection of hardware and software, as well as all long-range MIS planning. 

 - Interfaced with all levels of company management to define and resolve their business needs.


Zahn Drug Company, Melrose Park, IL. - 1980 to 1981

Systems and Programming Manager  

 - Directed a staff of twelve Analysts and Programmers responsible for all systems development and

enhancements. The systems included: Order Entry, Inventory, Sales Analysis, Billing and all Financial  applications.

 - Participated in the firm's business and MIS planning functions.


Spiegel, Inc., Oakbrook, IL. - 1978 to 1980

Systems Manager - Marketing Applications  

 - Managed a staff of fourteen Analysts/Programmers who were responsible for the enhancement and

maintenance of the weekly catalog mailings system.  The system maintained Order and Demographic information for a customer base of six million names.

 - Designed and developed a replacement system for this application, while maintaining the existing application.


Allied Van Lines, Broadview, IL. - 1970 to 1978

Senior Staff Analyst/Project Manager

 - Provided project management for a staff of up to sixteen Analysts/Programmers, depending on the scope of the project.

 - Designed and developed new business systems with significant User contact and total project responsibility. 

Data Center Manager

 - Managed a staff of up to thirty-five Operations, Data Entry and Process Control staff, plus an annual

equipment and salary budget in excess of $4,000,000.00.

 - Negotiated vendor contracts, evaluated and installed hardware and software.


 Professional Affiliations

AIR - Association for Internet Recruiting

AITP - Association of Information Technology Professionals

TRN - Technical Recruiters Network



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