Resume of Bret Hollander
Boca Raton, Florida
20+ years’ of high-volume, full life-cycle recruiting and sourcing services in both a corporate and agency environment, specializing in Information Technology professionals who possess active high-level security clearances and work for various companies that have contracts with the Intelligence Community and Department of Defense. Demonstrated expert in leveraging both computer technology and best practices to source and recruit passive candidates to fill immediate and contingent hires.
Boca Raton, Florida
Technical Recruiter/Sourcer, May 1997-Present
Sources, identifies, and screens experienced information technology professionals who possess active high-level security clearances and work for various companies that have contracts with the Intelligence Community and Department of Defense. Manage an online resource of cutting edge tools for recruiting to provide assistance and guidance for those seeking to hire new employees.
Recruiting services include: Candidate Search, Interviewing, and RFP Support.
International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC
Systems Engineer, February 1990- May 1997
Was primary tester and evaluator of all new software that was integrated on user desktops. Developed and wrote hundreds of macro routines to facilitate users of word processing and spreadsheet software using products such as WordPerfect and Lotus 1-2-3. Provided Tier 3 support on an MSDOS platform and then eventual migration to Windows 95.
U.S. Peace Corps, St. Kitts, West Indies
Volunteer, Financial Advisor to the Ministry of Health & Community Affairs, 1987-1989 (2-year tour)
Oversaw a grassroots small business-lending program targeted at host nationals unable to secure conventional business loans. Supervised and mentored a staff of eight host nationals, ranging from loan officers to administrators. Coached the Caribbean Olympic Track & Field squad from St. Kitts and Nevis. Developed and conducted computer classes on Lotus 1-2-3, WordPerfect, DOS, and PC hardware maintenance.
Technical Writer/ Systems Engineer, Various contractual assignments, 1979-87
Flight Security Officer (0-1), US Air Force, Ellsworth AFB, SD, 1977-79
BA, Criminal Justice, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Certified Recruiting Trainer, 1996
AIRS Certified Recruiting Specialist, 1995
Microsoft Certified Engineer, 1993
WordPerfect Certified Resource and Authorized Trainer, 1990
Licensed Realtor, State of Maryland, 2003-2007
The Recruiter’s Bible, 7th printing, May, 2007 (100,000+ books distributed)
Cutting Edge Tools for Internet Recruiting, 4th printing, January 2009
Advanced Internet Recruiting Strategies, 5th printing, March 2003