Founder Bio.

Rob McIntosh is a senior talent executive with 20+ years of global recruiting experience spanning 4 continents. He has consistently delivered results through building high performing teams for fortune 100 companies in senior leadership roles for McKesson, Avanade, Deloitte, and Microsoft. 

He was one of the early pioneers of corporate sourcing functions and the co-founder of SourceCon. Rob was the primary content, strategies, tools and case studies provider for the Human Capital Institute (HCI) Talent Acquisition Strategist Course & Certification and ERE Media's Talent Advisor course

His articles, presentations and case studies have been shared and downloaded over 50,000 times. 

His strategic advice is constantly sought after for his use of advanced metrics/analytics to help tell the business story around the value of Talent Acquisition, and how to scale delivery while improving quality of hire through optimal talent org designs; Shared services, CoE, offshore, outsourcing (RPO), hybrid talent acquisition structures.  

Professional Experience

A Senior Talent Executive with 20+ years of global experience consistently delivering results through building high performing teams and operational excellence for fortune 100 companies and start-up’s: 

  • Led and managed large globally distributed teams (200+) in centralized and decentralized models while meeting aggressive hiring demand plans (Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific and India).
  • Executive leader/coach of developing recruiting talent – See LinkedIn Profile References + Article: So you want to be the head of Talent Acquisition
  • Deep experience with Artificial Intelligence (AI) recruiting solutions: Pre-screening, Interview Scheduling, Candidate FAQ’s, and employee referral programs.
  • Experience building and managing Campus/College/Intern, Experience Hire, Contingent workforces, and internal Executive Hiring delivery models.
  • 10+ Years working with business c-suite on global Talent Acquisition initiatives and deliverables.
  • Experience managing large global budgets (up to 20mill), maximizing the ROI while optimizing OE.
  • Creation of Talent Acquisition scorecards and KPI’s, business value metrics, deep analytics reporting, processes that produce transparency and accountability that help evangelize and educate Senior business leaders around the ROI of go to market Talent Acquisition strategies 
  • Created and deployed recruiting operational frameworks against the big three recruiting metrics (Quality of Hire, Time to Hire and Cost Per Hire) that improved significant business results.
  • Specialization in Professional Services, Software Services and Healthcare recruiting.
  • Architected, designed and implemented sourcing models that focus on capturing global passive talent pools that drive pipeline ahead of the business demand while delivering against JIT recruiting demand. 
  • Experience working in matrixed global cross functional organizations requiring ‘political savviness’ and ‘Impact and Influence without direct authority’ competencies and skills to deliver results.
  • Experience creating, deploying and managing Shared Services, CoE, Off-shore, Near-shore, In-sourcing, Outsourcing (RPO) recruiting models and organizations.
  • Detailed experience and deployment of: ATS/CTS; SEO/SEM; CRM/TRM; Raising of Employee Brand (EVP); Enhanced Candidate Experience programs; Diversity and Inclusion initiatives; Permission based marketing; Integrated Social Media and mobile first platforms and Talent Communities; OFCCP and global employment law/Data Privacy; Advanced Sourcing/Research technologies; Competency, Cultural and Technical screening assessments; Global Career site development; VMS solutions; Global Background Investigation solutions; Advanced Financial recruiting tracking frameworks.
  • Global experience delivering results as Executive Search / Agency recruiter and leader.

Strategy, Org Design, Change Management and Delivery

  • Managed large globally distributed teams using centralized and decentralized models while meeting aggressive hiring demand
  • Created, deployed, and managed Shared Services, CoE, off-shore, near-shore, in-sourcing, and outsourcing (RPO) recruiting models and organizations
  • Architected and implemented global sourcing models focused on capturing global passive talent pools that drive pipeline ahead of the business demand while delivering against JIT recruiting demand
  • Experience optimizing high volume hiring models while scaling the candidate experience
  • Built and deployed a Quality of Hire framework using competency and behavioral interviewing models tied to business objectives of lowering attrition while increasing higher performing employees

Metrics, Analytics and Operational Optimization

  • Created talent acquisition scorecards and KPI’s, business value metrics.
  • Advanced analytics reporting, and processes that produced transparency and accountability helping evangelize and educate senior business leaders around go to market talent acquisition strategies ROI.
  • OFCCP and global employment law/Data Privacy
  • Advanced sourcing, research and competitive intelligence solutions
  • Competency, cultural and technical screening assessments
  • Global background investigation solutions
  • Advanced financial recruiting tracking frameworks.

Technology and Programs

  • Detailed experience and deployment of ATS/CTS, SEO/SEM, and CRM/TRM solutions
  • Experience building and managing campus/college/intern, experience hire, contingent workforce, and internal executive hiring delivery models
  • Raising of Employee Brand (EVP); Enhanced Candidate Experience programs (multi-time CandE award winner) 
  • Diversity and inclusion initiatives
  • Permission based marketing; Integrated Social Media and mobile first platforms and Talent Communities
  • Global mobile first career site development

Rob McIntosh Resume (CV)

RobMcIntoshWebCV (pdf)

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Industry Contributions, Public Speaking & Press Articles:

  

Creator of Wikipedia Definition of ‘Recruiting Metrics’ / Creator of Wikipedia Definition of 'Sourcing

Creator of ERE Media’s ‘Talent Advisor’ Course and Certification

ATAP (Association of Talent Acquisition Professionals) Founding Volunteer

Primary design and core content contributor – HCI Talent Acquisition Strategist Certification

ERE – A Framework for Improving and Measuring Quality of Hire

CareerBuilder Empower – State of Talent Acquisition / ERE – Talent Analytics

HR Examiner Top 100 Influencers - Rob McIntosh Top 10 

Australian Talent Conference – Building Proactive Sourcing Functions to Fill Critical Positions

SourceCon Conference - Building a Successful Talent Acquisition and Sourcing Function

CareerXroads Colloquium – Advanced Metrics and Talent Acquisition Analytics

CareerXroads Colloquium - Setting up Sourcing Teams: Challenges & Opportunities

ERE - Central Sourcing Developing a new recruiting model