Career in a nutshell
It´s all about Talent...
A short summary of Marcus`professional life:
Automotive, Insurance, Consulting, Software, MedTech, and Banking.
He worked in various industries, for companies of various sizes:
from 80 up to 80.000 employees.
Managed millions of applications.
Thousands of interviews and hirings.
Numerous dialogs with humans striving for their next career move.
Curious to learn every day. Brave enough to challenge everything.
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2021-today: Finding experts for tomorrow's bank
Head of Talent Acquisition
Recruiting, Employer Branding + Young Talents - I am happy to work together with 25 exceptional colleagues to "deliver" the talents needed to continue the success story of the Bank of the people of Zurich.
In a highly competitive labor market, we develop strategies to win banking and IT professionals with unconventional moves.
In times of empty labor markets recruiting alone is not enough. I am lucky to have a great team that is driving one of best young talent organizations in Switzerland. 400+ school leaver and graduates start their professional careers with us.
Both teams, Recruiting and Young Talents, are supported by a small but creative Employer Branding unit.
This "Trinity of Talent Acquisition" delivers the basis of the bank's future success.
Highlights (so far...):
Optimized Recruiting Organization, Process and Channels
Increased Visibility and Applications received by 70+% p.a.
Created successful "#mehrkönnen" positioning
Reduced Time to fill by more than 50%
2016-2020: Mastering Growth in MedTech
Head of Global Talent Acquisition + Employer Branding
Built TA Structure from Scratch including ATS, Video-on-demand, Assessments and more
Managed growth from 3.200 to nearly 8.000 employees in 3 years
Increased the number of incoming applications more than 40% p.a.
Developed the #ChangeMakers Employer Branding Positioning with very limited resources
SocialMedia activities of @straumannjobs with successful accounts on #Twitter, #Facebook, #Instagram, #Pinterest, and more.
Managed International Graduate Program - accompany many unique talents as a coach and mentor.
+ many things more...
2015-2016: Helping amazing HR Tech to market
Business Development Director DACH
Acquiring new and serve existing clients for Textkernel’s AI + machine learning solutions.
Managing Implementation projects with customers of all sizes and industries
Establishing lasting relationships to consulting and software partners as Taleo, SuccesFactors, Oracle, Umantis and many others.
Develop and execute on- and offline marketing and sponsoring strategy
2012-2015: Insurance goes Social Media
Head of Recruiting + Employer Branding
Delivering innovative employer branding and recruiting strategy
Recruiting initiatives, career events & HR public relations
Responsible for Baloise Trainee Programs (Insurance + General)
Selection and steering of external and internal service providers
Preside Baloise Social Media Advisory Board
Optimizing recruiting processes and channels (Taleo, HR access, SuccessFactors)
2000-2012: Innovation in Automotive
Various roles in HR and Talent Attraction
Too many achievements to list everything, just some highlights:
Responsible Project Lead for Audi + Volkswagen Group eRecruiting Development incl. Process- and Tooldesign, Training and Distribution in the Group
Development + Execution of AUDI TRM (Talent Relationship Management) – award-winning innovative Recruitment Concept for Top Talents
Manager HR Marketing New Media: Development and execution of Audi´s first Digital Recruiting- and HR Marketing Strategy
HR Marketing: Delivering complete Toolbox of HR Marketing (Online/Print/Events/...)
...and many, many things more.
1998-2000: Headhunting for New Economies
HR Consultant + Assigment Manager
Client Acquisition (IT/Web-Technology/Ad Agencies/Media Companies/Publishers)
Candidate research/selection, filling the talent pool (> 400 interviews)
Market research, marketing, invoicing and business administration
Project Placement for IT-, Advertising- and Web-Professionals.
Permanent and Temporary Placement Projects
Coordination of branches in Munich and Frankfurt
Engagement, Family, Free-time
Tutor for Personal Branding at HRM Insitute online course „Digital Recruiter“
Author of articles in books and magazines
Co-Author of „Employer Telling“-Study about Texts in JobAds
Member of Bundesverband der Personalmanager (BPM)
Food-lover, Family cook, Travel-Addicted, Geeky, Blues and Jazz Listener, Ambitious photographer with limited talent ;-)
Unbelievable curious. Loyal. Pragmatic. Open-minded.
Father. Husband. Son. Brother. Grandson. Friend. Mentor. Coach. Leader. Creator. Artist. Bookkeeper. Manager....
Like what you saw? Want to know more? Speak with Marcus about your Talent Acquisition challenge and discuss opportunities.