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Yvette Spears

Yvette Spears

Gold Coast, Queensland

Experienced internal and external recruiter with a focus on transparency, identifying future leaders for your business and culture fit.

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120 AUD
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2 reviews
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I specialised in hiring sales people when working for 44 Recruitment. For 2 years I worked with clients such as Optus and Lenovo hiring BDM's and AM's in the technology and telecoms space. I have since hired BDM's, AE's and AM's for Pureprofile from an internal HR viewpoint. I have learned to understand how to get the best out of interviewing candidates and ask the right questions to identify the hunters from the gatherers and the top selling sales people from the ones that just say they are. It helps that I am from a sales background and married to a gun sales manager!
Roles hired:
Sales Manager Business Development Manager Account Manager Account Executive Commercial Manager Bid Manager Account Director Telesales Telemarketing Graduate Account Executives
Pureprofile Sparcmedia Lenovo Optus
I have hired people in roles from Global Marketing Director through to Digital Campaign Mangers. Traders are a tough market in Sydney. In Australia even! Every marketing role these days is digitally focused and each candidate needs to be able demonstrate their experience and understanding in this area. Metrics in particular, are really the key to hiring an effective marketing person. A good candidate should know the ROI of each campaign they run. If they don't - run!
Roles hired:
Global Marketing Director Marketing Manager Digital Campaign Manager Digital Campaign Executive Trading Director Trading Exec Trading Manager Digital Content Manager Content Executive
Pureprofile Sparcmedia Optus
I have hired roles in the admin and office support space since I started my career in the UK. There are many competent PA's, administrators and general office support people out there. And there are also some amazing ones and it's my job to find the amazing ones! I look for motivation, energy, efficiency and leadership ability - along with job capability and culture fit - every time.
Roles hired:
Administrator Receptionist Senior Administrator Sales Administrator Office Manager Personal Assistant Executive Assistant
Pureprofile Knightfrank
I started out in the IT sales space - focusing on hiring BDM's and AM's for clients like Lenovo, TD Consulting, Datacom, Alphawest and Optus. When I moved into an internal HR role, I began hiring engineers - mostly with Angular, React and AWS experience. It was really hard to find engineers who were worth the money they were asking for - there are certainly a shortage in Sydney which pushed up their salary expectations. Having worked in a tech start up as a Project Coordinator, and being a trained ScrumMaster myself, I understand the Tech Dev process and the importance of having testing in place to complement the interview process. I have also hired Level 3 IT support officers.
Roles hired:
Product Manager Project Manager Project Coordinator UI Designer UX Designer Engineer Level 3 IT Support Scrum Master QA
Pureprofile Lenovo Optus
I worked closely with the Finance Manager to expand the finance team at Pureprofile. We hired for various roles and it was often a lengthy process due to the sheer number of candidates in this space. What was surprising was the amount of candidates with qualifications but no actual experience. We had to iterate our interview process each time and we hired a couple of fantastic people who stayed over 3 years and are still there now.
Roles hired:
Finance Manager Management Accountant Payroll Accounts payable Accounts receivable Accounts Assistant

Where I work...

Gold Coast, Queensland
Australia: Sydney, Macquarie Park, Parramatta, North Sydney, Bondi Junction, Brisbane City
I have 7 years experience recruiting in Sydney CBD so I am very familiar with all suburbs and commuting times.

Yvette is one of the best recruiters, she is focused on ensuring the right person becomes part of the culture of the team and remains close to you to ensure you fit in, enjoy and exceed at your role. Working with Yvette over 5 years she was very personable and professional and would be a asset to any company looking for the perfect candidate.

Helen Giddings Client Solutions Director, Pureprofile, LinkedIn profile

Yvette hired me at Pureprofile and I had the pleasure of working with her for the past 3 years.
She provided me with continuous guidance and mentorship and I feel as though I benefited greatly from her leadership. I would highly recommend Yvette for a recruitment role as she was the biggest driving force in uniting Pureprofiles employees during multiple acquisitions and played a pivotal role in creating an inclusive, fun and supportive company culture.
She ensured that all new staff members felt comfortable and at ease during their initial weeks, she showed commitment to all employees career progression and build effective relationships with everyone at Pureprofile. I am extremely grateful for Yvettes ongoing support.

Georgia Bird Marketing Coordinator, Pureprofile, LinkedIn profile
Positions held:
Global Talent & Culture Manager 2018 - 2018
Digital Production Manager - Account Holder Feed 2016 - 2017
Talent & Culture Manager 2015 - 2016
Project & Operations Coordinator - tech start up 2013 - 2015
Recruitment Consultant - Sales & Marketing 2012 - 2013
Recruitment Consultant - Sales 2012 - 2012
Senior Recruitment Consultant - IT&T Sales 2009 - 2012
Recruitment Consultant - Temp & Perm - Office Support 2002 - 2009
Birmingham City University 2005

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