Jim D'Amico

About the Author

Jim D’Amico currently leads global talent acquisition for Celanese, a chemical innovation company based in Dallas, Texas, and is a board member of ATAP (Association of Talent Acquisition Professionals).  He has over 20 years of experience in talent acquisition and HR.

The first half of his career focused on third party recruiting, including building a successful RPO business. For the last 10 years, he has built best-in-class talent acquisition centers of excellence for global companies (Barnes Group, The Schwan Food Company, Bissell, Spectrum Health). He is globally recognized for building differentiated hiring processes based on the quality of results, achieved through efficiency, technology, and scientific analysis of metrics and datum. In 2015 he and his team at Spectrum were recognized as the Best Large Recruiting Organization by ERE.

He is active in the TA community, a co-founder of the Michigan Recruiters Conference, and is an active mentor to many in our field.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jimdamico


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