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LA VT Business Development (Contract) - Vaco

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Job Title
LA VT Business Development (Contract)
Job Location
Los Angeles, California
Job Description

Welcome to Vaco – an uncommon company with an empowered culture. At Vaco, we welcome talented innovators seeking a collaborative environment where creative freedom rings.  

 Since 2002, we have expanded to more than 40 locations, and we have no plans of slowing down anytime soon. We are seeking big thinkers to lead us into the future and explore the career of a lifetime. 

  • Ranked the #1 Best Staffing Firm to Work for in North America by Staffing Industry Analysts (Category: 500+ Employees) 
  • An Inc. 500 fastest growing private company in America every year since 2007! 


A Day in the Life 

The Technology Recruiter is a professional networker and relationship builder with deep interest in evolving IT trends. This individual establishes and develops relationships with active and passive job seekers (“candidates”) as well as works with one or more Business Development Managers to fulfill exciting project and direct-hire positions in the areas of information technology, ranging from Help Desk Support and Application Development to Network Engineering, CIOs, CTOs, and more.    


Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Identify, interview, and evaluate candidates for client opportunities.  
  • Foster long-term relationships with professionals among the IT community; regularly attending local user groups and networking events.   
  • Review and understand technical job requirement requirements and technical skills.  
  • Review, reformat and present resumes to meet client expectations.  
  • Develop strategies designed to qualify candidates through various tools or networks. 
  • Negotiate pay rates with consultants based on position requirements.  
  • Meet with candidates in person, telephone, or video conference to assess qualifications. 
  • Work with sales team to help drive the delivery strategy for consultants and candidates. 
  • Collaborate with teammates to fulfill open positions across other lines of business and/or national practices as appropriate.  
  • Actively markets in-demand skill sets to the sales team.  
  • The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only.  They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills.  Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time. 


‘Best Place to Work’ Perks 

  • True base salaries and uncapped commission plans that surpass industry standards. 
  • Annual, FIVE STAR vacations (we call it “Vatopia”) for meeting top tier performance goals.
  • Annual world class training where all Vaconians, as we like to call them, get together to meet, learn, and exchange ideas. 
  • Generous PTO that increases with tenure.
  • Technology packages include smartphone coverage, up-to-date equipment, and top-tier online resources.
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k, pet insurance, life insurance, disability and more!  


Vaco Values 

Duties and responsibilities are to be performed while observing the following Core Tenets: 

  • A Team First Approach, aligning with the core tenets: Proud to Wear Jersey, Stay Team Focused, and Assume Positive Intent 
  • Self-Awareness, aligning with the core tenets Outlaws Welcome, Stay Coachable and Be Comfortable with Healthy Conflict 
  • Solutions Oriented, aligning with the core tenets Be Entrepreneurial, Be Electable, Fix the Problem Not the Blame 
  • Grit, aligning with the core tenets Work Hard, Stay Free and Play ‘til the Whistle. 


Desired Competencies and Skills: 

  • Communication: Speaks in a clear, concise and confident manner; listens attentively. 
  • Emotional Intelligence: Maintains a high level of self-awareness and the ability to appropriately identify, manage, and respond to the emotions of self and others; able to read others.
  • Written Communication: Develops written communication that is clear, concise, grammatical, and engaging.
  • Adaptability: Responds to changes, delays, or unexpected events in a positive manner; adapts working style to best fit a given situation. 
  • Leadership: Self-directed with an innate drive to succeed; accepts feedback with a desire for continuous improvement. 
  • Relationship Building: Builds, develops, and maintains strong relationships with others while building trust and connection. 
  • Social Intelligence: Able to understand and manage interpersonal relationships. 
  • Researching: Able to effectively search for, organize, and evaluate information. 


Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  



  • Bachelor’s Degree required.   
  • Minimum of 1 to 3 years’ technology recruiting experience.   
  • 3+ years’ IT recruitment experienced in lieu of degree considered.   
  • Active member of the IT community, networking groups.   


Technical Skills:  

  • Must have working knowledge of MS Office Suite 
  • Experience with Bullhorn preferred. Basic Skills: 
  • Able to work with a sense of urgency and meet tight deadlines; Organized, detailed, and results driven. 



<10% -Occasional travel to annual conference or client sites 


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California residents may also access Vaco’s HR Notice at Collection for California Applicants and Employees.

Vaco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race (including but not limited to traits historically associated with race such as hair texture and hair style), color, sex (includes pregnancy or related conditions), religion or creed, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, status as a veteran, union membership, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, or any other protected characteristics as required by federal, state or local law.

Vaco Headquarters Location

Walnut Creek, CA

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Vaco Company Size

Between 2 - 10 employees

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