Tom Landers has over 22 years staffing industry experience and is a proven leader in providing workforce and recruiting solutions. Tom blends traditional and innovative recruiting techniques to locate, evaluate, and present managers with the very best talent available. Combine these skills with a comprehensive array of outsourcing; training and recruitment consulting experience it’s easy to understand why key stakeholders look to Tom when they need a total recruiting solution. Tom listens and lets your needs drive the process whether you’re searching for your next assignment or a hiring manager looking to add resources to your project. Tom consistently provides his clients world-class staffing services on a temporary, temporary-to-hire and direct-hire basis.
Tom serves as a senior manager for Kelly Services in the Life Sciences Professional Technical, Commercial, BPO vertical’s with a focus on:
- Engineering – Guidance and Inspiration for Engineers
- Professional Services
- Sales & Marketing
- Light industrial
- Admin Clerical
He maintains oversight of several key product delivery categories of focus is within the highly competitive VMS/MSP staffing, Traditional and BPO space with a focus on the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Tom specializes in leveraging today’s technology combined with traditional recruiting that results in his teams consistently being ranked as the top provider to the Fortune 500 clients he supports. Our delivery model is about speed and quality and is scalable to meet any hiring manager’s needs no matter what the size of your organization.
In addition to recruiting Tom provides an array of training on candidate and customer acquisition via social media tools. Some of the topics covered are as follows:
- Training on personal social media branding in a GIG economy.
- LinkedIn profile and keyword strategy building seminars.
- Training on understanding the recruitment process; to include sourcing, process control, rate negotiation, and interview preparation for the job seeker or staffing professionals.
- Training on how to properly establish your profile online to get companies to call you.
- Sales and Marketing business development techniques.
- Strategic network building techniques through network building, groups, associations, and posting strategy.
- Social media reporting, analysis, and strategic corrective actions.
- Resume writing workshops and interview preparation.
- Search engine page rank strategy development and repair.
- Training on goal achievement in high-stress environments.
- Training on how to handle online harassment and identify fake recruiter profiles.
- Social media passive business development techniques.
- Understanding the resume black hole and how to work around it.
Please note: I do not work for or contract with LinkedIn, Google, Microsoft, Twitter etc in any way.
Talent Scout AstraZeneca – (NA Commercial): Talking to top talent to deliver our life-changing medicines.
October 10, 2017, Thomas was senior to James but didn’t manage directly
I had the pleasure of working with Tom for about 5 years. Tom’s professionalism is second to none. He will put the candidate first to make sure that they have a good “candidate experience” and also that they will be set up for success for future employment with Kelly Services.
Tom is a great leader. He is always open to ideas or suggestions for process improvement. He open and transparent and supports giving feedback. He creates future leaders and is always willing to jump in and lend a hand. I am grateful to have had the opportunity to work with Tom and look forward to work with him in the future.
2017 is the year of change, and so exciting to watch and be a part of!
October 10, 2017, Marcia reported directly to Thomas
Tom is a people person, and quickly rose to a manager position at Kelly Services. He is outgoing, positive, helpful and insightful – all very important traits for a recruiter, and more so as a recruiting manager. Tom leveraged LinkedIn so well that he became the company guru sharing his knowledge to grow others.
Human Resources | Operational Excellence | Workforce Solutions
October 6, 2017, Eric worked with Thomas in different groups
Tom is an invaluable leader to the recruiting organization inside of Kelly Services. I had the pleasure to work hands on with him on a high profile platform integration project for a year and can say that he is highly analytical and approaches every business decision with professional candor and strategically delivers on all objectives. Tom is an immeasurable asset, given his extensive staffing, operational, and leadership experience.
Senior Technical Recruiter
October 4, 2017, Thomas was senior to Karin but didn’t manage directly
Tom is a true professional in his business. He knows every aspect and nuance of the industry. Tom has great people skills and uses those to manage and motivate his team. While working for him, I found it very easy to talk with Tom; he had a true “open door” policy and really took the time to listen to his team. I enjoyed my time working in his group and would gladly return given the right opportunity.
Kelly GTS Recruiter for Supply Chain (SCM), Administrative & CS, positions moving you to a company where you matter!
July 27, 2016, Stacie K worked with Thomas in different groups
I have had the recent pleasure of attending Tom Landers’ LinkedIn training session. His knowledge and usage of LinkedIn seems infinite and is truly eye opening. I cannot wait to utilize his recommendations. I would highly recommend Tom’s training and ideas for anyone seeking to expand their personal brand and connections.
Technical Recruiter servicing the Greater San Diego area – Let’s Connect!
April 4, 2016, Thomas was senior to Nicole but didn’t manage directly
Thomas is a wealth of knowledge! Great presentation on “Branding Yourself”, provided thorough detailed information, excellent resources, suggestions and tips & techniques on how to improve your exposure and views on your LinkedIn profile. Highly recommend to attend his training!
National Recruiter GTS-Recruiting & Sourcing – Kelly Services – Changing the way you find great talent, let’s connect!
April 1, 2016, Becky worked with Thomas in different groups
Thomas does a fantastic job on the LinkedIn Branding Yourself presentation. He is very thorough and drills down to many creative and well thought out steps to improve your profile and enhance visibility for Kelly Services. I walked away from his presentation extremely excited to put his tips into action.
Recruiting, Talent Management and People Operations
November 11, 2013, Mark was a client of Thomas’
It is my pleasure to recommend Thomas to students and career service professionals alike. I reached out to Thomas just a few short weeks ago to co-facilitate a technical and behavioral interview workshop. He was a pleasure to work with and really worked to understand our student base. His presentation was succinct and really drove of the fundamentals of the interview process. I know our students are now much better prepared for future interviews during their time here at Columbia and well past.
May 21, 2012, Tim reported directly to Thomas
You are a top recruiter and do keep in touch regarding positions.
Also you follow up with your client regarding the particular assignment.
Senior Packaging Engineer – New Product Development (Beauty) at Johnson & Johnson
January 25, 2012, Matthew was a client of Thomas’
Tom has been more than helpful at every stage of the hiring process and made the whole experience as easy as can be. He is as friendly as they come and makes any phone call an enjoyable occasion.
Quality Systems Manager at DePuy Synthes
December 20, 2011, Kevin was a client of Thomas’
Tom was a tremendous help in finding me work with my current company. Not only did he find me the job, he helped me get a promotion within the company when the opportunity arose. Tom is excellent at what he does and is a huge help in finding opportunities.
November 15, 2011, Jean Claude worked with Thomas but at different companies
Working with Tom has been for me a wonderful experience. Tom is a dynamic, focused and reliable individual. As a recruiter, Tom will not rest until the work is totally completed and everyone is satisfied. I would recommend any body to choose him as a great recruiter,
Kuraray America, B2B Sales, Import/Export
October 26, 2011, Regina reported directly to Thomas
Tom matched me to a job that is utilizing my growing skills and credentials. He maintained his professional committment to send reputible talent to the client. I’m very happy with this opportunity.
Scientist at Thermo Fisher Scientific
October 22, 2011, Susan reported directly to Thomas
I was contacted by Tom for a position at J&J which I eventually accepted. He was very efficient in all aspects of the hiring process and very concise with all details concerning the position. He was great to work and I highly recommend him.
October 7, 2011, John worked with Thomas but at different companies
I recently have had the good fortune to make the acquaintance of Mr. Tom Landers. Tom has helped me to win a great opportunity as a technical writer. Tom has a pleasant professional demeanor and a great optimistic attitude. He is the kind of man that any technical professional needs to navigate the fast moving job market.
Business Analysis, Technical Writing, Quality Assurance, and SDLC
September 15, 2011, Ken was a client of Thomas’
Tom goes the extra mile to get a solution you can agree with using his skills, knowledge, and negotiation ability. He knows how and when to communicate at the appropriate level, He is a person you want working on your behalf. I fully recommend Tom based on his results.
Writer at BuzzTonight
September 15, 2011, Rachel was a client of Thomas’
Tom was very helpful to me throughout the entire application process and provided me with excellent advice. I feel that one of the main reasons I was ultimately chosen for the internship was because Tom gave me excellent guidance on how to present myself and my work. I highly recommend Tom Landers.
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