Head – Sourcing
Daniel has over nine years of experience including seven years in recruiting and a year in customer relationship management. He works with the Indian management team to chart the company’s overall direction and introduce best global business practices. He began his recruiting career with iPlace in 2007. He started off as a trainee and played many major roles including US Recruiter, Internal Recruiter, Administrator, Human Resource Lead, Human Resource Manager, and is now iPlace’s Head of Sourcing.
Daniel is recognized as a highly motivated and focused thought leader. He is responsible for creating a culture of accountability, professionalism, integrity, pay-for-performance, strategic planning, operations, performance management, and administration. Other areas of expertise include developing talented professionals and aligning their expertise with our clients’ staffing needs. He is a true professional with a creative passion for recruiting and developing talent. His other major responsibilities include strengthening relationships with iPlace’s new and current clients.
He is an expert in negotiation and difficult conversations. He is extremely personable not only with clients but also with the candidates he recruits. He ensures legal compliance is followed by monitoring and implementing all applicable human resource federal and state requirements. Daniel also works with training managers to coach and discipline employees, resolves employee grievances as well as counsel’s employees and supervisors.
Daniel coordinated and led iPlace USA into winning the 2013 Candidate Experience Award by Talent Board. The CandE Awards are designed to evaluate and recognize organizations that produce an outstanding candidate experience. Daniel put forth his time and effort in managing surveys conducted by Talent Board. He also took part in the World’s Greatest Sourcer Competition 2016 and came in the 69th place among the 1,235 sourcing and recruiting professionals who participated from all around the world.
Daniel enjoys reading random Wikipedia articles about historical events and underdog stories. Personally, he is inspired by people who have conquered bad fortune or situations to fulfill their dreams. He is passionate about sports especially soccer (or football as it’s known in India) and his all-time favorite quote is, “I’ve never played for a draw in my life.” – Alex Ferguson (Former Coach – Manchester United)
- Certified Predictive Index Analyst from Pune University
- Diploma in Computer Engineering from Bombay Institute of Technology (BIT)