Tom Yang

Executive Search Associate

I specialize in sourcing passive candidates (Technical or Non-Technical, with experience ranging from junior positions all the way up to C-Level Executives) using a variety of online and proprietary tools (LinkedIn Recruiter and other Social Media Platforms) to source talents for high priority roles.

Work Experience

Executive Search Associate  •  Leaders International Executive Search

  • Identified passive candidates using a variety of online and proprietary tools Talent OS to source talents for high priority roles. Simultaneously sourced multiple search projects, screened resumes and LinkedIn profiles to match position qualifications. Proactively identified and tracked organizational and industry trends with a knack for finding qualified talents
  • Developed appropriate candidate target lists using job boards, social media, resume databases, professional networks and other channels. Partnered with recruiters to plan sourcing strategies and analyze job descriptions to determine the target candidates' profile needs. Generated diverse talent pipelines for future hiring needs and ensuring high-quality candidate experiences

August 2019 - Present

Prospect Researcher  •  Calgary Health Foundation

  • Proactively identified and ranked new passive prospect candidates using both internal measures as well as external sources of insights to develop a comprehensive picture or profile of key donors. Demonstrated initiative & resourcefulness to develop well-planned strategies & achieve goals within tight timelines
  • Prepared concise, thorough, prospect research briefs, profiles and reports to support major gift activity, by clearly identifying the prospective donor's linkage, interest and ability. Proven strong ability to manage a demanding search load and balance multiple tasks and switch gears while maintaining priorities
  • Conducted in-depth research and data collection to systemically identify prospects for major, planned, and annual gift prospects using best practices and methodologies. This includes the utilization of tools and techniques such as data mining, reviewing of contact reports and relationship leads with Development staff
  • Ensured the appropriate data/information is recorded into the database on an ongoing basis and ensured strict adherence to the processes developed so as to maintain the integrity of the database and information available for prospect management. Participated fundraising events to network with our valued donor's and meet potential prospects/new leads to be added into the organization's donor's database

September 2018 - August 2019

Sales Operations Market Research & Competitor Intelligence Analyst  •  Horizon North Logistics

  • Conducted company research and analysis specific to the target markets for Horizon North's
    products and services. Identified market trends and researching information effectively
    through various channels. Prepared and maintained presentations for corporate intelligence,
    and investor relations. Assessed operational issues in regards to competitiveness, staying
    current by researching emerging trends and innovations. Proven experience in project
    management involving multi-disciplinary teams, and demonstrated exceptional skills in using
    Einstein Analytics to analyze and present data in supporting business development strategies
  • Compiled data from Capital IQ to provide ad hoc research analysis on potential end markets, industries and customers. Documented and integrated changes to reporting requirements to accommodate policy changes. Ensured the continued functionality of Salesforce database, proactively resolved problems and ensured the continuous improvement of the sales & operations department. Compiled data to make summary reports for the executive decision - makers. Proven organizational and time management skills to analyze business information and organize large amounts of data into concise targeted information summaries

October 2017 - September 2018

Sales & Customer Service Assistant  •  Alberta Financial Services Corp (AFSC)

  • Provided advice on products and promotional offerings to clients. Sorted and distributed correspondence, including faxes and mails. Answered inquiries by phone, email and in-person with courtesy and professionalism. Demonstrated a strong ability to pay high attention to detail, maintain confidentiality, and complete tasks collaboratively
  • Assisted financial analysts in gathering clients’ financial information for loan application requirements, generated reports, and advised clients of analysis results. Documented sales transactions and compiled invoices for budgetary purposes. Maintained and updated client information databases, files and kept records. Proven strong ability to talk with diverse professionals and handle confidential information

COOP 2016

Library Assistant  •  Olds College Learning Commons

Responded to inquiries by telephone or in person related to record research and
circulation information. Monitored publication disbursement, circulation and retrieval.
Organized and maintained documents and research publications. Coached patrons in
learning how to use library research databases to find circulation information.
Demonstrated exceptional research skills in providing information by utilizing databases
to meet patrons' service requests

September 2013 - April 2015

Research Assistant  •  Olds College Center of Innovation OCCI

Participated in systemic investigations that involve the practical application of science
within a research facility. Performed data collection, report preparation, assisted in
developing appropriate measurement tools, and compiling sample data to be submitted
for analysis. Demonstrated superb ability to research and summarize multi-source data
and write clear scripts and insights for business clients

September 2013 - April 2015


2013 - 2017

University of Lethbridge

Bachelor's Degree


  • Competitiveness
  • Helping People
  • Comprehensive
  • Potential
  • Passionate
  • Compiling
  • Practical
  • Assisted
  • Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • Ability To Work Independently
  • Google Drive
  • Research
  • Microsoft Office
  • Planning


  • English — Native or Bilingual
  • Chinese — Native or Bilingual
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