FRANZ JOSEF MAGALLANES
As talent acquisition specialist for consumer research and insights company Kantar, Franz Magallanes manages the manpower needs with third-party suppliers and coordinates with various operating brands of the business to provide suitable candidates for managerial level as well as rank-and-file team members. His most impressive initiative has been the strong use of data analytics for recruitment. Magallanes set up a recruitment framework and developed funnel metrics that included tracking hit rates, which helped in evaluating effectiveness of specific recruitment activities and appropriateness of the timelines set. He has also incorporated key parts of data gathered into reports for management, including specifics on demographics and insights on workforce management. Magallanes also facilitates the employee orientation/induction program and initiates global and local performance surveys and subsequent sharing sessions, all of which have served to enhance employee engagement in the company.