Shailendra (Shail) is a senior talent-acquisition professional with over 15 years of experience in successfully managing recruiting operations and acquiring talent across the globe in broad spectrum of skills and levels in the corporate, executive, and technology fields in both defense and civilian space. He currently manages recruiting operations for Candid Partners, a specialty cloud consulting firm in Atlanta. He specializes in global talent acquisition, talent management, and career counseling and is always interested in learning about military recruiting, use of social media and artificial intelligence in talent acquisition. You can connect with him at