Senior Manager – Head of Research
Kristin Lyon is currently the Senior Manager – Head of Research for a specialized recruiting and talent management services firm (180+ recruiters). She leads a team of knowledge management professionals and research associates that harvest strategic intelligence in order to enhance and maintain a superior, cutting-edge knowledge of industries/markets, trends, functions, companies and candidate pools needed to efficiently win and close searches.
Kristin specializes in non-traditional black matter research. She has spent the last decade plus honing her deep Web search skills to find high-caliber candidates for niche verticals. She creates, uncovers and leverages data and relationships that lead to “hidden” candidates.
Previously, Kristin was the senior director of strategic sourcing at an information technology staffing firm (annual revenue of 890M+), leading a team of researchers, sourcers and recruiters. She was also a senior national trainer for AIRS for more than four years, where she aided in research curriculum designed and facilitated customized human capital solution trainings for 70 percent of the Forture 500 talent acquisitions teams.