Liam Tang

(416) 557 8650  |  [email protected]  |



Possesses strong interpersonal and conflict management skills, and the willingness to learn and adapt in new or changing environments. Detail-oriented and able to critically analyse problems and suggest solutions. Actively looking for opportunities and willing to relocate.



·        Tech-savvy – Proficient in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Adobe (Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro), Social media engagement
·        Fluent in English (5/5), Mandarin Chinese (4/5), and Malay (4/5)
·        Team-oriented; comfortable working independently and with minimal supervision

Tech-savvy and confident with new software from various industries; able to trouble-shoot and provide solutions to software issues
Recruiter                                                                                                                                      Apr 2017 – Present

Experis-Veritaaq (Manpower Group)                                                                                      Toronto, ON

·        Specialised in recruiting for banking and telecommunications clients – BMO, CIBC, RBC, TD, Scotiabank, Morgan Stanley, and Rogers.

·        Sourced, assessed, and hired for IT and Professional Services positions such as Project Manager, Project Coordinator, Business Analyst, Technical Support, Developer, QA / Pen Tester, Cybersecurity Consultant, Marketing Manager, etc.

·        Recruited 3-5 positions simultaneously within 48 hours submission dateline

·        Provided candidates with career counselling, labour market outlook, resume edits, and interview preparations

·        Built and managed candidate relationships, as well as collaborated with account executives and team members to hire best-fit candidates based on hiring manager requirements.

·        Utilised Bullhorn (Applicant Tracking System), Monster, Indeed, LinkedIn Recruiter, and Boolean search strings to source candidates


Recruiter                                                                                                                                      Jun 2016 – Feb 2017

Randstad                                                                                                                                      Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

·        Full cycle recruitment specialised in Sales, Marketing, and Support positions within the Banking and Finance Industry (i.e., Branch Manager, Sales Manager, Customer Service Representatives, etc.)

·        Built & streamlined strong talent pipeline for top local and foreign banks, as well as SMEs for bulk and urgent hiring

·        Attracted top talents through various sourcing strategies (i.e., advertising, referrals, database / Boolean search); conducted face-to-face / phone interviews to assess candidate-job match based on qualifications, personality, and work culture fit

·        Counselled and managed candidate & client expectations; conducted background checks. Acquired new business through cold calls, leads, client visits, assessing hiring managers’ needs, and negotiation of terms


Attended school full-time between 2012 – 2016


Social Media Marketer & Writer                                                                                              Feb – Jul 2015

The Cereal Press (Online lifestyle/news site)                                                                        Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

·        Increased public interest and following for the online news startup towards its launch date via various social media platforms. I.e., Facebook page, Instagram.

·        Wrote articles for online publication in areas of mobile technology and lifestyle

Reception Staff                                                                                                                           2011

Milford Sound Lodge                                                                                                                  Milford Sound, New Zealand

·        Provided excellent customer service through enquiries, bookings, and complaints management in person and via phone & email; communicated with tour agencies for customer bookings


Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)                                                                                                 2012 – 2016


HELP University                                                                                                                          Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Pride Toronto (Toronto, Ontario)                                                                                             Apr 2017 – Present

·        Mental Health Team Lead: Spearheaded Pride Toronto’s first mental health initiative to:

(1) Promote mental well-being of Pride staffs and volunteers through regular check-ins and suggestions to manage stress.

(2) Provide resources on counselling, outreach programs, community centres, and crisis lines to Toronto’s LGBTQ+ community through affiliation with other non-profit & for-profit mental health organisations.

·        Welcome Centre Team Lead: Trained volunteers, planned centre layout, and provided assistance and outreach to Pride 2017 festival’s visitors.


Building Malaysia’s First “Earthship” (Jelebu, Malaysia)                                                      Feb 2016 – Apr 2016

·        Constructed a self-sustaining building from natural and re-purposed materials with the indigenous tribe in Jelebu, Malaysia


After-school Tutoring (Java, Indonesia)                                                                                   Jan 2016

·        Taught children of various ages English language, songs, and games across several villages in Java, Indonesia


Tzu Chi Humanitarian Foundation (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)                                               2010 – 2015



Separated recyclables in monthly community recycling program; visited homes and leprosy centres

Pride Toronto                                                                                                                              June 2017

·        Awarded “The Hardwick Award” for ‘exceptional volunteerism, passion and dedication to Pride Toronto’s community’.


Psychology colloquium                                                                                                              Nov 2015

·        Awarded Best Speaker of the Venue for presenting thesis research.


“So You Think You Are a Psychologist?” challenge                                                                2014

Won first prize for proposing an intervention programme to counteract racism amongst Malaysian primary school children.


·        Photographer & Videographer: Camps, yearbook, weddings, “Psych TV”

·        Writer: HELP Matriculation Centre’s newsletter ‘Matrics!’

·        Organizer: HELP Tour Club Evening, Raleigh’s Indigenous Village project