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Julie Zuckerberg, A Natural in the World of Talent Acquisition

Julie Zuckerberg is well known as a sought after executive recruiter in the talent acquisition world. She acquired a degree in Philosophy from the City University of New York-Brooklyn College and then pursued an advanced degree in law at the New York Law School. Having achieved success in the academic world, she moved on to the corporate world. Zuckerberg began her career as a recruiter when she accepted the position of Director of Candidate Placement at Hudson in 2002. Hudson is well known in the recruiting and staffing sector and provided Zuckerberg with opportunities to gain experience recruiting paralegals, attorneys, case managers, and temporary and permanent staff for law firms. She ensured that employees had necessary information regarding working conditions, benefits and compensation. She resolved issues between clients and employees and guaranteed that legal requirements were met. Her abilities were noticed by other corporations. After 5 years with Hudson, she decided to accept a job with Citi in 2007.


As the Vice President, Executive Recruiter for Citi Global Functions, Zuckerberg demonstrated skill at the executive level while hiring for senior positions in several departments. Zuckerberg capably recruited talented people and ensured that they had a smooth transition to their new job, including transitioning international executives from overseas to the United States. In 2011, Zuckerberg was promoted to the position of Executive Recruiter of Citi Global Consumer Bank. In this position, Zuckerberg created and fine-tuned complex job offers while also overseeing relocations, equity buyouts, and deferred awards. She developed recruiting strategies as she counseled senior business leaders on acquiring talent, determining compensation and negotiating competitive markets. After six years with Citi, Zuckerberg was offered a position with the New York Life Insurance Company. She was hired as the Experienced Hire Recruiting Lead, Corporate Vice President, a position she held from November 2013 to February 2014. In this position, Zuckerberg utilized her recruiting skills as she examined client needs and created customized business solutions. She provided services such as full life cycle recruiting, a method that lowers turnovers and reduces the cost of new hires. She also oversaw offer development as well as talent strategy planning and execution.


After four months, Zuckerberg left the New York Life Insurance Company and began working for Deutsche Bank at their Greater New York Office. As the new Vice President, Executive Recruiter and Talent Acquisition, she again oversaw full life style recruiting for the managing directors in multiple departments. In November 2015, Zuckerberg was promoted to Executive Talent Acquisition Lead: Private, Wealth, and Commerical Clients, Asset Management and GTO. In this position, Zuckerberg drives talent acquisition and recruiting for business leaders in private wealth, commercial clients, asset management, and global technology and operations. She assists executives in the hiring and recruitment of top talent and provides coaching and direction as needed to the senior managers in the firm. With her guidance and expertise, recruitment matters at Deutsche bank run more smoothly and problems are resolved more quickly.


Outside of her busy work life, Zuckerberg divides her time amongst numerous enjoyable hobbies, including running, art, photography and food. She also focuses on several charitable causes, including animal welfare, human rights, and assisting economically disadvantaged groups and persons. Zuckerberg’s personal interests might best be summarized by a quote pinned to one of her boards on pinterest, “I just want to drink coffee, save animals, and sleep.”