Talent Acquisition Specialist Job Description

Talent Acquisition Specialist Job Description

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Talent acquisition specialist provides guidance to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations/policies/laws including Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative action, FLSA, etc.

Talent Acquisition Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Use sophisticated applicant tracking systems (Taleo) and other recruiting software and CRM system to track applicants through the selection phase through to on-boarding
Attends management meetings to provide updates, training
Leverages current technology to improve pipeline, candidate experience & quality, time to fill
Recruitment and New Hire project work as assigned
Ensuring that high quality-standards are met in hiring practices, measured against KPI's Time to fill, Hiring Manager and Candidate satisfaction surveys, Direct sourcing and Entry level hiring
Adheres to an effective and consistent recruitment process and identifies opportunities with in the process to add value, improve quality, internal customer service
May perform additional duties or special projects such as exit interviews, new hire orientation, coach/counsel managers on policy and procedures inquiries
Independently conduct briefing sessions with hiring manager
Employ appropriate sourcing channels, job boards, colleges, career events, internet sites in the identification of viable applicants
Act as a liaison with the organization's Hiring Managers and Vendors to effectively place qualified temporary staff

Talent Acquisition Specialist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Talent Acquisition Specialist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PHR, AIRS, SPHR, SHRM, HR, CA, GPHR, CP, SCP, CUPA

Education for Talent Acquisition Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the talent acquisition specialist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Human Resources, Business, Education, Business/Administration, Human Resources Management, Acquisition, Psychology, Communication, Marketing, Communications

Skills for Talent Acquisition Specialist

Desired skills for talent acquisition specialist include:

Federal and New York state laws regarding employment practices
JCAHO
Personnel policy and procedure
Taleo
Excel
Applicant Tracking Systems
Relation to position requirements
State
Outlook

Desired experience for talent acquisition specialist includes:

4 plus years in-house recruitment experience
Social Media savvy, ie
Generate candidate pipeline through a range of sourcing channels for all open requisitions utilizing the most effective and cost efficient sourcing methods available
Conduct on-going market research and analysis to develop innovative and effective sourcing strategies, providing market intelligence to the business as required
Develop and maintain professional relationships with employment agencies, colleges, university and community college placement offices as a source to generate qualified candidates
Build and maintain strong relationships with multiple lines of business, specifically those who frequently onboard temporary staff

Talent Acquisition Specialist Examples

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Talent Acquisition Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of talent acquisition specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for talent acquisition specialist
  • Support the Talent Acquisition department, as necessary, (i.e., setting up equipment for Skype interviews, scheduling off-site events, updating databases)
  • Maintain and record recruitment costs, including all relevant interview expenses, relocation costs
  • Seek out and recommend process improvements
  • Educate new Talent Acquisition Team members on the ATS system
  • Designs and implements an onboarding program to benefit initial employee engagement and retention
  • Recruits for entry-level Corporate positions
  • Oversees and makes decisions and recommendations on all pre-employment screening, paperwork, training schedule, and communication with a new hire once an offer is verbally accepted
  • Handles the relocation benefit on the customer-facing end
  • Runs the corporate temporary housing program
  • Works closely with community leaders for integration opportunities and new hire engagement into the community
Qualifications for talent acquisition specialist
  • Good planning, time management, prioritization, and organizational skills are essential
  • Minimum of 5 years of recruitment experience in a large organization
  • The successful candidate will have demonstrated success in identifying passive candidates screening high potential employees for success in an organization
  • Bachelor’s Degree, in Human Resources or Business Management preferred
  • 3+ years of recruitment experience within a multinational company or international search firms
  • Good knowledge of Fashion/Apparel Industry
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Talent Acquisition Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a talent acquisition specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for talent acquisition specialist
  • Remains current on trends and developments of accrediting bodies, employee educational and certification requirements, and HR trends
  • Partner with senior management, department leadership and HR Business Partners to develop talent acquisition strategies that support the business and growth needs
  • Build strong relationships with departments and hiring managers to ensure the ability to influence, guide and drive the recruitment process
  • Conduct comprehensive job profiling sessions with Hiring Managers to identify target skill sets
  • Coordinate, facilitate & manage complete interview lifecycle by conducting screenings, evaluations, and assessments to ensure applicants are qualified
  • Responsible for compiling and presenting weekly and monthly recruiting activity and dashboard reports to HR and leadership team
  • Create and execute internal recruitment policies and procedures consistent with goals and business objectives
  • Manage recruiting resources, technology/tools and budget
  • Manage vendor relations with recruiting agencies, outreach partners and university contacts
  • Manage administrative aspects of search strategies for each assigned position
Qualifications for talent acquisition specialist
  • Strong consultative relationship building skills and ability to effectively interact with all levels within an organization
  • Willingness to travel 5% for various recruiting events
  • Employ a consultative approach to executing sourcing strategies that ensure efficient and effective candidate flow against current and future hiring needs
  • Must maintain a strong candidate pipeline to ensure the highest quality of candidate selection
  • Regularly utilize and evaluate diverse sourcing methods including meet-ups, various talent communities, employee referrals, networking forums and competitive intelligence
  • Pre-screen resumes/applicants to identify strong sales candidates, providing assessment on candidates applicable strengths/weaknesses
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Talent Acquisition Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a talent acquisition specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for talent acquisition specialist
  • Build relationships and consult with hiring, managers and HR Business Partners to understand current and future hiring needs, business dynamics
  • Source actively for qualified candidates for current and anticipated job openings
  • Prepare and place job advertising with various media
  • Build and develop effective referral sources with FRs/staff, develop productive centers of influence (COIs), and develop qualified lead strategies from a variety of sources (i.e., referrals, COIs, advertising, career fairs, social media)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or similar areas
  • 5 - 7 years of talent acquisition/recruitment experience in a large corporate organization and/or agency experience with 2+ years of recruiting in a engineering domain
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment recruiting for professional level and specialists
  • Ability to establish priorities, manage deadlines, exercise a high degree of professionalism in interactions with all levels of internal clients
  • Detail oriented, with strong project management skills, and able to coordinate many record keeping activities
  • Must be able to work in a demanding environment, handling a high requisition load and keeping overall company time to fill low
Qualifications for talent acquisition specialist
  • Ability to assess skills and identify viable candidates in an interview
  • Knowledge of effective interviewing techniques to extract pertinent information
  • Exercise sound judgment and decision-making abilities
  • 4+ years' experience in Human Resources area and at least 2 years' experience on recruitment
  • At least 2 years' experience in multinational company
  • Technology (hardware, software, process, device, design, ) industry knowledge, preferably in semiconductor, is required
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Talent Acquisition Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of talent acquisition specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for talent acquisition specialist
  • Partners with the human resources manager to complete the on-boarding process
  • Identify trends and make recommendations and conduct training on staying ahead of the competition in the attraction and retention of top talent
  • Provide guidance and tools to managers covering the entire search and hiring process
  • Develop processes to create pipelines of qualified candidates for positions that are commonly needed at the university
  • Partner with hiring managers and local HR staff to determine basic requirements and qualifications of positions to develop job postings, candidate profiles, and selection criteria
  • Ensure accurate and complete documentation is maintained, and appropriate metrics tracked
  • Develop, execute and drive the implementation of talent acquisition plans and strategies, assuring a qualified, diverse pool of candidates to fill open positions talent gaps identified through the succession planning process
  • Identify and source both passive and active candidates through internal and external channels ensuring positions are filled with high caliber individuals
  • Work collaboratively with Talent Acquisition Partner to understand the resourcing needs of the business, execute the Workforce Plan and to ensure candidates meet business needs
  • Develop strong relationships and work collaboratively with the business functions to fully understand business needs to enable development of strong candidate pools
Qualifications for talent acquisition specialist
  • A go-getter with a positive, can-do attitude
  • Team player and result driven
  • Results driven with a strong client focus, results driven and commitment to continuous improvement
  • Self-motivated with the willingness and ability to work independently or a team environment
  • Good judgment and sound decision making with the ability to problem solve and influence at all levels of the University
  • Very familiar with the full life-cycle recruiting process
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Talent Acquisition Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a talent acquisition specialist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for talent acquisition specialist
  • Conduct initial screenings and interviews with candidates identified by (or agreed upon with) hiring managers with a focus on alignment with our culture, values and ideal candidate profile
  • Maintain applicant tracking system, tracking all appropriate requisition and candidate activity
  • Promote CIEE’s culture and values and help ensure a positive candidate experience
  • Process travel reimbursements for non-local candidates
  • Lead debrief meetings with interviewers and provide guidance on selection criteria and decision
  • Provide guidance to managers to help ensure constructive feedback is provided to unsuccessful internal candidates
  • Assist hiring managers in ensuring accurate and legally compliant job descriptions
  • Maintain job description repository in SharePoint
  • Run reports from applicant tracking system and leverage data to make informed recommendations on effective recruiting sources, time to fill and other key metrics
  • Advise managers on salary offers based on internal and external equity
Qualifications for talent acquisition specialist
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to fulfill commitments while under deadlines
  • Self-starter with good organizational, time management and analytical skills
  • Willing to work outside normal business hours if necessary and/or travel for job fairs, conferences, on an occasional basis (less than 10%)
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience with full life-cycle recruiting including job brief, developing sourcing/marketing plan, candidate outreach and development, offer and close
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently part of a team in a matrixed organization
  • Supporting a sales team to fill open administrative positions

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