Talent Sourcer Job Description

Talent Sourcer Job Description

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Talent sourcer provides accurate and consistent information regarding hiring practices and procedures to candidates, vendors, co-workers, and hiring managers.

Talent Sourcer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Facilitate internal mobility through partnership with Talent Acquisition Managers, HR and Hiring managers mastery of Applicant Tracking and internal Talent Management systems (Kenexa/Brass Ring)
Stakeholders include TAD team members, relevant HR counterparts and all candidates
Post company job opportunities on external websites
Managing the full end to end recruitment process for Intern hires (circa 15 roles)
Become an expert in identifying and engaging active and passive engineering and sales talent for the organization
Develop and nurture national software engineering and sales talent pools and pipelines that become the primary source for engineering and sales recruiting, one-off support on other functional roles
Create innovative and proactive methods to source, evaluate, track and engage talent
Leverage and develop all possible candidate sourcing channels to drive a higher volume of qualified talent into our hiring process
Develop talent market maps and initiatives to engage engineering and sales talent in Renaissance
Partner with recruiters, and hiring managers when applicable, to fully understand the business, our technology, the role, requirements and nuances of each search

Talent Sourcer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Talent Sourcer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: AIRS, RACR, PRH/SPHR, CSSR, CDR, CIR, SHRM, MARS, SPHR, PHR

Education for Talent Sourcer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Talent Sourcer

Desired skills for talent sourcer include:

Research methods within the global landscape
Company policies and benefit plans
MS Office
Particularly as they relate to a defense contractor
Boolean searches
Hiring practices
Staffing sourcing techniques and staffing procedures
Taleo
Applicant tracking systems
HR

Desired experience for talent sourcer includes:

Minimum of 2 years of recruiting/sourcing experience with proven experience delivering results
Minimum of 2 years of experience working with Microsoft Office
Conduct labor market analyses for recruiters to determine where and how to find the best candidates
Proven communication skills – written, verbal, and presentation/training, ability to influence others
Must have 5 years plus experience of professional full time sourcing experience supporting either Technolgogy or Finance focused roles
Experience in using a variety of talent sourcing methodologies and techniques including

Talent Sourcer Examples

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Talent Sourcer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a talent sourcer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for talent sourcer
  • Understand the hiring needs and build targeted sourcing plans, managing the hiring manager's expectations along the way
  • Proactively search for, identify, network with and directly contact active and passive job seekers, both internally and externally, for challenging-to-hire vacancies
  • Evaluate employment qualifications such as job experience, education and training, skills, and knowledge and abilities for non-exempt and exempt positions through resume/profile review and phone screening as appropriate
  • Track and communicate sourcing activity to Talent Acquisition Managers and Hiring Managers as necessary
  • Continue to build Talent Pipeline and manage communications of openings and news
  • Utilize all sourcing channels such as job boards, niche sites, professional and social networking sites/groups, and possible search engines to locate both active and passive candidates
  • Monitor personal performance metrics via TAD Metrics portal
  • Able to join TAD led projects, provide input, act as SME in process-driven projects and move forward on actions allocated
  • You will work alongside a team of seasoned recruiters to identify passive candidates for a specific job, job family or future opportunities in Turner's technology businesses
  • You will be a storyteller
Qualifications for talent sourcer
  • Excellent time management, resilience, and the ability to work independently in collaboration within a fast-paced team environment
  • Social networking technology aptitude
  • Ability to understand, articulate and sell HBC culture, core values and winning ways
  • Recruiting experience demonstrating capability in creative sourcing techniques (Internet Research, Cold-Calling, Twitter, Facebook, etc…) with a proven track record of innovation
  • Must be able to manage projects and leverage resources for all projects
  • Must be structured and organized, be an effective listener and have excellent communication skills
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Talent Sourcer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of talent sourcer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for talent sourcer
  • You will be a matchmaker
  • You will be a know-it-all
  • You will be a team player because you know that passing the ball is just as important as making the shot
  • Generate candidates through extensive name generation research, relationship building, complex internet searches, existing talent pool database scrubbing, and research
  • Works closely with the Recruiters to develop and execute tactical sourcing strategies
  • Manage multiple searches supporting several recruiters at any one time
  • Work directly with hiring managers to understand pipeline needs and partner to build the appropriate experience to execute on it such as hosted networking events/meet-ups
  • Work with the recruiting leadership to define, develop and drive research processes, data collection, and technologies associated with the candidate generation function
  • Manage the recruiting cycle including sourcing, screening, coordinating interviews and managing customer and candidate expectations
  • Work closely with hiring managers to determine departmental needs and team fit
Qualifications for talent sourcer
  • Demonstrated ability to find and evaluate data
  • Ability to be strategic, and prioritize projects and initiatives
  • Ability to work and collaborate with multiple levels across banners
  • 5+ years of recruiting experience in an account management and candidate generation role
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years experience in Research/Sourcing/Recruiting with some background in tech or engineering sourcing
  • Deep internet search, strong research, social media and candidate generation skills
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of talent sourcer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for talent sourcer
  • Performs online research for résumé and candidate profiles using job boards, social networking sites, internet research
  • Experience researching/sourcing candidates
  • You will proactively contact candidates, mostly for IT positions, but also marketing, finance, sales, support
  • You will search in the Czech, but also international market (Europe, Asia)
  • You will come up with creative ways of finding new talent
  • You will help us screen the candidates and schedule interviews
  • You will help us with any recruiting agenda, such as job fairs, branding events
  • Support the recruitment process through diverse sourcing strategies
  • Provide support in pipeline strategy
  • Collaborate with internal marketing partners to align consumer brand and employment brand
Qualifications for talent sourcer
  • Professional and personable, able to manage searches and information of a confidential nature
  • Natural ability to network with anyone, anywhere at any time in both the real and virtual world
  • Demonstrated ability to write well and engage talent via social channels
  • Sourcing experience in both corporate and staffing agency setting preferred
  • Demonstrated experience and/or ability touse innovative direct sourcing techniques with the ability to build and maintain a network of talent preferred
  • You have the confidence, strong communication skills and business acumen necessary to interact with candidates, hiring managers and senior leaders within the technology organization
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Talent Sourcer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of talent sourcer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for talent sourcer
  • Manage internal field promotion processes by opening requisitions in ATS, resume review and initial screening interviews to present qualified candidates for review
  • Identify and utilize recruiting tools and techniques to find passive candidates
  • Support Talent Acquisition team in sourcing for difficult to fill roles in the field
  • Conduct all appropriate candidate checks including but not limited to background check and reference checks
  • Create and maintain candidate sourcing reports and present results on campaigns and trials
  • Partner with broader Human Resources team to support initiatives and strategy
  • Promote Red Robin as the employer of choice to all potential candidates by providing information regarding the company, culture, benefits, and opportunity
  • Assert professional image to positively represent Red Robin, act as a brand ambassador
  • Partner with field and corporate partners on employment campaigns, creative special event recruiting to meet business needs in acquiring talent
  • Leverage various knowledge and technologies to actively research, develop, and implement sourcing strategies
Qualifications for talent sourcer
  • You are deeply customer service driven
  • You are a self-starter, have an entrepreneurial spirit and a problem solver at heart
  • You are intent on streamlining the recruiting process
  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 1 - 8 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in using a CRM (candidate relationship management and ATS (applicant tracking system)
  • Possess a cohesive team attitude, and willingness to receive coaching
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Talent Sourcer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of talent sourcer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for talent sourcer
  • Conduct telephone screening and first interviews of restaurant management candidates using a variety of selection tools to determine the qualification of candidates
  • Maintain contact and candidate information to ensure database integrity for current and future job opportunities
  • Negotiate final position requirements (compensation, relocation, ) with candidates
  • Identify and utilize recruiting tools and techniques to find qualified candidates
  • Ensure all appropriate candidate checks are conducted, including but not limited to background check and reference checks
  • Partner with broader Human Resources, Talent Acquisition and Talent Management teams to support recruiting initiatives and strategy
  • Work with Talent Acquisition Partners to share candidates, recruiting strategies, information, and develop successful outcomes
  • Developing pipelines of qualified and diverse talent
  • Manage sourcing activity in our CRM SmashFly
  • Complies with established processes including interviewing candidates face-to-face, conducting effective kick-off meetings, editing job descriptions
Qualifications for talent sourcer
  • AIRS certification of interest but not essential
  • Bachelors (BSc) in related field, or higher preferred
  • 1 to 3 years of sourcing or recruiting experience
  • Experience in talent sourcing or recruiting is preferred, but we’ll also consider candidates who are passionate about growing teams and have comparable experience in their chosen industry
  • Strong academics / degree preferred
  • Understands the complexities of a highly matrix focus organisation, preferably within the Financial Services industry

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