Talent Specialist Job Description

Talent Specialist Job Description

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Talent specialist provides equal employment opportunities and work cooperatively with others to ensure compliance with federal and state laws and regulations.

Talent Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

The development of Main Office annual training plan, including content, timing, training documents, venue, participants, invitations, cost, Communicates with external training partners, ensured proper organisation and follow up, while ensuring smooth relation management with suppliers and internal customers
Support the implementation of Global Performance Management system
Supporting and executing all internal communication activities
Must be able to handle a high requisition load and keep overall company time to fill low
Work closely with HR and managers with regard to internal candidates, transfers and promotions
Source and attract candidates by using databases, social media
Facilitate classroom, blended and virtual programs in support of current and evolving technologies
Evaluates effectiveness of instruction through both formal and informal evaluation methods and adjusts training approach as needed
Provide feedback to all candidates during the recruitment process and develop a great candidate experience
Conduct needs analyses to identify desired employee knowledge and skills

Talent Specialist Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Talent Specialist

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

Education for Talent Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the talent 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, Education, Business, Business/Administration, Psychology, Communication, Human Resources Management, Acquisition, Communications, Business/Management

Skills for Talent Specialist

Desired skills for talent specialist include:

Federal and state employment laws and regulations
Adult learning theory
MS Office
ADAAA
Basic instructional design is a bonus
Both state and federal and limited to FMLA
EEO
HR functions
Microsoft Office
Payroll laws

Desired experience for talent specialist includes:

Working knowledge in SAP HR Modules
Must be team-focused
Additional training in interviewing techniques preferred
Experience managing the entire recruitment lifecycle, from taking the initial job brief to offer management
Excellent working knowledge of companywide applicant tracking systems, such as brassring or taleo
A proven track record from either an in house or agency recruitment background

Talent Specialist Examples

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Talent Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of talent 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 specialist
  • Ensures affected functions or groups are identified and works with them to negotiate process changes, ownership of processes, and to manage project impact
  • Collects integrated Talent Development data (e.g., succession planning, performance improvement planning, rotations, ) to provide to stakeholders
  • Manages project lifecycles, including project scope, resources, schedule, initiation, start-up/design, building, and deployment to see projects from beginning-to-end
  • Follows up with assigned resources formally (e.g., status meetings, ) and informally to continuously manage the productivity of the team, project timelines, and deliverables
  • Balances multiple projects and deployment schedules to meet stakeholder goals and expectations
  • Assist with the preparation of non-immigrant visa petitions (H-1B, TN, E-3)
  • Track and communicate employee visa statuses and updates
  • Archive immigration related files
  • Organize and track legal fees and filing costs related to nonimmigrant and immigrant visa applications
  • Provide Consular employment verification and related support letters to sponsored employees, as required
Qualifications for talent specialist
  • Experience managing a high volume of recruitment
  • Additional European language – ideally French, German or Italian
  • University graduate, HR Management academic qualifications are a plus
  • A minimum of 3-4 years’ work experience in HR function, with a focus on Talent Acquisition activities
  • Excellent English is required with a very good level of Italian
  • Openness to frequent work travel and flexible work methods are a must
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of talent specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for talent specialist
  • Maintain and “plus” immigration processes guides for internal use
  • Conduct ongoing research into emerging global mobility trends, issues, and best practices
  • Update leave of absence policy and procedure documents as needed
  • Provide leave of absence support and guidance to Talent Partner team
  • Stay abreast of latest developments in federal and state employment regulations
  • Assist Manager with ensuring studio labor law compliance
  • Assist Manager with state and federal mandated training
  • Research and report on relevant external and internal labour market trends and intelligence through desk-based research industry and professional association networking events
  • Champion a culture of engagement
  • Ensure a training plan is developed and executed for each new associate, working closely with the Plant Trainer
Qualifications for talent specialist
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience working in Organizational Development, Talent Management, Human Resources, or related field
  • Demonstrated understanding of Talent Management practices and programs
  • Strong skills in using HR-related technology including internet tools, Halogen (or similar talent management software), and/or Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS)
  • Ability to meet deadlines and take initiative in the development and completion of all projects
  • Highly organized with proven ability to manage competing priorities, multitask, take ownership of problems and resolve conflicts
  • Strong analytical skills and experience creating presentations and reports
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a talent specialist. 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 specialist
  • Support Safety First culture by actively participating in New Hire Safety Subcommittee
  • Apply deep understanding of local knowledge and nuances of process areas supported
  • Establish self as an expert or key contributor
  • Make/propose improvements to work
  • Partner with the Talent Management Consultants and hiring managers in assigned line of business to identify potential new hires for our Kansas City, St
  • Proactively source, review resumes and interview candidates
  • Work with a Support Specialist to coordinate all interview logistics
  • Conduct, monitor and follow-up on pre-employment activities (Reference checks, drug screens, assessments)
  • Extend offers and complete candidate hire processes
  • Create and implement recruitment strategies to attract and retain talented employees
Qualifications for talent specialist
  • 5+ years of experience in a talent-related field with a minimum of 2+ years of experience in instructional design preferred
  • Remains open and encourages others to seek opportunities to solve problems and address issues
  • You are organized and nailing the details warms your heart
  • You can solve problems in the moment and recover quickly when things don’t go as planned - If something goes wrong, you handle chaos with grace and can respond well in the moment
  • You really are a people person – you Have a deep passion for people and building relationships, understanding what makes them tick, and feel tremendous joy and pride to be able to add that extra touch and create something special for every person you engage with
  • High EQ – you are the one who can see what people need
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Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of talent specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for talent specialist
  • Collaborate with Talent Acquisition Specialists and Hiring Managers to develop and launch innovative candidate sourcing strategies and help drive recruitment campaigns, including social recruitment
  • Utilize market research, competitive analysis and hire data to build a substantial competitive market intelligence knowledge base of desired companies, areas, education programs, and report on to Talent Acquisition Group colleagues, HRBP’s and Hiring Managers
  • Participate in hiring events and university recruitment initiatives to build talent pipeline
  • Provide an exceptional candidate experience by maintaining open communication with potential candidates including application status updates and rejection reasons as needed
  • Be the first point of contact with many candidates by conducting the initial phone screen interviews to assess availability, interest level, visa status, salary range, relocation needs, qualifications and technical expertise
  • Report on success metrics to highlight source effectiveness
  • Ensure processes and procedures and follow OFCCP compliance standards
  • Determining Job Offers
  • Source quality candidates through a range of media
  • Apply effective screening tools and techniques to identify the best candidates
Qualifications for talent specialist
  • You've got a positive attitude, a can do personality, and trust your intuition and strive to treat others how you'd like to be treated
  • You can command the attention of anyone with your knowledge, wit and presence
  • Post-secondary education equivalent to a college diploma in Adult Education, Training, Human Resources or equivalent
  • Working conditions are typical of an office environment
  • Work may require occasional weekend travel and/or evening work
  • Willingness and ability to travel within Canada up to 30%
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a talent 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 specialist
  • Become a strategic business partner for Hiring Managers at all levels
  • Identify, track and report staffing metrics
  • Stay informed of developments in recruiting practices through continuous training and self driven development
  • The Talent Acquisition Specialist I shall be responsible for the full life cycle recruiting process in order to recruit and hire the most qualified candidates for open SC USA job requisitions
  • Maintaining daily communications between necessary levels of management to keep ahead of all hiring demands and assist staffing urgent positions as they arise
  • Maintaining and administering the recruiting database, SilkRoad Recruiting, in order to capture candidate/prospect information, sourcing activity and pipeline activity
  • Assisting Recruiting team members with reporting and maintenance needs for active/pipeline hiring
  • Assisting Recruiting & HR team members with overhead projects as assigned
  • OFCCP Compliance posting
  • Partner with hiring managers to recruit, screen, interview, and refer applicants
Qualifications for talent specialist
  • Analytical, communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills
  • Collaboration skills including the ability to integrate and act upon the diverse perspectives
  • Consulting skills including client-facing skills aimed at determining the client’s need, perceived roadblocks, business culture, and work environment challenges
  • Minimum 5 years of recruitment experience, preferably in gaming or creative/entertainment industry
  • Bachelors in a training or related field with 5 years’ experience, or MS with 3 years of experience
  • Ability to work collaboratively and with all levels of leadership

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