Applicant Specialist Job

Perham, Minnesota
Administrative & Support Services (Office and Administrative Support Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 15.00 - US$ 18.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Melissa Abfalter, Spherion
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Job Description

Do you enjoy putting puzzles together? Would you like to become a subject matter expert in helping others succeed? Finding the right spot for a puzzle piece is similar to staffing. Spherion Staffing is looking for a service focused individual to add to our team as an Applicant Specialist. Successful applicants will be people focused, have a drive to succeed and be able to successfully perform repetitive tasks such as: researching, screening and processing applicants.

Research, Screen and evaluate qualified applicants.
Navigate internal and external websites and databases for qualified candidates
Assist candidates with online application, testing and new hire paperwork processes
Conduct reference checks on qualified applicants.
Assist with new employee orientations
Update tracking documents with daily and weekly changes
Assist with advertising activity, including digital job board postings, communication and all other media recruiting
Support on-site and off-site job fairs to attract new applicants

Make great impressions through daily interaction with applicants, employees, and clients.
Answer incoming phone calls
Greet walk in traffic
Function as a liaison between Spherion, clients, and community
Maintain internal tracking documents, utilizing Microsoft Word & Excel, as well as Google Documents & Sheets
Management of personnel files, including quarterly maintenance and annual purging activity
Data entry, filing
Other duties as assigned

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills
Ability to prioritize and multitask
Good planning and organizational skills necessary to achieve business goals and to increase office efficiency
Adaptability, flexibility and the ability to maintain effectiveness during change
Computer literacy
Ability to work effectively in a team environment


1-4 years

College degree with concentration in business related subjects or equivalent training and experience.
One year of successful business experience in customer service or administrative position.

To be considered, please apply online at
If you have any questions please contact Missi Abfalter at 218-346-3801

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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