Candidate Service Specialist

Waco, Texas
Administrative & Support Services
Job Type
Temp to Perm
US$ 10.00 - US$ 12.00 per hour, $10 - 12 per hour + none
Ref. Number
Heather Jones, Spherion
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Job Description

We provide local staffing with a personal touch! Simply put, at Spherion we find people jobs and love what we do!

We understand the importance of hiring the best talent. The right resource can transform the business environment. Founded on 70 years of workforce expertise, our goal is to match the right talent with the right client. Connecting candidates with a fulfilling career opportunity enables them to live the life they love!

What it means to be a Candidate Service Specialist:
The Candidate Service Specialist's job is to provide a positive experience for all Spherion candidates and to recruit qualified individuals to fill our clients' open positions. The CSS will greet everyone at the door and on the phone with a smile. He/she manages the candidate calendar and candidate flow/process in the office.
The candidate flow/process involves the following steps:
Contact each applicant
Search for additional potential candidates
Prescreen the candidates (on the phone or in person for walk-ins)
Schedule an interview appt. with candidates if they qualify
Application/Applicant Signature form phase
Perform background checks on all applicants
Occasionally conduct candidate interviews (with appropriate supervision)
Manage candidate assessments
Manage on-boarding paperwork according to compliance guidelines
Assignment orientation
Candidate data entry
File all applicable candidate paperwork
Ensure all appropriate documentation has been uploaded to employee profiles
Follow-up with candidates on assignments (occasional check in, candidate birthdays, thank you's, etc.)

Working hours: Monday - Friday

Some reasons you might enjoy working as a Candidate Service Specialist with Spherion:
You want to work in a collaborative environment where you can learn and build your skills
You enjoy problem-solving and want the opportunity to shine in a competitive environment
You thrive in a fast-paced environment where you can impact and benefit people's lives
We're seeking an innovative thinker who will genuinely enjoy building lasting relationships with our community. Someone with high energy, good communication skills and a sense of humor is a must.

Minimum Requirements:
High school diploma
Skilled in the use of MS Office programs, including MS Word and Outlook
Ability to learn in-office HRIS software
Skilled in the use of general office equipment including computers, copiers, and fax machines
Typing speed adequate for successful and timely completion of job duties
Ability to communicate professionally with all levels of candidates and clients utilizing diplomacy and tact
Ability to maintain confidentiality of private and sensitive information
Ability to prioritize a number of tasks based on importance and multitask as necessary
Ability to answer phone calls and direct them to the appropriate individual or take clear and accurate messages as necessary
Ability to work well under pressure

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. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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