HR Sourcing Specialist

Madison, Wisconsin
Human Resources (Management Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 50,000 - US$ 62,000 per year
Ref. Number
Moto Gladys Igahara, Spherion
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Job Description

Our Telecommunications client is looking for Sourcing Specialist to join their recruitment team! If you love finding the perfect candidates in line with the mission and values of your company, this is a great opportunity for you!

The HR Sourcing Specialist is responsible for proactive identification of talent for all business units. As part of a highly effective team, this position will develop and execute strategies to source and attract quality candidates through both traditional and unique sourcing methods. The Sourcing Specialist position is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with potential candidates through various networks, and guiding prospective candidates through the application and initial screening process.

- Proactive Identification of Talent (Sourcing):
- Proactive identification of talent using multiple techniques, including: cold calling, job boards, Boolean keyword searches, internal ATS, social media, networking, employee referrals, career fairs and other resources.
- Develop an extensive pipeline of candidates to fill current and future needs. Build and maintain relationships with potential candidates through various networks, consistently seeking out new and creative ways to find and engage A+ players.
- Stay abreast of current and emerging technologies in order to properly identify new venues for attracting qualified candidates.
- Guide prospective candidates through the application and initial screening process, to include scheduling initial phone screens with recruiters.
- Respond to leads generated through career fairs, social media, hiring events and other venues.
- Develop and execute social media advertisements and campaigns.
- Maintain sourcing and lead generation metrics and produces reporting on weekly activities. Assesses the effectiveness of sourcing strategies and adjusts, as needed, to maximize resources and increase candidate pipeline.
- Convert passive candidates to active candidates.
- Ensure all sourcing activities are compliant with the Company???s Affirmative Action Plan and all applicable EEO, state and federal laws.
- Assist recruiters with phone screens for high-volume recruiting (i.e. call center and other classes).
- Manage the Company???s job board sites, regularly reviewing/updating our employer brand and boosting appropriate hard-to-fill positions within contract specifications. Regularly evaluate and report on job board effectiveness.

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

- Solid understanding of recruitment processes as well as demonstrated experience generating a pipeline of active and passive candidates.
- Well-versed in various recruitment tools (LinkedIn, Indeed, Glassdoor, etc.)
- Ability to use and manage social media as a tool for sourcing
- Creative, determined and results-oriented, with a resilient personality.
- Excellent relationship building and negotiation skills.
- Confident telephone disposition with no fear of cold calling to recruit potential candidates.
- Strong written and communication skills.
- Ability to manage a high volume workload.
- Proven ability to work effectively both independently and within a team environment.


1-4 years

- Bachelor???s degree or higher OR 4+ years professional work experience.
- 2+ years of experience talent sourcing and/or headhunting passive candidates, or related inside sales experience
- Must have knowledge of up-to-date Human Resource policies, standard practices, laws.
- Proven track record of innovative recruiting initiatives and campaigns.
- Computer proficiency- Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

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