Recruiter - Talent Acquisition Specialist

Elkhart, Indiana
Human Resources (Management Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
US$ 35,000 - US$ 50,000 per year
Ref. Number
Cummins,Matthew, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion Staffing is seeking an outgoing, driven and results-oriented Talent Acquisition Specialist to attract, recruit, retain talent and provide excellent customer service in its general staffing division in Elkhart, IN. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in recruiting, customer service, and the human resource function. We provide a comprehensive benefit package and lucrative compensation plan. The ideal candidate will reside in the greater Michiana area.

Experience the fulfillment and satisfaction of helping hundreds of people each year find their next career opportunity!

The Talent Acquisition Specialist is accountable for achieving through the following activities: recruiting, interviewing, matching candidates to job openings, and exceptional client service. Recruiting for candidates and clients includes significant involvement in community organizations and events and maintaining an effective referral program. The Recruiter conducts assessment interviews including behavioral interviews, technical skill testing and orientation. Recruiter is accountable for ongoing professional development including market knowledge about issues that impact staffing, technology advancements and self-development of sales and recruiting skills. Client activities include client research and development.

-Attract, recruit, screen, interview, assess and place candidates in light-industrial, administrative, and skill trades sectors.
-Perform reference-checking procedures on all candidates to confirm past performance, recruit new candidates and prospect for new clients.
-Establish focused recruiting plans.
-Maintain and document candidate communication.
-Perform best candidate marketing activities.
-Assess client company position requirements, write complete job orders and appropriately match candidates to meet client needs and expectations.
-Execute client visits insuring customer satisfaction.
-Input and update information in proprietary HRIS system.
-Follow-up on all existing business to insure retention, quality control and development of new business.
-Proactively seek new avenues to penetrate clients and attract candidates.
-Maintain job postings on Internet and social media.
-Active participation in professional and civic organizations designed to build recruiting database.
-Establish and maintain relationships with a variety of recruiting sources.
-Use innovative technologies and techniques to attract and identify candidates required for job orders.

Working hours: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM

-Self-starter able to work independently with little supervision
-Sound independent judgment
-Excellent customer service and communication skills, both written and verbal
-Ability to work with candidates, recruiters, hiring managers, and other client personnel, face-to-face and remotely
-Ability to adhere consistently to pre-established client requirements and customer service guidelines in performance of job responsibilities
-Organization skills, attention to detail, high degree of accuracy
-Proficient knowledge of client hiring practices and policies
-Knowledge of commonly used recruiting concepts, practices and procedures for sourcing and screening in a recruiting and internal staffing environment
-Significant internet recruiting skills and experience
-Effective consulting skills that promote a client focus and sense of urgency
-Customer savvy and relationship/rapport building skills
-Strong team player


1-4 years

-Bachelor's Degree preferred

-Minimum of 2-4 years recruiting experience or client service. Ideal candidate will have recruiting and staffing experience. Human resources, corporate or client specific experience a plus.

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