The Recruiter is responsible for utilizing best practices for attracting, sourcing and screening applicants for the recruitment and staffing of the business units within Performant while providing excellent customer service to hiring managers and candidates. Also responsible for partnering with Human Resource team members to identify and implement innovative recruitment and staffing strategies, utilize creative sourcing techniques to include Internet, social media, networking, job fairs, referrals and other creative sourcing methods.
-Conducts recruitment strategy discussions with hiring managers.
-Develops position advertising and sourcing strategy
-Manages the presentation, selection, offer, negotiation, closing and administrative components involved in making a hire, including assuring references, drug screen and background checks are completed on all candidates who have accepted positions
-Develops and tracks an effective pipeline of candidates and manage candidate flow throughout process
-Identify when there is a need to execute appropriate sourcing strategies defined by the business need, to include all internal and external resources available
-Establishes, cultivates and maintains solid working relationships with hiring managers, external relationships and other internal recruiting partners
-Provides support on Applicant Tracking System use for hiring managers as needed. Understands business drivers and identifies required competencies for recruitment of top talent
Required Skills and Knowledge:
-Demonstrated creativity and success in executing recruitment strategies in multiple business disciplines including, but not limited to, finance and accounting, technical, administrative and clerical, call center, and healthcare.
-Proficiency in marketing/sourcing techniques to include: cold calling, networking, advanced internet searches, using search agents, Boolean search techniques, alumni associations/college, non-traditional media, etc.
-Knowledgeable in various employment laws and compliance issues
-Strong problem solving and negotiating skills; reaches out and operates as a team player
-Strong leadership, ability to influence and persuade - sales skills
-Self-starter who can work with Hiring managers and HR staff as well as independently without close supervision
-Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
-Proficiency in Windows environment, specifically Excel and Word, is mandatory
-Experience with Applicant Tracking Systems required.
-Willing to challenge the status quo. Progressive thinker, able to integrate best practices
-Commitment to providing excellent Customer Service to Hiring Managers and Applicants
-Ability to multitask, excellent time-management skills
-Able to sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop 8-10 hrs/day
-Heavy phone and keyboard use 8-10 hrs/day
-Able to lift, carry, pull, push 10 lbs.
-Able to travel as may be required to meet business needs
Education and Experience:
-BA/BS in Human Resources, Marketing, Communications, or related field strongly preferred.
-5+ years of high volume recruiting experience, preferably in a technical, healthcare, financial, or call center related organization with multi-site responsibility