Network through industry contacts, association memberships, trade groups, social media, and employees
Develop and track goals for the recruiting and hiring process
Coordinate and implement college recruiting initiatives
Handle administrative duties and record-keeping
Collect data on cost per hire and time-to-hire
Screen applicants to evaluate if they meet the position requirements
Work with hiring managers to create job descriptions
Conduct regular follow-up with managers to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation
Develop a pool of qualified candidates in advance of need
Research and recommend new sources for active and passive candidate recruiting
HR Recruiter Skills & Competencies
To be successful in this role, you’ll generally need the following skills and qualities:
Communication skills: Recruiters communicate with managers and employees regularly to establish rapport, gauge morale, and source new candidate leads. They must also be able to communicate with potential job candidates.
Interpersonal skills: Recruiters must have the ability to work with various departments on filling open positions and fostering teamwork. They must also be able to effectively deal with potential candidates.
Decision-making skills. Recruiters must be able to review candidates’ applications and decide whether or not they meet the qualifications to be considered for positions.
Discretion: Like most human resources positions, recruiters often deal with confidential information.
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