Corporate Recruiter

A corporate recruiter provides a full array of recruiting services to an organization including sourcing, attracting and selecting talent to work for a company. Most recruiters work for staffing agencies and work in collaboration with hiring managers at partnering companies. They work to establish recruiting strategies to identify top talent and target both active and passive job seekers.

What Responsibilities Will I Have?

  • Partner with hiring managers to find individuals suited for company job positions
  • Establish recruiting strategies to identify potential candidates for positions
  • Post jobs for recruitment as needed
  • Develop professional relationships for hard-to-fill positions
  • Work with human resources to identify and understand business requirements for open positions
  • Utilize various recruiting sources to obtain an adequate number of qualified applicants for staffing needs
  • Verify the employment eligibility of each applicant
  • Collaborate with managers to identify and source qualified resumes
  • Track candidate‚Äôs status through the entire interview process
  • Execute various forms of interviews on a regular basis
  • Handle hiring paperwork from start to finish, including the job offer letter
  • Contact applicants to inform them of employment possibilities, consideration and selection
  • Develop salary offers for candidates
  • Conduct candidate reference and background checks
  • Follow up with new hires every few months during their first and second year of employment
  • Develop and maintain external relationships that may provide referrals of candidates
  • Continually create new, innovative methods to improve the recruitment process
  • Attend career fairs and events as needed
  • Assist in developing and managing employee training programs

Recommended High School Courses:

  • agricultural education
  • business
  • communications
  • economics
  • government
  • English
  • computer skills

Education/Training Required:

A bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, agricultural communications or a related degree is required to become a corporate recruiter.

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