Talent Acquisition Manager

  • Fayetteville, AR
  • industrial

Position: Talent Acquisition Manager


Classification: Exempt


Reports to: Professional Placement-Business Development Manager




The Talent Acquisition Manager is responsible for filling Industrial, Clerical and Executive positions by determining hiring requirements, planning and implementing recruiting campaigns and targeting and screening candidates.  In addition is responsible for the development and maintenance of current and new customer relationships.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  1. Comply with 1st Employment’s policies, procedures, processes and work instructions


  1. Maintain positive attitude and demonstrate professionalism


  1. Develop and maintain long-lasting positive and professional relationships with customers in need of staffing services, applicants seeking employment, temporary employees, peers and 1st Employment’s leadership team


  1. Embrace open door policy and serve as liaison between temporary employees and customers


  1. Identify recruiting sources by determining current needs, locating and evaluating sources, matching job qualifications and requirements with likely candidate sources.  Prepare recruiting and hiring reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends


  1. Design and develop job postings and advertisement for newspaper and internet recruiting sources and coordinate professional job fairs. Guide internal staff in the recruiting of professional candidates through 1st Employment website, social media, universities/colleges and job fairs by posting jobs in multiple platforms and searching and screening resumes based on job specifications


  1. Determine talent acquisition objectives by studying organization and executive job succession plans, identifying job qualifications and requirements and conferring with hiring executives. Build executive candidate database by targeting organizations and markets and locating and  interviewing potential candidates


  1. Conduct skills-based and behavioral interviews to establish candidate qualifications and develop knowledge, skill, and screening questions for internal and temporary positions.  Hold skills-based and behavioral interviews, in person and over the phone, with potential candidates to determine if qualifications are met in regards to job descriptions


  1. Research, targets, and cold-call potential candidates using search engines involving Boolean and flip searches, chat rooms, message boards, and executive job fairs.  Build personal network, and contacts referrals


  1. Identify and administer viable skills assessments according to core competencies of the jobs


  1. Extend conditional job offer to qualified candidates in compliance with 1st Employment policies and guide candidate through the accurate completion of all new hire paperwork according to company, state and federal regulations


  1. Verify employment eligibility of all new hires, through E-Verify, track expiring I-9 documents and verify that all cases are properly closed


  1. Design and conduct new hire orientations and customer specific orientations


  1. Conduct reference checks, drug screens and criminal background checks in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act (FCRA) regulations


  1. Select qualified employees and coordinate interviews with customers, if required by Hiring Manager, or assign to open job orders


  1. Refers qualified candidates by summarizing qualifications, forwarding information to hiring executive and arranging visit, including travel and accommodations.


  1. Extend employment offers by negotiating final terms and completing contracts


  1. Avoid legal challenges by complying with all employment laws and Federal and State regulations, including but not limited to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO),  Affirmative Action (AA) guidelines and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)


  1. Communicate with customers in accepting job orders, skill marketing, activity follow-up, and customer service and complaint resolution in a timely and efficient manner


  1. Coach and counsel of temporary and internal employees through progressive discipline to improve performance, correct behaviors, and communicate expectations


  1. Terminate temporary employees when no improvement is achieved after taking employee through progressive discipline


  1. Maintain all temporary employee personnel and confidential files complete, up-to-date and in compliance with the law


  1. Enter new customers into staffing software and provide rates and contract terms based on Professional Placement-Business Development Manager’s recommendations


  1. Cold-call and identify potential customers in need of staffing services.


  1. Maintain all customer files current, complete and updated


  1. Design, customize and/or complete daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly 1st Employment and customer reports in an accurate and timely manner


  1. Gather all work related incident/accident information involving temporary employees, complete Worker’s Compensation first reports, go with injured employees to appointments with medical providers and submit claims to Claims Administrator


  1. Coordinate and conduct safety walk-thru customers sites and complete initial and quarterly Risk Assessments


  1. Respond to unemployment claims by submitting supporting evidence, make proper documentation in staffing software and appeal and serve as  first-hand witness when necessary


  1. Assist Professional Placement-Business Development Manager in gathering temporary employee’s timesheets and seeking approval from customers when necessary


  1. Find cost-efficient ways to minimize branch expenses and increase branch profit


  1. Assist the Director of Branch Operations and Owner in identifying cost-efficient suppliers, place orders for supplies with vendors when necessary and assist with the organization and cleaning of the office


  1. Provide recommendations about company processes including but not limited to recruiting, application, on-boarding, interview, placement, retention, termination processes, business development and expenses


  1. Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks and participating in professional organizations. Enhance organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.





  1. Leadership— effectively manage and influence others, possess innovating vision and strategy, enhances business skills and knowledge, understands and navigates the organization, demonstrates ethics and integrity, displays drive and purpose, lead by example, increase capacity to learn, increased self-awareness, values diversity, builds and maintains professional relationships and effectively manage teams and work groups


  1. Problem Solving— identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully


  1. Interpersonal Skills— maintains confidentiality, remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things; effectively negotiates and persuades customers


  1. Oral Communication— speaks clearly, effectively and persuasively, in person or over the phone, in positive or negative situations


  1. Written Communication— effectively communicate by written correspondence and emails, edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information


  1. Computer Skills — effectively and accurately enters data and proficiently uses a variety of computer software applications, especially Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook software


  1. Planning/Organizing— prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans


  1. Training/Development— effectively trains branch staff and assists in the identification and development of new and existing staff


  1. Quality Control— demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own and team’s work to ensure quality in a timely manner


  1. Adaptability— adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events and perform other duties as assigned and required


  1. Dependability— is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance


  1. Safety and Security— actively assesses risks, promotes and personally observe safety and security procedures, and use equipment and materials properly


  1. Physical requirements— capable of sitting for long periods of time, move about the office, retrieve files, greet and escorts applicants and employees in the office, drive to customer’s facilities and interact with customer and temporary employees at customer’s facility

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