Corporate Recruiter

September 27, 2012 - March 27, 2013
Location:Silver Spring, MD
Salary Range:$60,000 to $70,000 with an incentive plan
Employment Type:Full Time

The Corporate Recruiter role is a professional talent acquisition position within the Human Resources department. Incumbents in this role perform and manage full lifecycle recruitment and talent acquisition in one or more functional areas from entry level through senior management positions. Functions and hiring disciplines include: Administration and Management, Facilities Management, Printing Operations, Mail Center Operations, Shipping and Receiving, Transportation, Customer Service, Information Technology etc. Incumbents provide a high level of proactive and consultative services to the hiring managers including perspective on the availabilities of desired talent and qualifications in the market, competitiveness, creative sourcing strategies, employment law, HR and recruitment policies and procedures, etc. This role develops effective and efficient recruitment and sourcing strategies designed to yield a qualified and diverse candidate pool from which a hire decision can be made in an expedient and compliant fashion.

The Corporate Recruiter utilizes creative and professional recruiting methods to identify and recruit top-performing candidates for open positions, engaging in tactical and strategic sourcing methods. This recruiter role manages the candidate experience for both external applicants and employees competitively posting for new internal jobs. As a professional level recruiter, incumbents in this role serve as search experts in one or more functional areas. This is accomplished by gaining an understanding of the business strategic direction, hiring area work environment, current and projected hiring needs, and position specifications to devise the most appropriate and effective short and long term sourcing strategies.

Consults and advises hiring managers on the overall hiring process, collaborates on job requisitions details and creation, and advises on effective candidate assessment/interview techniques. Reviews job descriptions to ensure proper advertisement format for internet job postings and target niche web sites.

Develops sourcing strategies for talented and diverse candidates through creative methods such as job posting, data mining of the internet, on-line databases, social media, internal databases, employee referrals, networking, cold calling, competitor research, career fairs, etc. Maintains a network of contacts to identify and source qualified candidates.

Researches, identifies, evaluates, and implements the use of effective diversity recruiting resources and tools. Maintains a strong pipeline of candidates to effectively meet hiring needs and business initiatives.

Maintains knowledge of the assigned business unit. Builds strong relationships with hiring managers to ensure hiring requirements are understood, can be anticipated and realistically managed.

Conducts initial intake and recruitment strategy meetings with hiring managers, with regular follow-up and progress updates. Partners with hiring managers to generate ideas, leverage resources, and share information that facilitates effective searches.

Proactively monitors and evaluates applicant pool and recalibrates sourcing strategy as needed.

Screens candidates for full understanding of availability, interest levels, salary range, relocation needs, and basic qualifications. Evaluates employment factors such as job experience, education, skills, training, fit with organization, and future potential.

Enables positive applicant experience through the interview and hiring process. Maintains efficient and effective communications that support the recruiting activity.

Engages with candidates as a single point of contact.

Facilitates and oversees the interview process. Administers applicant assessments as applicable as part of the screening process. Negotiates salary offers. Performs reference and background checks on candidates.

Consistently updates applicant tracking system in a timely manner. Ensures compliance with established procedures, labor agreements, and applicable laws. Ensures compliance with Federal immigration laws.

Generates hiring activity reports as required.

Designs and implements customized and/or niche hiring events.

May serve as the lead and/or central point of coordination for one of more specialized programs or processes (employee referrals, college recruitment, etc)

The above duties and responsibilities are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. It is not intended to limit in any way the right of supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Demonstrated knowledge of, abilities to and/or hands-on experience in:

Using staffing tools such as applicant tracking systems, HRIS, electronic job boards and candidate sourcing applications. Strong internet mining experience.

Excellent prospecting and networking skills, especially via on-line social networks.

Ability to source diverse candidates at all levels via multiple means including job boards, niche sites, job fairs, professional associations, networking, social media, strategic advertising, etc.

High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, web-based applications, applicant tracking systems, social media, and other recruitment software.

Full-Life Cycle recruitment. Generate a high volume and high quality pipeline of candidates under tight timelines. Strong candidate screening and interviewing skills. Skilled in behavioral based interviewing techniques.

Manage and coordinate multiple recruitment activities simultaneously. Adapt to changing business priorities and environment. Flexibility and willingness to support multiple functional areas. Excellent time management and prioritization skills.

State/federal labor laws and EEO/ADA guidelines.

Rapidly gain knowledge of Wilson Technologies HR policies and procedures, operations, employment services, compensation, benefits, and the HRIS systems.

Strong communication and influencing skills. Manage client expectations and build strong relationships. Strong problem-solving and analytical skills. Work independently and to collaborate in a team environment.

Work in a diverse and multi-cultural environment.

Ability to maintain professional composure in all situations.

Ability to quickly establish professional and technical credibility and build positive working relationships and partnerships even when faced with resistance.

Ability to strategically warm source and cultivate candidate relationships.

Demonstrate client relationship management.

Skilled in development of position marketing statements.


Bachelorís degree in business, human resources, marketing, communications, or a related field. Masterís degree preferred. Minimum of six (6) years of corporate or executive search recruiting.

Superior writing skills
Prior government contract experience


PHR, SPHR Certification, preferred.

Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination of race, creed, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. We are an E-verify employer.

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