What does a Recruiting Coordinator do?

A recruiting coordinator is a human resources specialist who acts as a mediator between businesses and potential employees. They are active in reviewing applications and resumes and through the interviewing and hiring process. They most likely conduct all interviews, then make hiring suggestions to the hiring team. Recruiting coordinators may also travel to job fairs to recruit employees for their company.

As a recruiting coordinator, you will need to be knowledgeable in the best human resources practices and be a critical thinker as you may have to come up with recruiting strategies. You will need to know basic computer skills. Knowledge of social media is preferred, especially sites like LinkedIn. You will be the point of communication between job applicants and the hiring team so strong communication skills are a must. Recruiting coordinators must also have a bachelor's degree in Human resources or a similar field.

  • Create and enforce a recruiting plan
  • Write job descriptions and post them online and in newspapers
  • Assess incoming resumes
  • Screen potential employees
  • Conduct interviews by phone or in person
  • Maintain interview and hiring records
  • Prepare hiring paperwork and information packets
  • Handle the orientation of new employees
  • Working knowledge of social media
  • Understanding of human resources policies and practices
  • Ability to conduct various types of interviews (in person, online, phone)
  • Knowledge of HR databases and candidate management systems
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Strong leadership skills

Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
30%
2 - 4
58%
5 - 7
0%
8+
12%

Common Skill Sets

Microsoft Office Suite
Applicant Tracking System
Excellent Customer Service
Onboarding
Powerpoint
Exceptional Communication
Attention To Detail
Microsoft Outlook

Recruiting Coordinator Seniority Levels

L2
Recruiting Coordinator
CA$47,479/yr
L3
Corporate Recruiter
58% made the transition
It Recruiter
12% made the transition
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Recruiting Coordinator Salaries

Average Base Pay

CA$47,479 /yr
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Not including cash compensation
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CA$35k
Median: CA$47k
CA$64k
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