What does a Corporate Recruiter do?

A talent acquisition specialist works in the Human Resources field and assists in the proper staffing of an organization. To do this, a talent acquisition specialist will meet with members of management and identify job openings. From there, they seek out qualified applicants and encourage them to apply for available positions. A talent acquisition specialist will also participate in the interview process and assist new hires with completing paperwork and required documentation.

Many employees holding the position of talent acquisition specialist have a bachelor's degree in Human Resources or a related field. Additionally, professional certification in Human Resources (PHR) is considered desirable. This position relies heavily on interpersonal skills, organization and ability to recruit top talent. Individuals with deep insight into the needs of the company tend to excel in the position of talent acquisition specialist.

  • Work closely with management on all diversity initiatives involving recruitment to ensure fairness in hiring practices
  • Use various methods to recruit and network with potential candidates including social media platforms, networking events and job fairs
  • Ensure proper onboarding for new hires and the necessary paperwork is completed promptly and accurately
  • Conduct preliminary interviews with recruits to gauge interest, personality and salary requirements
  • Provide feedback to management about details regarding applications
  • Using standardized screening techniques, Assess the skills, qualifications and experience of potential candidates
  • Actively work toward building a diverse and qualified team to support the organization
  • Meet with Human Resources to have a full-scale understanding of hiring needs and available positions within the company
  • Professional Human Resources certification strongly preferred
  • Previous experience seeking talent recruitment and assisting with onboarding processes
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to communicate professionally
  • Experience in the continual development of talent pipelines and sourcing potential candidates
  • Ability to speak knowledgeably about the company and answer any questions a potential hire may have
  • Firm understanding and implementation of recruiting metrics to drive decision-making is strongly preferred
  • Proficient in using company software and databases to connect with and reach out to potential candidates
  • Previous experience developing and executing recruiting marketing and branding strategies
  • Experience working with a diverse team and striving for fairness in hiring all races, genders and ages

Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
2 - 4
5 - 7

Common Skill Sets

Microsoft Office Suite
Applicant Tracking System
Interpersonal and Communication
Written Communication
Excellent Communication
Attention To Detail

Corporate Recruiter Seniority Levels

Corporate Recruiter
Leader of HR
Recruitment Consultant
9% made the transition
Technical Recruiter
27% made the transition
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Corporate Recruiter Salaries

Average Base Pay

$59,769 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: $60K
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