Talent Acquisition Partner

5 - 7 years experience  •  Insurance

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Chicago, IL
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17


  The Combined Talent Acquisition team is seeking anexperiencedrecruiter to join our Talent Acquisition team, as a Talent Acquisition Partner. In this role, you will use strategic researching and sourcing techniques to manage Combined’s candidate pipeline for high-volume,sales roles. You'll partner with zone managers and market directors to understand their requirements and develop a sourcing strategy to identify the best talent, as well as manage the applicant flow, promote employee referrals, and most importantly, use your research skills to uncover hidden talent. Once you identify the best candidates, you'll act as a as an ambassador to position our employer brand to close candidates on opportunities. We'll need you to have a track record of sourcingsales professionals in a fast-paced environment, and be able to support executive searches when needed. Primary jobresponsibilities:

  • Create and execute the search strategy, including targets (executives, functional disciplines, industry sectors, geography and companies), aggregators, databases, social media, networking resources, job fairs, military events, market development tools, research requirements and timeframes
  • Manage a high-volume candidate pipeline using our applicant tracking system (ATS)
  • Develop vertical sector expertise across multiple geographies
  • Develop strong knowledge base of industry drivers, trends, key players, direct competitors to our portfolio and track key executive departures etc.
  • Drive talent pipeline by researching, identifying, attracting and generating pools of top quality candidates by evaluating profiles and conducting cold-calls / phone screens
  • Cultivate candidate relationships to understand career aspirations and expectations
  • Review candidate applications, code and vet candidates for existing and future searches
  • Oversight of active candidatereports
  • Participate in weekly update and search strategy meetings
  • Partner with the Market to champion employee referral programs and other hiring initiatives


 Desired Skills andExperience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of full cycle recruiting experience (corporate or agency)
  • Proven success recruiting in a high volume environment, and an ability to manage a diverse requisition load
  • Demonstrated success using recruiting tools, e.g. Boolean search, databases, social media
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; comfort in cold calling, networking, and public speaking
  • Ability to get past roadblocks using creative problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated and achievement oriented
  • Ability to travel 30%


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