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Recruiter (HC)

Location: Chicago Region
Category: Internal Jobs
Employment Type: Direct Hire

Role and Responsibilities

The Recruiter is primarily responsible for prospecting new candidates for the Vertical/Location for which they are hired, via strategic recruiting activity.  Recruiters must be able to identify and network with prospective job seekers and develop recruiting strategies for specific open client positions.  Identification of candidate Competitive Edge and communication of client/job Competitive Edge required.  Daily phone activity is required for generating and following up on leads, follow-up recruiting activity and quality/expansion calls. Outside client visits accompanying a Business Development Manager (BDM) may also be a necessary part of the Recruiters weekly activities.  Written skills are required for electronic communication as well as formal resume presentation.  The Recruiter partners with BDMs in order to fulfill the requirements of each client need based upon matching candidate profiles with in-depth job descriptions. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·         Identifies, Networks and Sells to potential candidates /job seekers through creative recruiting strategy, including the use of internal data base (Bullhorn), job boards, social networking and college recruitment

·         Maintains and updates a prospective candidate pipeline or hot list utilizing tearsheet lists

·         Schedules and attends candidate interviews to identify MOSAIC, Hot Buttons, Competitive Edge and Leads that will generate new business and expand current business

·         Develops, penetrates and maintains candidates relationships through Quality / Expansion Calls

·         Negotiates pay rates and closes deals in accordance with company goals and expectations

·         Represents Addison in a professional and positive manner in all interactions, including networking events and other activities outside of normal business hours

·         Documentation of all candidate conversations  into Bullhorn, for historical data and productivity reporting


Qualifications and Education Requirements

Four year degree or equivalent

Professional oral and written communication skills


Individuals in this position work in a team environment, while being held accountable for individual productivity targets. Successful candidates must be comfortable making many calls, networking and generating leads, scheduling candidate interviews, and building relationships.  Addison Group will provide you with the necessary training and professional career development you need to grow your business.