The Recruitment Specialist manages and maintains all aspects of the recruitment and selection process working closely with hiring managers to ensure that the organization attracts highly qualified candidates, promotes the careers of internal staff and enables the best candidate selection decisions to meet its workforce needs. Using a consultative approach, you will provide expert advice to clients and work together to find the best candidate for the position. As a brand ambassador, you will educate candidates about our organization, our culture, and the career opportunities available while ensuring a positive candidate experience throughout the recruitment process.
What you will need to be successful
- A passion for people; strong communication skills (oral and written); with a natural ability to build trusting relationships; providing advice and guidance; and truly caring about your clients.
- Knowledge of fundamental human resources practices and principles, with particular focus on full cycle recruitment best practices
- Experience working with policies, procedures, collective agreements, ability to interpret and apply language to related issues and resolve complaints or grievances; applying this knowledge to accurately draft terms of an employment contract and to provide appropriate advice and coaching to hiring managers and applicants.
- Current knowledge of attraction and sourcing methodologies, using social media, job boards, referrals and other mediums is essential.
- Ability to work independently, determine priorities while performing a variety of different tasks with conflicting deadlines, and determine the importance and urgency of issues while responding effectively to fluctuating work load demands in a fast paced environment.
- Working knowledge of HRIS and applicant tracking systems and ability to analyze data, identifying trends and recommend strategies to support client needs and/or facilitate corrective action.
- Working collaboratively with team members to achieve goals, problem-solve broader HR issues and contribute to HR projects.
Education and Experience
- Undergraduate degree in Human Resources Management and/or a related field of study, such as Business
- A minimum of 3 to 5 years’ recruitment experience in a unionized environment, preferably in healthcare or an academic environment.
- A certificate in an accredited Human Resources program. CHRP designation (or in progress) is preferred.