HR Recruiter Job Description

This HR Recruiter job description template can be posted to online job forums and career pages for the recruitment of candidates. You can modify the requirements and responsibilities given in this template according to the specific needs of your company.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and update job descriptions
  • Craft emails for attracting passive candidates
  • Source potential candidates using various online platforms (e.g. professional forums like Behance, StackOverflow, etc.)

Job Brief

We are hiring a qualified HR Recruiter for managing every phase of our recruitment efforts, from the identification of potential candidates to the interview and evaluation of candidates. The HR recruiter will be liaising with management to understand staffing needs and will execute plans to find qualified candidates to fulfil mandates.

What does an HR Recruiter do?

An HR Recruiter sources candidates using online channels, updates job ads, filters applications, and conducts background checks. The ultimate goal is to help a company build a sound employer brand by ensuring that it attracts, hires, and retains talented and high-potential candidates.

In order to succeed in this role, you must have a sound knowledge of all sourcing techniques and extensive experience in conducting various types of interviews, especially group interviews and phone screenings.

Job Responsibilities

  • Designing and updating job descriptions
  • Crafting emails for attracting passive candidates
  • Sourcing potential candidates using various online platforms (e.g. professional forums like Behance, StackOverflow etc.)
  • Screening incoming resumes as well as application forms
  • Interviewing candidates via various mediums (e.g. in-person, phone, video)
  • Preparing and distributing assignments as well as language, logical reasoning, and numerical tests
  • Advertising jobs on careers pages, job boards, and social media
  • Providing contacts of qualified applicants to the company’s Hiring Managers
  • Sending job offer and recruiting emails, and also answering queries related to compensation and benefits
  • Monitoring HR metrics (e.g. source of hire, time-to-hire, and time-to-fill, etc.)
  • Hosting recruitment events and participating in job fairs
  • Collaborating with management for identifying future staffing needs
  • Providing guidance and consultancy to new recruits and also helping them onboard

Job Requirements and Skills

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or a relevant field
  • Prior experience as an HR Recruiter
  • Sound knowledge of all HR processes (e.g. recruitment, onboarding, training, talent management etc.)
  • Sound knowledge of all labor regulations
  • Experience with resume databases, ATS, and referral programs
  • Sound knowledge of full-cycle recruiting
  • Strong verbal as well as non-verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional time-management and organizational skills

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