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IT Talent Acquisition Recruiter

Function: Human Resources
Location: , Framingham, MA US
Date posted: 9/10/2019 12:02:30 PM
Type: Full-time
Permanent / Contract: Regular
Job number: 1099823

Our Talent Acquisition teams build Staples greatest asset: Our Associates! Do you have a passion for people and innovation? Do you enjoy working on a collaborative team? Are you looking for an environment where your efforts directly impact business results?


Well, look no further!

We are looking for a smart, passionate, and strategic driven IT Recruiter to join our Staples team. You will work with cutting edge recruiting tools that will help you identify top notch talent for Staples Digital Solutions.


As a member of the Staples Talent Acquisition team you will be supporting our Staples Digital Solutions organization which includes eCommerce, Cyber Security, Data Science, Machine Learning, Software Engineering, and Cloud Computing. You will be responsible for full-cycle recruitment efforts including pipelining, sourcing, and qualifying candidates for open or future positions, interview candidates, negotiate offers and hiring applicants to fill open requisitions. This is a highly collaborative role, working with hiring managers and HR business partners to build a team of talented individuals that will support a best in class organization.


Functional Recruiting Capability

• Recruit for professional level positions within our Staples Digital Solutions organization

• Develop plans to source qualified candidates and increase applicant pools

• Drive candidate flow through our recruitment marketing and digital sourcing tools

• Conduct effective intake meetings and communicate frequently to ensure alignment of plan

• Negotiate offers with candidates


Key Responsibilities

• Partner with hiring manager to identify qualified candidates, seek feedback, and make hiring recommendations

• Clearly articulate the Staples employer value proposition and the opportunity this creates for potential candidates to advance their career

• Clearly communicate with candidates Staples associate value proposition, company culture, expectations, and alignment between job opportunities and candidate skills

• Leverage recruitment and market data to help to identify obstacles, determine solutions, and provide visibility for the business

• Provide timely updates to hiring managers with information regarding market place, obstacles, and work with manager to identify solutions

• Identify process issues and make recommendations for improvement

• Collaborate with hiring managers and HR team to ensure standard hiring processes are followed

• Leverage available tools and resources to increase diversity of applicant pool

• Mentor other recruiters




Basic Qualifications
• 3-5 years of full life cycle recruiting experience in a fast-paced, action-oriented environment

• 2 years of IT recruitment focused within network/cyber security, cloud technologies, software engineering, machine learning and data science

• Experience working in a team oriented, high-volume technical recruiting model

• Ability to use innovative techniques to meet the staffing needs of the business

• Proven experience managing multiple competing priorities simultaneously, strong prioritization/time management skills, self-directed/result-oriented

• Experience providing fact-based assessments of talent to provide clear recommendations

• Strong communication (both written and oral) skills

• Must maintain and exude strong sense of urgency and integrity



•Bachelor’s degree

•Experience in a corporate recruiting environment 


Skills You’ll Need to be Successful

• You have a strong, inherent sense of personal integrity, initiative and curiosity

• You leverage new, emerging technologies to maximize efficiency and effectiveness

• You keep skills up to date through continuous personal development

• You listen, comprehend and execute on the needs of the hiring manager

• You meet and exceed commitments and are a role model of Staples values

• You have strong negotiating skills and can convert any candidate to a hire

• You use a consultative approach in all your interactions, always keeping the end goal in mind

• You have experience utilizing Applicant Tracking Systems

• You have knowledge of OFCCP guidelines and regulations

• You have knowledge of Immigration processes

Staples is The Worklife Fulfillment Company, helping businesses of all sizes be more productive, connected and inspired. With dedicated account teams, category professionals, innovative brands and a curated product assortment for business, Staples provides customized solutions to help organizations achieve their goals. Interested in joining the team? Check out our perks and benefits!

Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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