Talent Acquisition Specialist

  • Location
    Hamilton, Ontario
  • Job type
  • Category
    Human resources - HR Recruiter

Do you have experience in recruitment and are looking to take your career to new heights? Adecco is currently hiring for a temporary, full-time Talent Acquisition Specialist in Hamilton, ON to work for our client, a reputable and well-established organization. In his role, you will be responsible for consulting, recommending, and implementing region-wide recruitment, selection and retention strategies that are compliant with all relevant employment legislation and policies in accordance with company's vision, mission, values and corporate culture. 

  • Pay rate: $29/hour
  • Location: Hamilton, ON
  • Shifts: Monday to Friday | 8:30 AM- 4:30 PM
  • Job type: Temporary | Full time
  • Duties and responsibilities:

  • Perform all aspects of full-cycle recruitment including sourcing, posting, marketing, screening, interviewing, selecting, validating reference checks, drafting offer letters, on-boarding activities in support of programs, services and operations and candidate debriefs
  • Provide guidance and consultation to all levels of management on wide range of recruitment issues
  • Provide leadership in designing, recommending, implementing and managing the recruitment, selection, and retention strategies that comply with all relevant employment legislation, collective agreements and with corporate and departmental hiring objectives
  • Work collaboratively and consult regularly with other Human Resources staff to ensure effective service delivery to support business needs of client groups and corporate priorities
  • Collaborate and work in partnership with Labour Relations in placing laid off/surplus employees by determining if employee is qualified for potential positions and guide management through the process
  • Participate in and defend staffing process and decisions at union grievances, mediation, arbitration and Human Rights complaints
  • Recommend appropriate media to advertise job vacancies (newspapers, professional journals, Internet, Intranet, etc.) with due regard to effectiveness and cost
  • Provide feedback, advice and training to applicants/employees on resume writing, interview performance, interview preparation and test results
  • Design and deliver selection and recruitment training to management
  • Manage job posting files, including all necessary data regarding job applications, recruitment processes and selection activities for an assigned portfolio and corresponds with applicants
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Degree/certification or related education in human resources, or the equivalent combination of education and experience. CHRL designation would be considered an asset
  • Proven human resources experience in recruitment and consultation skills at all levels within organizations with the ability to apply a broad perspective requiring an integrated knowledge of human resources management, related disciplines and business processes
  • Must possess superior decision making abilities, sound judgement and ability to maintain confidentially
  • Sound knowledge of relevant collective agreements, employment legislation (ESA), the Ontario Human Rights Code, corporate policies and procedures and other relevant statutes
  • Superior oral and written communication and problem solving skills
  • Must possess excellent abilities to negotiate and influence in assuring compliance throughout recruitment and selection process
  • Must have exceptional relationship building skills to create productive and effective relationships with client departments and employees
  • Flexibility and workload management skills to effectively respond to client needs in a timely manner to consistently meet deadlines
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, Outlook) and an HRIS system (previous experience using PeopleSoft would be considered an asset)
  • Previous municipal experience in a recruitment and selection position would be an asset
  • If you are interested in this Talent Acquisition Specialist job opportunity in Hamilton, ON, apply now. If you meet our requirements an Adecco Recruiter will be in touch with you soon.

    • Apply with Adecco

    Reference number CA_EN_1_021098_1787695

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