Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

Kforce Inc., Talent Representative, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 11660

Sun, April 10, 2016

SUMMARY: 

The Talent Representative plays a critical role in fueling Kforce’s growth by connecting Great People together. The Talent Representative executes sourcing and recruiting strategies to identify and attract qualified and diverse candidates, and then matches them to opportunities with our clients. This position demands an exceptional balance of drive and commitment, coupled with exemplary interpersonal skills, topped off with a creative mindset. The Talent Representative possesses the uncanny ability to successfully manage multiple priorities in a high-paced and fast-changing work environment. As a new member of the team, the Talent Representative will receive career-building training along with the opportunity for mentorship from senior team members. 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

- Source candidates through networking, employee referrals, job boards, social media presence ad searches, career fairs, internet research and direct contact. 
- Collaborate with Kforce colleagues to fully understand the client’s hiring objectives and requirements. 
- Submit candidates, providing information needed to facilitate hiring decisions, including salary recommendations. 
- Coordinate interview and follow up activities. 
- As the candidate advocate, guide candidates thorough the recruiting process, including evaluation of skills and expertise, the interview process and salary negotiation. 
- Facilitate the offer process, including salary negotiations, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment. 
- Ensure pre-employment steps, including reference checks and background and drug tests are completed in a timely fashion. 
- Manage consultants while on assignment; facilitate redeployment of consultants as assignments approach completion. 
- Conduct all interactions with the utmost diplomacy and tact.  
- Maintain confidentiality and treat others with conscientious respect. 
- Connect with candidates, colleagues and clients on a regular basis to develop and maintain relationships, expand industry knowledge, and generate referrals and leads. 
- Stay abreast of current recruiting trends and recommend creative strategies to meet hiring goals. 

Qualifications 

REQUIREMENTS: 

BA/BS degree preferred. 
0-2 years professional experience in a staffing, corporate, recruiting or professional sales environment 
Ability to develop customer relationship management, consultative and negotiation skills. 
Proven organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to self-manage, prioritize initiatives and work well in a team environment with competing demands and tight deadlines. 
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on tact and diplomacy.  
Strong internet research skills. Proficiency in MS office, including Word and Excel. Ability to grasp cutting edge technologies. 

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: 
Travel as required, up to 10%.

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