Contract Remote Recruiter in Alpharetta, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 12/3/2019

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Job Description

Vaco is looking for Recruiting candidates interested in working remotely for a great client of ours based out of Memphis, but with multiple locations in the greater Atlanta area. This role is responsible for sourcing and screening applicants to fill vacancies for high-volume and entry level jobs. Works with hiring/account managers throughout interview process to establish recruiting strategies and determine a candidate profile for each position. This is a long-term contract position. Identifies viable candidates for open positions.


  • Sources candidates for high volume position openings using applicant tracking database and job board key word searches, cold-calling prospective applicants and referral sources, attending career fairs and networking.
  • Develops and maintains a pipeline of candidates for assigned positions.
  • Teams with hiring/account managers to determine plans to identify candidates including applicant tracking database searches, job board key word searches & phone/web mining.
  • Plans and attends job fairs to develop a candidate pool for assigned positions as needed.
  • Screens and interviews applicants and conducts candidate reference checks.
  • Documents and communicates employment recommendations to hiring managers.
  • Posts jobs for recruitment as needed.
  • Files and maintains employment records for future reference.
  • Generates recruitment status reports (e.g., applicant flow, open requisitions, time to fill).
  • Participates in training to learn new recruitment practices and develops subject matter expertise in recruitment (e.g., sourcing, compliance, applicant tracking systems, reporting).
  • Provides cross-functional support within the recruitment team as needed (e.g., employee referral program, relocation).

Education and Experience Requirements

  • High School diploma/GED required; Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 1-3 years of recruiting or related experience required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of recruitment and employment practices
  • Skills and ability to assess candidates effectively via telephone or face-to-face
  • Ability to work with a variety of jobs
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer skills with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)