Talent Acquisition Specialist

Talent Acquisition Specialist

We have an opportunity for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to manage the full-cycle recruiting process for assigned business areas. The role will focus on sourcing, scheduling, interviewing potential candidates as well as preparing offers of employment and on-boarding new hires. Additional responsibilities include creating positive candidate experiences and developing long-term recruiting strategies, aligned with corporate business strategies that result in a strong talent network to support current and future hiring goals.

Position Responsibilities

  • Manages the talent acquisition process to support the business including but not limited to reviewing requests for postings, working with departments to ensure positions are approved, reviewing job description and discussing essential job requirements, qualifications, etc. with hiring manager, screens candidates, forwarding qualified candidates to hiring manager, ensures background checks are completed, prepares and makes offers and participates in the on-boarding process
  • Administer and maintain the requisition and recruitment process within our Applicant Tracking System ensuring best practice processes and recommending updates and improvements as necessary
  • Proactively partners with hiring managers and HR Business Partners to identify talent recruitment needs in support of the business which includes discussions regarding expectations, challenges and strategies
  • Develop long-term and immediate sourcing strategies and communicate best practices using a consultative, employee and customer-focused approach to ensure effective attraction, assessment, and selection of a high performing, diverse and sustainable talent pipeline customized strategies for different project timing and skill set requirements
  • Maintain a strong understanding of the AAA Life business and employer brand in order to ensure candidates are well informed and aligned with our mission, values, and business goals
  • Identify and monitor success metrics (in partnership with stakeholders), and establish reporting cadences for recruitment metrics such as time to fill, interview to offer ratios, hiring manager satisfaction, and create action plans, as needed
  • Builds relationships with community services, local chambers, colleges, employment agencies, media and internet sites in order to connect with potential candidates
  • Partner with the Talent Acquisition team to provide recommendations for process improvements which increase the effectiveness of services to provide best in class candidate and customer experience, drive increased quality of hire, decrease time to fill and enable excellence throughout the full lifecycle recruiting process
  • Development and delivery of presentations that communicate the long-term sourcing strategy, challenges, and opportunity areas for the various/assigned business units
  • Support talent acquisition projects from inception to delivery that will enable the acquisition of top talent required to meet strategic objectives that will provide AAA Life with a competitive advantage

  • Communication - Engages in effective, concise, two-way personal communication; is able to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles; can get messages across that have the desired effect. Creates an atmosphere in which timely and high-quality information flows smoothly up and down, inside and outside of the Company. Encourages open expression of ideas and opinions.
  • Creativity and Innovation - Able to generate creative ideas to solve problems and improve work methods; apply novel approaches to situations; independently apply professional expertise in ways that are unique or innovative; collaborate with team members to brainstorm creative approaches; rethink situations to create new opportunities or overcome obstacles.
  • Initiative - Takes the initiative to identify new challenges or opportunities. Brings different ideas together, combining them to produce a new outcome. Demonstrates strong desire to try new ways of doing business. Displays a can-do attitude and approaches challenges from a problem-solving perspective. Generates new ideas to enhance business results. Is alert to new technology and business practices. Produces results that surpass established goals. Recognizes the need for new or modified approaches.
  • Planning/Organizing - Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects. Can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal. Uses resources effectively and efficiently; arranges information and files in a useful manner. Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently. Sets priorities, goals, and timetables to achieve maximum productivity.
  • Professional - Approaches others in a tactful manner. Treats others with respect and consideration. Accepts responsibility for own actions. Follows through on commitments.
  • Relationship Building - Able to deal effectively with people in order to get work accomplished; adjust own interpersonal approach to fit the interpersonal style/needs of others; recognize the impact of ones behavior on others; utilize technical and business contacts to meet job responsibilities; network to reach specific influential people.
  • Results Driven - Recognizes what needs to be done and accomplishes it proactively and with minimal supervision. Establishes and maintains ownership of assigned issues from start to finish.
  • Teamwork Works well in a team environment, balances team and individual responsibilities.
  • Technical/Functional Skills - Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment. Applies and improves extensive or in-depth specialized knowledge, skills, and judgment to accomplish a result or to accomplish ones job effectively. Understands technical aspects of ones job and continuously builds knowledge, keeping up-to-date on the technical or procedural aspects of the job.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or related field required
  • 4 years of recruiting experience
  • Strong communication, organization and follow-up skills
  • Experience working on a corporate HR team highly preferred

Livonia, Michigan, United States


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Salary Range
$32,000.00 - 55,000.00
per Year
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Livonia, MI 48150, US
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