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Recruitment Specialist (131391-1)

  • LocationMarkham, ON L3R 4H8 - Canada
  • Work TypeContract/Temp
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:2 years ago
  • Job no: G74BC
  • Category: Human Resources

Candidates must demonstrate a high degree of project management proficiency, critical thinking ability, and effective organizational skills to develop and execute sound recruiting strategies. Subject-matter expertise of applicable employment law is a requirement. Expert judgment, grace under pressure, and personal resilience are important qualities for success in this valuable role as recruiters personally source, interview, and onboard new hires for highly complex, moderate-volume jobs.


  • Partner and actively build collaborative relationships with hiring leaders of assigned functional areas to understand hiring needs and strategic objectives, as well as candidates’ level of experience and desired characteristics or competencies
  • As the subject matter expert, work with assigned functional area’s Human Resource professionals and hiring leaders to develop desired recruiting strategies, source and screen qualified internal and external candidates, and professionally onboard new employees
  • Attend appropriate HR and business function staff meetings and provide Recruiting updates
  • Employ continuous improvement through consistent re-assessment of recruiting plans, methods, tools and processes
  • Partner with Diversity & Inclusion team to support hiring plans comprehending corporate hiring initiatives for diversity, gender, veterans, and those with disabilities
  • Assist hiring leaders in developing appropriate job descriptions that will attract a well-defined candidate pool
  • Understand the external factors that impact the supply of top talent, GM’s bold position, salary level structure, candidate supply, and candidate requirements for various job categories
  • Train hiring leaders in the interviewing and onboarding processes
  • Communicate with HR and hiring leaders on candidate and new employee needs throughout the interviewing and onboarding process
  • Partner with Talent Insights and Recruitment Marketing to meet performance metrics


  • Minimum 3 years Engineering or IT recruiting experience
  • Customer service experience
  • Undergraduate degree or relevant recruiting experience
  • Previous experience sourcing passive candidates strongly desired
  • Demonstrated ability to establish relationships

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to develop, inspire and motivate a team
  • Champion collaboration and partnership
  • Willingness to provide strategic perspective, take intelligent risks and act as a champion of change
  • Evidence of strong character with integrity, honesty, accountability and trust
  • Demonstrated initiative, problem-solving, sound communication skills
  • Experience with Workday
  • Published on 23 Mar 2021, 4:38 PM