What does an IT Recruiter do?

IT recruiters are responsible for handling all aspects of the recruitment process for professionals in the information technology field. They develop creative and innovative strategies to reach talent, deploy outreach campaigns, engage with talent, and perform screenings and background checks. They work with employers to refine job descriptions to better reflect the ideal candidate profile. They recommend effective recruitment tools and strategies. They play an active role in the negotiations phase and assist with making a final offer.

IT recruiters typically have a bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, or a related field. They have a background in recruiting, personnel, or human resources. They must be knowledgeable about recruitment tactics, and well-versed in applicable laws and regulations. These roles require excellent communication skills and negotiating abilities.

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Avg. Experience2-4 years

How much does an IT Recruiter make near United States?

$98,322 /yr
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IT Recruiter Career Path

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Qualified RecruiterQualified Recruiter
IT Recruiter
Jul 6, 2023

“Your efforts are noticed and appreciated and give you equal opportunities to grow in career.”

IT Recruiter
Nov 10, 2022

“The career path is is well defined and you have the opportunity to grow every 6 months.”

US IT Recruiter
Nov 3, 2023

“If not a night worker then only you are not a good fit otherwise its best.”

IT Recruiter
Aug 20, 2021

“N vice President also seen her multiple times but don't take any action against her.”

NSR Information SystemsNSR Information Systems
Domestic IT Recruiter
Dec 9, 2022

“Every thing is good but if you don't work there is no job security.”

IT Recruiter
Feb 16, 2022

“Pronix Inc was great to work with providing us with a future road map to meet our expansion goals.”

iXceed SolutionsiXceed Solutions
IT Recruiter
Sep 23, 2022

“The work is challenging and always keeps me on my toes which is helping me to grow professionally in my career progress.”

Qualtech RPOQualtech RPO
IT Recruiter
Apr 3, 2023

“One of the things that impressed me the most was the skillful seniors and great team players I had the opportunity to work with.”

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