Recruiting Manager Job Description

What is a Recruiting Manager?

A recruiting manager works jointly with recruiters and oversees the sourcing, interviewing and hiring processes of employees. As a recruiting manager you will make sure the recruiting strategies used by the team are up to date and help them implement new ones. You will also provide advice to the employer on recruiting, interviewing and improving their brand.

A bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Organizational Psychology or a related field is required. Prior experience in recruiting as a manager, coordinator or consultant as well as experience screening and interviewing job candidates is also required. Since you will be managing a team, leadership and management skills are a must. Strong communication skills will help you succeed as a recruiting manager, as you will be working closely with the employer, job candidate and recruiters.

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Job Overview

Example Co. is one of the leading companies in our field in the area. We're proud of our 3.6 rating on Glassdoor from our employees. We are hiring a talented Recruiting Manager professional to join our team. If you're excited to be part of a winning team, Example Co. is a great place to grow your career. You'll be glad you applied to Example Co.

Responsibilities for Recruiting Manager

  • Update recruiting procedures or create new procedures
  • Supervise the recruiting team
  • Search for and enforce new sourcing methods to find job candidates
  • Evaluate and suggest the best recruiting software for the employer
  • Suggest ways to improve the employer's brand
  • Research the best job advertising techniques
  • Advise hiring managers on proper interviewing methods
  • Attend career events and job fairs

Qualifications for Recruiting Manager

  • Experience as a Recruiting Manager, Recruiting Coordinator, or Recruitment Consultant
  • Experience in screening and interviewing job applicants
  • Knowledge of labor laws
  • Strong leadership and team management skills
  • Ability to make sound decisions quickly and efficiently
  • Experience with the use of applicant tracking software and HR databases
  • Knowledge of social media and professional networks
  • Able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time efficiently

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