Senior Recruiter – United Airlines Inc. – Washington, VA

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The Human Resources team helps attract and recruit diverse talent, and works to provide employees with competitive benefits, leadership resources and the support to be successful at United.

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Senior Recruiter is responsible for delivering all facets of recruiting success throughout the organization and assists in promoting a strong employment brand and ensuring a positive candidate experience by creating a high touch environment.

  • Develop and execute sourcing plans through the local and national recruiting plans, employing traditional sourcing strategies and resources as well as developing new, creative recruiting ideas
  • Builds and maintains relationships with clients to ensure staffing needs are met with regard to managing all sourcing, selection and hiring of talent through set metrics
  • Develops and executes robust recruiting strategies and communicates regularly with clients on process, status and feedback of all candidates
  • Maintain complete and accurate record-keeping details in compliance with federal and state requirements
  • Senior Recruiter plays a critical role in ensuring the attraction and hiring of the best possible talent to meet business needs
  • Creates sourcing strategy for approved job and collaborates with hiring manager
  • Identifies external or internal candidates to fill new or vacant positions
  • Activities may include screening resumes, attending recruitment job fairs, school and/or community based recruitment events or other externally focused efforts
  • Sourcing activities may include creation of an internal and/or external job posting, employee referrals, website advertising or other sourcing methods
  • Interviews prospective employees for non-exempt and exempt positions
  • Assess candidates to determine if their capabilities match the job requirements
  • Activities may include telephone-based or in-person interviews or administering pre-placement testing
  • For example, knowledge or skill-based tests, simulations, etc.
  • Reviews information gained about the candidate(s) and decides whether or not to interview candidate and recommend to hiring manager
  • Conduct debrief sessions with hiring manager to discuss candidate qualifications
  • Activities may include reviewing test data, interviewer’s recommendations or leading/participating in selection decision-making meetings for internal teams
  • Facilitates the placement of qualified candidates
  • Determines job offer to most qualified candidate
  • Discuss offer details with hiring manager
  • Partner with Compensation and HR as needed
  • Prepares new hire offers and extends verbal offers
  • Negotiate offer to successful acceptance
  • Communicates final status with all candidates
  • Crafts and provides developmental feedback for internal candidates not selected
  • Rescinds offers as necessary in the event a pre-employment hurdle is not met
  • Develops recruiting tools and techniques to assist United in meeting staffing and placement needs
  • Maintains complete and accurate staffing documentation as required by law
  • Updates information in United’s applicant tracking systems to ensure compliance and accuracy of metrics
  • Interfaces with Talent Acquisition Center as appropriate to process candidates and fill positions
  • Provides subject matter expertise in managing specific staffing vendors, such as websites, search firms and university contacts
  • Provides subject matter expertise in specific staffing and HR projects
  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5 or more years HR experience
  • At least 3 years of dedicated recruiting experience
  • Demonstrated good judgment and confidentiality
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with a strong emphasis on customer service orientation
  • Demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced, highly team-oriented environment
  • Excellent time management, follow-through and organizational skills
  • Strong communication and ability to build relationships with all levels of personnel required
  • Strategic and forward-thinking
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities with a high degree of accuracy and ability to delegate work as needed
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills in Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer and databases
  • Strong knowledge of social media and demonstrated usage of tools such as LinkedIn
  • Ability to handle highly confidential information required
  • Ability to build strong relationships and work in a team environment
  • Ability to quickly assess candidate’s skills/qualifications and attributes and make placements/recommendations as appropriate
  • Ability to coach and counsel internal and external candidates on career development
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to coach and counsel other recruiters on best practices and recruiting processes
  • Ability to work on special projects, in addition to typical recruiting workload
  • Ability recruiting hard-to-fill positions utilizing various sourcing methods
  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 10% of the time
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
  • PHR or SPHR certification
  • Certification as a behavioral based interviewer preferred
  • Combination of external search and corporate staffing experience
  • Prior experience coordinating and attending career fairs
  • Prior experience in developing and giving presentations
  • Experience using Taleo or other applicant tracking systems (i.e. iCIMS)
  • Experience using HRIS platforms (i.e. PeopleSoft and COMPAS)

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

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