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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Company: Whitley Penn LLP
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

How We WorkThe mission of The People Team at Whitley Penn is here to deliver the same exceptional service that is recognized and expected by our clients to our firm associates, managers, and Partners. The People Team is committed to providing a fun and inclusive environment, unparalleled growth opportunities, and continuous development for our team to thrive regardless of career stage. We at Whitley Penn believe that you, our People, are our biggest Asset.

How Will You Make an Impact?

  • Secure top talent. Use your relationship-building skills, sales acumen, and understanding of Whitley Penn business needs to connect active and passive candidates to career opportunities
  • Provide technical expertise and solutions. Execute recruiting strategy including market penetration, candidate experience, and relationship management, diversity sourcing, interview process management, and offer negotiation
  • Facilitate exceptional candidate experiences. Contribute to departmental success and own individual outcomes associated with creating exceptional candidate experiences
  • Facilitate exceptional hiring manager experiences. Communicate with HR Partners and Hiring Managers to provide recommendations on job description scope, interview best practices, and timelines; devise and execute effective recruiting action plans in alignment with the firm's Talent strategies, and provide a central source of support
  • Learn, grow and share. Develop a strong understanding of the Elliott Davis business, practices, and competitive landscape. Participate in professional development opportunities to hone your skills, maintain a current understanding of our competitive market, and contribute to the ongoing development of peers
  • Leverage creative engagement strategies to share our story. Use social media, sourcing/network platforms, and referrals to generate and maintain a pipeline of passive and active candidates
  • Maximize your time. Manage and prioritize multiple hard-to-fill talent searches, projects, and internal relationship requests with a high sense of urgency and high level of integrity
  • Utilize technology. Maintain accurate documentation on all candidate searches and hiring managers' interactions in the approved ATS and sourcing platforms
  • Manage other projects as assignedHow Will You Get Here?
    • Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Human Resources, Marketing, Psychology, or related field
    • 3+ years of progressive agency or corporate recruiting experience leading the talent acquisition needs of IT, Finance & Accounting, Marketing, Human Resources, Operations, and Legal departments
    • 2+ years of demonstrated experience filling hard-to-fill roles, recruiting high-level talent in a dynamic and competitive market; identification of passive candidates, and experience creating talent pipelines
    • Proficiency in understanding all aspects of the recruitment preparation and implementation process: sourcing, interviewing, relationship management, pipeline building, offer negotiation, job analysis, wage, and salary trends, understanding of relevant labor markets, and knowledge of applicable HR, EEO laws/regulations, and Talent Acquisition best practices
    • Experience developing interview guides and facilitating different types of interviews to include but not limited to competency-based, behavioral, situational, digital, and in-person interviews
    • Proficient in utilizing an ATS for entering requisitions and postings, sourcing, tracking and nurturing candidates, managing manager communication, and maintaining documentation used for reporting
    • Exceptional internal/external communication skills (written and verbal) enhanced by a high level of emotional intelligence, empathy, and transparency
    • Ability to stop, take a breath, have fun, and be a team playerWhy Should You Apply?
      • Competitive salary and great benefits.
      • An exciting career path with opportunities for advancement.
      • A culture focused on an open and collaborative atmosphere.
      • Leadership is dedicated to playing a key role in your success.Whitley Penn is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote without regard to age, race, creed, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Whitley Penn LLP, Fort Worth , Talent Acquisition Specialist, Other , Fort Worth, Texas

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