Talent Acquisition Specialist (Contract to Permanent)
Salary HKD25,000 - HKD35,000 per month + Medical + Bonus
Location Hong KongCONTRACTOR
Consultant Phoenix Chen
Date posted 04 September 2018 2018-09-042018-10-04 human-resources-and-personnel 41 Connaught Road Central Hong Kong Robert Walters Hong Kong
My client is the largest health and beauty retailer in the world, to cope with the rapid expansion. They are now welcoming a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join their TA team in HK. Welcome candidates from either recruitemnt agency background or in-house TA background. Comepetitive salary package with great benefit entitlement.
In order to identify and recruit successful employees, a Talent Acquisition Specialist performs many different tasks.
Work with Hiring Managers
Talent Acquisition Specialists must work very closely with hiring managers to ensure that they adequately understand the needs of the manager and the requirements and expectations of the job. Once they have a good understanding of the position, they can effectively assess applicants in regard to whether or not they would be able to perform well in the position. It’s critical that they develop and keep strong relationships with the hiring managers.
The Talent Acquisition Specialist must source and recruit candidates using a variety of outlets, such as job postings and social media, while effectively targeting the right kinds of candidates for the job. Throughout this process, they develop relationships with prospective talent. Talent Acquisition Specialists also seek out and recommend creative new ways of sourcing talent.
Screen, Interview, and Assess Candidates
Typically, Talent Acquisition Specialists schedule all interviews and then prepare and advise their candidates beforehand. They review resumes, cover letters, and assess interview performance. Talent Acquisition Specialists must also complete all pre-screening and screening activities for prospective employees, which may include calling previous employers and completing background screens and drug tests.
Assist with Hiring Process
In order to facilitate a smooth on-boarding process for new employees, the Talent Acquisition Specialist will administer and submit all hiring paperwork for new employees as well as assist with the orientation process. They work closely with the Human Resources department during this phase.
Stay Up-to-Date with Industry Trends
Talent Acquisition Specialists must have in-depth knowledge of the industry in which they recruit. This may include having previously worked in that industry or attending educational seminars, networking, and industry events in order to gather such knowledge, as well as learning from hiring managers. It’s important to understand the industry in order to understand the needs of the hiring manager and the qualifications of prospective employees.