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Seek out, interview, and screen applicants to fill existing and future job openings and promote career opportunities within an organization.


  • Prepare and maintain employment records.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with hiring managers to stay abreast of current and future hiring and business needs.
  • Interview applicants to obtain information on work history, training, education, and job skills.
  • Maintain current knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action guidelines and laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
  • Perform searches for qualified candidates according to relevant job criteria, using computer databases, networking, Internet recruiting resources, cold calls, media, recruiting firms, and employee referrals.
  • Contact applicants to inform them of employment possibilities, consideration, and selection.
  • Inform potential applicants about facilities, operations, benefits, and job or career opportunities in organizations.
  • Screen and refer applicants to hiring personnel in the organization, making hiring recommendations when appropriate.
  • Arrange for interviews and provide travel arrangements as necessary.
  • Advise managers and employees on staffing policies and procedures.
  • Review and evaluate applicant qualifications or eligibility for specified licensing, according to established guidelines and designated licensing codes.
  • Hire applicants and authorize paperwork assigning them to positions.
  • Conduct reference and background checks on applicants.
  • Evaluate recruitment and selection criteria to ensure conformance to professional, statistical, and testing standards, recommending revision as needed.
  • Recruit applicants for open positions, arranging job fairs with college campus representatives.
  • Advise management on organizing, preparing, and implementing recruiting and retention programs.
  • Supervise personnel clerks performing filing, typing and recordkeeping duties.
  • Project yearly recruitment expenditures for budgetary consideration and control.
  • Serve on selection and examination boards to evaluate applicants according to test scores, contacting promising candidates for interviews.
  • Address civic and social groups and attend conferences to disseminate information concerning possible job openings and career opportunities.


Education, Training, Experience



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