Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

Staples - Mississauga, ON (30+ days ago)

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About Us

Staples Business Advantage is the contract business to business division of Staples, working with companies of 20 or more employees to develop customized programs with specialized pricing, dedicated account management, and a complete assortment of products and services at a low total delivered cost. In addition to a complete selection of office products, Staples Advantage offers: Business Interiors by Staples, Staples Technology Solutions, Staples Facility Solutions, Staples Print Solutions and Staples Promotional Products.

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Do you have a passion for people and enjoy working on a collaborative team? Are you looking for an environment where your efforts directly impact business results? Well, look no further. We are looking for a smart, passionate, and driven Recruiter to join our Staples team and you might be the person we are looking for.

As a Recruiter at Staples you will be responsible for full-cycle recruitment efforts including sourcing, qualifying, interviewing, negotiation of offers and hiring applicants to fill open requisitions. You will use cutting- edge technology to help find the ideal candidates for our open positions and will collaborate with hiring managers to get the right talent for their needs.

In this role know what it means to nurture relationships, and actively communicate with the candidate throughout the process. You can passionately articulate the Staples EVP, the business landscape and what makes Staples an amazing place to work. You are a master at closing the deal, with strong negotiation and influencing skills. You are a highly effective communicator and are seen by the business as the expert at assessing talent. This is a collaborative role, working with hiring managers and HR business partners to build a team of talented individuals that will support a best in class organization.

How you’ll make an impact (Functional Capabilities):
Recruit primarily for B2B sales positions for Staples Business Advantage.
Working side by side with the business, you set the strategy for how each role will get filled. You will partner with hiring manager to identify qualified candidates, seek feedback, and make hiring recommendations. You are a true Talent Advisor.
Leverage market data to understand potential challenges. There is no candidate that you cannot find.
You are a Staples advocate, clearly articulating our employer value proposition and the opportunity this creates for potential candidates to advance their career at Staples.
Proactively communicate with hiring managers relevant information regarding their open roles including market conditions, obstacles, and advise on any changes that need to take place.
Negotiate offers. Advise and enable the business to hire the best talent.
Follow legal/compliance requirements and selection & hiring guidelines.
Throughout the process, you communicate with candidates and provide an exceptional experience. You speak with passion about our amazing company culture, you clearly outline expectations of the role and are transparent about the alignment of candidate’s skills vs what is needed.
Nothing is perfect. You identify process issues and make recommendations for improvement.
Diversity is key to who we are, and as part of this you work to increase the diversity of our applicant pools.
You train, mentor and coach other recruiters on the team


Skills You’ll Need to be Successful:
You have a strong, inherent sense of personal integrity, initiative and curiosity and are a role model of Staples values
You seek out and leverage new, emerging technologies to maximize efficiency and effectiveness
You know how to find even the most challenging candidate.
You listen, comprehend and exceed the expectations of the hiring manager. You are seen by the business as the expert in assessing talent.
You have strong negotiating skills and can convert any candidate to a hire.
You understand the value of the employer brand on driving candidate flow, and know how to communicate the value proposition of working at our company through authentic messaging.
You use a consultative approach in all your interactions, always keeping the end goal in mind.
You possess strong communication (both written and oral) skills.
You keep skills up to date through continuous personal development

Basic Qualifications:
3+ years of full life cycle recruiting
Previous experience recruiting for B2B corporate sales positions
Previous experience using a variety of sourcing strategies including proactive sourcing techniques
Experience utilizing Applicant Tracking Systems, CRMs and have knowledge of government hiring guidelines and regulations
Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office and ATS to manipulate reports and data.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Staples is committed to providing accommodation to people with disabilities throughout the job application and interview process to the point of undue hardship. If you require an accommodation during the application or interview process, please contact a Customer Care Representative at 1-866-782-7537.

Staples is an equal opportunity employer and an accommodation will be provided during the hiring process if requested.