Allstate Canada - Markham, ON (30+ days ago)

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Reporting to the Manager Talent Acquisition, the Talent Acquisition Specialist is accountable for supporting the achievements of ACG’s short and long term Mission, Vision and strategic objectives. In this role, you will provide support predominantly to the IT team in the areas of candidate generation, development of candidate pipelines, sourcing, interviewing and recommending the most qualified candidates for the IT team.

Source candidates using your network for IT department as well as others across ACG

Identify new sourcing strategies to proactively build a talent pipeline

Review and screen resumes and prequalify potential candidates prior to scheduling interviews

Manage candidate experience and gauge interest for current and future positions

Utilize a variety of sourcing techniques, including social media, job boards, internet searches, networking etc.

Participate in projects/initiatives to build, pilot and enhance our sourcing capabilities

Accountable for end-to-end recruitment – including needs analysis, building recruitment strategies for vacant positions while partnering with managers and HR partners to provide guidance through the offer negotiation process

Ensure the Applicant Tracking System is updated with respect to both candidate and requisition information

Keep abreast of current trends and recruitment tools in the employment marketplace to build strategies

Monitor our hiring practices to ensure legal compliance

Provide guidance and feedback to managers throughout the recruitment process

Facilitate Recruitment related workshops for new and existing managers

Provide feedback to Management on what’s working, opportunities and trends and recommend solutions to enhance our Sourcing and Recruitment practices

Other duties and special projects as assigned

Qualifications and Experience:
Post-secondary degree/diploma in Human Resources or a related field

Minimum 3 - 5 years’ experience sourcing and recruiting candidates in an IT environment

Ability to source candidates from social media sites (e.g. LinkedIn Recruiter), professional associations, online networking platforms, etc.

Experience mining online resume databases such as Indeed

Prior experience recruiting for multiple types and levels of positions using behavioural interview techniques

Experience using Applicant Tracking Systems

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to build and maintain strong, productive relationships both internally and externally

Collaborative team player with a high sense of urgency

Excellent organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to multi-task

Allstate Canada Group has policies and practices that provide workplace accommodations. If you require accommodation please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Allstate Insurance Company of Canada is one of the country's leading producers and distributors of home and auto insurance products, serving Canadians since 1953. The company strives to keep its customers in "Good Hands®" as well as its employees, and is proud to be named a Best Employer in Canada. Allstate Canada is committed to making a positive difference in the communities in which it operates and has partnered with organizations such as MADD Canada, United Way and Junior Achievement. To learn more about Allstate Canada, visit www.allstate.ca . For safety tips and advice, visit www.goodhandsadvice.ca .

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