Talent Acquisition Specialist - Contract Position

Posting ID : A1068447047
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Human Resource


Company Overview

WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a publicly traded Fortune 500 holding company headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) and original equipment manufacturers (OEM) product, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistic services. 2014 annual sales were approximately $7.9 billion. The Company employs approximately 9,400 people, maintains relationships with over 25,000 suppliers, and serves over 75,000 active customers worldwide. Customers include commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers and utilities. WESCO operates nine fully automated distribution centers and approximately 485 full-service branches in North America and international markets, providing a local presence for customers and a global network to serve multi-location businesses and multi-national corporations.

Primary interface with hiring managers and Human Resource Business Partner; for frontline entry level or high volume positions. Design tactical recruiting plan for targeted job (s). Present qualified list of prescreened candidates to hiring manager. Disposition candidates as required throughout the hiring process. Provide guidance to staffing coordinator(s) on the recruiting process.

PRIMARY Responsibilities:

Determine appropriate sourcing strategy for position(s) to be filled.
Meet regularly with hiring managers to calibrate expectations of the hiring process.
Ensure that candidate has fulfilled all requirements in the Applicant Tracking System.
Interview candidates and present qualified prescreened candidates to hiring manager.
Disposition candidates at the appropriate time during the hiring process.
Follow all steps as defined by the hiring process.
Emphasize the importance of recruiting a diverse workforce by presenting a diverse slate of candidates.
Accept personal responsibility for perpetuating WESCO's reputation as "The Employer of Choice".



2 years minimum experience in recruiting and staffing.

Working knowledge of Applicant Tracking System(s).

Understanding of recruiting policies and practices and employment law.

Working knowledge of social media relative to the recruiting of candidates preferred.

Experience in similar industry preferred.


Bacherlor's degree required.

Skills / Requirements

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Proficient in Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Microsoft Outlook.

Ability to conduct behavioral interviews to assess candidate capability.

Ability to execute daily tasks with limited supervision.

Ability to learn software packages, including applicant tracking. . .

Must be flexible, adaptable and well organized.

Ability to analyze data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

Project management experience.

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