15 days old

Staff Recruiter

Austin, TX 78701
Job Description: At Perkins Coie, we look for individuals that are self-motivated, dedicated to providing value and superior services and, above all, people who have a high degree of integrity and enthusiasm for their work. Weve created a company culture that is based on collaboration, devotion to serving our clients, and mutual respect. Perkins Coie is committed to advancing diversity and inclusion both within the firm and throughout our collective communities. Work for one of the 100 Best Workplaces in America, get great health insurance, tuition reimbursement, your birthday off, and paid sabbaticals. GENERAL PURPOSE Source, screen, and hire the most qualified candidates for staff positions, utilizing the most cost-effective methods. Handle all aspects of hiring process for non-exempt, exempt, senior level, and technical positions. Advise managers regarding department organization and internal equity issues. May supervise the work of others. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS These essential functions are primary job duties that incumbents must be able to perform unassisted or with some reasonable accommodation. Assess staffing needs by obtaining necessary information from managers/supervisors to effectively recruit for open staff positions. Determine the best method of sourcing candidates (ad, agency, website, referral, etc.). Target sources that support the departmental recruiting strategy. Keep hiring managers/supervisors fully apprised on the status of the recruiting process. Review resumes, selecting the most qualified applicants, matching position requirements with the applicants skills and abilities. Interview selected applicants, evaluate candidate skill set, and make hiring recommendations to managers/supervisors. Oversee reference check process, coordinate interview schedules, and candidate testing. Act as a centralized information source regarding staff hires, job changes, promotions, and general recruiting information. Negotiate and recommend employment offers by partnering with staff recruiting manager and hiring manager. Present the offer and prepare the offer letter. Educate and inform new staff hires regarding firm policies, procedures, and general information during New Employee Orientation. Ensure compliance with and maintain metrics and applicant information as it relates to employment law regulations. Establish and maintain external relationships with recruiting sources in support of the firms diversity recruiting efforts. Consult with and advise hiring managers regarding department organization and internal equity as it relates to open requisition. Maintain a solid understanding of the firms operations and key business drivers and recruitings impact on the organization. Be present at work during regularly scheduled working hours and as needed in the job position, consistent with the Firms attendance expectations. SPECIFIC SKILLS REQUIRED Exceptional interpersonal skills and oral and written communication skills. Ability to establish effective working relationships with all levels of firm personnel and recognize the need for urgency. Ability to interpret and assess client needs and effectively apply those requirements to the recruiting process. Knowledge and experience in all sourcing techniques including job boards, ad response, internet search engines, networking sites, referrals, and headhunting. Ability to manage multiple complex projects while maintaining attention to detail. Exercise discretion and judgment in handling confidential personnel matters. Ability to obtain necessary information from candidates through standard interviewing procedures and assess quality and fit. Familiarity with State and Federal employment laws relevant to the staffing process. Must possess strong problem-solving skills and be extremely organized, flexible, creative, and able to work with little direction. Must have excellent time management skills and consistent follow-through. Demonstrated ability to advise high level management, offer ideas, and recommend strategies related to recruitment that will contribute to long-range firm goals. Ability to quickly understand an organizations business structure and processes. Fluent in MS Office applications. Experience with applicant tracking systems. SPECIFIC SKILLS PREFERRED Standard HR database skills. Familiarity with the professional services arena. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Requires a bachelors degree in human resources, business, management, or related field, and a minimum of 5 years full cycle recruiting experience in a corporate setting, or equivalent. Thorough understanding of applicant tracking systems. Professional services recruiting experience preferred, legal recruiting experience beneficial.
Posted: 2022-07-27 Expires: 2022-08-26

Perkins Coie understands your career is about choices, not trade-offs. Named one of the country's "100 Best Places to Work For" by FORTUNE magazine for 13 consecutive years, we provide an exceptional foundation on which to continue or expand your practice. During the past three years, we have hired more than 200 lateral attorneys firmwide at all experience levels. Our attorneys have broad and diverse backgrounds both within and outside the practice of law. By focusing on outstanding client service, superior legal work and generous pro bono and community involvement opportunities, we're dedicated to providing an atmosphere that encourages you to pursue your definition of success--both inside and outside the office.

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Staff Recruiter

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