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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Job Summary

The Talent Acquisition Specialist's purpose is to attract, source, and hire new talent for SHI through the recruitment process. The Talent Acquisition Specialist will partner closely with hiring managers to hire the most qualified candidate for open positions. This position reports to the Talent Acquisition Manager and will be required to report to the SHI Somerset, NJ office location.

About Us

Founded in 1989, SHI International is an $11 billion global provider of IT solutions and services. SHI currently has 5,000 employees worldwide.
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What SHI Can Offer:
  • World Class Facility includes on site gyms and cafeterias
  • Ongoing opportunities for personal and professional growth and development due to our strong promote from within philosophy
  • Work in an up-beat, creative, and fun environment
  • Benefits including medical, vision, dental, 401K, and flexible spending


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Screens resumes/CV, selects suitable profiles and assesses candidates
  • Collects feedback of candidates from hiring management
  • Discuss and negotiates compensation during offer presentations
  • Schedules and conducts interviews of candidates
  • Sources candidates utilizing tools provided and using out of the box thinking/techniques
  • Regular use of Social Media, including LinkedIn and other job boards
  • Posts jobs and relevant articles to attract candidates
  • Meets assigned hiring deadlines and headcount fulfillment for open positions
  • Liaises with HR and marketing teams on strategy and assists with relevant general HR and marketing team projects/tasks
  • Assists with onsite events and career fairs locally and nationally
  • Seeks referrals and recommendations to source potential candidates
  • Understands and adheres to the hiring process, policy, and all other areas related to communicate effectively to SHI staff
  • Answers candidate’s inquiries via email and phone as well as assisting with on-boarding processes for new starters.
  • Understands agreements/contracts (non-solicitation/non-compete) relating to employment
  • Handles and constructs confidential documents
  • Reports to HR Management on an ongoing basis, to monitor and feedback progress on assigned vacancies
  • Data Entry, including but not limited to excel spreadsheets, offer letter creation and internal systems
  • Stay up-to-date with Industry Trends to increase company and professional brand profile and meet potential candidates


  • University/Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent experience
  • 1+ years of strong sourcing/recruitment experience gained within a corporate setting or agency
  • Recruiting /sourcing subject matter expert with a proven track record of direct sourcing

Required Skills

  • Ability to think creatively and critically relative to finding talent
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem/solving research skills with a keen attention to detail
  • Conflict resolution abilities
  • Ability to demonstrates good judgement and decision making
  • Ability to work effectively within a highly ambiguous, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to collaborate and influence others
  • Ability to work under significant pressure with challenging deadlines, simultaneously managing multiple tasks and projects
  • Ability to change gears on short notice and adapt quickly and seamlessly
  • Ability to create partnerships/relationships with hiring managers and candidates
  • Ability to meet assigned hiring deadlines and headcount fulfillment for open positions
  • Ability to cold call and communicate effectively to potential candidates
  • Ability to understand agreements/contracts (non-solicitation/non-compete) relating to employment
  • Ability to handle and keep confidential information private
Preferred Skills
  • Experience with iCIMS ATS or other

Unique Requirements

  • Travel to Career Fairs and Hiring Events

Additional Information

  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Equal Employment Opportunity – M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status
  • All New Hires will be required to submit proof that they will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date as a condition of employment, subject to legally required accommodations.