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You might hire a talent acquisition specialist to:

  • Coordinate with hiring managers to identify staffing needs in different areas and departments
  • Plan interview and selection procedures, including screening calls, assessments, and in-person or virtual interviews

  • Evaluate candidate CVs, portfolios, and references

  • Keep records of all materials used for recruitment, including interview notes and related paperwork, to share with key stakeholders

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Familiarity with social media, CV databases, and professional networks
Bachelor’s degree in human resources management or something similar
Experience with full-cycle recruiting and using various interview techniques and evaluation methods
Prior experience as a talent acquisition specialist or something similar
Knowledge of Application Tracking Systems and LinkedIn Talent Solutions
Certification from the HR Certification Institute is a plus