An innovative partnership program between CareerBuilder and Capella Learning Solutions

Entry-Level Staffing Recruiter

Essentials of Recruiting for the Staffing Industry, developed in collaboration with the American Staffing Association

Self-paced online learning

This course prepares you for an exciting and rewarding career as an entry-level staffing recruiter. After completing this RightSkill course, you’ll be ready to leverage your newly acquired skills as a entry-level staffing recruiter to help companies with their most important asset – their people, and help people with one of the most important part of their lives – their career.

Job titles include entry-level recruiter, associate recruiter, junior recruiter, associate talent acquisition specialist and junior talent acquisition specialist.

This course was developed in collaboration with the American Staffing Association.

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Practical Experience

Fundamentals of Recruiting for the Staffing Industry, developed in collaboration with the American Staffing Association, provides you with real-world examples and tips for industry experts to ensure you are equipped to take on the job responsibilities employers will expect.

Verified Skills

To complete the course and become a RightSkill candidate, you must pass a series of mini-assessments to verify your skills.

Job Interview

Once you become a verified RightSkill candidate, we work with you to secure job interviews with employers in your area who are actively hiring.

Skills We Build, Assess and Verify

Working with urgency

Creating a talent pool

Making great matches

Closing the deal with candidates

Understanding the candidate, client and role

Setting expectations for success

Course Outline

Introduction to Recruiting
  • Understanding the role of a recruiter
  • Introduction to the matchmaking process
  • Taking a job order
    • Creating a talent inventory
    • Split desk vs. full desk
    • Stair-step questioning
    • Interpreting an employer’s hiring needs
    • Contents of a work plan
    • Writing a job posting
Sourcing Candidates
  • Building a talent inventory
  • Reviewing resumes
  • Generating referrals
  • Dealing with rejection
Screening Candidates
  • Screening and interviewing
  • Handling objections
  • Having difficult conversations
  • Assessing candidates for a cultural fit
  • Documenting findings from candidate screening
  • Checking references
  • Defining a go-to market strategy

 

Submitting Candidate to Client
  • Coordinating interviews
  • Placing assignments
  • Onboarding a candidate
  • Coaching, counseling and resolving conflicts
A Day in the Life
  • Understanding the recruiting environment
  • Professional and career development
  • ASA Membership and certification
Preparing for the Job Interview
  • Marketing yourself with a resume
  • Thinking like a hiring manager
  • Understanding the common verticals of the recruiting industry
  • Interviewing tips

Get started on your new career path!

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