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Recruiter – National Delivery Center

Chicago, IL
Posted 2 years ago

Swoon, a growing technical & professional recruitment firm, has career* opportunities to join our award-winning team in Chicago! Being a recruiter at Swoon entails much more than just connecting with and placing talent. Your goal is to bring real value to each applicant you work with combined with a rewarding opportunity to earn uncapped commission along the way! Sound exciting? Read on:

We are seeking super competitive, money-motivated, driven, entry-level candidates to begin their career with us. No recruiting or sales experienced needed; we provide training!

*This isn’t a job opportunity, Swoon prefers to start and accelerate careers.

What attributes make a Swooner successful? The ideal candidate will be:

  • Self-motivated, money-motivated, an achiever, a goal setter, “hungry” to succeed
  • Competitive and Resilient: there are good days and bad days, you’ve got to pick yourself up often
  • Self-educator: having the ability to learn quickly and stay educated is critical in the staffing industry
  • Professional in behavior, professional in communication, and professional in your approach
  • Addition* to the “Swoon Culture”: we have a diverse, honest, transparent, and hard-working crew.

*We look to add to our culture, not have others fit into it.

What is Recruiting? In this role you will:

  • Collaborate with internal Sales team members to understand our clients’ requirements and liaise with them throughout the process in order to fill job orders – i.e. trading information on clients and candidates; preparing candidates for interviews; setting clients’ expectations, assisting with onboarding tasks, etc.
    • IRL*: The Swoon Sales team works with our clients to obtain job openings; Recruiters will identify candidates, and both teams collaborate to place the best-fitting candidates in the highest-priority positions. Listening, teamwork, and persistence will accelerate your success!
  • Identify candidates, conduct thorough screenings, assess candidate skills & interest, coordinate interviews, and make job offers – i.e. you will be on the phone. A lot!
    • IRL: You will be on the phone throughout your week calling active and passive candidates, learning about their job search and skillset. Professional communicators, resilient, and driven people usually find success.
  • Building your professional brand is a must in our industry! Candidates want to feel confident in the person helping them find their next position and/or making their next major life decision. Utilizing our internal tools and social media will make your work-life easier.
  • IRL: Recruiters must be engaged heavily with professional social media platforms, follow industry leaders, read industry information & contribute/share related content, attend & host networking events help engage your network. Diligent time management combined with passion for your career & development allows individuals to succeed here!

*IRL: In Real Life


  • Employer paid Medical, Dental and Vision insurance premiums
  • 4 weeks’ Vacation + Paid Parental Leave
  • Matching 401K after 1st service year
  • Anniversary Recognition/Gift Program
  • Pre-Tax Commuter Program (reduces public transportation and/or parking costs)
  • Numerous recognition incentives available throughout the year + President’s Club (incentivized annual trip)

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