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)