Venture Garden Group is an Investment Holding Company that incubates, invests in and operates early revenue, technology companies implementing proven I.T. solutions that transform companies and governmental organizations in emerging markets to high performing establishments.
Job Title: Talent Sourcing and Acquisition Lead
Human Resources, HR
Responsible for delivering all facets of recruiting success throughout the organization. This will be achieved through the development of local and national recruiting plans, employing traditional sourcing strategies and resources, as well as developing new, creative recruiting ideas.
Work with hiring managers on recruiting planning meetings.
Create job descriptions.
Lead the creation of a recruiting and interviewing plan for each open position.
Efficiently and effectively fill open positions.
Conduct regular follow-up meetings with managers to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation.
Develop a pool of qualified candidates in advance of need.
Research and recommend new sources for active and passive candidate recruiting.
Build networks to find qualified passive candidates.
Post openings in newspaper advertisements, with professional organizations, and in other position appropriate venues.
Utilize the internet for recruitment:
Post positions to appropriate internet sources;
Improve the company website recruiting page to aid recruiting;
Research new ways of using the internet for recruitment;
Use social and professional networking sites to identify and source candidates.
Locate and document where to find ideal candidates.
Aid public relations in establishing a recognizable ‘employer of choice’ reputation for the company, both internally and externally.
Communicate with managers and employees regularly, to establish rapport, gauge morale, and source new candidate leads.
Create contacts within industry.
Attend local professional meetings and membership development meetings.
Maintain regular contact with possible future candidates.
Coordinate and Implement University Recruiting Initiatives
Coordinate university recruiting initiatives.
Attend Career Fairs for recruiting and company recognition.
Develop working relationships within universities to aid in recruiting.
Give presentations at universities, attend student group meetings, and increase university awareness of the Company, before and after career fairs.
Review applicants to evaluate if they meet the position requirements.
Conduct prescreening interviews.
Maintain all pertinent applicant and interview data in the Human Resources Information System
Assist in performing reference and background checks for potential employees.
Assist in writing and forwarding rejection letters.
Assist in interviewing and selecting employees onsite.
Assist in preparing and sending new employee orientation packages.
Perform other special projects, as assigned.