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Contract Recruiter in Hightstown, NJ at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 5/4/2018

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Job Description

Contract Recruiter needed for a 4-6 month project for our client in the Cranbury, New Jersey area - this engineering firm is asking for help recruiting for engineering and technical folks throughout the country.

The contract recruiter will take on the responsibility to support the organizational staffing objectives. In addition, you will also execute recruiting strategies to deliver suitable job candidates for assigned positions. This is a 4-6 month contract position.
Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Develop effective recruiting plans and strategies
  • Builds applicant sources by researching and contacting colleges and multiple internet sites; providing organization information, opportunities, and benefits; maintaining rapport.
  • Determines applicant requirements by studying job description and job qualifications.
  • Maintain effective relationships with social and professional networks to source qualified candidates
  • Review resumes and qualifications to determine suitability of candidates
  • Organize and execute college recruitment programs
  • Pre-screen job candidates
  • Schedule and coordinate interviews cooperatively with hiring managers
  • Inform candidates fully about the job and company


  • Recruiting experience
  • Knowledge of general principles of recruiting
  • Knowledge of staffing systems and tools
  • Experience in candidate sourcing solutions
  • Knowledge of applicable computer applications
  • Knowledge of relevant employment legislation
  • Knowledge of relevant social media platforms (LinkedIn, Monster, Indeed, etc.)
  • The ability to work independently as well as on a project team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in recruiting for technical positions (Engineering, IT)