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Career Details :: Personnel Recruiters
Seek out, interview, and screen applicants to fill existing and future job openings and promote career opportunities within an organization.
Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations. For example, an electrician must have completed three or four years of apprenticeship or several years of vocational training, and often must have passed a licensing exam, in order to perform the job.
Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree. Some may require a bachelor's degree.
Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers.
- Interviews applicants to obtain work history, training, education, job skills, and other background information.
- Hires or refers applicant to other hiring personnel in organization.
- Notifies applicants by mail or telephone to inform them of employment possibilities, consideration, and selection.
- Projects yearly recruitment expenditures for budgetary consideration and control.
- Corrects and scores portions of examinations used to screen and select applicants.
- Prepares and maintains employment records and authorizes paperwork assigning applicant to positions.
- Speaks to civic, social, and other groups to provide information concerning job possibilities and career opportunities.
- Assists and advises establishment management in organizing, preparing, and implementing recruiting and retention programs.
- Evaluates recruitment and selection criteria to ensure conformance to professional, statistical, and testing standards, and recommends revision as needed.
- Arranges for interviews and travel and lodging for selected applicants at company expense.
- Provides potential applicants with information regarding facilities, operations, benefits, and job or career opportunities in organization.
- Conducts reference and background checks on applicants.
- Contacts college representatives to arrange for and schedule on-campus interviews with students.
- Reviews and evaluates applicant qualifications or eligibility for specified licensing, according to established guidelines and designated licensing codes.
- Appraisers, Real Estate
- Employment Interviewers, Private or Public Employment Service
- Janitorial Supervisors
- Management Analysts
- Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
- Talent Directors
General Work Activities
- Staffing Organizational Units
- Communicating With Persons Outside Organization
- Judging Qualities of Things, Service, People
- Communicating With Other Workers
- Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
Frequent Work Context
- Job-Required Social Interaction
- Objective or Subjective Information
- Consequence of Error
- Frustrating Circumstances