Talent Acquisition Specialist (Temp) in Remote US at CareerBuilder

Date Posted: 7/28/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Note: CareerBuilder U.S. office locations will reopen on a voluntary basis in February 2022 and employees within a commutable distance will have the option to utilize the offices if fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  

U.S. Office Locations: Chicago, IL; Atlanta, GA; Irvine, CA 

Summary of the Job:

The Talent Acquisition Specialist is primarily responsible for achieving targets on the deployment of the Source & Screen recruitment process. The TA Specialist will own the recruitment process – sourcing, screening, interviewing, and maintaining an actionable pipeline for each project assigned.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Deploy day-to-day recruitment strategy to determine project direction
  • Create and deploy online recruitment media as needed
  • Creating and maintaining a passive strategy to build a candidate pipeline for each project assigned
  • True passive sourcing including cold calling, niche board sourcing and data-mining
  • Develop creative and engaging ways to build relationships with candidates to provide an exceptional experience
  • Candidate Screening; including screening resumes and phone interviewing
  • Accountable to the candidate process as they move through the recruitment process
  • Provide specific candidate feedback to the client through regular touchpoint calls
  • Working with candidates to schedule them with hiring managers for additional interviews
  • Responsible for effectively coaching and collaborating with Offshore Resources assigned to co-support delivery on recruitment projects
  • Responsible to meet or exceed performance targets and SLAs


Job Requirements:

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience leading conversations with both internal and external partners
  • Experience with various ATS systems, job boards, cold calling, and Boolean search strings.
  • Proficient communicator with high attention to detail
  • Customer Service orientation
  • Technically inclined with advanced MS Office skills
  • Applicant Tracking System experience
  • A proven organization with creative thinking
  • Self-motivated and flexible
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Proven track record of providing an exceptional level of service to hiring managers and candidates
  • Proven sourcing strategies and techniques that attract the most passive and active candidates
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment

Supervisory Responsibilities:

No, this role does not have supervisory responsibilities



Bachelor’s degree preferred

Minimum Years of Experience:

1 year of specialized technical recruitment experience including the creation and deployment of recruitment strategies


Physical Demands:

  • Frequent phone and computer use
  • Creating written communications
  • Able to sit/stand at a desk
  • Able to bend, sit, stand, lift boxes or equipment (between 0-15 lbs)

Benefits and Perks

Connecting people with meaningful work is one of the most important things anyone can do – which means we need to support the employees who make that possible. CareerBuilder’s team enjoys a host of perks and benefits, including: 

Health and Wellness: 

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision, Life & Disability Programs 
  • Option to enroll in supplemental Life, AD&D, Accident, Critical Illness, Home & Auto, Transit, Identity Theft Protection, Legal Programs, and Pet Insurance 
  • Employee Assistance Program with free counseling sessions  
  • Wellness/Tobacco Free credits towards medical premiums 
  • On-site meditation rooms 
  • Free upgrades to premium versions of many Mental Health applications 

Family Support and Care: 

  • Parental support including paid maternity and parental leave 
  • Milk Stork 
  • Pre-Tax Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account 
  • Healthy Pregnancy Program and Fertility Support Services 

Flexibility and Time Off 

  • Paid time off, including time off to volunteer, holidays, floating holiday, bereavement, jury duty, parental leave 
  • Remote work opportunities available for most roles 

Personal and Career Development: 

  • Education Reimbursement Program allowing up to $5k per year towards completion of a Bachelor’s and non-MBA graduate degree, and up to $10K per year towards completion of an MBA 

Financial Wellbeing: 

  • 401(k) Program with a two year vesting schedule, annual employer match, and an opportunity to make Pretax and Roth contributions.  
  • Financial educational webinars and individual retirement planning advising available. 


  • Employee resource groups 
  • Time off to volunteer 

CareerBuilder, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status.


TSR ID: 002678


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