29 days old

Talent Acquisition Recruiter

Crate and Barrel
Northbrook, Illinois 60062
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Crate and Barrel is America’s most exciting housewares specialty retailer with 100+ locations and over 6,500 associates nationwide. We are seeking an experienced, committed and enthusiastic professional to join our Human Resources department, as Talent Acquisition Recruiter located in our Northbrook, Illinois corporate offices.

  • Partner with business leaders and HR Business Partner to understand business needs and job requirements, and ensure recruitment strategies are compelling, consistent and cost effective.
  • Source candidates to build a robust candidate pipeline using a variety of outlets; seek out and explore creative, cost-effective new ways to source talent.
  • Process job requisitions to determine and execute, within defined/prescribed guidelines, the appropriate advertising/social media outlets, networking, referral and college outreach, posting positions internally and externally.
  • Screen, interview and assess candidates, presenting qualified candidates to hiring managers and act as the liaison between the candidate and hiring managers throughout the selection process.
  • Coordinate the hiring process by scheduling interviews, facilitating the selection process, extending offers and coordinating background checks, as needed.
  • Possess and maintain an in-depth knowledge of applicable jobs and stay up to date with industry trends to attract, source and select the best candidates.
  • Educate and coach hiring managers and appropriate associates on interviewing techniques, processes and tools.
  • Partner with HR COE, including Compensation and Compliance as needed to facilitate recruitment and selection process.
  • Provide ad hoc recruitment reports and statistics to management to assist in the planning and forecasting of recruitment needs and to adjust future actions based on ROI/results.
  • Advise and influence managers throughout the hiring process and debrief, and close requisitions in a timely manner ensuring a positive candidate experience.
  • Coordinate and maintain contracts and relationships with vendors, as appropriate.
  • Coordinate and secure the placement of temporary workers, as appropriate.


  • 2 years previous talent acquisition and recruitment experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Previous social media recruiting experience strongly preferred
  • Fluency with applicant tracking systems, internet search engines, online job advertising vehicles and job aggregators
  • Ability to embrace and leverage current and new technology to support the business; participate in ongoing training regarding technology upgrades and new systems applicable to the position
  • Microsoft Office Suite, Google Platform and ATS experience
  • Advanced experience sourcing and networking using current techniques and tools
  • Must be highly organized with a strong sense of personal accountability
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including face-to-face, Google Hangout, and over the phone  and email
  • Collaborative team-player with exhibited ability to operate in a highly fluid environment
  • Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills
  • Highly motivated and well organized
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal)
  • Excellent reading and written language skills (English)


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