A corporate recruiter provides a full cycle of recruiting services to their business or organization including sourcing, attracting, and selecting talent in collaboration with business partners.
What responsibilities will I have?
- Partner with hiring managers to establish recruiting strategies to identify top talent and target active and occasionally passive job seekers
- Post jobs for recruitment as needed
- May work with third party recruiters and develop professional relationships for hard-to-fill positions
- Work with business unit managers, directors, and human resource to identify and understand business requirements for open positions
- Utilize various recruiting sources to obtain adequate number of qualified applicants for staffing needs
- Verify employment eligibility of each applicant
- Collaborate with managers to identify and source qualified resumes
- Track candidates’ status through entire interview process and prescreen
- Execute various forms of interviews on a regular basis and provide travel arrangements as necessary
- Handle hiring paperwork from start to finish including the job offer letter
- Contact applicants to inform them of employment possibilities, consideration, and selection
- Develop salary offers for candidates
- Conduct candidate reference and background checks
- Follow up with new hires every few months their first and second years
- Develop and maintain external relationships that may provide referrals of candidates
- Continually create new, innovative methods to improve the recruitment process
- Attend career fairs and events as needed
- Assist in developing and managing employee training programs
What education and training is required?
A bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, agriculture or a related degree is required to become an agriculture recruiter.
To pursue a career as a Agricultural Corporate Recruiter:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, business courses, economics, government, English, and computer courses.
Where can I work?
Corporate recruiters work for a variety of agricultural companies, businesses, cooperatives and organizations.
Future Job Market / Outlook
The future outlook for a corporate recruiter will be good over the next five years.
Suggested Professional Organizations and Associations
- Society for Human Resource Management
- Professionals in Human Resources Association
- National Human Resources Association
- National FFA Alumni Association