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Corporate Recruiter



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
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