Kelly Services Talent Acquisition Specialist in Troy, Michigan

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for driving all aspects of the candidate sourcing and generation process, which involves creating and implementing complex sourcing strategies, utilizing multiple methods and tools for all levels of positions. The Talent Acquisition Specialist will take an active role in the search and recruitment process, responding to candidate inquiries, evaluating replies to job postings, researching web sources for potential candidates, and managing information from social networking sites. Provide support to Talent Acquisition to facilitate the achievement of goals. This is a broadly defined, analytical research role and requires the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a time-sensitive manner.


  • Partner with the Talent Acquisition team to develop and execute tactical sourcing strategies aimed at generating candidate flow to meet overall recruiting goals as well as pipelines for upcoming searches

  • Continually document and expand network of websites, user groups, blogs and other resources where talent can be found produce names, titles, emails and telephone numbers of possible candidates for open job searches

  • Post positions and messaging on a variety of social media, including LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and other venues

  • Source passive candidates through extensive name generation research, relationship building, complex internet searches, existing talent pool database searching, and research

  • Provide ongoing feedback to recruiters on the recruitment marketplace

  • Monitor trends and developments in sourcing tools and technologies and utilize social media for sourcing and other marketing forums to drive traffic to our website



  • Bachelor's degree

  • Minimum 2 years of recruiting/sourcing experience with proven experience delivering results

  • Strong research and candidate generation skills

  • Proven track record as a corporate recruiting coordinator or agency recruiter across a wide range of disciplines

  • Familiarity with current sourcing techniques

  • Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Proactive and self-motivated

  • Ability to engage passive candidates on the phone to network and generate referrals and additional leads

  • Ability to generate a high volume/high quality pipeline of candidates under very tight timelines

  • Strong planning, time management and organizational skills

  • Excellent analytical, trouble-shooting and problem-solving skills

  • Some experience in recruiting digital talent would be preferred


  • Competitive, weekly pay

  • Eligible for benefits when requirements are met

  • Eligible for Employee and Holiday bonus, to those who qualify

  • Discounts to retailers

  • Access to hundreds of free online training courses

Why Kelly ® ?

At Kelly

Services ® , we work with the best. Our clients include 95 of the Fortune

100 ™ companies, and more than 70,000 hiring managers rely on Kelly annually to access

the best talent to drive their business forward. If you only make one career connection today, connect

with Kelly.

AboutKelly Services ®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people

around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of

talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,

Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

is The Law.