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Recruiting Specialist

Framingham, Massachusetts, United States

Job ID 14745 Category Human Resources & Communications Date posted 06/12/2024 Pay Range Minimum Start 60,000.00 Remote On-site

Do you have a passion for people and enjoy working on a collaborative team? Are you looking for an environment where your efforts directly impact business results? Well, look no further. We are looking for a smart, passionate, and driven Recruiting Specialist to join our Staples team and you might be the person we are looking for. 

As a Recruiting Specialist at Staples you will be responsible for supporting all elements of recruiting including sourcing, qualifying candidates, interviewing, and in some instances even making the hiring decisions for our direct hire roles. Primarily you will be recruiting for non-exempt, high volume, hourly warehouse roles. You will use different technology and social platforms to help find the ideal candidates for our open positions and will collaborate with hiring managers to get the right talent for their needs. Depending upon the roles you support, you could be support both full time and other staffing needs and may focus on specific elements of the recruiting process at different times. We utilize a team approach to hiring, so you will always be challenged in whatever assignment you have. 

In this role know what it means to nurture relationships, and actively communicate with the candidate throughout the process. You can passionately articulate the Staples Employee Value Proposition (EVP), the business landscape and what makes Staples an amazing place to work. You are a highly effective communicator and are seen by the business as the expert at assessing talent. This is a collaborative role, working across the Talent Acquisition team, Staples hiring managers and HR Business Partners to build a team of talented individuals that will support a best-in-class organization.  

Position would be hybrid with 3 days in Framingham Corporate Office and 2 days remote. 

How you’ll make an impact (Knowledge and Skills): 

Source Talent: Know where to find the talent for each role (Exempt and non-exempt) and how to effectively communicate with passive candidates. Encourage hiring managers to consider internal candidates and to support a diverse pipeline for role. 

Recruitment Marketing: Maintain active candidate pipelines and communicate relevant materials.  Utilize silver medalists as source for future communications. Send. Utilizes social media to promote roles.  Clearly articulate Staples employer value proposition and the opportunity this creates for potential candidates to advance their career at Staples 

Manage Candidate Experience: Pro-actively communicate with candidates throughout the process. Seek other opportunities for candidates across company if not a fit for current role. 

Assess & Hire Talent: Use behavioral based interviewing techniques to assess candidates and technology to effectively screen candidates where applicable. 

Qualifications - External


  • 1-3 years of full life cycle recruiting 

Understands sourcing techniques (e.g. Boolean searches) 

Solid understanding and demonstrated use of an ATS, and Excel 

Understanding of current employment laws including OFCCP's guidelines for fair hiring practices 

Strong communication skills (both written and oral)  

At Staples, “inclusion” is an action word. It represents what we do to ensure that all employees feel valued and supported to contribute to their fullest potential. When we operate inclusively, diversity naturally follows. This is why we work hard to foster an inclusive culture, as we seek employees with unique and varied perspectives and areas of expertise. The result is a better workplace and innovative thinking that helps us exceed our customers’ expectations -- through the power of the people behind our iconic brand.

Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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