Talent acquisition

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Build a market-leading talent team 

Talent acquisition (TA) is all about finding the right people to join a team. It involves strategies and practices aimed at sourcing, assessing and selecting the right candidates with the right qualifications, experience and cultural fit for a particular role within a company.

The role will contain various tasks such as job posting, resume screening, interviewing, negotiating job offers, relationship management and retention. A TA specialist will really get to know and understand a candidate’s skills and experiences and whether they will fit in with the company culture.

It’s about building relationships, making offers and retaining staff – and is a crucial function within human resources (HR) that helps to drive a companies success through building and maintaining a workforce of top talent.

How do I hire a talent acquisition specialist?

You may want to hire a talent acquisition specialist to effectively identify, attract and hire skilled individuals who align and help continue to adhere to your company culture, company goals and values. This individual will be able to streamline the recruitment process, ensuring they acquire top talent efficiently, ultimately contributing to the growth and success of the company.

How do I secure a talent acquisition job?

You may want to hire a talent acquisition specialist to effectively identify, attract and hire skilled individuals who align with your company culture, company goals and values. This individual will be able to streamline the recruitment process, ensuring they acquire top talent efficiently, ultimately contributing to the growth and success of the company.

Talent Acquisition Partner

Aerospace manufacturer

Talent Acquisition Manager

Education

Head of Talent Acquisition

Travel

Talent Acquisition Consultant

Non profit

Senior Talent Acquisition Partner

Financial software

APAC Executive Talent Acquisition

Global consulting group

Global Head of Talent Acquisition

Risk consultancy

Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Disability services

Manager of Talent Acquisition

Asset management

Talent Acquisition Manager

Fashion and fragrance

Head of Talent Acquisition

Engineering

Talent Acquisition Manager

Accountants

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Expert recruiter

Sourcing, screening and hiring. A TA specialist will understand every part of the hiring process and talent attraction.

Reduced turnover

A strong TA specialist will focus on candidates who are a good fit to the role and the organisation – with the intention of increasing long-term retention

Time and cost savings

They streamline the hiring process, reducing the length of time it takes to fill positions and in turn, minimising the resources spent on recruitment processes

Strong communicator

Both written and verbal communication skills. You will be interacting with candidates and hiring manages as well as your team throughout the recruitment process.

Time management/highly organised

A talent acquisition professional will be a multitasker, able to prioritise tasks and handle multiple job openings/deadlines and ensure a smooth process.

Recruitment/sourcing techniques

Using different tools to attract talent will be a daily occurrence, this can include social media, job boards, recruiting software – all detrimental to finding top talent.

Relationship building/collaborator

Creating a positive experience for candidates is vital, building and maintaining relationships with hiring managers, key stakeholders and networking will help attract the right talent and build your career!

What is the difference between talent acquisition and HR?

Talent acquisition is like a niche within HR, that’s dedicated to finding and bringing the best professional people to join a company While HR covers the whole journey of employee care from onboarding to when someone leaves the company, talent acquisition goes the extra mile, pinpointing the ideal matches for vacant positions. It’s all about planning ahead, making the company look appealing to as many potential hires as possible – and ensuring a steady flow of great candidates. Unlike HR’s big picture approach, talent acquisition delves into the details of sourcing, evaluating and then selecting the perfect candidates.

And the difference between talent acquisition and recruitment?

Recruitment refers to the process of identifying, attracting and hiring candidates to fill job vacancies. It typically involves tasks such as posting job openings, reviewing resumes, conducting interviews, and making job offers whilst talent acquisition encompasses a more strategic approach to hiring. It focuses not only on filling current vacancies but also on identifying and nurturing talent for the future needs of the organisation. This approach involves long-term workforce planning amongst other skills.

What are the key skills of a talent acquisition specialist?

  1. Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  2. Knowledge of recruitment strategies and techniques
  3. Ability to utilize recruitment tools and platforms effectively
  4. Strategic thinking and planning skills
  5. Analytical skills for evaluating recruitment metrics and data
  6. Familiarity with employment laws and regulations
  7. Creativity in developing employer branding initiatives

Is talent acquisition important to a company?

Yes. It plays a pivotal role in ensuring companies secure individuals with the precise skills needed to drive their success. By recruiting and retaining the top professional talent, it cultivates a competitive edge, setting the stage for achievement and growth.

Does the role sit in the HR team?

Your day rate as a contractor can vary depending on a number of factors.

Typically, it does. However, in some companies, talent acquisition may be a separate department or function within HR.

What is the typical career path of someone in talent acquisition?

Generally you will start out in an entry-level position such as a Talent Acquisition Coordinator or Recruiting Assistant, then advancing to a Talent Sourcer or Recruiter. With further knowledge and experiences, professionals can become Senior Recruiters or Talent Acquisition Specialists, then progress to roles such as Talent Acquisition Manager or Recruitment Team Lead. At the top are positions like Director of Talent Acquisition or Head of Recruitment, overseeing strategic recruitment efforts. Continuous learning and skill development are key for advancement in this sector.

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Why Frazer Jones?

We’re a trusted and proven talent acquisition recruiter, with a reputation for delivering exceptional hires in remarkably short timeframes. 

Our talent acquisition team is packed with years of expertise, are highly skilled at finding talent acquisition specialists and consultants who can drive your business forward.

Our talent acquisition specialists will help businesses of all shapes and sizes, across every sector, to hire brilliant talent acquisition specialists at all levels. 

From entry-level resources through to recruitment directors, we partner with companies in retail, non-profit, healthcare, insurance, financial services, consumer, legal, pharmaceuticals and more.  

We also work with companies of every size, from breakthrough start-ups and growing scale-ups, through to the biggest multinationals. 

Our services are bespoke and typically available in a number of ways, including executive and retained search, permanent, interim recruitment solutions and more. 

Our global footprint

We hire everywhere in the world through a network of international offices, offering greater reach when it’s needed most. From London, Birmingham and Manchester in the United Kingdom to Germany, BeNelux and Italy in Europe, through to Asia, Australia and the United States

A structured process

Through events and networking, as well access to some of the best HR roles in the world, our candidate pipeline networks are renowned – and help us to engage those uniquely qualified people who might not be looking for a new role

Our enviable track record

We believe that regular communication is critical. From weekly progress reports to market maps of target profiles, we will remain aligned on your goals at every stage

Our candidate networks

Through events and networking, as well access to some of the best HR roles in the world, our candidate pipeline networks are renowned – and help us to engage those uniquely qualified people who might not be looking for a new role

Our progressive mindset

We are passionate about empowering workplaces, and we’re not afraid to challenge traditional thinking