Kelly Services Associate Recruiter in Houston, Texas

IT’S MORE THAN A JOB! KellyOCG, a division of Kelly Services is looking for an individual who has the ability to act as a Client Recruiter to one of our premier clients. You will drive the recruiting process and ensure a positive candidate experience. This role will require an on-site presence with our client in both Huntsville and St. James/ Galleria area of Houston.

Person will act as an ongoing consultant to the client on the recruiting process. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience developing relationships with the HR community as well as with their assigned hiring managers.

Major Duties:

  • Develops and implements sourcing strategies and discusses with Hiring Managers

  • Develops and maintains extensive and effective networks within professional associations and within the community to ensure a continuous flow of candidates

  • Utilizes online social and professional networking sites to connect with potential passive candidates

  • Develops and maintains a high volume of referrals and a strong candidate pipeline

  • Builds networks across all channels

  • Building rapport with Hiring Managers and Talent Acquisition

  • Executes accurate data capture and timely reporting on key staffing metrics

  • Maintains understanding and execution of diversity and quality requirements

  • Ensures compliance with legal and client regulations during identification and screening process

  • Phone screening candidates, participate of interviewing candidates and debriefing of candidate interviews as well

  • Extending offers to candidates

Minimum education required:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Business, but not mandatory, Human Resources or similar or equivalent work experience

Minimum years’ experience required:

  • 3+ year’s progressively responsible experience for sourcing candidates and recruiting in multiple geographies

  • 3+ years’ experience recruiting and sourcing for various corporate roles

  • 1 years’ sourcing experience with cold calling competitors, search string creation etc.

Skills required:


  • Demonstrated expertise in generating talent through networking and creative sourcing methods

  • Knowledgeable with respect to applicable employment laws

  • Utilizes problem solving and root cause analysis skills

  • Accurately captures data and reports key staffing metrics in a timely manner

  • Operational experience with at least one Applicant Tracking System preferred

  • Identifies and screens candidates according to OFCCP guidelines

  • Experience with complex offer process

  • Experience crafting effective offer presentations

  • Accurate data capture and timely reporting on key staffing metrics in ATS and/or other tracking mechanism

  • Effectively manages a requisition load

  • Must be proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Internet


  • Must possess exceptional organizational, time management, administrative and customer service skills.

  • Demonstrates the ability to work in a fast paced, intense work environment and adapt to constant changes and competing priorities

  • Must have a strong commitment to quality and ethical behavior and maintain high level of confidentiality

  • Must be able to deal with all levels within the organization, including Executive Management

  • Identifies and resolves potential challenges and risks then engages in proper escalation procedure

  • Effectively builds rapport with applicants and other internal team members

  • Drives results in a positive and professional manner in a deadline-oriented environment

About Kelly Services®

As a global leader in providing workforce solutions, Kelly Services (Nasdaq: KELYA, KELYB) and its subsidiaries, offer a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis. Kelly® has a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe by employing 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through its talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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