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Talent Sourcing Specialist

Home Depot

Atlanta, GA
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Talent Sourcing Specialist (108087)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: 0-25%
  • Functional Area: Staffing/Recruitment
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No

Position Description:
The Talent Sourcing Specialist will be responsible for developing innovative and aggressive methods to source, evaluate and pipeline candidates. In addition, the Talent Sourcing Specialist builds candidate pools or databases, identifies potential candidates and uses cost-effective sourcing techniques to attract talent. The Talent Sourcing Specialist cultivates and fosters relationships with key candidates and large-scale networks to deliver upon both immediate short-term needs and strategic long-term projects.


  • 10% Ability to analyze and evaluate job descriptions, skills needed data and other information to determine courses of action. 
  • 10% Deep passion and expertise in sourcing for passive candidates using nontraditional tools. 
  • 20% Ability to research, gather market intelligence and talent landscape. 
  • 15% Ability to deliver results with little supervision and to effectively manage multiple projects and candidates. 
  • 30% Ability to meet standard measurements of success for staffing, such as annual hiring and pipeline conversion goals. Ability to understand, articulate and sell our culture and business initiatives. Demonstrated ability to deliver a balance of quality and quantity in candidate pipeline. 
  • 15% Out-of-the-box strategic thinking, sourcing skills, problem-solving, cross-group collaboration and oral/written/persuasive communication skills.
Position reports to Talent Acquisition Manager
No direct responsibility for supervising others


Typically in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes which cause noticeable discomfort or a moderate risk of accident or illness.
Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.


  • Must be eighteen years of age or older.
  • Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience:
3 years

Physical Requirements:

Most all of the time is spent sitting in the same position or standing/walking or there is some requirement to lift or handle material or equipment of moderate weight (8-20 pounds).

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Track record of results-oriented high performer, innovation, creativity, strong customer service and project management skills.
  • Knowledge of information technology, including Microsoft Office suite and applicant tracking systems, as well as various methods of creative Internet sourcing (e.g., blogs, social and professional networking sites, Boolean search logic, search modifiers, Internet dating-mining techniques).
  • Strong organizational skills, including time management and multi-tasking required
  • Direct, cold-call sourcing experience highly preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
  • Demonstrate ability in utilizing LinkedIn, Twitter, Google+ and etc. to source talent.
  • Source passive candidates through cold calling and various techniques.
  • Proficiently navigate the internet and social media outlets to engage and acquire passive talent.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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