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    Job Title:  Talent Acquisition Specialist

    Company: Hanson Professional Services, Inc.

    Position Profile:  

    The talent acquisition specialist is both a strategic and hands-on role that provides full cycle recruiting to our organization. The role is critical in executing our people initiatives, providing excellent internal client support, and driving HR functional excellence and process improvement.

    This role will work in collaboration with the HR Manager, hiring managers, and senior leadership to establish and deliver a pipeline of qualified talent to meet the strategic goals of the organization. By building and leveraging internal and external networks, this role will source, screen, and facilitate the selection of top engineering and technical talent.

    • Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities: 

      Maintain a best in class experience for all candidates and hiring managers that reflects Hanson’s great culture. Develop and promote our employer brand, understand and leverage prevalent sources for each candidate pool, such as social media, and establish engaging and efficient pre-boarding and onboarding processes. Consult with hiring managers and business leaders to build out strategies to attract talent to meet the strategic goals of the business. Seek continuous improvement of the recruiting function, enhancing processes, leveraging innovative technologies, and providing analytics. Set and maintain standards for the assessment and selection of talent across all job levels, especially seeking effective and efficient processes for high volume hiring. Provide thought leadership on emerging trends influencing the talent acquisition role for our industry. Build relationships with college, university and community college placement offices. Ensure AAP requirements are being met through strategic posting efforts Partner with the business to further enhance efforts with. Minority Participation program, Job Shadow program, and Internship program Schedule and attend career and intern fairs to generate qualified applicants with appropriate staff. Screen and refer qualified applicants to hiring manager for interviewing. Partner with L&D manager to develop and conduct training for hiring managers with the goal of improving the recruiting process. Develop and track recruitment and new hire metrics and analytics and provide updates to hiring managers and HR team


    Technical Skills:

    • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office required
    • Demonstrated proficiency with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) preferred

    Soft Skills:

    • Action oriented - able to move quickly and execute new processes and programs effectively
    • Excellent project management and presentation skills
    • Strong research and problem-solving skills
    • Demonstrated ability to provide recommendations to solve issues
    • Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization
    • Able to build and maintain relationships with various stakeholders


    • Bachelor’s degree in HR or related field required
    • Minimum of five (5) years of corporate full life cycle recruiting
    • Demonstrated experience achieving results on a best practice talent acquisition team
    • Experience with, and success in consulting, engaging, and influencing managers
    • A creative understanding of sourcing using non-traditional focus on social media
    • Possess exceptional sourcing, assessment and closing skills
    • Possess a solid understanding of compensation and policies
    • Knowledge of Workday HCM preferred or experience with ATS
    • Experience using LinkedIn Recruiter platform
    • Experience in project management preferred

    Working at Hanson:

    • Must be able to collaborate remotely with colleagues in other offices
    • Must be willing to work overtime to meet project demands and deadlines when needed
    • Some travel throughout the year required

    If you are interested in applying please visit to learn more about us and click on the Careers tab from the menu to apply.

    Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) (Posted 10/29/2018)


    Job Title:  Human Resource Coordinator

    Company: Land of Lincoln Goodwill Industries

    Position Profile:  Land of Lincoln Goodwill Industries has a vacancy for an HR professional to perform duties including but not limited to

    • Coordinating the recruitment and hiring process in collaboration with managers; creating and disseminating job postings and advertisements, coordinating job fairs, conducting background and reference checks.
    • Administering the human resources information and applicant tracking systems, and maintaining databases of employee information.
    • Processing new hire, employee status change and termination transactions; updating information in other databases and systems.
    • Coordinating the employee benefits enrollment process, including new hires and annual enrollment, and handling the day to day duties of benefits administration.
    • Providing guidance to managers and employees regarding HR policies and procedures.


    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in human resources, business administration or related field, and;
    • Minimum of one year experience in employment, benefits administration and/or administration of HR software systems.

    If you are interested in joining this growing not for profit, visit to learn more about us and click on the Careers tab to apply.

    Drug Free Workplace/Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) (Posted 10/24/2018)


    Job Title:  Human Resource Representative - four (4) openings

    Company: SIU School of Medicine

    Position Profile:  There are currently four (4) Human Resources Vacancies available in the Office of Human Resources at SIU School of Medicine.  The functions of these four positions is to provide operational support in one of the following areas:  Benefits, Classification/Compensation, Department Operations or Employee Relations.  


    • High School graduation or equivalent; AND
    • Any combination totaling two years from the following categories:
      1. progressively more responsible work experience performing duties comparable to those listed for the Human Resource Assistant level
      2. college coursework in human resource administration, business administration, or a closely related field, as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional equivalent:  60 semester hours equals one year / 90 semester hours equals two years

    Excellent Benefits including health/vision/dental/life, retirement programs, generous vacation and 13 holidays, tuition programs and more. Salary level is:  $15.26 - $16.79/hour

    To review the position description and/or to apply for this vacancy, please visit our website at

    Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) (Posted 10/24/2018)