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Senior Recruiter at Prudential

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Newark, New Jersey

Job Description:

You will direct efforts to source and hire qualified candidates. Responsibilities will include working with Hiring Managers to define/hone job specifications; creating and executing comprehensive sourcing strategies, assessing candidates' non-technical skills/knowledge and attributes. Additionally, you will play an active role in converting the candidate to new hire status and will facilitate a positive on boarding experience.  Independently manage sourcing and recruitment marketing strategy for specific positions or job families. Search databases, Internet, and utilize networks and professional organizations to recruit passive talent. Serves as a contact person for the candidate, hiring manager, and recruiting coordinator on the status of the requisition and the candidate. You will manage relationships with internally and with external partners as required.


  • Develops sourcing strategies for new and existing requisitions as assigned

  • Searches corporate and candidate databases for qualified candidates

  • Makes contact and follows up with candidates to create and maintain interest in a position/Prudential

  • Builds pipelines of candidates for specific skill sets/job families

  • Transactional activities: attaining candidate information, offer letters, communications as needed

  • May be recruiting in person or remotely, depending on the position


  • 5-10+ years experience recruiting mid to senior level talent or equivalent work experience

  • Experience in the financial services industry preferred

  • Strong sourcing skills with demonstrated successes utilizing current on-line sourcing techniques, networking and building pipelines, use of LinkedIn

  • BS degree preferred

  • Technical capabilities: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, database systems, applicant tracking systems

  • Demonstrated attention to detail in previous positions

  • Demonstrated strong communications and organizational skills

  • Comprehensive behavioral based interviewing and candidate assessment skills

  • Strong consultative skills to support Hiring Managers and convert candidates

  • Utilization of market intelligence to tap into top talent

  • Previous experience in gathering and analyzing information for the business and customers