How to Grow Your Career in the Corporate Recruiting

How to Grow Your Career in the Corporate Recruiting

Most Talent Acquisition professionals fell into recruiting in one way or another. Now that we are here, what are some career steps that we can take to grow?

Listen in on what our panelists have to say.

Our Panelists…

Name & LinkedIn Profile Group Title Company
Annette Rushin TA Leaders Director, Recruiting Dovel Technologies
Dave Quinn TA Leaders Executive Director, Recruiting CME Group
Elizabeth Lollock Recruiting Chicago Regional Vice President, Senior Talent Acquisition Partner Gallagher
JoNelle Sood TA Leaders Founder and President Ho'omau Foundation
Susan Ross TA Leaders Head of Talent Acquisition for Global Field Operations Elastic

Some of the attendees…

Name & LinkedIn Profile Group Title Company
Scott Hollingsworth Recruiting Atlanta Senior Corporate Recruiter Floor & Decor
Mariam Malik Recruiting Atlanta Senior Talent Acquisition Partner Vonage
Candace B. Recruiting Atlanta Sr. Corporate Recruiter EIS
Catherine Warrington Recruiting Atlanta Talent Acquisition Partner Synovus
Taylor Mitchell Recruiting Atlanta Recruiter Amazon
Chavi Singh Recruiting Atlanta Senior Technical Recruiter- Product & Engineering RentPath
Patrick Ward Recruiting Boston Talent Acquisition Partner Halloran Consulting Group
Suzan McCarty Recruiting Boston Talent Acquisition | Recruiter Amedisys
Christine Williams Recruiting Boston Recruiter Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston
Vaishali Pokharkar Recruiting Chicago Senior Technical Recruiter Nielsen
Tom Thongprasert Recruiting Chicago Manager, Executive Recruiting Allstate Insurance
Lisa Loerzel Recruiting Chicago Manager, Talent Acquisition Corelle Brands
Kelly McCarthy Recruiting Chicago Senior Corporate Recruiter on the Talent Acquisition team Hu-Friedy Mfg. Co., LLC
Sarah Schaefer Recruiting Chicago Senior Recruiter Fresenius Kabi USA
Stef Nikitas Recruiting Chicago Corporate Talent Acquisition Partner Ace Hardware Corporation
Barbara Fasth Recruiting Chicago Recruiting Manager Menasha Packaging
Heather Sisson Recruiting Dallas Talent Acquisition Leader Bottle Rocket
Christine Drelling Recruiting DCBmore Global Team Lead - Technical Recruiting Sitecore
Joe Sorrow Recruiting Denver Talent Acquisition Partner FullContact
Juanita Romero Recruiting Denver Recruiter Ibotta
Timothy Perry Recruiting Denver Military Recruiting Expert Accenture
Delaina Silva Recruiting Denver Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant SDL plc
Kris Saprano Recruiting Denver ED and ICU Recruiter SCL Health
Chelsea Boerstler Recruiting Houston Business Services Recruiting Manager Norton Rose Fulbright
Vira Garcia Recruiting Houston Director of Recruiting vcfo
Jan Slack Recruiting LA Corporate Recruiting Manager Unical Aviation
Bez Rengifo Recruiting LA Sr. Manager / Director, People Services (HR Business Partner department) Loma Linda University Health Care
Charles Carbajo Recruiting LA Talent Acquisition Looking for Work
Simone Press Recruiting LA Whip Media Group Whip Media Group
Becky Gramenz Recruiting Minneapolis Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist Looking for Work
Denise Ward Recruiting Minneapolis Technical Recruiter Wunderlich-Malec Engineering
Lia Kosmicki Recruiting Minneapolis Regional Recruiter Agiliti
Janelle Mofsenson Recruiting NYC Talent Acquisition Coordinator Invesco Ltd.
Krish Acharya Recruiting NYC Technical Talent Acquisition Specialist Wiley
Roseanne Donohue Recruiting NYC Senior Talent Acquisition Manager, North America Radware
Shani Phillip Recruiting NYC Talent Acquisition Specialist Intercontinental Exchange
Alexa Montane Recruiting NYC Talent Acquisition Partner Realogy Holdings Corp.
Elaine Dewitt Recruiting Phoenix Contract Recruiter HonorHealth
Brandy Burrows Recruiting Phoenix Recruitment Operations Manager Medix Team
Diana Pontos Recruiting Seattle Technical Recruiter Amazon
Rasheeda Grant Recruiting Seattle Recruiter Amazon
Griselda Dominguez Recruiting SFBA Sr. Technical Recruiter Apple
Melisa Medrano Recruiting SFBA Manager, Talent Acquisition NGM Biopharmaceuticals
Ashlee Jones Recruiting The Triangle Recruiter Nutanix
Vinay Velivela TA Leaders Vice President - Head of Global Operations/ Talent Acquisition/ Recruitment/ Staffing Services Libsys
Kevin Oram TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition Operations DreamWorks Animation
Nancee Martin TA Leaders Managing Director Corporate Recruiting AvAirPros
Jennifer Klebba TA Leaders Manager of Talent Acquisition Modern Hire
Javon Averett TA Leaders Director Of Recruiting United Community Supports of Maryland
Kevin Francis TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition Lark Technologies
Jim McMillin TA Leaders Vice President of Talent Acquisition Optum
Dawn Losinger TA Leaders Head of Talent Acquisition Precision BioSciences
Jay Barrow TA Leaders Head of Talent Acquisition Southern States Cooperative
Kreisler Ng TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition & Public Training Practice cPrime
George Kinchen TA Leaders Director of Recruiting and Human Resources Barquin International
Mahen Kathirithamby TA Leaders Director Of Recruiting Looking for Work
Jay Pathak TA Leaders Vice President, Technology Recruiting BNY Mellon
David Baker TA Leaders Sr. Director of Growth & Development/Brokerage Services One Homecare Solutions
Suzanne Harvey TA Leaders Talent Acquisition Operations Director JLL
Khursheed Irani TA Leaders Head of Talent Acquisition cPrime
Delta Stein TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition Frontier Technology
Amanda Radice TA Leaders Technical Recruiter SurveyMonkey
Perry Pascasio TA Leaders Director, Talent Acquisition Catalent Pharma Solutions
Bill Fowles TA Leaders Global Head of Talent Acquisition SilverSky
JoDee Klinker TA Leaders Director of Talent Acquisition Carson Group
Bennett Yang TA Leaders Director Talent Acquisition SoundHound
Chris Helvajian TA Leaders Associate Director, Admissons & Recruiting FEMBA Program University of California, Irvine - The Paul Merage School of Business

We asked our attendees, “Do you have a recommendation on how to get promoted in corporate recruiting?”

Here are their answers:

  • accountability and follow through
  • Add unique value, e.g. fill a lot of reqs, or a few difficult reqs
  • Be a resource to the hiring manager and the recruiting team you work with
  • Be adaptable, understand overall company needs and help get them there. Be open to new projects and stretch assignments.
  • be willing to help in multiple areas and raise your hand!
  • become the value add employee
  • Being with a team that allows you to do that.
  • Bringing something new to the table -- ensuring that you're thinking big about solving problems and building impactful programs.
  • By contributing to meaningful project work
  • Confidently educating hiring managers
  • Cross functional assignments and TA related projects - exposure to other HR/Business Leaders.
  • Data Data Data!
  • Develop sourcing skills / develop rapport with HM's
  • Ensure you have access/ visibility with leadership
  • Expand on areas of expertise
  • Get involved in the areas you are interested in. Ask your team/manager for suggestions/guidance.
  • Getting embedded in the corporate culture of your organization and representing it as-is with candidates is an earnest practice
  • Great follow up and inter personal skills
  • Have a mentor
  • Haven't worked in corporate recruiting and hence curious to attend this webinar
  • Here to learn!
  • Hone advisory & consultative skills
  • Increase your knowlege and expertise of organization structure and senior level roles & understanding of corp goals
  • Inquire if you are on the right track, and if not, how you can correct yourself to move forward.
  • Keep your network strong and never underestimate anyone
  • Making sure you're visible on projects and that you're crushing your quotas.
  • Networking
  • Proactively help others and ask for help faster
  • Recruiting Certifications
  • Remember your hiring managers are your clients
  • Remembering that this is a client-facing role, albeit internal.
  • Show results with data
  • Soft skills play more important role
  • Take every opportunity to learn and be involved in project work
  • track the progression of your recruits AFTER hire. You can better quantify your value
  • Transparency with your manager about your goals and how you can get there!
  • Volunteer for stretch assignments and establish strong partnerships inside and outside of TA.
  • When your hiring managers feel like they are your 'only customer', they'll promote your value which will lead to promotions
  • Which one is the best? staying long and climbing higher roles with in the organization or change organizations frequently.
  • Wondering the same thing.
  • Work smarter to help company grow, you will grow automatically

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