Human Resources is a mammoth of an industry with many different subsets that vary wildly from company to company. It is imperative for a recruiter to have a thorough understanding of the HR field in order to understand how to find the best talent for the client. Any time a Search Solution Group headhunter is working on a human resources position, they are first required to gain an in-depth understanding of the inter-workings of our client’s HR department. Once a recruiter knows where the position sits (corporate or plant), they then proceed to analyze the specific needs of the role. Search Solution Group headhunters go through extensive training in order to be able to work for HR positions. Only after mastering the skills needed to fully understand the job descriptions are the recruiters able to reach out to potential candidates on behalf of Search Solution Group. Our team of successful HR headhunters understands that they still need to further break down the position in order to find the ideal candidate.
Search Solution Group’s industry leading process for delivering top talent starts with fully understanding the role by gathering details such as:
Recruiting for Corporate HR Roles
Learn what group(s) this role will be interacting with.
Understand how many FTE’s this role will be supporting.
Identify the area(s) that this position needs proficiency with such as Compensation, Talent Acquisition/Recruiting, Training etc.
Learn who this role reports into while determining how HR falls into the organizational structure of the company.
Recognize strong teamwork skills are needed, as well as the ability to supervise staff.
Learn if this position will be supporting shared services or a matrixed organization
Recruiting for Manufacturing / Plant HR Roles
Understand how many employees sit at the plant; of this number, how many are hourly employees and how many are salaried?
Learn if this role is responsible for one plant or multiple plants; if multiple, how many and in what states; is there travel involved and how much?
Identify if the plant(s) is a union facility or nonunion facility; if nonunion, determine if union avoidance experience is required.
After learning what shift the role is being hired for, ask if the position is responsible for shifts other than the shift they are being hired for.
Determine if the position needs a higher level of expertise in areas such as Compensation, Talent Acquisition/Recruiting, or Training.
“I have found Search Solution Group to be an extremely valuable business partner. Our account manager took the time to fully understand our unique business as well as the culture here and we always receive exceptional candidates whenever we work together.”