US IT Recruiter Job Description

By | August 17, 2011

US IT recruiter job description and profile

The success of every company depends on the efficiency of its employees and hence, every company puts in a lot of effort to choose the best candidates for the job. US IT recruiter is a person who conducts interviews, studies CVs and selects IT professionals for US companies. The job requires very strong communication, observation and interpersonal skills. The job is a very responsible one and one that involves a lot of hard work and dedication because choice of wrong candidates can be disastrous for the company.

US IT recruiter duties and responsibilities

  • Establish contact with various employment agencies to find suitable candidates for the IT job
  • Formulate advertisements and notices to be put up in classified newspapers and websites
  • Study the resumes and CVs that some in from applicants
  • Screen through the resumes and shortlist candidates for interview
  • If large number of applications are received, then plan and conduct telephonic interviews
  • Make arrangements for the final interview
  • Gauge the capabilities of candidates by keenly observing and perceiving various aspects of their personality and skills
  • May have to travel in order to conduct interviews in other cities and attend job fairs
  • Maintain strong links with employment agencies and other sources which can get them good candidates
  • Formulating interview call, selection and rejection letters
  • Ensure that details of all candidates are documented in an organized manner
  • May have to organize and conduct seminars for prospective employees to educate them about resume writing, CV writing, facing interviews and work ethics

US IT recruiter skills and specifications

  • Excellent communication. presentation and observation skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Ability to be organized and systematic in work
  • Strong knowledge about current employment and market scenario
  • Excellent analytical skills

US IT recruiter education and qualification

  • A bachelor’s degree in human resource management (HRM), international business or relations
  • Five years experience related field of HRM

U IT recruiter salary

  • Salary changes based on company and experience
  • Salary ranges between $60,000 and $85,000