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Sr. Recruiting Specialist

Company: PPL Corporation
Location: Allentown
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Now hiring in Allentown, PA

Company Summary Statement : PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), based in Allentown, Pennsylvania, is a leading U.S. energy company focused on providing electricity and natural gas safely, reliably, and affordably to more than 2.5 million customers in the U.S. PPL's high-performing, award-winning utilities - Louisville Gas and Electric, Kentucky Utilities and PPL Electric Utilities - provide an outstanding service experience for our customers, consistently ranking among the best in the U.S. Our companies are addressing energy challenges head-on by building smarter, more resilient and more dynamic power grids and advancing sustainable energy solutions. PPL provides energy for millions of customers while providing challenging and rewarding careers for thousands of employees. Overview:This position is responsible for full-cycle recruiting primarily focusing on IT related positions including proactively sourcing candidates utilizing social networking tools and technology tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Indeed, etc. This position identifies and develops process improvements to enable the continuous refinement of staffing and recruiting services that promote a positive customer experience for candidates and hiring managers. This position works closely with the HR Business Partners and line management to develop a recruiting strategy ensuring the right candidates are identified and ultimately selected.

Responsibilities:Responsible for the execution of the complete staffing process from recruitment strategy, hiring manager interface, requisitioning, candidate screening, coordination of hiring with the HR business partner.Must have exceptional experience and positive results in proactively recruiting candidates utilizing the latest software tools and web sourcing including LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Indeed, etc. as well through networking.Must have solid experience utilizing social media to promote new jobs and communicate the positives of working for the company.Must possess a high level of initiative to continually expand network through leveraging user groups, blogs, and networking events.Responsible for researching and staying abreast on new social media recruitment strategies and making recommendations for improvement.Must have excellent interpersonal skills and experience in establishing and maintaining relationships online to help proactively fill the talent pipeline.Partner with the HR business partners and hiring managers in creating a solid recruiting strategy to build an effective and successful sourcing, assessment, and hiring plan that will attract top talent.Must possess strong ability to screen, interview and prepare a candidate slate within an appropriate timeline.Must have exceptional experience in creating a positive recruitment experience for every candidate including turning down unsuccessful candidates to keep them engaged for other potential opportunities.Identifies, develops, and implements staffing initiatives/projects to advance company recruiting and selection efforts; analyzes current staffing processes and provides recommendation to implement using benchmarking or learned best practices.Interprets results of screening tools (e.g. personality assessments, technical assessments) with minimal guidance to assist HR business partners and the hiring managers in the selection process.Partners with the talent associate, HR business partners and Mgr. Diversity and Inclusion in recruiting and outreach efforts such as job fairs, community activities, diversity outreach, college relations, etc. to advance the company's recruitment brand.Ensures that recruiting and hiring activities follow company policies, federal, state, and local laws.All other duties and projects as assigned.May be assigned an Electric Utilities emergency and storm role. This is a special assignment that comes into play during storms and other emergencies when the company needs to restore power or respond to other issues affecting customer service. This role may necessitate the need to work after-hours, outside of your normal schedule.The company reserves the right to determine if this position will be assigned to work on-site, remotely, or a combination of both. Assigned work location may change. In the case of remote work, physical presence in the office/on-site may be required to engage in face-to-face interaction and coordination of work among direct reports and co-workers.Qualifications:Basic Qualifications

Requires a bachelor's degree in human resources, business, or related field and minimum of five years of corporate or professional recruitment/staffing experience utilizing social media

Possesses a proficient knowledge of applicant tracking systems and capabilities

Proficient use of MS Office is required

Possesses a wide range of experience in the staffing of a variety of job classifications (professional, management, technical, skilled labor, etc.).

Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Must be able to and enjoy working as part of a team. Must have exceptional interpersonal skills and excellent time management skills and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in the utilization and interpretation of candidate screening assessments is highly desired

Experience in IT recruiting

Possesses the ability to interact skillfully with all levels of employees and candidates inside and outside the company and comfortable in delivering negative information.

Self-motivation and a flexible professional that can produce results in an environment that is subject to change with tight deadlines is a must.

Keywords: PPL Corporation, Allentown , Sr. Recruiting Specialist, Human Resources , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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