IBM Recruiter in ROCHESTER, Minnesota

Job Description

At IBM, we strive to lead in the invention, development and manufacture of the industry's most advanced information technologies, including computer systems, software, storage systems and microelectronics. We translate these advanced technologies into value for our clients through our professional solutions, services and consulting businesses worldwide. IBM's Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) manages global staffing operations and large recruitment campaigns for Fortune 500 companies.

The Recruiting Specialist is responsible for candidate generation primarily through direct sourcing and research. They work with a large pool of passive candidates, but there could be active candidates as well. The Recruiting Specialist works closely with Lead Recruiters, Hiring Managers, or the Client to refine, grow, and follow strategies that provide a qualified candidate pool. They consult on how to improve existing strategies, and provide feedback using analytics. They also create new strategies using knowledge of similar fields and strategies in other marketplaces.


  • Prescreens primarily active candidates against the requirements of available positions, may identify passive candidates as required or as needed

  • May review candidates for qualifications via resume review, pre-recorded interview, scripted interview, or a combination

  • Provides results in reportable format

  • Performs queries and searches on databases for qualified candidates

  • Reads documentation provided and documents production

  • May talk to subject matter experts regarding the positions

  • Performs other administrative tasks as needed

  • Keeps Applicant Tracking System (ATS) updated at all times

  • Performs other miscellaneous duties as required by management

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 2 years of experience in an office environment using the telephone and computer as the primary instruments to perform job duties

  • At least 1 year experience with computers, including internet knowledge and working proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook

  • High School Diploma / GED

  • 10% Travel Annually

  • Fluency in English

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • BA/BS degree

  • At least 6 months experience with a web-based applicant tracking system

  • At least 6 months knowledge of functional recruitment best practices

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.