Human Resources RecruiterPrint
HUMAN RESOURCES RECRUITERS seek out, interview, screen, and recruit job applicants to fill existing company job openings. They may travel extensively to college campuses to search for promising applicants. They discuss human resources needs with department supervisors, then prepare and implement a recruitment program. They provide information about companies and job opportunities to potential applicants. They recommend and refer qualified applicants for a follow-up interview with companies. They may check references and background of applicants before a job offer is made. They correspond with applicants to notify them of employment consideration.
Salary, Size & Growth
- $64,000 average per year ($30.75 per hour)
- A large occupation (417,900 workers in 2010)
- Expected to grow rapidly (2.8% per year)
Employers generally hire applicants for HUMAN RESOURCES RECRUITER positions with a college degree. Some employers prefer applicants who have majored in human resources, personnel administration, or industrial or labor relations, while others look for college graduates with a technical or business background.