Staples Contract Talent Sourcer - Retail - Lincolnshire IL in Lincolnshire, Illinois


Position Summary:

As a member of the Staples Talent Acquisition (TA) team you will be responsible for supporting our Talent Acquisition Specialists in recruitment efforts with a focus on sourcing to identify leads for our open store management openings.

Functional Sourcing Capability:

  • Leverage all sourcing tools to identify target number of viable leads

  • Conduct pre-qualifying calls

  • Take the lead on cold calling

  • Daily calls with Recruiter

  • Weekly connect calls with business partners

  • Weekly updates to Recruiter

  • Track and report results

  • Hiring event management as requested or suggested for the region

  • Use TA systems (Taleo as ATS; Smashfly as CRM) and business systems (Microsoft Office) to provide updates, identify obstacles and collaborate on solutions

  • Follow legal/compliance requirements for selection and hiring

  • Make recommendations to improve established processes



  • 1 year relevant work experience sourcing and conducting searches using resume databases and job boards (i.e., Indeed, LinkedIn)

  • Basic proficiency with ATS and CRM systems

  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point)

  • Ability to establish positive rapport and listen to TA Specialists and Hiring Teams to clearly understand their respective needs and specifications of the job

  • Effectively communicate knowledge of Staples business to influence applicants to see Staples as a great place to work

  • Possess basic knowledge of Talent Acquisition legal requirements


  • Prior experience with Taleo

Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.