Talent Research Associate in Philadelphia, PA at CBIZ

Date Posted: 7/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


CBIZ CMF is a division of CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) with a service line focused on mergers, acquisitions, and transitions for private equity-backed firms across North America.  Our professionals are dynamic, operations-oriented financial executives who are accustomed to the issues, ambiguity, and interpersonal dynamics of businesses going through transitions and transactions.  Culturally, the division is an entrepreneurial, service-oriented, and team-centric, meritocracy.  We are looking for “A” players to round out our team.

CBIZ CMF is fortunate to have additional scale and competencies through our parent company CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) and their over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 employees in major metropolitan areas and suburban cities in the U.S.  In partnership with our parent company, additionally, we are able to offer a comprehensive set of services including: Tax, Audit, Valuation, Risk & Advisory, Corporate Recovery, Benefits, Property & Casualty and other insurance related services. 

CBIZ has been honored to be the recipient of several national recognitions: 2018 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE, 2018 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence, and one of the Top 101 highest scoring companies in the country for Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation by the National Association for Business Resources.

About the Role

The Talent Research Associate is responsible for partnering with the Executive Search and Interim Recruiting team members on conducting research, building sourcing strategies and pipelines to deliver top talent for all roles.   

Essential Functions and Primary Duties:

  • Collaborate with our Talent Director, Search Leaders and Senior Recruiters to understand search position requirements and build-out strategic sourcing plans on both the Executive Search side, as well as the Interim Recruiting division. 
  • This position requires a lot of project management, the researcher will be spearheading our searches and keeping the search leaders and recruiters on track as far as outreach, search effectiveness, candidate feedback, and the overall market view of the roles.
  • Conduct initial outreach into target organizations, specific industry sectors to assist in identifying top talent for our clients.
  • Strategically source and identify candidates through a variety of resources from our internal applicant database (Bullhorn) to a multitude of online sourcing tools. (i.e LinkedIn Recruiter, FENG, CareerBuilder, TheLadders, etc.)
  • Work with team to identify and prioritize search needs daily.
  • Create a detailed spreadsheet for each executive search role, which should track the team’s progress throughout the recruiting process and reflect accurate, up-to-date information.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in Executive Research, Resourcing, or a proven Recruitment Consultant who can demonstrate the ability to identify top talent. 
  • A track record of recruitment sourcing, innovation, and creativity.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally
  • Proficient use of applicable technology
  • Must be able to travel based on client and business needs


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