Talent Acquisition Specialist

Danbury, CT, USA Req #1708
Tuesday, June 14, 2022

At Odyssey Logistics & Technology, we are always looking to strengthen our organization by adding top talent to our team. We’re seeking a Recruiter to help us source, identify, screen, and hire individuals for various roles in our company. 

Our ideal candidate will have excellent communication and organizational skills, 2-3 years’ experience in talent acquisition, proficiency in Applicant Tracking Systems, and the ability to devise sourcing strategies for potential applicants. This role requires a candidate with excellent interpersonal skills as you’ll often be asked to work closely with others across different departments and business units.

Objectives of this Role

  • Support the hiring strategy of the organization to ensure our teams consist of a diverse set of qualified individuals
  • Ensure the staffing needs of the company are being met, with a long-term talent strategy in mind
  • build pipelines of potential applicants
  • Responsible for end-to-end candidate hiring processes ensuring a positive experience
  • Form close relationships with hiring managers to ensure clear candidate/interviewer expectations.


Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with HR Business Partners and hiring managers to identify staffing needs in different areas and departments
  • Determine selection criteria for candidates by liaising with managers and other members of staff
  • Source applicants through online channels, such as LinkedIn, Indeed and other professional networks
  • Create job descriptions and interview questions that reflect the requirements for each position
  • Identify and refine down the most suitable talent from available candidates
  • Plan interview and selection procedures, including screening calls and in-person interviews – if possible
  • Schedule interviews and gather feedback from interviews.
  • Organize and attend job fairs and recruitment events to build a strong candidate pipeline as needed
  • Keep records of all materials used for recruitment, including interview notes and related paperwork, to share with key stakeholders.


Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2-3 years of experience as a Talent Acquisition Specialist, or similar
  • Work experience in talent acquisition or similar roles
  • Familiarity with social media, C.V. databases, and professional networks
  • Experience with full-cycle recruiting, using various interview techniques and evaluation methods
  • Knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems, preferably Dayforce
  • Experience in using LinkedIn Talent Solutions to proactively source candidates
  • A keen understanding of the requirements for each role in the company
  • Proficiency in documenting processes and keeping up with industry trends
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

    Odyssey is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against qualified applicants with regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements Odyssey complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. No relocation allowance will be considered unless specifically addressed. All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

    Other details

    • Job Family Human Resources
    • Pay Type Salary
    Location on Google Maps
    • Danbury, CT, USA