Talent Sourcer at Vaco

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Location: Seattle, Washington

Job Description:

Welcome to Vaco - an uncommon company with an empowered culture. At Vaco, we welcome talented malcontents seeking a collaborative environment where creative freedom rings.

If you are feeling trapped in your current J-O-B, we invite you to explore the career of a lifetime with us. Since 2002, we have grown to over $750 MM in annual revenue and more than 40 locations. And with no plans of slowing down anytime soon, we are seeking big thinkers to lead us into the future.

If you are looking for a conservative, bureaucratic corporation, Vaco may not be the place for you. If, however, you are a lifetime learner who thrives in a high growth, entrepreneurial environment, read on!

  • Ranked the #1 Best Staffing Firm to Work for in North America by Staffing Industry Analysts (Category: 500+ Employees)

  • An Inc. 5000 fastest growing private company in America every year since 2007!

A Day in the Life

Are you a proactive networker fascinated by new technologies? Do you enjoy meeting new people in a fast-paced environment while having a direct impact to the bottom line? Consider a high-growth opportunity as a Talent Analyst.

As a Talent Analyst, you will proactively source, identify and assess top professional talent for Vaco, which includes making recommendations to and executing the internal recruitment strategy.

This position supports a team of recruiters and account managers aiming to increase the candidate pipeline through assessing qualifications and discussing appropriate opportunities with candidates. Skill sets served include but are not limited to transactional accounting, finance, administration, and operations (A/P, A/R, Payroll, Billing, Collections, Administrative Support, Marketing, Sales and Human Resources).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify candidates and/or job seekers using job boards, internet searches, social media, professional networking events, existing internal database, referrals, and more.

  • Perform sourcing activities including initial outreach via phone or email, social media, in-person meetings, and other methods.

  • Update, review, and actively utilize a candidate skills matrix.

  • Perform weekly pre-screens and/or matrix sourcing according to established activity goals.

  • Generate leads via candidate interactions that support business development/sales and recruitment efforts.

  • Consistently utilize Applicant Tracking System to log all activity.

  • Collaborate with teammates to fulfill open positions across other lines of business and/or national practices as appropriate.

  • The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

'Best Place to Work' Perks

  • Competitive hourly rate with growth path to merit-based promotions!

  • Annual, FIVE STAR vacations (we call it "Vatopia") for meeting top tier performance goals.

  • Annual world class training where all Vacotians, as we like to call them, get together to meet, learn, and exchange ideas.

  • Generous PTO that increases with tenure.

  • Technology packages that include smart phone coverage, up-to-date equipment, and top tier online resources.

  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k, pet insurance, life insurance, disability and more!

Vaco Values

Duties and responsibilities are to be performed while observing the following Core Tenets:

  • A Team First Approach, aligning with the core tenets: Proud to Wear Jersey, Stay Team Focused, and Assume Positive Intent

  • Self-Awareness, aligning with the core tenets Outlaws Welcome, Stay Coachable and Be Comfortable with Healthy Conflict

  • Solutions Oriented, aligning with the core tenets Be Entrepreneurial, Be Electable, Fix the Problem Not the Blame

  • Grit, aligning with the core tenets Work Hard, Stay Free and Play 'til the Whistle.

Desired Competencies and Skills:

  • Oral Communication: Speaks in a clear, concise, and confident manner.

  • Listening Skills: Attentively listens to understand and interpret what is being said.

  • Judgement: Forms reasonable interpretations about relationships and situations that affect actions. Develops objective opinions.

  • Marketing: Interprets, delivers, and communicates value to appropriate target audience.

  • Emotional Intelligence: Maintains a high level of self-awareness and the ability to appropriately identify, manage, and respond to the emotions of self and others.

  • Written Communication: Develops written communication that is clear, concise, grammatical, and influential.

  • Adaptability: Responds to changes, delays, or unexpected events in a positive manner; Adapts working style to best fit a given situation.

  • Leadership: Self-directed with an innate drive to succeed; Accepts feedback with a desire for continuous improvement. Ethical.

  • Relationship Building: Builds, develops, and maintains strong relationships with others while building trust and connection.

  • Social Confidence: Exhibits self-confidence in social settings and when dealing with others.

  • Researching: Able to effectively search for, organize, and evaluate information.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Entry-level.

  • Bachelor's Degree required.

Technical Skills:

  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite desired.

  • Experience with Bullhorn a plus.

Basic Skills:

  • Able to work with a sense of urgency and meet tight deadlines; Organized, detailed, and results driven.


< 10% -Occasional travel to annual conference or client sites

Vaco, LLC ("we," "our," or "Vaco") respects your privacy and is committed to providing a transparent notice of our Notice at Collection and Privacy Policy for California Residents. This Notice and Privacy Policy for California Residents applies solely to those who reside in the State of California ("consumers" or "you"). For additional details, click here.

California residents may also access Vaco's HR Notice at Collection for California Applicants and Employees.

Vaco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race (including but not limited to traits historically associated with race such as hair texture and hair style), color, sex (includes pregnancy or related conditions), religion or creed, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, status as a veteran, union membership, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, or any other protected characteristics as required by federal, state or local law.
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