Talent Acquisition Specialist – Eastlink

Halifax, NS, Canada
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
As one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Eastlink takes great pride in delivering advanced technologies/services that connect its customers to the things and people that matter most. Powered by state-of-the-art fibre optic and mobile networks, we bring world-class communications and video entertainment services including high speed internet, mobile, TV, telephone, security and automation, data communications and exclusive, locally-produced programming to residential, business and public sector customers across Canada. Headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Eastlink operates with an employee base of over 1300 people who serve customers in NS, PEI, NL, NB, ON, AB, BC and Bermuda.

The Talent Acquisition Specialist, working closely with key business stakeholders, will be responsible to develop, implement and deliver a recruitment strategy for technical roles within Eastlink. This position will execute the full recruitment process inclusive of planning, sourcing, evaluating, selecting and on-boarding great people who share Eastlink’s passion to deliver an exceptional customer experience. The Talent Acquisition Specialist will have shared accountability for key metrics including retention and be accountable to report on the results of key initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:
Work closely with key stakeholders including hiring managers, to understand the business needs, core competencies and skills required to be a successful;
Develop a recruitment strategy to attract and retain candidates through use of social media employment branding and networking with key stakeholders at education institutions and community partners;
Implement prescreening and assessment tools to ensure we are hiring the best possible candidates in a timely manner;
Accountable for the full cycle recruitment process, including but not limited to developing the job posting and advertising strategy, sourcing, screening candidates using our , administering pre-employment testing/screening, conducting interviews, selecting candidates and completing the onboarding process using our Human Resources Information System (HRIS) and our video interviewing platform;
Develop and conduct analysis on key metrics to measure the success of recruitment initiatives and make evidence based recommendations for continuous improvement;
Other responsibilities, projects and assignments as required.


As the ideal candidate you have post-secondary education in human resources or related courses coupled with 3-5 years of experience recruiting technical roles in Engineering and Information Technology. You have experience working in partnership with key stakeholders through the full recruitment process. You consider yourself a brand ambassador, have hands on experience sourcing candidates, promoting the employment brand and enjoy using technology to help drive efficiencies and measure success. Driven to exceed client expectations, you are capable of developing positive and professional working relationships and take pride in your work. You have the ability to work independently, are resourceful, organized and have the skill set to manage multiple priorities. You enjoy taking initiative, networking and thrive in a fast paced dynamic work environment. Recruitment agency experience is considered an asset.

Why Choose Eastlink?

Eastlink operates in a culture of continuous improvement through listening, learning and adapting, which enables us to respond quickly to the evolving needs of both employees and customers. We recognize that our truly greatest competitive edge is our people and that delivering a great customer experience begins with a great employee experience. Our philosophy of developing and training our team “on the ground” not only helps to create a strong onboarding experience but also readies employees for future growth opportunities within the organization.

Dedicated to reflecting the customers and communities we serve, we embrace diversity and inclusion throughout all levels of the organization and encourage members of equity groups to self-identify during the application process.

If you are ready to explore an exciting career at Eastlink, your journey begins here.

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