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Talent Sourcing Specialist - Remote Eligible

Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P (HO)
Mississauga, ON L5B Work Remotely
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At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.
Responsible for the proactive sourcing of Financial Advisor talent across Edward Jones Canada. This is accomplished through identifying talent and developing relationships, while building and executing on short and long term sourcing strategies as well contributing to the creation of best practices.

The Sourcing Specialist will focus on identifying talent for Financial Advisor roles within key regions across Canada. Activities will include sourcing passive candidates and performing direct searches through a variety of sourcing channels, including Boolean searches, utilization of LinkedIn Recruiter and Avature (our candidate management system). The Specialists would work within a partnership structure with Talent Acquisition Managers and Recruiters to support the recruiting and hiring objectives of the regions they support across Canada. Each Talent Acquisition team would consist of a Sourcing Specialist.

KEY responsibilities include:


* Engage, source, screen and pre-qualify talent to support recruiters that own requisitions. (The Recruiter owns the requisition and relationship with the regions, however on occasion, business needs may also dictate requisition ownership)

* Development and execution of sourcing strategy plans, with joint accountability (with the recruiters) for stated hiring objectives and results.

* Compliance with and consistent usage of all available systems, tools, standards and processes to meet all defined measures and service level expectations: (BrassRing, Avature, LinkedIn etc.).

* Stay informed of current market and industry trends to innovate and implement sourcing processes, tactics and strategies to deliver consistent results with A+ service.

* Effectively build relationships by executing on sourcing strategies as well as manage a pipeline of candidates that fully understand the Financial Advisor role and Edward Jones.


* Effectively overcome objections from candidates, Recruiting Leaders, Financial Advisors, BOAs and Headquarter Associates as they pertain to recruiting and hiring for the Financial Advisor opportunity.

* Provide support/back-up to the Recruiting Coordinator function as needed, including supporting candidates through the interview process, offer acceptance, onboarding and reporting (based on request from the Talent Acquisition Manager). This could also include specific role functions or full oversight if the Recruiting Coordinator is out for an extended period.

* Articulate the firm's culture, business model, growth objectives, and recruiting/hiring best practices to prospective candidates, Regional Leaders, Recruiting Leaders, Financial Advisors, BOAs and Headquarter associates.



* Bachelor's degree strongly preferred or equivalent work experience in a related position

* 4+ years experience in Sourcing, Recruiting, Hiring, and/or Related Sales

* Completion of Canadian Securities Course helpful, but not required

* Bilingual English & French or English/Cantonese or Mandarin desired, but not required

* Intermediate knowledge of the financial services industry.

* Strong attention to detail as the sourcing specialist will be making evaluations of candidates and will need to know all aspects of the candidate and the process to ensure quality decisions are being made.

* Ability to execute seasoned judgment so that we are following all employment laws human rights legislation and firm guidelines.

* Effective time-management and organizational skills with a high sense of urgency and the ability to handle working in a fast-paced, high volume metrics driven environment with performance objectives.

* Strong verbal and written communication skills to facilitate professional and engaging recruiting and hiring conversations with candidates, Regional Leaders, Recruiting Leaders, Financial Advisors, Branch Office Administrators and Headquarter associates.

* Ability to be proficient in the use of the web-based technology, MS office, and other talent acquisition specific systems such as the applicant tracking system and RCMS.

* Requires the ability to review and interpret information from the candidate data such as lead information, applicant tracking notes, application details, a personality profile, a telephone interview, and a face to face interview.

* Must be able to probe and listen for recruiting objections from prospective candidates and offer resolution suggestions.

* Critical thinking skills and sound business judgement required to effectively prioritize the work involved in a high volume, fast paced environment.

* Ability to screen and analyze information about a candidate's interest, qualifications and desire to be successful with the Financial Advisor opportunity.

* A high level of autonomy is required to execute on sourcing strategies.

* An ability to work independently and make decisions yet provide support to a team atmosphere is essential.



* FORTUNE 2020 Edward Jones was named No. 7 on the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list.
* From FORTUNE 2020 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.

* Edward Jones Ranked No. 6 of the 100 best workplaces for millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine.
* 2020 Corporate Equality Index Edward Jones joins the ranks of 680 major U.S businesses that received top marks in the HRC Foundations 18th Annual Scorecard on LBGTQ Workplace Equality
* Edward Jones named a top company for training, ranking No. 25 on Training magazine's 2020 Training Top 125 list the highest ranking among the financial-services industry!
* Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. The firm ranked No. 5 on the list of 50 companies, up two spots from last year.
* The Best Workplaces for Parents list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. Edward Jones ranked No. 7 on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2019 list, the firms 20th appearance on the list. The firm also was ranked the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance and the No. 6 Best Workplace for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.


Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
Posted: 2021-04-12 Expires: 2021-07-15
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Mississauga, ON L5B

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