Full Desk Recruiter (KR)

ThinkingAhead

Recruiting is not a "one-size-fits-all" solution at ThinkingAhead; every client, candidate, and opportunity is unique.

Who We Are:
ThinkingAhead, a subsidiary of Southwestern, is a mid-sized international search firm headquartered in Nashville, TN.  In 2018, we recruited nearly 300 high caliber candidates for a global list of 175 client companies on a contingency, retained, and engagement fee basis.  We rank nationally in the top six percent of search firms based on dollar volume, according to the National Association of Personnel Services.  
 
How We Work:
Recruiting is not a “one-size-fits-all” solution at ThinkingAhead; every client, candidate, and opportunity is unique.  Our industry expertise enables us to ask the right questions and comprehend the answers, thus enabling us to deliver the desired results – quickly.  For more than 30 years, ThinkingAhead has been building the expertise and delivering the results that keep our clients engaged year after year.
 
Our Process May Look Ordinary…
  • Understand the position, culture, necessary skills, and preferred experience
  • Discover individuals who meet the requirements
  • Interview prospects to qualify past performance, evaluate sincerity to make a change, and determine cultural compatibility
  • Present only the most qualified candidates
 
But Our Results are Extraordinary
  • Candidates presented by ThinkingAhead are career healthy, stable employees; the average tenure at their prior employer is more than five years.
  • Our clients are able to hire the right person for every 4.5 candidates we present, which exceeds the industry average of 8 candidates presented to find the “right one”.
  • 95% of our candidates who are offered positions accept the offers, compared to the industry average of only 70%.
 
Full Desk Executive Recruiter:
We are currently in growth mode and are searching for goal-oriented, passionate individuals to join our award winning teams located in Nashville, TN, Wilmington, NC and Allentown, PA.  This is an exciting career opportunity for driven individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit.  **Remote and virtual work arrangements are available for candidates with the right background and experience**
 
As a Recruiter you will be responsible for:
  • Generating client business through your own lead generation methodologies 
  • Building and maintaining strong client and candidate relationships
  • Reviewing and understanding job requirements across specialized industries
  • Using multiple techniques for sourcing high caliber talent in highly competitive markets
  • Screening candidates, conducting interviews and presenting candidates to clients
  • Negotiating fee agreements and salaries
  • Running a full life cycle recruiting desk from start to finish 
  • Matching great people with great companies
 
What we look for in a candidate: 
  • Experience in recruiting, staffing or direct sales with proven track record of success 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Creative thinking and problem solving skills
  • High level of motivation and drive to be successful 
  • Experience managing B2B relationships (preferred)
  • Degree from an accredited college/university (preferred) 
  • A genuine desire to build a long term career and grow within our organization
  • Comfort level with incentive based compensation plan
 
Why ThinkingAhead? 

ThinkingAhead builds people.  We offer a unique culture that includes tried and true ethical recruiting practices, an entrepreneurial environment and limitless earning potential.  Apply now to discover the many reasons our employees have routinely ranked us as one of the best places to work.
 
For more information or to submit your resume, please contact Kristy Ross at kross@thinkingahead.com