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Recruitment/Talent Acquisition Specialist
2022-09-29 00:00:00

Recruitment/Talent Acquisition Specialist | Malta, NY

Westerwood Global is a growing and dynamic company that is a trusted partner for the world’s leading semiconductor companies. We are looking for an enthusiastic high-volume Recruitment/Talent Acquisition Specialist with a passion for connecting the right people with the right positions.

 A bit about you:

  • You have 1-3 years practical experience with recruiting, sourcing and applicant tracking systems (ATS).
  • You are local to our office, and like working on-site to interact with others as well as being able to maintain Performance Delivered excellence when remote.
  • You are good with time management and organization, have strong interpersonal skills, and enjoy connecting with people.
  • You are a self-starter, proactive and able to take the lead on tasks with minimal direction.

A bit about the role:

  • Proactively manage the full cycle Recruitment process for passive and active candidates across the US.
  • Works collaboratively with management, HR and Operations to support recruitment needs in areas such as job postings, screening, interview scheduling, generating offer letters, and onboarding.
  • Juggling multiple priorities in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment while providing excellent support to internal & external customers is a common occurrence.
  • Engages with Recruitment leadership and hiring managers to determine appropriate posting locations and social media avenues to locate primary candidate markets.
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  • Supports Recruitment key metric reporting such as Recruiting Average Time to Hire, Hit Rate, etc.

 A bit about us:

  • We are experts at finding and providing talent for high tech manufacturing facilities.
  • We are a trusted partner for the world’s leading semiconductor companies.
  • Our Core Values of People, Safety, Quality and Customer are engrained in everything we do.
  • We are firm believers in diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome all to come and build a career with us.
  • We offer competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package, and the opportunity to develop and grow your career with us.

To be successful in the role, the ideal candidate will have:

  • Education: HS diploma or GED required.
  • Experience: 1-3 years of relevant recruitment or human resources experience. Experience in semiconductor or manufacturing industry preferred, but not required.
  • Skills: Ability to effectively manage time, strong organizational skills, and consistently deliver outstanding customer service. Ability to communicate effectively and concisely with all levels of the organization to achieve department and Company objectives. 
  • Characteristics: Must have a high level of integrity, good judgment, flexibility, attention to detail, and ability to build candidate networks/pipelines. This is a team player role, so you must be ready to work well with others.

If this position sounds interesting to you, we’d be happy to talk. To apply visit:

We appreciate your interest in working with us and look forward to hearing from you. Westerwood Global is an equal opportunity employer.

Director of Human Resources
2022-09-06 00:00:00

Director of Human Resources

333 Sheridan Ave Albany, NY 12206


Are you an experienced HR professional and are looking to apply your skills in a non-profit setting? Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge to support and guide the human resources goals of an organization?

Join a community-based organization which employs a diverse group of individuals who are passionate about serving low-income families in Albany County. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Human Resources is responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing Human Resources objectives in coordination with agency strategic and operational objectives. The Director acts as the overall leader of the HR team. 


The Human Resources Director is responsible for planning, organizing and implementing human resource objectives in coordination with agency strategic and operational objectives.

The HR Director will be responsible for:

  • Oversee hiring practices from recruitment to retention planning and exit interviewing
  • Compliance with legal, contractual, and agency requirements relevant to areas of responsibility,  including the maintenance of all reporting systems and databases necessary to meet the requirements of outside regulators;
  • Serve as a resource to staff members and managers for interpreting and following policies and procedures, and for guidance navigating their roles within the agency;
  • Administers employee wellness and benefits programs;
  • Responsible for oversight of compliance with health& safety regulations to ensure safe worksites;
  • Assists with investigating complaints and employee relations issues and ensures findings are documented as well as advice on disciplinary action recommendations;
  • Participates in HR projects and initiatives to ensure successful and timely implementation.


Bachelor’s Degree in Management, Human Resources, Public Administration, Business Administration or related department technical field is preferred.  Also a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in human resources management with at least two (2) years in a management and supervisory role.  Knowledge of federal and state labor and employment laws and regulations, and OSHA and workers compensation reporting laws and requirements required.  Solid knowledge of ADP, MS Word and Excel desired. Possession of a valid driver license may be required. Previous experience in working in a nonprofit environment is a plus.


Year round position, Health, Dental & Vision; Vacation, Sick, Personal Leave; Holidays; Educational Assistance; 403(b) ; Salary commensurate with qualifications and experiences with the potential for increase every year based on performance


Exempt, Full-time (37.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year)



You may apply on our website at OR

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No phone calls please.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

Talent Acquisition Specialist
2022-08-19 00:00:00

About BST

BST & Co. CPAs, LLP is a multi-disciplinary accounting and business advisory firm headquartered in Albany serving the needs of closely held companies, family-owned businesses, not-for-profit and governmental entities, and high-net worth individuals. BST offers a broad portfolio of accounting and auditing, tax, consulting, outsourced accounting, talent strategy and marketing services, as well as valuations, forensic accounting, and litigation support. The firm is recognized as one of the Top 300 Accounting Firms in the U.S.

Why choose BST:

  • Diversity of our Expertise
  • Communication is Open and Objective
  • Professional Environment and Attitude is Fostered
  • Advancement is Encouraged
  • Ideas are Welcome
  • Community Impact and Employee Engagement

Please visit our website to learn more about BST’s Talent Experience


About BST’s Talent & Culture Team

Our Talent & Culture Team drives a high-performing and inclusive culture, engages our employees and attracts the people BST needs to be successful today and tomorrow. We strive to be: Customer Service Focused, Critical Thinkers / Problem Solvers, Proactive, Growth and Development Focused, and Promoters of a Culture of Inclusiveness and Engagement.


About the Talent Acquisition Specialist Role

As part of the Talent & Culture team, the Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for identifying, attracting, sourcing, assessing, and engaging qualified candidates across all BST Market and Service Lines using a variety of innovative recruiting strategies. 

The Talent Acquisition Specialist will also be an important member of BST’s Human Resources Consulting Team and will lead external recruitment engagements by sourcing, attracting, screening, and recommending candidates to our clients.

In this role, you will:

  • Provide full life cycle recruiting for all BST internal and external direct placement candidates; identify, engage with, and build pipelines of external talent who possess the relevant skills and experience to be potential candidates for current and future open positions
  • Partner with BST’s Line of Business Leaders to develop and implement organizational recruiting strategies to attract and find the best qualified candidates; can sell to candidates the firm, the function and the role
  • Create recruitment advertising and online postings. Source candidates through online social networking and job boards, community involvement, professional networking, local media resources, employee referrals, agency referrals, campus recruiting, and other sources as needed
  •  Conduct in depth interviews by evaluating employment factors such as job experience, education, training, skills, knowledge and abilities and other data relevant to the selection process
  • Partner closely with members of  the Talent & Culture Team and Line of Business Leaders during the interview process
  • Build strong relationships with candidates, Line of Business Leaders, and the Talent & Culture team to ensure a high level of customer service
  • Develop and execute on innovative methods to source, evaluate, and pipeline external passive, diverse candidates for potential employment
  • Champion the talent attraction and pre-onboarding process to align with BST’s Why and strategic priorities
  • Support the candidate talent acquisition and hiring process by posting roles, sourcing candidates, coordinating, and conducting interviews, conducting background investigations, and maintaining the integrity of all staffing process records within the Paylocity applicant tracking system
  • Attend and actively participate in recruitment and networking events such as job fairs, College career days, agency-sponsored events, community and business partner events etc.
  • Produce data analytics monthly (and as requested) and conduct competitive research on market trends; provide input to improve Talent and Culture processes in relation to talent attraction and retention
  • Research, identify and cultivate talent networks that will further progress BST’s talent strategy

To be successful in this role:

  • You have the experience and self-motivation to run full-cycle recruitment processes for a volume of open and future requisitions
  • You are a relationship builder and thrive on building new connections and are tenacious in maintaining and nurturing existing ones
  • You are skilled at using traditional and less traditional resources, such as career fairs, online job boards, networking opportunities, social media, etc. to attract and engage with high-quality candidates
  • You are proactive and have excellent time-management skills
  • You are constantly curious, and enjoy seeking out new ways of working and learning about new industries/markets/trends
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication with the ability to provide detailed, insightful updates to candidates, colleagues, and clients
  • You are a problem solver and can act independently to resolve ambiguous situations
  • You are a great teammate who believes in providing best in class client service

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business/Human Resources or equivalent experience
  • Experience with applicant tracking systems (Paylocity preferred)
  • Accounting / Finance industry experience, preferred
  • Strong computer skills with an outstanding knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Excellent written, verbal and follow-through skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-based environment
  • Ability to establish relationships and communicate effectively
  • Takes initiative and works independently on routine as well as complex matters
  • Displays great time-management skills and can prioritize workload
  • Results oriented and displays a commitment to exceeding internal customer expectations
  • Familiarity working with confidential documents and data


Please apply using our online job application today!

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