An Inside Look At Acquiring Talent

We recently asked Justin Rank to tell us about his role as Human Resources Talent Acquisition Specialist. Justin gave us insight into the details of his busy days and how fulfilling he finds his position. If you know someone who would be a great addition to the Werner Electric family, please reach out to Justin!

Career Fairs, Strategic Plans and Employment Offers

As a Talent Acquisition Specialist at Werner Electric, I’m responsible for the full life-cycle recruitment for open positions at our 13 branch locations. From application to start date, I’m the one who guides candidates through our hiring and on-boarding process. It’s up to me to source and identify candidates through social media, career fairs, internal/external networks, and other recruitment tools. A great deal of my time is spent conducting phone interviews, recruiting at career fairs, generating offers, and developing strategic plans for our recruitment efforts. I work closely with Werner Electric managers to understand their needs and team dynamics, and then prioritize position openings based on business needs. I travel to different branch locations for interviews and identify candidates for internships and full-time roles.

I absolutely love what I do here at Werner Electric, and I couldn’t ask for a better company to work for! The fact that we have a strong brand locally is a big help when it comes to securing candidates. We’re widely known as a, “great place to work.” In my role, I feel I’m able to make a significant impact on the performance and growth of our various teams. Finding a great technical and team fit gives me a sense of accomplishment. I also take pride in being the face of the organization for job-seekers. Oftentimes, I’m the first point-of-contact for candidates interested in Werner Electric positions and I get to build relationships with candidates throughout the hiring process. I’m passionate about bringing the best people into the organization while providing a great experience for candidates. If anyone reading this is interested in a career at Werner Electric, get at me!

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