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CenturyLink Manager Talent Acquisition in BROOMFIELD, Colorado

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.

Job Summary

CenturyLink is looking to hire a Talent Acquisition Manager to lead part of our Enterprise Sales, Corporate and Executive recruiting team. We are looking for someone who is an expert at, and has a real passion for, hiring top talent in these spaces. The ideal candidate will have first-hand knowledge of how to drive sourcing strategies for these skill sets in hot talent markets, as well as recruiting managerial experience. We would also consider a lead recruiter with a can-do attitude and the aptitude to take the next step.

The best candidate should be able to prove self-motivation, excellent customer service skills, the ability to communicate with colleagues up to C-level, and the ability to transform ideas into action. We are excited to find someone with a passion for leading others in a forward-thinking and robust way. If you want to use your strategic talent acquisition experience to make an impact, then this could be the role for you.

Job Description

Develop and execute effective recruiting strategies, plans and processes to attract professional, management and executive level talent.

Mentor and grow the talent acquisition team to a best-in-class recruiting function ensuring that the highest levels of service delivery and hiring standards are consistently met. Provide coaching and career development opportunities to ensure continuous improvement of the team.

Create and Implement recruiting best practices ensuring exceptional customer service with a primary focus on operational excellence, proactive, competitive and cost-effective recruitment solutions.

Partner with managers and senior leadership to understand talent acquisition needs in order to build and maintain active candidate pipelines for hard-to-fill, high volume, or critical positions; establish regular strategic staffing sessions to determine priority pipeline positions. Develop creative recruitment solutions if the organization is experiencing difficulties in attracting the appropriate level and quality of staff.

Deliver on Service Level Agreements/metrics while motivating your team to constantly raise the bar. Prepare and present regular management reports of key staffing metrics to include time-to-fill, attrition, diversity, cost, among others as applicable.


• 8+ years of full life-cycle talent acquisition experience including hiring professional, management and executive level talent, in sales and corporate functions

• 5+ years of experience leading recruiting teams and managing direct reports in a large high-volume corporate environment, is preferred

• Comprehensive knowledge of current HR practices for recruitment/staffing, employee relations, compensation, and employee development.

• An ability to influence and interact with all levels of the organization while establishing and maintaining collaborative partnerships.

• Ability to engage external communities through non-traditional recruiting.

• Proven ability to manage, coach, develop and mentor a large team

• Ensure staffing requirements are met in accordance with legal guidelines.

• Some domestic travel may be required


Bachelors or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Colorado-Broomfield

Requisition #: 218200

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.


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