Job offer: Recruiter in Tokyo with Microsoft


Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. We believe we should each find meaning in our work and we ensure employees have the freedom and the reach to help make a difference in the world.

As a Recruiter, you will effectively manage candidates through the recruiting process, establish yourself as a talent advisor with stakeholders and be candidate first to deliver a best-in-class hiring experience. You be will be curious, be an innovative problem solver and comfortable To thrive you will be comfortable operating within a matrix, fast-growing organization and excited that no two-days will be alike.

You’re joining a team that is collaborative and helps each other win. Beyond the work, we care about the whole-being of each member and know that having fun and getting the work done doesn’t have to be mutually exclusive.

Stakeholder / Client Engagement

  • Interprets client’s business and the industry landscape and / or university talent pools to influence the client to adopt optimal staffing solutions.
  • Understands factors relevant to the business and hiring managers’ needs (eg, time to hire, location, budget) and uses this knowledge to develop and implement end-to-end hiring plan aligned to the needs of the business group.
  • Consults a business area on talent needs and opportunities and pushes for the acceptance of differentiated and alternative types of talent (eg, compete, diverse, nontraditional) that may not be typically considered.

Data Analysis & Hiring Plans

  • Analyzes relevant data and trends to provide insight, and consults with a business, area, or subsidiary to implement a hiring plan that addresses both business demand and talent availability for short-term and near-term needs (2-6 months); reviews and analyzes data and trends to improve staffing performance, and uses insights to support other teams.

Candidate Attraction

  • Elicits interest in active and potential candidates by telling the business story, and contributes to the development of new stories; generates awareness through community outreach events and strategic networking.
  • Shares best practices on sourcing, recruiting, and / or closing techniques and stories with their own team; tracks candidate activity and shares with internal stakeholders.
  • Coaches the client to represent Microsoft’s unique career possibilities, advantages, and rewards that are distinct from those of competitors.

Candidate Experience

  • Gathers requirements and develops hiring plans that meet candidate needs throughout the hiring lifecycle; owns elements of the candidate experience and prepares candidates for next phases of the process; enhances the candidate experience at all phases of the relationship by proactively identifying factors that may adversely impact the candidate, and sharing with the business to mitigate.

Talent Sourcing

  • Uses an understanding of talent markets and complex candidate profiles, as well as growing relationships with new talent pools and communities with future potential, to identify and engage candidates for immediate and future talent needs.
  • Develops strategies to generate differentiated talent in emerging roles or highly competitive talent pools to meet long-term business needs (eg, industry, technical recruiting).

Candidate Assessment & Screening

  • Leverages tools and assessment frameworks from Operations teams and Center of Excellence to assess candidates; may contribute to the creation of assessment materials by identifying relevant competencies and job criteria.
  • Executes initial screening and assessing of candidates; qualifies talent pool by assessing relevant factors such as ability to hire, relocation considerations, immigration, and compensation.

Operational Compliance & Excellence

  • Uses subject matter expertise on applying internal and external staffing policies, standards, and / or regulations throughout the entire staffing lifecycle to educate clients, stakeholders, and other staffers on policy, system, and process issues; identifies opportunities to optimize policies, systems, and processes.
  • Maintains current documentation on candidates’ qualifications and status in the appropriate staffing or tracking system, within compliance guidelines (eg, Office of Federal Compliance Programs, General Data Protection Regulation); captures relevant data in recruiting platform and leverages data to inform meaningful insights.

Required / Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Liberal Arts, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field AND 3+ years talent acquisition experience (eg, recruiting, sourcing), HR experience, or industry experience related to role
  • OR 5+ years talent acquisition experience (eg, recruiting, sourcing), HR experience, or industry experience related to role

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

Benefits / perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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