Tech Recruiter - High Growth Team

Chicago, IL

Category: Recruiter - Internal Job Number: 13760

Job Description



We’ re a recruitment services firm based in Chicago, IL that provides creative solutions to companies that need to find, attract, hire and retain talented people. We pride ourselves on the ability to engage passive talent in the competitive tech space and play an instrumental role in advancing their careers. Keep in mind that our mission is the same today as it was in 1999 — to be the most respected and effective recruiting firm for every client and candidate we work with. 


We' re adding a team member to join our growing troop of experts. You will report to a top-performing tech recruiter on Objective Paradigm’ s Fintech/High Growth team. Through hands-on training with experienced team members, you will learn how to qualify and place highly sought-after professionals in the technology industry. You will become a subject matter expert on the most desired tech roles and deliver top-notch talent to our clients.   


  • Are you passionate about working with a tech-driven client base in Chicago, with an emphasis on startups and high growth companies?

  • Are you interested in supporting fast-paced SMB clients that push cutting edge technology forward?

  • Do you have a willingness to understand our clients’ needs and create a positive candidate experience? 


  • Work alongside your manager in order to gain a firm understanding of the full life cycle recruitment process

  • Research our clients to understand the competitive landscape and pitch them to candidates

  • Identify, source, and reach out to candidates that meet client requirements by leveraging provided resources

  • Qualify candidate competencies in reference to the position description and insights provided from the client

  • Ensure prospective candidate-culture fit and core values by asking behavioral-based screening questions

  • Collaborate with client account managers in order to learn the intangible qualities a hiring manager desires

  • Collaborate with the sourcing and research team to learn best practices for identifying a challenging 

  • Actively participate during training sessions and tutorials given by our team’ s various subject matter experts

  • Uncover business leads by gathering market intel via candidate activity and other available sources


  • Bachelor' s degree from an accredited college or university

  • 2-4 years of technical sourcing and/or recruiting experience

  • Demonstrated success in a customer-centric environment

  • Working knowledge of applicant tracking systems (ATS). We use Bullhorn

  • High sense of urgency and self-confidence while working in a results-oriented environment

  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills with the ability to work independently and on a team

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Chicago tech market


  • Within 1 month you’ ll: 

    • Be fully on-boarded to our various systems and tools.

    • Sit-in with experienced team members to learn OP’ s internal processes and recruiting skills.

    • Watch relevant training videos that cover various technologies, systems and recruitment strategies.

  • Within 3 months you’ ll: 

    • Have learned how to track your activity through Bullhorn and manage your metrics in InsightSquared.

    • Contribute to the recruiting team’ s goals utilizing different tools and strategies you learned.

    • Have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to recruit on your own using best practices.

  • Within 6 months you’ ll:

    • Have the knowledge and training to understand market trends in the tech space and use this to target top talent and maintain a ‘ bench’ of opportunistic candidates.

    • Be strategically exposed and have the confidence to run a ‘ full-desk.’

    • Build a network presence through our partnerships and sponsored events, helping to grow your influence over our target market.


  • Competitive base salary + commission!

  • Complete tech recruitment training and a “ Do What’ s Right” mentality!

  • We provide opportunities to expand your depth of knowledge and scope of responsibility!

  • We foster an environment of flexibility and work-life balance!

  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k) matching, PTO, onsite gym and more!

  • Our rockstar employees have significant tenure within OP and the staffing industry!

  • We have an established client base with more jobs than we can fill with the current team!

  • Casual work environment - no suits required!

  • Leadership’ s commitment to personal and professional growth is a top priority!

**We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.**


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Alex Nadeau

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