DOD Skillbridge Internship - Recruiting Associate

NRG, Princeton New Jersey, US

Work at NRG

Duration: Internship

At NRG, we're bringing the power of energy to people and organizations by putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to millions of customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in the United States and Canada, NRG delivers innovative solutions while advocating for competitive energy markets and customer choice, working towards a sustainable energy future. More information is available at Connect with NRG on Facebook, LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.The Recruiting Associate will develop and execute sourcing/recruiting plans to identify and hire talent. The successful candidate will beresponsible for managing full-cycle recruitment for a portfolio of requisitions. The ideal candidate can source and attract diverse candidates supporting both our corporate and business. They are expected to drive the talent acquisition process, provide strategic consulting to the business on process and compliance, and set expectations. This position will also support the pipeline of qualified talent to ensure a great candidate experience. Last, this person should have excellent relationship management skills to support the organization's long-term strategic talent acquisition needs.Responsibilities:Partner with leaders, hiring managers, and the recruiting team to forecast short- and long-term hiring requirements and collaborate on organization-wide recruiting activities and overall external talent acquisition strategy.Develop working relationships with clients and partner with hiring managers, interview, teams, and HRBP to assess needs, identify key talent, and screen candidates against accurate criteriaDevelop & implement effective and innovative recruiting strategies to attract qualified & diverse talent and source high-quality candidates.Screen and interview candidates for key role requirements and company values alignmentConnect with candidates throughout the recruitment process, providing a world-class experience. Assess candidates on a technical baseline and the ability to be successful in the NRG culture.Partner effectively with the Onboarding team to create a smooth transition from accepting an offer to their first day on the jobOrganize and maintain accurate and well-ordered documentation on all candidates, searches, hiring managers' interactions, and other recruiting activities to ensure a thorough auditActively participate in or possibly manage projects staffing-related activities across the organization and engage in cross-functional projects.Create and foster relationships with colleges and diverse professional organizations to attract and recruit alumni and diverse candidatesOther HR/Talent Acquisition related duties as assignedWorking Conditions:Open office environmentHybrid work schedule; a combination of in-office work 3 days per week and remote 2 days per week.Requirements:High School Diploma or equivalent0-1 year of military recruiting experienceExtensive experience developing and executing comprehensive sourcing/recruitment plans.Experience in Boolean search strings and knowledge on sourcing resumes, data mining, and internet researchProven ability to support, interact and advise leaders.Knowledge and experience navigating an Applicant Tracking System.Experience managing multiple requisitions, reporting, and other competing priorities while meeting critical and routine deadlinesResourceful and exceptional problem-solving skillsStrong stakeholder management and customer service skills.Very strong people skills to engage passive candidates, understand key career aspirations and articulate a compelling candidate proposition.Strong interpersonal skills and ability to articulate organizational culture and opportunities to active or passive job seekers.Must be organized and detail-oriented. Proficient computer skills are required, including the use of Microsoft.Ability to travel as needed - max of 10-20% of the time, as needed.Preferred:Bachelor's degree2 years' experience Recruiting with 1 years experience in a corporate HR environment1-year experience creating presentations and presenting them to groups of 10 or moreRecruiting designation - CIR, CDR, and/or CSSExceptional track record and proven success in a competitor's environment.Prior experience in direct sourcing, screening, recruiting corporate functions.Prior experience sourcing talent for Manager and Direct level positionsProven ability to interface with all levels within the organizational hierarchy from staff to executive levelPrior experience working in SAP SuccessFactors Applicant Tracking SystemNRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/DisabilityEEO is the Law Poster(The poster can be found at, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.Official description on file with Human ResourcesPDN-97349ab9-658e-40c0-ada6-648681ad8982