Recruiting Specialist (Contract)

Irvine, CA / San Bernadino, CA / New York, New York / Newark, New Jersey / Philadelphia, PA
Strategy & Operations – Central Operations /
Contract /
Wonolo (Work Now Locally) is disrupting the $140BN temporary staffing industry. Founded in 2014, Wonolo's mission is to help people find consistent work. Through our two-sided tech marketplace, we connect hundreds of businesses in need of front-line workers with 2 million underemployed workers in local markets across the United States, within minutes. Wonolo recently raised $140M in growth funding which will continue to help us empower the in-demand workforce by democratizing access to flexible work, opportunities to learn new skills, a living wage, and comprehensive portable benefits and perks.

In this 6-month contract, you will work within Central Operations as we experiment and roll-out new programs and processes for the Market Operations teams across the United States. This high-impact role is ideal for someone eager to share their expertise in traditional staffing, openly provide feedback on current processes, and support iterative pilots as we collectively develop sourcing, screening and onboarding solutions for workers across all worker classifications looking for long-term work placements.

We welcome qualified candidates located in the following areas: Irvine, San Bernadino, South or East LA area, New York, Newark, or Philadelphia.

What you'll do:

    • Become an internal expert on effective outbound recruiting strategies, best screening practices and optimal onboarding experiences for our workers
    • Develop and update job descriptions and specifications to ensure the Recruiting Team is well-equipped for interviews, and workers receive an accurate depiction of work environment and expectations
    • Sourcing and attracting candidates by using various outbound recruiting platforms and managing experiments to determine effectiveness, support strategy iterations
    • Scheduling and managing interviews across the internal Recruiting team, as well as conducting interviews to screen candidates for various roles across the United States
    • Assess applicants’ relevant knowledge, skills, soft skills, experience and aptitudes. Maintain notes of each interview and ensure Recruiting team is adhering to Standard Operating Procedures and maintaining an organized work-flow
    • Identify opportunities for process improvements and surface these to ensure seamless experience for both the recruiting and recruited stakeholders
    • Support both Wonolo app and Fountain W-2 onboarding processes, managing the applicants and working closely with W-2 Onboarding team-members to ensure applicants are being onboarded with minimal idle-time
    • Act as a point of contact and build influential candidate relationships during the selection process. Develop best practices for worker engagement and notify teams of the most effective time-lines for engagement quality as we optimize Recruiting Operations.
    • Coordinate with Engagement Managers to open slots for bench-selling when applicants have completed screening and onboarding requirements. Work with the Operations team to bench sell across the market when required.
    • Track metrics such as “application-to-interview”, “interview-to-onboarded”, and “interview-to-placed” in order to gauge process efficiency and surface blockers
    • Monitor and apply Recruiting best practices and share expertise to inform team

Who you are:

    • Proven work experience as a Recruiter (either an in-house recruiter or a staffing agency recruiter)
    • Solid ability to conduct different types of interviews (structured, competency-based etc)
    • Hands on experience with various selection processes (video interviewing, phone interviewing, reference check etc)
    • Familiarity with HR databases, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and Candidate Management Systems (CMS)
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Strong decision-making skills
    • Bilingual abilities in English and Spanish
    • Access to a car and the ability to travel to within targeted local market areas

    • If you have read up to this point, we hope you are excited about this opportunity to work at Wonolo! Even if your experience does not check every bullet point, we still highly encourage you to apply. The best hires do not always check off every box of a job description.

Pay Range:

    • The expected pay range for this position is $25-35/hour. Please note that individual total compensation for this position will be determined at the Company's sole discretion and may vary based on several factors, including but not limited to, location, skill level, and years and depth of relevant experience. Additionally, this role is currently eligible to participate in Wonolo’s equity plan as well as a range of health and wellbeing, retirement savings, and other benefits within a holistic total rewards offering.

Benefits and Perks:

    • The opportunity for growth in a mission-driven and well-funded start-up
    • Meaningful equity
    • We pay 100% of the medical/dental/vision insurance premiums for you
    • Generous parental leave plan
    • Cell phone reimbursement and company laptop
    • Access to continued learning, unlimited access to Udemy for Business sponsored by Wonolo
    • Retirement plans as well as life and disability insurance
    • Access to no-cost on-demand mental health support, including counselling, mindfulness and meditation, and wellbeing courses
    • Team outings, happy hours, company off-sites, and more!
About Wonolo:

Wonolo is a two-sided job marketplace that serves over 2 million front-line workers, providing them access to flexible and consistent job opportunities across the United States within minutes, at companies such as Peloton, Coca-Cola, Neiman Marcus, Papa John's, and thousands more.

We are a remote-first company with 200+ full-time employees, and quickly scaling our team within the United States, Canada, and Latin America. We are well-funded and backed by leading investors including Sequoia Capital, Bain Capital, and Leeds Illuminate, among others.

Learn more about us:
Wonolo raises $140M to continue supporting over 1 million laborers and front-line workers
Wonolo is one of Glassdoor's best tech companies to work for in 2021
Why G2 Venture Partners Invested in Wonolo
Yong Kim (CEO) on why he's passionate about empowering the in-demand workforce

Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Belonging
Wonolo welcomes you as you and celebrates our collective diversity. We work to serve the underserved, and we are built on the strength of our entire community. We are especially interested in candidates who represent different cultures, perspectives, and backgrounds as these empower our team to come together to make the best decisions and the biggest impact.

Wonolo is an equal-opportunity employer. We work to ensure all people feel supported, empowered, and connected at work. A big part of this effort is through our support for members and allies of Employee Resource Groups such as Whammies of Color and Allies at Wonolo (WoCAW), Women of Wonolo (WoW), Parents of Wonolo (PoW), and People Out at Wonolo and Allies (POWA). Individuals seeking to work at or with Wonolo are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status under all applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.

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