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Date: Dec 8, 2018

Location: Dublin, L, IE, D02 R590

Company: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Job Requisition ID: 14772

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You are the purple squirrel of recruiting.   At Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, a leader in educational technology and publishing, we’re moving our talent team in a new direction and are looking for solid, professional  recruiters in Dublin to help us drive our new strategy.


What’s in it for you?

  • The opportunity to learn from and contribute to an awesome team.  Our talent acquisition team represents award-winning recruiters and sourcers using cutting edge tools to find and engage exceptional talent.
  • Our mission. We touch the lives of millions of teachers and students in 150 countries every day.
  • Your mission. You get two paid days each year to volunteer for your favorite cause, and we match funds on your financial contributions as well.

And, last but certainly not least,

  • Copious amounts of time off. Because it’s all about work/life balance, we offer three weeks’ vacation, two weeks’ occasional days, 12 paid holidays and every other Friday off in the summer. 


Besides being part of an awesome team, you’ll also:

  • Execute on tactical outreach, referral generation, events and pipelining efforts.
  • Craft custom outreach and meaningful candidate engagement.
  • Recommend and drive improvements with recruiters, hiring managers, and interviewing teams to effectively screen and assess talent.
  • Research and gather market intelligence.
  • Understand and execute against shifts in the marketplace that present recruiting opportunities.
  • Ensure 100 % data accuracy of our recruitment database. Track and analyze statistical recruiting data to determine effectiveness of all recruiting activities, including time to hire and cost per hire.


To be successful in this role you’ll need:

  • About four years of high volume sourcing or recruiting experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with applicant tracking systems (we use SAP SuccessFactors), and Office Suite.
  • Excellent research/sourcing skills outside of searching job boards. What’s your favorite Chrome Extension?


Physical Requirements

  • Might be in a stationary position for a considerable time (sitting and/or standing).
  • The person in this position needs to move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Must be able to collaborate with colleagues via face to face, conference calls, and online meetings

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) is a global learning company dedicated to changing people’s lives by fostering passionate, curious learners. As a leading provider of pre-K–12 education content, services, and cutting-edge technology solutions across a variety of media, HMH enables learning in a changing landscape. HMH is uniquely positioned to create engaging and effective educational content and experiences from early childhood to beyond the classroom.  HMH serves more than 50 million students in over 150 countries worldwide, while its award-winning children's books, novels, non-fiction, and reference titles are enjoyed by readers throughout the world.

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is committed to a comprehensive policy of Equal Opportunities and we aim to create a workplace which provides for equal opportunities for all employees and potential employees.

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