Talent Acquisition Associate

Date: May 10, 2024

Location: Booneville, MS, US, 38829

Company: accobrands

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Essential brands. Innovative products. Smart investment. Winning team. This is what you will find at ACCO Brands. We are passionate about building a culture that is committed to the success of our employees. If you are looking for an organization that offers rewarding opportunities and is dedicated to team orientation, learning and development, and flourishes with success, we invite you to be a part of building our company for the future.

Job Summary

ACCO Brands is seeking a Talent Acquisition Associate to join our team! This position is responsible for acquiring talent and managing the entire hiring process for assigned areas, including, but not limited to, job specification and development, interviewing and referring candidates to client groups, extending offers, and preparing all paperwork related to offers.


  • Manage full cycle recruiting process from specification through employment offer.
  • Identify sources of potential candidates by networking with professional organizations, colleges/universities, diversity sources and other networks.
  • Communicate with managers to clarify job specifications and requirements when positions become available.
  • Discuss the business operation with hiring managers to determine the qualifications and background needed to perform the open position's essential job functions.
  • Ensure that established staffing processes are in complete alignment with established guidelines and procedures and compliance with legal and regulatory requirements and competitive best practices.
  • Ensure recruitment files are completed in accordance with compliance standards, which includes evaluations, applicant tracking, appropriate use of the requisition and applicant tracking system.
  • Conduct on-boarding process including accurately & timely processing of data for new hires & transfers in the payroll and HR database.
  • Use on-line recruiting applications to post openings, track applicants and properly disposition candidates.
  • Counsel Managers regarding hiring practices and procedures. Provide counseling on recruiting and interviewing skills as needed.  Ensure consistency and adherence to recruiting policies and procedures, including the job posting.
  • Screen applicants over telephone and conduct personal interviews.
  • Represent the company at job fairs and college recruitment offices to identify a pool of candidates.
  • Ensure appropriate justifications for the hiring decisions are documented in the job files. Maintain required recruitment/placement documentation for EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) purposes.
  • Prepare recruitment reports and metrics in conformance to established processes.
  • Conduct new hire orientation.
  • Partner with temporary agencies to source and hire temporary associates.
  • Collaborate with the Human Resources Business Partner on opportunities to grow and support the Booneville campus with HR generalist duties as needed. 


  • 3+ years Human Resource/Recruiting experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business or related field required.
  • Knowledge of state and federal laws/regulations related to employment and general HR practices.
  • Experience recruiting in production, distribution, skilled trades and customer service is highly preferred.
  • Computer proficiency using MS Outlook, Excel, Word and well as online recruiting applications.
  • Experience utilizing an applicant tracking system for candidate management.
  • Knowledge of recruitment metrics, assessment tools and techniques.
  • Strong functional expertise that includes internet, direct sourcing, job fairs and other alternative sourcing techniques to generate candidate pipeline.
  • Knowledge of assessment tools and techniques
  • Strong orientation to quality, continuous improvement and customer service. 
  • Must be a team player with superior communication (both oral and written), interpersonal and consultative skills.  Ability to build & maintain relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work in a hybrid work environment, minimum 3 days a week in our Booneville, MS location. 



About Us:

You know our brands. You love our brands. You just may not know they are ours.

If you have touched a PowerA® gaming controller, a Five Star® notebook, a Swingline® stapler, a Quartet® dry erase board, or a Kensington® computer mouse, you have touched part of ACCO Brands Corporation. With annual revenues of over $2 Billion, ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO) designs, markets, manufactures and sells branded academic, consumer and business products globally. The power of our brands, our unmatched global customer reach, and our strategic market strengths put us in a position to achieve global leadership and growth. We're proud of our long history of industry leadership and innovation and are focused on delivering exceptional value to our customers by providing unique, cutting-edge, branded products.

Apply now and build a successful future with ACCO Brands.

Click here to learn more about our employee benefits. 

More information about ACCO Brands, the Home of Great Brands Built by Great People, can be found at www.accobrands.com.


Equal Opportunity Employer

At ACCO Brands, we are committed to providing an environment of fairness and mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and team members without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, physical and mental disability, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. ACCO Brands believes that a diverse and inclusive work environment is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.



Accommodation for applicants with disabilities will be provided in all parts of the recruiting process as required under the ACCO Brands Canada AODA policy.  Applicants are asked to make their needs known in advance.

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