Talent Acquisition Advisor

Location US-IL-Northbrook
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At UL, we know why we come to work.

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely! 


What you’ll learn & achieve:

We are hiring for a Talent Acquisition Advisor to join UL as a strategic recruitment partner for our sales organization based in North America (US/Canada). You'll be responsible for engaging internal and external talent as we grow UL's global salesforce. The Senior TA Advisor will be a member of a dynamic & creative team of recruitment professionals dedicated to delivering a best in class candidate experience. You'll be leading the end-to-end recruitment lifecycle, delivering creative sourcing strategies, providing market insights and data to drive decisions for staffing critical roles. Help UL's reach its ambition to be the employer of choice for sales professionals! 


This is a critical role in the team that provides an exciting platform to make significant impact through the people we hire and engaging with global leaders across multiple functions.

  • Develop and drive tailored recruitment strategies to meet the needs of one of UL's largest and fastest growing functions: sales!
  • Work directly with hiring managers and HR advisors to define job requirements and develop knowledge of internal customer groups to effectively target recruitment efforts in a cost-effective and efficient manner
  • Demonstrate creative sourcing techniques to identify top active / passive talent for a variety of sales and customer facing roles
  • Articulate and represent UL’s value proposition to candidates through clear and compelling messages about our mission and values
  • Act as a trusted advisor to hiring managers providing counsel on the talent market, hiring decisions and offer negotiations 
  • Enable data driven decision making through analysis of recruiting data, external market insights and emerging trends within the recruitment industry
  • Engage with HR leaders to provide data and insights that inform current and future sales recruitment needs

What makes you a great fit:

  • University Degree is required.
  • 5 years of recruiting experience in a corporate environment or as an agency recruiter is required
  • Experience recruiting sales professionals across various levels is preferred
  • Proven ability to identify and recruit talent in a fast-paced environment 
  • Demonstrated success utilizing social networks pro-actively to source candidates 
  • Ability to alternate sourcing techniques to find potential candidates 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated experience building relationships with employees at all levels of an organization 
  • Working knowledge of labor law and how it applies to interviewing, selection, recruitment, and placement 
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to effectively coordinate multiple jobs, projects, and administrative duties simultaneously

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards: All employees at UL are eligible for bonus compensation. UL offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL contributes to twice per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

Learn More:

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.  


Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit UL.com.


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