Job Openings


Job ID: BH432091

Category: Recruiter

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Talent Specialist 

Direct Hire

Job Location: Boston (Must work in the office)

Hours: 40

Company Information, Industry, Size: Law firm that handles family wealth.  

Team Size: 3

Interview Process: Virtual to start and final round in the office. 

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Job Summary/Description:

SUMMARY:  As a member of the Human Resources team, and under the direction of the Director of Human Resources, the Talent Specialist manages the overall new hire employment process within the firm. This may include, but is not limited to posting requisition, reviewing resumes, managing the interview process, extending offers, conducting the new hire orientation process and exit interviews, and the maintenance of personnel records.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be requested and/or assigned. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the position. Essential functions are primary job duties that an individual must be able to perform successfully with or without a reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Exercises discretion and maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the position.


  1. Receives new hire request through internal new hire approval process.
  2. Confirms with Human Resources Director and Hiring Manager that the job description being used for posting accurately reflects the needs of the department prior to posting.
  3. Advertises/posts positions on identified sourcing sites, including strong DEI-focused sites identified as most effective in creating a diverse candidate pool.
  4. Works with HR Director and Hiring Manager to review resumes, utilizing the Associate Committee for hiring of lawyers.
  5. With the Hiring Manager screen and review resumes to identify the top 8-10 candidates.
  6. Establishes interview questions for initial phone screening.
  7. Schedules phone screens for top 8-10 candidates with screening committee members.
  8. Reviews results of phone screens with committee members to identify top 3-4 candidates.
  9. Establishes interview questions for in-person interviews.
  10. Schedules top candidates with in-person interviews.
  11. Manages interview day with candidates and interviewers.
  12. Meets with interviewers and HR Director to identify the finalist (and second choice, just in case), salary and start date.
  13. Extends verbal offer to finalist, confirming salary, start date & benefits.
  14. Once accepted, the Recruiter will write and send the written offer to candidate, including start date and new hire information.
  15. Completes background and reference checks.
  16. Prior to first day, works with hiring manager to ensure that the new hire’s office is set-up with computer, phone, etc.
  17. First day – meet with new hire to complete new hire paperwork and review benefits information; take a tour of the facility; manager take employee to lunch??
  18. First week – conduct New Hire Orientation to review company and department information, policies and procedures, Organization Chart, HR Handbook and Benefits information.
  19.  Identify a mentor to support the new hire through their 90-day orientation period (and beyond!)
  20. Work with HR Director and managers to identify area of changing and future staffing needs.
  21. Conduct ongoing review of the effectiveness of sourcing resources and adjust accordingly, establishing accounts for high use vendors.
  22. When an employee leaves H&B, conduct exit interview to understand why they are leaving; track the issues and attrition trends accordingly and share with the Human Resources Director for understanding and future planning.
  23. Manage requests for employment verifications.



1.       Knowledge of basic human resource administration at a level normally acquired through completion of a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource or equivalent.

2.       Approximately eight to ten years of work experience with legal or other professional service organizations.

3.       Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints.

4.       Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate with and maintain effective relationships with managers, staff and candidates, in person and by phone, and provide information and “customer service” with ordinary courtesy and tact while safeguarding confidentiality.

5.       Work occasionally requires a high level of judgment, mental effort and/or strain when performing essential duties. Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with time constraints and interruptions.

6.       Ability to use data base software, spread sheet, and word-processing software and equipment to complete analysis and reports.

7.       Work occasionally requires more than 35 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position.

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: Boston, Massachusetts