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Unum Group

Recruiter/Staffing Consultant

Unum Group - Baton Rouge, LA

Recruiter/Staffing Consultant


Baton Rouge


Job #663233983

Job Posting End Date: 06/09

Unum is a company of people serving people. As one of the world's leading employee benefits providers and a Fortune 500 company, Unum's financial protection benefits help protect more than 33 million working people and their families from the financial impact of illness or injury. Unum's three distinct, but similarly focused US businesses – Unum US, Colonial Life, and Starmount Life – are each a market leader in making disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental, and vision insurance accessible in the workplace.

Headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Unum has significant US operations in Portland, Maine, Worcester, Massachusetts, and Glendale, California with over 35 field offices nationwide. Colonial Life is headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina with over 40 field offices nationwide. Starmount Life is based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and is the dental and vision center of excellence for Unum in the US.

General Summary:The purpose of this position is the delivery of effective candidate sourcing, recruitment and selection processes to meet Starmount Life's business needs.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Insure that Starmount Life hires the highest quality candidates with the skills, education and experience necessary to meet our business needs.

Develop and execute sourcing strategies for exempt and nonexempt openings to provide high quality, diverse candidate pools which position Unum to meet current and ongoing staffing requirements.

Social networking, cold calling, recruiting and closing candidates.

Implement selection processes and tools to support hiring managers with recruiting and selection.

Evaluate and select colleges and universities from which to source candidates and develop relationships, based on business needs.

Plan, coordinate and execute on-campus recruitment efforts (information sessions, career fairs, interviews).

Develop strong rapport/working relationships with diverse audiences including, but not limited to, candidates, college faculty and career office administration; community and profession organizations, and vendors.

Consult and educate managers and selection teams on recruiting and selection-related topics and issues. Provide a high level of customer service in consulting with and guiding hiring managers in comprehensive recruitment and staffing issues, policies, and processes.

Maintain effective and productive relationships with internal partners in the business areas and HR.

Compliance with all federal and state laws.

May perform other duties as assigned.

Job Specifications

BA, BS, or equivalent work experience preferred.

Knowledge of full lifecycle recruiting components including, but not limited to networking, sourcing, qualifying, and assessing.

Ability to establish rapport and credibility with candidates and project a positive image of the company, supporting the brand.

Strong interviewing and assessment skills

Strong negotiation, decision making and persuasion skills

Strong interpersonal skills required for effective networking

Strong organizational skills

Ability to work independently and take initiative in setting own direction within broad parameters

Solid understanding of Unum work environment, HR policies, and familiarity with staffing models and workforce planning issues

Understanding of the competitive forces influencing the job market/applicant pool and creatively addressing alternate recruiting strategies

Understanding of employment law, specifically as it relates to interviewing and selection

Resourceful, creative, ability to sell

Ability to balance multiple priorities and achieve results in a fast paced, dynamic environment.

Ability to quickly learn systems, processes, and procedures

Demonstrated ability to recruit for a broad/deep range of positions with special emphasis on a well qualified and diverse pool of candidates in a timely, cost-effective manner

Technical aptitude: extensive use of internet as a vehicle for sourcing, job postings and researching; Ability to effectively utilize recruiting systems for tracking and managing applicants; Ability to grasp MS Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Project Management skills (often act as project lead and/or SME on small to mid-size projects)

Demonstrated ability to function/recruit on a national/international, multi-location level.

Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately



Unum and its family of businesses offer world-class training and development, generous compensation and benefits packages, and a culture built on employee ideas.

Unum is an equal opportunity employer, considering all qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement, without regard to a person's race, color, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or protected veteran status.


Starmount Life

A Fortune 500 company, Unum’s family of 10,000 employees spans three countries and dozens of office locations. Our employees focus each day on delivering financial protection benefits to millions of workers and their families when they need it most.

The Unum enterprise includes Unum in the U.S. and U.K., Colonial Life and Starmount Life Insurance – each a market leader in making disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental and vision insurance accessible in the workplace.

Updated 05/11/2018

8 days 15 hours ago

Unum Group


Recruiter/Staffing Consultant Unum Group - Baton Rouge, LA, United States


Location: Baton Rouge, LA

Company Profile:
Since our founding in 1848, Unum has been known for breaking new ground in the business of benefits. Integrity, determination, innovation and leadership were at the core of our company 165 years ago, and they are just as relevant to our business today.