Talent Acquisition Partner, Retail

Talent Acquisition Partner, Retail

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Human Resources
  • Job Function Human Resources
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD868117

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Support assigned projects; understand business needs; identify project requirements, monitor progress vs. plan and adhere to prioritization &
milestones. Propose solutions and assist in their development; recognize and capitalize on improvement opportunities. Make decisions based on
facts; weigh the pros and cons; and be able to explain the reasoning behind decisions. Ensure resolution of critical issues and escalate complex or
difficult issues. Participate in agile sprints; demonstrate awareness of agile working principles and practices (Kanban method); leverage basic tools
like JIRA to update and track sprints and identifies and understands documents and reports used by agile.


Identifies cross-functional stakeholders and partners to collect data needed to diagnose and describe talent and strategy impacts. Understands tools
and technologies available to understand data, identifies data sources, and assess downstream impacts. Recommends/proposes manual data work
activities (extraction/customization) that can be automated.


Understands customer needs, customer desires, and process gaps. Addresses pain points through technology-enabled solutions that improve
customer satisfaction. Incorporates Walmart's values through the entire hiring lifecycle, from attraction to conversion and onboarding. Demonstrates
accountability for hiring timelines, recruiting processes, and assessment results. Guides customers through the decision-making process and provides
closure to hiring processes. Solicits feedback on the quality of services provided by the organization. Implements adjustments to daily interactions
using customer-centric approaches.


Solicits associate satisfaction feedback and acts on improvement opportunities. Builds long-term relationships to source additional feedback on user
experiences and informs the creation of customized solutions. Supports the development of appropriate solutions aligned to identified associate
needs and requirements. Provides guidance on shaping human-centered solutions aligned with the future of the workforce. Simplifies and improves
processes to reduce turnaround times, increase effectiveness, and drive associate satisfaction.


Understands and anticipates business needs. Works with a variety of business leaders to understand where the business is going and how talent
strategies can align. Manages and drives targeted, long-range recruitment strategies, diagnoses necessary skills, and demonstrates a deep
understanding of the market and how to engage talent. Tracks and engages hiring prospects, focusing on effectively bringing the best talent into the
pipeline. Leverages different tools to source talent, understands sourcing channel effectiveness, and drives differentiated business outcomes.
Proactively manages a diverse talent pipeline through warm leads and the execution of sourcing strategies. Consults business leaders on potential
converts influences outcomes by providing a clear point of view on talent prospects, candidate fits, and bargaining power. Negotiates results that drive
win-win outcomes for the business and candidates. Demonstrates a deep understanding of total rewards features (for example, equity terms,
relocation benefits, bonuses) to recommend trade-offs/compromises and uses diplomacy and sound judgment to get everyone to "yes." Identifies
process gaps and recommends and implements solutions that increase process efficiencies across the recruiting organization. Participates in agile
sprints for large projects using agile working process. Provides views of current backlogs, incoming requests, and capacity planning through
prioritization. Identifies and recommends specific agile measurements and uses in project management.


Demonstrates a deep functional knowledge of the business unit/organization being supported. Provides recommendations to business stakeholders
to solve complex business issues (for example, operational challenges, necessary skills, revenue generation models). Translates business
requirements into projects, activities, and tasks in alignment with the overall business strategy. Serves as an interpreter and conduit to connect
business needs with tangible solutions and results.


Demonstrates a deep understanding of varying business needs, including the evolution of different roles across business areas and how roles may
evolve. Consults and influences business leaders on the assessment of talent (for example, setting up the right interview panels, defining a framework
to assess outcomes). Reviews talent against set quantitative/qualitative selection criteria and creates initial shortlists of potential candidates. Screens
candidates to obtain detailed information on knowledge, skills, personalities, motivations, performance abilities, and potential. Partners internally with
selection and assessment teams (Global talent) to make recommendations on how to leverage assessments, share best practices, and validate any
third-party customers. Provides interview training on inclusive hiring, the value of different backgrounds and opinions, and guidelines for evaluation
processes.


Analyzes and diagnoses the talent supply (internal and external marketplace). Provides insights, trend analysis, and expertise using data and
research. Advises hiring managers, human resource team members, and recruiters by recommending how to fill critical talent gaps and increase
diversity representation. Demonstrates awareness of changes in the business through stakeholder meetings and regular communications that might
alter strategies and approaches. Leverages insights from data and assists hiring managers to influence and prioritize position requirements with databased
evidence. Shares historical data with key stakeholders using reports, ATS systems, and CRM tools. Subscribes to real-time competitive
intelligence following layoffs, mergers, bankruptcies, and quarterly financials. Demonstrates an understanding of productivity tools, particularly
spreadsheet pivot tables and Avature people lists.

Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and
guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and
building commitment for perspectives and rationales.


Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business
needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on
improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.


Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by
incorporating these into the development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others
with how to apply these in executing business processes and practices.

Leadership Expectations

Live our Values

Culture Champion
• Models the Walmart values to foster our culture; holds oneself accountable; and supports Walmart’s commitment to communities, social justice, corporate social responsibility, and sustainability; maintains and promotes the highest standards of integrity, ethics and compliance.
Servant Leadership
• Is consistently humble, self-aware, honest, and transparent.

Embrace Change

Curiosity & Courage
• Demonstrates curiosity and a growth mindset; supports innovation and intelligent risk-taking; and exhibits resilience in the face of setbacks.
Digital Transformation & Change
• Implements and supports continuous improvements and willingly embraces new digital tools and ways of working.

Deliver for the Customer

Customer Focus
• Delivers results while putting the customer first and applying an omni-merchant mindset and the EDLP and EDLC business models to all plans.
Strategic Thinking
• Adopts a broad perspective that considers data, analytics, customer insights, and different parts of the business when making plans.

Focus on our Associates

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
• Embraces diversity in all its forms and actively supports diversity of ideas and perspectives, as well as diversity goal programs.
Collaboration & Influence
• Builds strong and trusting relationships with team members and business partners; works collaboratively to achieve objectives; communicates with
impact to a range of audiences; and demonstrates energy and positivity for own work.
Talent Management
• Contributes to an environment allowing everyone to bring their best selves to work, demonstrates engagement and commitment to the team, and recognizes others’
contributions and accomplishments.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Option 1: Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources, or related field and 1 year’s experience in human resources, talent acquisition or
related area.
Option 2: 3 years’ experience in human resources, talent acquisition or related area.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Human Resources - Professional HR (PHR) CERTIFICATION - Certification

Primary Location...

508 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity – unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.
Adele Garcia
"Walmart supports their associates. They really are like your second family away from home."
— Adele Garcia, Global HR Operations

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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