Staffing Specialist / Talent Agent

Integrity. Action. Excellence.

Staffing Specialist / Talent Agent

At The Salem Group, we pride ourselves on perfectly blending The Art of StaffingSM with the Science of SelectionSM. It makes sense then that the most important part of this role isn’t just finding the right talent, it's doing all the right things —from recruiting to interviewing to selecting the best candidates— to ensure that you’re consistently selecting top talent for our client's unique needs be it an assignment employee, contract employee, or assignment-to-hire opportunity. We're a staffing company ranked in the exclusive top 1/2 of the top 1% of the highest performing staffing firms throughout North America and proud of it! If you want to work with the best because you are the best, this is the role you’ve been searching for.

Love to Haves:

  • 2+ years’ experience in staffing, human resources, office management, hospitality, or related field
  • The ability to manage and set multiple priorities while working under a deadline — and have fun doing it!
  • Aptitude for maximizing relationships with our assignment employees and clients
  • Sense of urgency, persistence, and a take-charge, positive attitude are a must.


  • Competitive $50,000 - $65,000 Base Salary
  • Participation in our Office Bonus Program — you can earn an additional 10% of your wages!
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid Time Off, Medical Insurance, 401K plan, an extra day off to celebrate your Birthday, Pet Insurance, and more!


This position will be based out of our Western Suburban Staffing Center in Oakbrook Terrace, IL.

Questions? Let’s chat.

Connect with Ashley Millan, Vice President of Operations at (630) 932-9200.

How to Apply:

Please complete the form below to apply. All applications should include a resume as well as a cover letter detailing why you are interested in this position and why you believe you would be a great fit for our organization. Also, in your letter, please delineate your desired compensation range.

The Salem Group provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, service in the military, or any other category protected by law.