Memphis Goodwill is seeking a Full-time Human Resources Recruiter! Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this amazing opportunity by visiting our Memphis Goodwill Website at  Select Careers->Corporate Opportunities->Recruiter. Applicants MUST complete profile and attach resume.

Under the direction of the Vice President of Human Resources; the Recruiter will be responsible for Recruitment, Talent Acquisition and Onboarding of Memphis Goodwill Team Members. Ideal candidates should have at minimum 3-5 years’ experience in high volume Recruitment and Talent Acquisition.


1. Conducts screening and selection actions from beginning to end. This includes but is not limited to posting, screening and interviewing candidates for open positions and referring the most qualified internal and/or external candidates to the hiring manager for interview. Keeps candidates and hiring managers updated on the hiring status

2. Performs all appropriate pre-employment background checks, schedules pre-employment drug screening, MVRs and education checks when applicable and

3. Collects and validates all documentation related to the hiring process

4. Coordinates New Hire Orientation with hiring managers, and provides instructions and confirms attendance for new hires.

5. Identify sources and forums to recruit applicants including hosting and participating in job fairs, ad placement, social media, online job boards, etc.

6. Extend written and/or verbal job offer to candidates in conjunction with hiring managers.

7. Creates partnerships with other community based organizations to maintain a sufficient applicant flow.

8. Maintains applicant log according to departmental procedure and in keeping compliant with legal guidelines.

9. Maintains and update job descriptions prior to posting vacant positions.

10. Assists in preparing EEO-1, Veterans 100 Reports, and Affirmative Action Plan.

11. Reports new hire to the appropriate government agency, including e-Verify.

12. Establishes internal business relationships and effectively communicates with all levels of management.

13. Ensures compliance with OFCCP guidelines in the preparation of the annual AAP.

14. Perform other duties as assigned.

1. Sitting, bending, light lifting as needed.

1. Office environment as well as occasional retail, processing or contract environments.


1. Ability to work well under tight timeframes with a sense of urgency.
2. Typing, spelling, grammar, and proofreading.
3. Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal customer service, problem solving, and negotiating skills.
4. Strong insight and ability to assess character and viability of candidates and exercising discretion accordingly.
5. Internet recruiting.
6. Operating office equipment (copy machine, telephone equipment, etc.).
7. Practical knowledge of screening, interviewing and reference check procedure.
8. Strong organizational skills.
9. Attention to detail.
10. Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
11. Perform day-to-day responsibilities independently and with minimum supervision. Ability and flexibility to work on multiple tasks.
12. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with visitors, team members and team leaders.
13. Handle position in an efficient, organized, and courteous manner.
14. Maintain a positive, friendly attitude and a clean, neat, well-groomed appearance.


1. Ability to effectively communicate with staff, clients, and other personnel or applicants in a business environment.
2. Ability to handle confidential information.
3. Ability to effectively relate to people with various disabilities, personalities and cultural backgrounds.
4. Ability to work with other staff in a team environment.


1. Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field is preferred. Additional course work in various HR disciplines a plus.
2. Minimum of 3-5 years previous staffing experience required, preferably in the retail, environment.
3. Experience using Ultipro or other Human Resources Software.
4. Computer literate in basic office software i.e., Excel, Word, Internet Explorer, Outlook, Power Point, Publisher etc.
5. Experience developing behavioral-based interview questions

Goodwill to Host Retail Management on Job Fair February 17
Memphis, Tenn., Jan.26, 2016 – Persons with 2-5 years’ experience in retail management are invited to attend a Retail Management Job Fair on Tuesday, Feb.17. Goodwill will have two
sessions (8 am – 10 am) and (4 pm – 6 pm) to accommodate retail management schedules. Both sessions will take place at the Goodwill Job Center at 3830 Austin Peay Highway (next door to the Goodwill Retail Store).
Goodwill is seeking applicants for key retail management positions including managers (Team Leader Coaches) and assistant store managers for area Goodwill stores.
Interested individuals are asked to complete an online employment application at The application will prompt individuals to RSVP for the session they wish to attend. The sessions will include an informational video, a Q&A session as well as job descriptions and work environments. Interviews will be done on-the-spot.
For additional information, please contact
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Job Fair February 11th — Goodwill Job Center

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Thompson Industrial Services Job Fair

Thursday, February 4th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

**Industrial Service Operators**

Operates extreme high-pressure water blast units to clean industrial pipes, boilers, tanks. Also operates industrial vacuums & drives trucks.  If you have a CDL-Class B you are guaranteed 30 hours/week.

**Industrial Service Technicians**  

Operates extreme high-pressure water blast units to clean industrial pipes, boilers, tanks. Also operates industrial vacuums.


  • Able to read and write – no high school diploma required.
  • Able to pass drug tests (pre-employment, random, and annual).
  • Able to physically control industrial water blasting and vacuum equipment.
  • Able to carry industrial hoses (up to 60 lbs.) up and down multiple flights of stairs.
  • Able to enter confined spaces through a man hole.
  • Not afraid of heights.
  • OPERATORS need valid driver’s license. For Technicians, driver’s license preferred but NOT required.

Applications will be taken, interviews & drugs screens will be held at the job fair.

Prepare now! If you need help with your resume or other job interview skills, visit or call the Goodwill Job Center.

(901) 384-6745 | 3830 Austin Peay, 38128

Northwest Research, Inc.


3830 Austin Peay

Memphis, TN 38128


12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

We are actively recruiting for the following positions:

  • Warehouse Associates – these positions are responsible for receiving, loading, and/or organizing freight.
  • Shipping Specialists – this position will ensure that all packages are shipped out in a timely manner.

All Candidates must have good communication, organization and memorization skills.  Must be able to use pallet jacks, forklifts, and other machinery (i.e. compactors, balers, etc.).  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and stand on your feet for long periods of time.  Previous forklift experience/certification is a plus.

  • Data Entry Specialists – this position will ensure that all packages are properly identified, categorized and keyed into the system.

The Data Entry Specialist position will require great computer skills, must be able to type 35 wpm, must have excellent spelling and grammar, attention to detail and be able to work in a warehouse environment.

Our starting pay is $9.75 with an opportunity of an increase after 90 days of employment as well Full Time Employees are offered benefits that include: (some benefits began first day of employment and others will be after 90 days of employment)

  • Incentive Pay
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health & Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flex Spending Plan
  • 401(k) Plan with a company match
  • Opportunities for advancement

Women’s Foundation Announces Goodwill Job Center TABE Open Enrollment!

There is an exciting project going on at the Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis to equip women with families with marketable job skills to gain living wage employment. The goal is to increase basic education skills for low-income women to pass workforce tests required to qualify for training funds/sector based jobs specifically through Workforce Investment Network (WIN). See information below to attend orientation.

When: November 9, 2015, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Where: Goodwill Job Center, 3830 Austin Peay Highway Memphis, TN 38128

Contact Damarius Everett to Register!

AmeriCorps VISTA-Employment Specialist


Damarius Everett, MPA, MHRM
AmeriCorps VISTA-Employment Specialist
Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis
Ph:  (901) 969-2414 | Fax:  (901) 578-9446|

Applications accepted Monday, August 31, 2015.

Goodwill Homes Learning Center

Employment Application can be found on our website at

Early Head Start Teacher (2 openings)

Minimum Education & Experience: High School Diploma or GED, Child Development Associate (CDA in Infants and Toddler Endorsement required); previous work experience with ages 6 weeks to 3 years. Must have knowledge of Health Department standards for food preparation, storage, and cleanliness. Teacher will have the responsibilities of being the primary caregiver for one group of (4) four children in Goodwill Homes’ Early Head Start classroom. Must be computer literate, knowledgeable in MS Office and meet all applicable child care workers licensing requirements, i.e., background check and drug screening. Good organizational and effective oral communication skills to determine workload priorities. Minimum, 21 years of age. Work Schedule: 8 hours a day Monday – Friday.

Infant/Toddler Teacher Floater (1 opening)

Minimum Education & Experience: High School Diploma or GED, Child Development Associate (CDA in Infants and Toddler Endorsement required); previous work experience with ages 6 weeks to 35 months.  Must have knowledge of Health Department standards for food preparation, storage, and cleanliness.  Floater will have the responsibilities of working with the primary caregiver with the maximum of (7) seven children in the Early Head Start and the Learning Center Infant/Toddler’s classrooms. Must be computer literate, knowledgeable in MS Office and meet all applicable child care workers licensing requirements, i.e., background check and drug screening. Good organizational and effective oral communication skills to determine workload priorities. Minimum, 21 years of age. Work Schedule: 8 hours a day Monday – Friday.

Completed application with submitted resume, social security card and government issued ID must be received no later than August 31, 2015 in our office by the close of business (5:00 pm). If additional information is needed, interested applicants may contact Ms. Williams at (901) 789-1636 or (901) 438-4221.