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Placement/ Internship as a Recruitment Consultant

Posted 2 February by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Ended

Industrial Placement Undergraduate Student for Leading Specialist Recruitment Agency in London

Are you in your second year of University, looking for a placement year?

Have you considered an internship as a recruiting expert at Hays?

Our award-winning intern programme will give you a unique insight into the world of work and hands-on experience of life in business. Our 12 month internship will see you running your own desk, working alongside high performing consultants, and interacting with both candidates and clients - in fact you're pretty much treated just like every other employee that works for us. As a result you'll be equipped with the skills you'll need to succeed once you finish university, and many of our interns return to Hays after completing their studies.

Your new company

Hays is the world's leading recruiting experts in placing qualified, professional and skilled people. Hays are a FTSE 250 company operating in 33 countries. We have specialist consultants in 20 specialisms placing around 57,000 candidates into permanent jobs and 212,000 people into temporary roles in the last year. To continue our growth, we are creating opportunities for aspiring Trainee Recruitment Consultants in our London Victoria office. The teams within this office are home to some of the countries top billers, including IT, education, procurement and maintenance. The diversity of the specialisms is also reflected in the personalities that are attracted to us and this creates a vibrant, dedicated and high performing environment in which to work.

Your new role

As an Intern in London on the IT Desk you will be helping resource for recruiter in within the public sector, including Higher Education, Central Government and Charities. You will help assisting other recruiters in their day to day activities by finding candidates for their live jobs. This will be achieved by speaking to and meeting a number of different candidates. You will be in charge of organizing the team's compliance and ensuring that all candidate put on site are eligible to start in the UK. Finally you will be formatting CVs. You will need to focus on candidate care, and ensure that all placed candidates are happy in their role. You will focus on providing the best service in order to maintain Hays' outstanding reputation. You will work to targets and deadlines to ensure that you are performing to our high standards.

What you'll need to succeed

In order to thrive in your year-long industrial placement with Hays, you will have strong organization and communication skills. You will be driven by successfully achieving targets and have exceptional attention to detail, time management and interpersonal skills. You will also need to have a basic interest in IT in order to understand the basic principles in order to assess and promote your candidates.

What you'll get in return

You will receive our world class learning and development programme which will not only help you succeed in your role, but also help you succeed in any other future endeavours. You will be treated like any other employee, meaning you get access to the same training and development as all of your colleague. You will be surround by other experienced consultants who will be able to help and guide you through your journey. You will You will receive a monthly bonus on top of your basic salary, dependent on achieving targets and KPI's set for you

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Alexander Magen on

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