Graduate Recruitment Consultant - Hays - OTE £30k
Recruitment Consultant Trainee job, Hays, Slough, sales, telesales, business development
Your new job in recruitment
Recruitment is fast-paced and dynamic, every day you'll making a lasting impact. As a trainee recruitment consultant you'll source candidates and win clients and match the right candidate to the right job to make fees.
It's hard work as you'll have to hit both sales and activity targets (and we have high expectations here at Hays) but a career in recruitment is extremely rewarding.
Hays is the most successful specialist recruiter in the U.K, placing more than one candidate into a new job every minute of every business day. We've been voted the best recruiter to work for in the U.K. by Glassdoor and we're the most followed recruiter globally on LinkedIn.
Hays in Slough is home to a very successful business, consisting of 10 consultants recruiting across 5 divisions. We have a fantastic team, a strong and supportive management and a great culture.
What you'll need to succeed with us
There's not one typical person that makes a good trainee recruitment consultant. We've got people from all kinds of backgrounds - retail, sales professionals, ex-tradespeople, graduates...
To succeed you'll need to demonstrate that you're sales driven, results-focused, and possess an ambitious drive to succeed. Recruitment is hard work and it takes time and perseverance to achieve results so resilience, persistence and determination is key. You need to be passionate about people, outgoing and confident.
What you'll get in return from us
We pay a competitive base salary, uncapped commission with a realistic OTE of £30k in your first year, referral bonuses of up to £2000 and a range of attractive employee benefits like discounted gym membership, annual season ticket loans, fresh fruit in the office, ability to buy extra holidays and generous shopping discounts.
We believe in celebrating your success. You will be given the opportunity to qualify for 5* Luxury holiday’s incentives, lunch club incentives to Michelin Star Restaurants and Customer Service reward days out with your peers
We offer structured and transparent career progression from Trainee through to Director level which is based entirely on performance. Our meritocratic culture will reward and recognise you based on your results. From Trainee Recruitment Consultant you will be given the chance to get promoted at nine months (with an increase to your basic) and high performing individuals can be fast-tracked into management roles within a few years.
As a trainee recruitment consultant at Hays in Slough you'll run your own business but be given the support of our market-leading brand, receive world-class training from our in house team and have access to the best tools and technology in the industry.
It's hard work and we expect excellence but if you deliver the results your earning potential and career progression has no limit.
Please note a driving license is essential for this role.
What you need to do now
Interested in a career as a recruitment consultant with Hays? Click ‘apply now’ or call Serena Connor, Senior Manager for Internal Recruitment, on to discuss your suitability. Alternatively please email your CV to
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Hays will pursue the promotion of Equal Opportunities through the application of employment policies that value diversity and ensure that its employees, potential employees, candidates and clients receive treatment that is fair, equitable and consistent with their skills and abilities. 'Our culture is meritocratic; we share a passion for creating opportunities for our people to flourish & succeed whatever their background. We deliver a world-class service to a diverse customer-base and as such welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds.'