Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Recruitment Consultant
Recruitment Consultant - It’s true that recruitment isn’t for everybody. In fact a lot of people are not suited for recruitment. It’s not that we are very specific; it’s just that recruitment is hard work and requires dedication that some people just cannot give. SO the main question is, is RECRUITMENT for you?
Firstly, you are right they are a lot of positions available in recruitment at the moment - why is this? People have a connotation that it is because recruitment has poor retention, WRONG. The reason why there are jobs in recruitment at the moment is due to the economic climate. Simply post recession there is a hiring boom. Companies will do this directly - but it is fast, cheaper and easier to hire an external party to do it for them. That means us; we need staff to help with the demand so we hire people. Simple.
Okay, now that has been covered - why did I get into recruitment? Well I wanted three things from my career; money, career progression and I wanted to be in a position where I got the freedom and respect I deserved. What recruitment offered to me matched what I wanted.
Money, a basic salary of £20,000 to £30,000 is offered as standard, depending on previous experience. This is great, have a look at other entry level positions you properly wouldn’t get more than that. On top of this you have to remember that we get paid commissions for doing our job. I regularly make over £2000 pounds a month in commission. That is simply by placing around 5 people. This means that before tax I take home around £3500 - £5000 a month.
Career Progression, training is offered in all of the positions that ESG work with. But after training there is no reason why you cannot be promoted through the ranks as quickly as you want. I know people that are directors and MD’s of company brands and they have been in recruitment for about 4 years. Could that be you?
Autonomy, from your first day in recruitment you will get to see the whole 360 degree process, that means that you get to talk to you candidates and your clients. You will not be micromanaged, though you will have targets to hit - how you hit them is up to you. Finally it will be up to you how much you can earn. The harder you work, the more money you will make. It’s nice to be in control.
So, you’re interested - what are the minimum requirements. Simple. A degree from any university. Strong academic achievements. Sales experience will help. You have to be money motivated. Determined. Ambitious.
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