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Recruitment Consultants assist employers to identify and recruit staff for open job vacancies, they can also help individuals find and gain employment. Much of the work will involve selling the services of your agency to potential clients (often cold calling.) Good marketing, sales and persuasive skills are critical as a Recruitment Consultant.
Negotiation of contracts
Interviewing and assessing applicants to match them with the vacancies of your clients
Drawing up shortlists
Organising any interviews or selection events
Advertising of vacancies
Helping applicants prepare for interviews
Confidence and Energy
Excellent presentation & verbal communication skills
Enthusiastic individuals often thrive through increased salaries and commissions (OTE). Recruitment consultants' average salaries are £26,000, with senior consultants earning an average of £32,000. As a recruitment consultant you may be employed by regional and national recruitment agencies, local independent agencies or specialist agencies who recruit in specific areas.
A degree (in any discipline) is acceptable for entry as a recruitment consultant, although qualifications in subjects like psychology, business studies or management can be advantageous. At the graduate level it can be especially competitive, so relevant experience in admin, commercial, sales or personal work experience will be beneficial.
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