Working as a recruitment consultant in the UK

Posted on August 20, 2014 at 12:37 pm

A recruitment consultant is responsible for finding potential employees for vacancies that a client has available within their company. These positions may be permanent or temporary / Full time or part time within many industries. Some recruitment consultant companies specialise within one particular industry, such as teaching.

To become a successful recruitment consultant, you need to be confident in talking to people from all backgrounds. You need to have the ability to network and establish good relationships with clients and potential recruits.

Recruitment consultants attract candidate by creating advertisements based on information that they have been given to them from a client wishing to offer a post. The consultant will also be expected to liaise with clients and candidates on expected salary levels, training pathways and career advice.

Being a recruitment consultant can be a very rewarding job and you can often quickly progress to an account managers position if you show willing and obtain results.

 

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