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Recruitment is a sales orientated career where success leads to high earnings and great progression prospects. New graduates will usually start as a Resourcer (only dealing with candidates) or a Trainee Graduate Recruitment Consultant. The career path leads to Recruitment Consultant, then maybe Senior Consultant, Team Leader, Division Manager, or even Director. In all cases, promotion will be results-driven.
You must be target driven and have the ability to work in a fast paced environment and work well under pressure. What is sales?
As a recruitment consultant you have the opportunity to work within contigency recruitment or executive search which although are both recruitment careers involve different daily tasks.
To see what it is really like to work in recruitment view BLT Management Consultancy blog.
Step 1: Ensure you have a well written CV structured to the vacancy you are applying for.
Step 2: To apply for a particular vacancy e-mail your CV to the relevant consultant with the relevant reference code.
Step 3: If you are suitable a G4R consultant will call to discuss the role further.
Step 4: Your consultant will forward your CV to the client highlighting your suitability for the vacancy.
Step 5: Your consultant will arrange interview times and provide you with interview preparation documentation and advice.
Step 6: If successful your consultant will manage your offer, salary package and start date.