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3 Reasons to Go into Recruitment

Ever thought about working in Recruitment? Get up to date with the 3 top reasons to become a Recruitment Consultant.

So you want a job in recruitment? After much deliberation you’ve decided that a career in recruitment is for you. You can read blogs, watch videos and even go to careers fairs to find out about recruitment, but how do you find out if it’s the right career for you? It’s a tough question isn’t it?

As recruiters we speak with candidates all day who want to work in recruitment for a multitude of reasons. As someone who’s perhaps looking at a career change or even to kick start their career, here’s why recruitment could be for you.

You love people

This is a people business. Whether you’re working with clients or candidates, you are working with people. Everyone has their own needs and requirements, and everyone has their own way of working. As a recruiter, you need to be able to work with different personalities and be able to manage expectations.

You love the thrill of a rollercoaster

Just like any job or industry, recruitment has it’s highs and lows, and you’ll feel the bumps along the way. This is an incredibly rewarding industry that offers recruiters the opportunity to make a real impact on careers and the future of businesses, but it can also be a very difficult role. How will you deal with rejection? How will you deal with another candidate pulling out of an interview? No matter what happens, if you stick with it, you have the opportunity to make a real difference and to build relationships that stand the test of time.

You’re an entrepreneur

Working in recruitment is very similar to building your own business. You have your own set of clients, your own targets and your own way of selling yourself. Whatever your reason for getting into recruitment, we know that you want something more than your regular 9am-5pm job and that you’re passionate, self-motivated and excited at the prospect of a new challenge.

If this sounds like you, then you’re definitely on the right careers site. These are only a few reasons why a job in recruitment could be the best job for you, in all honesty we could write a lot more!

Why not take some time to look around the rest of our careers site and find out why some of our consultants joined us? Whether you’ve worked in recruitment before looking for a career change or even want to start your career with us we have a role for you. So, what are you waiting for? Get in contact and send us your CV!

  • Jan 12, 2017
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