What does a recruitment consultant do?

A REAL day in the life of a recruitment consultant…

The day-to-day life of a recruitment consultant isn’t your typical 9-5. It’s demanding and diverse - but, what does a recruitment consultant really do?

The reality of the recruitment life is: hard work, commitment, passion, drive, results and success…[Text Wrapping Break]With the fast-paced nature of the role, a successful recruitment consultant has to be consistently focused on their personal and career goals.

In short, a recruitment consultant is:

A multi-faceted matchmaker! Recruiters own the entire talent acquisition process - from sourcing the employer, to attracting the right person, to fit the business’ needs.

Recruiters = passionate about people!

But consultants aren’t just salespeople - there’s so much more to the role.

What does a day in the life of a recruitment consultant look like?

A typical day in the life of a recruitment consultant…No one is ever going to hold you back - your success in recruitment is up to your ambition!

We all know that the workday starts the night before. If there’s no plan for the day, your productivity levels will be affected! Our consultants ensure that their day is planned, all calls are scheduled and confirmed, and their goals set.

Starting the day as a recruitment consultant:

-Catch ups with the team
-Team goal discussion and progress reports
-Manager catch-ups
-Checking in with clients or candidates preparing for interviews
-Structure & process

What does a recruitment consultant do on a daily basis?

Being proactive is a key trait of a recruitment consultant - and the morning is the best time to catch people and make those calls. Networking is one of the main elements of your job. The more people you connect with and communicate with, the easier business will be! You want to be the first port of call for clients or candidates.

The word ‘consultant’ is the most important part. You will consult with both parties along the whole placement journey - whether it’s finding the best talent in the market for the client, or helping candidates find their perfect career move.

Recruiter daily tasks:

-Writing & advertising vacancies
-Using social media to attract and network
-Screening candidates & shortlisting
-Reviewing applications
-Managing interviews
-Preparing CVs
-Negotiating contracts & arrangements between clients & candidates
-Building relationships with clients & candidates
-Selling process & structure
-Briefing candidates about responsibilities, salary & benefits of roles
-Offering advice to both clients and candidates on training, pay rates & progression

And much more!

Never a dull day, structure wins, and every day as a recruitment consultant is different!

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