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What is a career in recruitment?

A career in recruitment is one of the most challenging and rewarding careers you will ever embark on. Getting your career off the ground is tough and requires confidence and perseverance, combined with long hours and a willingness to learn. However, the results can be fantastic, with a rewarding bonus structure and career progression being two of the stand out benefits.

 

If you’ve never worked in recruitment before, you might think that recruitment consultants fit a certain profile. However, as Search operates in a range of industries, the reality is that our consultants have varying backgrounds. This is often gained in sales roles in other industries, or direct experience from the sector in which they recruit.

 

Equally, our support staff are recruited from a range of industry backgrounds and experience levels. At Search we’re committed to diversity and you’ll find that we employ talented people, regardless of their race, age, gender or disability.

 

Types of role

Our consultants don't just fill jobs, they are industry experts with an in-depth knowledge of the markets they recruit in. Some team members have a background in their chosen field which is crucial when gaining the trust of clients and candidates.  It gives greater credence when we speak their language and ensures we have a greater understanding of their needs.

 

Trainee Consultant

It’s your job to quickly and effectively learn the various processes and techniques within the role of a recruitment consultant, whilst understanding the various strategies used to source candidates, new jobs and working client vacancies.

 

Resourcer & Support Roles

We rely on you to support the consultants and divisions, understand the methods used to source candidates (database search, online job boards, search etc) and to build exceptional relationships with candidates.

 

Recruitment Consultant

The challenge is to provide an exceptional recruitment service to a specialised market sector whilst working within the parameters of the Search recruitment processes to ensure that your teams targets and objectives are achieved.

 

Principal Consultant

Exceptional performers become Principal consultants.  You’ll provide a recruitment service to a specialised market sector whilst working within the parameters of the Search recruitment processes ensuring that your personal revenue target and team objectives are achieved.

 

Managing Consultant

You are now the go to person.  We rely on you to coach and provide support to less experienced members of the team.  You have the added responsibility of developing your managerial skills and continuing to achieve own activity and financial targets whilst developing and growing the division.

 

Divisional Manager

You plan, manage and co-ordinate the operation of a division to ensure achievement of the divisional targets and growth.  You motivate and develop a team of individuals to equip them with the necessary skills and knowledge to perform their role.  

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