Recruitment Consultant Jobs

Recruitment consultant jobs is to be responsible for helping employer clients to recruit staff for job vacancies. Recruitment consultant jobs can be permanent or temporary roles, and can range from junior level staff to managers and directors. Recruitment consultant jobs develop an understanding of their client's requirements, then identify potential staff (candidates) through existing contacts or by advertising roles/headhunting (executive search). Recruitment consultant jobs assess candidates' skills through interviews, tests and background checks, then make recommendations to their client.

Recruitment consultant jobs also provide advice to both clients and candidates on salary levels, training requirements, career opportunities and developing solid relationships with clients is integral to the role. 

Recruitment consultant roles is demanding and diverse, involving:using marketing and business knowledge to extend company contacts; identifying and evaluating employers' recruitment needs; negotiating terms of employment; interviewing potential candidates. 

In particular, Recruitment consultant jobs typical work activities are likely to include:

canvassing (cold-calling) employers by telephone to establish new contacts and their recruitment requirements; documenting clients' details and vacancy requirements in a brief; clarifying and negotiating salary and benefits relating to the role; negotiating fees relating to work the consultant will undertake for the client; advertising posts appropriately - drafting and placing advertisments using a wide range of media (eg, newspapers, magazines or local radio); headhunting - identifying and approaching suitable candidates; reviewing applications, managing interviews and considering candidates and shortlists; monitoring candidates once placed; collecting feedback from employers on the performance of candidates who have previously been placed with them; maintaining current records and personal statistics for review against performance targets; attending recruitment fairs and other events to expand the client base and develop new business.

Contact the HR Division Team

Email the HR Division at hr@stafffinders.co.uk.

Candidates can submit a CV online using our Register online service.

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