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Working in recruitment, what's it really like?

Some of the greatest recruiters ‘fell’ into recruitment while reaching for a different career goal.  Some took it up as a temporary gig only to end up going the distance, while others chose recruitment purely to fulfil their need to genuinely help people.  So, what is it about recruitment that attracts so many people from all walks of life?

Great Development Opportunities

Training and development is the engine that powers the industry - from your very first day you will have the chance to work alongside experienced specialists and develop your skills. Promotion is based on performance, not length of service, so with the right attitude and a willingness to learn new skills you can progress your career at breakneck speed.


Working in recruitment gives you complete autonomy over your own workload and client base, encourages out the box thinking and is a great environment to build your management skills. A lot of people dream of being their own boss but the risk of starting a business is deemed too high; recruitment offers the best of both worlds and is a fantastic training ground to flex your entrepreneurial muscles.

The chance to make an impact

It’s widely believed that recruitment is solely sales orientated; however in reality there’s far more to it than that. Working in recruitment gives you the opportunity to change how an organisation operates and add significant value to it's supply chain It’s about forming great relationships so that you can help them navigate what can sometimes be a difficult journey. What’s more, the relationships you build are for the long term, you should continue to reach out to ensure as their needs evolve, so to does our service.