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7 Reasons to Work in Recruitment: Start your Recruitment Career

  • by: Ben Shorter
  • On: 16, Nov 2017
2 min read

A career in recruitment presents a fantastic opportunity for a variety of backgrounds.

Of all careers that don’t require a University degree, the Independent ranked Recruitment as the 2nd Most Well-Paid Job of 2017.

Whilst money is often a motivating factor in becoming a Recruiter, the industry offers a vast range of benefits. We asked our successful Recruitment Consultants to list their top reasons to work in recruitment.

7 Reasons to Work in Recruitment

  • Travel

Working for an international recruitment business will provide the rare opportunity to travel the world. A career in recruitment enables you to gain an understanding of different cultures and enjoy experiences other people have only dreamed about.

  • Satisfaction of placing candidates and supporting their career goals

Having someone call you up and thank you for their amazing new job can make your day! Of all the reasons to work in recruitment, making a genuine difference to the life of an individual is the most empowering.

  • Meeting People 

Your job involves speaking to a lot of people on a day-to-day basis. You will often build long-term relationships with colleagues, candidates and clients that turn into friendships.

  • Developing business acumen

Working in recruitment is like having a business within a business. You are rewarded on your performance, without having to take the financial risk of starting your own business.

  • Variety

Every day in recruitment is different and brings its own challenges and rewards.

  • Learning new things

You gain the opportunity to learn about so many different industries, businesses, career paths, cultures and personalities.

  • Social

Recruitment is a ‘work hard, play hard’ culture, and recruitment agencies will create a social environment for their employees to enjoy. Teams often go out together for meals, drinks and social events.

The joy of recruitment is evident in the fact that every member of our diverse team expressed unique reasons to work in recruitment. The recruitment industry offers all of the above and many more opportunities, regardless of your background or level of experience.

Apply to become a Trainee Recruitment Consultant and discover even more reasons to work in recruitment.

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