Angela Robertson

6 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Career in Recruitment

If you are a school A-level or third year university student, you are only a few weeks away from finishing your exams. It is safe to say that many of you will be looking at celebrating with a week away in the sun or trips to your favourite establishment for celebratory drinks. And rightly so with all the years of assignments, lectures, group work and all-nighters where no amount of coffee will make that one vital quote stay planted in your brain! You deserve the break.

But have you thought about your next steps after studying? In the midst of ensuring that you focus all your energies into passing your exams, this is something that gets pushed to the bottom of the pile.

“Have you thought about your next steps after completing your studies? If you have never considered a career in recruitment, here are 6 reasons why you should....“

If this is ringing true to you then you need to ask yourself, 'What is important to you in your career?' Is it progression opportunities? Earning as much money as possible? Having variety? Working in a fast paced environment?  If you have answered yes to all of these questions, then a career in recruitment could be for you.

Recruitment is full of excitement and is one of the most impactful jobs that you could ever do. You change the life of individuals by working with them and supporting them in securing their dream job, and you can assist a company in reaching their business objectives by introducing them to someone who ticks all the boxes to fit into their culture.

If you have never considered a career within recruitment, here are 6 reasons as to why you should:

You change people’s lives

As already mentioned, recruiters can help to improve the chances of individuals securing their dream jobs by providing support, coaching and guiding them through the recruitment process.  Even though you will not be successful every time, you will still impact on those that don’t get an offer by guiding and giving feedback on how they improve themselves given them a better chance of securing a role the next time around.

Good pay and job opportunities

As in any industry, pay within recruitment will vary by company and region. Many business will work on a team and individual bonus structures that will enhance your monthly pay, and there are normally pay increases when progressing to the next level. Hiring Manager positions are needed in all industries so you will have more opportunities available to you.

Becoming Senior takes less time

Recruitment provides a clear structure in being able to progress to a senior level, and can be achieved very quickly by any individual who is driven, hardworking and gets results.

Businesses and individuals will be grateful for your efforts

As you find suitable individuals for roles that become available, Hiring managers will be grateful that you have helped to improve the businesses performance by supplying them with the best talent within the industry. This feeling of gratitude will be the same for employees who will thankful that you have found them a role that fits their requirements.

Continually changing environment

Every business has different process and steps that need to be taken, so every job opportunity that comes your way will be different and could be challenging. This keeps the job interesting and will open you up to lots of variety and experience within each job you work on.

Recruitment tools are evolving

Recruitment is one of the fastest changing fields when it comes to spotting talent. LinkedIn was launched in 2002, and is now one of the most popular tools used when for both companies and individuals. Many recruitment agencies now use LinkedIn to search for individuals seeking new opportunities and try to communicate with them. In order to stay on top of competitors and ensure the top candidates come to you, keeping up to date with the latest communication approaches is never more important.

Interested in working in recruitment? Join our team!

Here at Zenopa we are seeking hard working, passionate and driven individuals to join our team at our High Wycombe offices in Buckinghamshire as Resourcers, Researchers, Recruiters, and individuals that are close to graduating to join our Graduate Programme in September 2017.

If you wish to find our more information about any of the vacancies we have available, please contact me, on +44 (0)1494 818 044 or email angela@zenopa.com

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