Here's my 2 cents :)
Training - go with a firm that's going to give you training. It's important to learn the daily proccesses/routines that it takes to be a successful recruiter. Some firms will expect you to figure this…"
Thank you Kelly, Amber, Keith, and Linda so much for your time and thoughtful responses. The interview process is being initiated with a few different firms at the moment so I don't have anything solid to report. However, your…"
"First and foremost, I would take a look at WHY you want to become a recruiter. Recruiting is about matching people and jobs, yes, but more importantly, it's a sales job. You are constantly 'selling'. To clients,…"
"Excellent suggestions from both Kelly and Amber. In addition, you might take a look at the recruiters there- are they like you? Are they mainly of one type of background (young whipper-snappers, old geezers) or a mixture? Do things seem too…"
Lots of factors to consider! As you probably already know, there are a myriad of types of companies. Why are they contacting you in particular - your background?
I would consider what you feel your strengths and goals are, that might…"
I think this is great question and agree it is wise to do your research and due diligence before making any decisions. It sounds like you are evaluating opportunities on the agency side. If so, I would suggest assessing those firms…"
Hello RBC!I am new to the community and I wanted to start a discussion to graciously pick the brains of those seasoned recruiters in the industry. I have recently been approached by several recruiting companies in my area to join their ranks as a recruiter. I have been thinking about getting involved in the industry for about 9 months but kind of shrugged off the thought of switching industries up until now.Now, I feel my move into the industry is imminent I don't have any recruiting industry…See More
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