As Ireland’s unemployment rates continue to drop (7.1% Jan 2017), the function of the Recruitment Consultant / Recruiter has become a vital resource both for the client and the candidate.
We at CareerWise are currently recruiting both in our Cork and Galway Offices to support the growing jobs market in Ireland.
After 13 years working within recruitment I have seen many of the challenges being a recruitment consultant can present. You will have massive highs but you will also experience some very low days.
If you want to succeed as a recruiter you have to have certain skills, however, none are more important than integrity. Operating with a strong moral compass has become a pre-requisite for longevity in the recruitment business. Those that cut corners, lie and burn bridges in this industry simply won’t last.
Another massive obstacle for recruiters is connecting with candidates through the noise of all the other recruiters trying to reach out to the same candidates in an effective and professional manner.
For success you will also need to have:
In summary, recruitment is an essential service to both candidates and clients alike. Good recruiters pride themselves on helping people make positive changes in their lives and enjoy delivering results in a very competitive environment.
There will, of course, be heartbreak however, more than often you will have a very fulfilling career.
You will meet some amazing people along the way and the end results can lead to a fantastic sense of achievement and financial reward.
If you are a recruiter or are working in industry and think you have all the skills necessary to join us a market leader in recruitment, why not give us a shout!
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