You will be a key driving force behind successful relationships between clients and candidates. This means active business development, careful candidate care and people management to active job vacancy fulfillment.
The job of a Recruitment Consultant is a business-to-business sales role, performed in a highly professional and consultative environment. You are expected to win new business from companies, identify their staffing requirements, fill the jobs and then manage the relationship with the clients. This includes having a clear understanding of your clients business and work culture to successfully interpreting their unique manpower requirements.
Some jobs are harder to fill than others, depending on how much demand there is for those particular skills. You may already have the right candidates on your database, you may need to headhunt them from their current employment, or you may advertise in the papers or online, or a combination of these. You can also expect to source them from out of the country for some highly specialize talent.
You will be taught how to select the right candidates by proper interviewing and other assessment methods. During the process, you have to manage clients’ and candidates’ expectations and make sure they are gratefully happy with the service you provide for repeat business.