Why recruitment is a great career option

Published 12th July 2022

If you’re thinking about taking the plunge and going into recruitment, it could be one of the best decisions you make. There are many reasons for this including the career progression a recruitment consultant can have. This blog will go over 5 reasons why working in recruitment is a great career choice.

  1. Earning Potential 

Although the basic salary for consultants can be low, the protention of bonuses when meeting targets offsets this. Depending on the commission structure within a business, your earnings on top of your basic salary could be huge. 

  1. Career Progression

A recruitment consultant's career progression can be fast. This fast progression will leave you gaining the knowledge and skills to eventually become a senior recruitment consultant or even move into different departments. This increase in seniority will increase your potential earnings even more. 

  1. Flexible working 

Working within recruitment means you have the opportunity to be the CEO of your own desk. Essentially you can work with the clients you feel passionate about, in the office or at home. 

  1. People 

Can you remember the thrill of getting your last job? Having a people based role will mean you can help candidates feel this every day, not only will you share the moment with them but you’ll also earn a commission.

 If you are a people person and can build great working relationships, then being a recruitment consultant would be perfect for you. 

  1. Insights into different industries

Finally, the role of a recruitment consultant allows you to gain valuable insight into different areas and industries. It gives you the opportunity to discover which sector you love to work in all while adding to your skillsets. Finding your specialist area is a goal that you can archive as a recruitment consultant, helping you fast track your progression.

If you’re looking to take the right steps in becoming a recruitment consultant, head over to our website to find out more about what we do here at Macildowie.

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