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29 Mar 2019

The Xchanging Graduate Scheme

Xchanging

Xchanging’s Graduate Programme is fast becoming a highly sought after career path for graduates who display the drive and potential to succeed in Xchanging’s challenging and diverse business environment.

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29 Mar 2019
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Graduate scheme
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Permanent
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£20,000 per annum

Graduate Recruiter

Premier Group Recruitment

Graduate Recruitment Consultant Premier Group are expanding their London office and looking for ambitious, hard-working and money motivated individuals to become our next top performer. Graduate Recruitment Consultant responsibilities: Finding the best ca

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29 Mar 2019
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£20,000 per annum
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Graduate job
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Contract
Industry:
Recruitment
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£22,000 per annum

Research Graduates WANTED Trainee Recruitment Consultant

SW6 Associates

Research Associate - 1st/2:1 Research Graduates This prestigious Recruitment organisation specialise in Headhunting senior executives and placing them in £150k roles across the world. Due to their outstanding reputation in the market, business is booming

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29 Mar 2019
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£22,000 per annum
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Graduate job
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Contract
Industry:
Recruitment
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29 Mar 2019

Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Executive Division

Ask Talent Solutions

2018/2017/2016 Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Executive Search – First Year OTE £44k If you are looking for a career in recruitment – Apply Now Ask Talent specialise in placing graduates into the recruitment industry and our clients are looking

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29 Mar 2019
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Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Recruitment
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£20,000 - £32,000 per annum

Graduate Recruitment Consultant

PRC Michael Page

Are you a motivated, driven graduate looking to kick-start your career as a Graduate Recruitment Consultant in a FTSE 250, organically grown business? Voted 'Glassdoor's best places to work 2018' we pride ourselves on the culture that we have created alon

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29 Mar 2019
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£20,000 - £32,000 per annum
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Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Recruitment
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£25,000 per annum

Graduate HR Field Consultant - North

Peninsula Business Services

Graduate HR Field Consultant Location - Field Based (North - Sheffield area) £25,000 Car or Car Allowance Additional Benefits Start Date: 5th August 2019 Are you looking for a graduate HR role? Would you like to obtain your CIPD Level 7 accreditation in

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29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£25,000 per annum
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Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
HR
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£17,900 per annum

Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Hays Specialist Recruitment

Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant, Southampton office £17,900-22,500 plus commission 1st year OTE £25k-£30k Your new job in recruitment Recruitment is fast-paced and dynamic, every day you'll make a lasting impact. As a recruiter you will win new cl

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29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£17,900 per annum
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Graduate job
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Contract
Industry:
Recruitment
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£20,000 per annum

Accounting and Finance Graduate position- Recruitment Consultant

Equilibrium Recruitment

Are you ready to start your career? Work for a fantastic Recruitment Business based in the Thames Valley, specialising in the Accounting and Finance Sector. Established in 2010, the company has successfully expanded into 5 locations: London; Reading; Guil

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29 Mar 2019
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£20,000 per annum
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Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Recruitment
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019

Graduate Recruitment Consultant

Madison Warner

Trainee and Graduate Recruitment Consultant - Immediate Start Trainee/ Graduate recruitment consultant – After a record breaking 2017 and 2018 , Manchester’s pioneering recruitment brand is putting time, effort and most importantly money in place to grow

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29 Mar 2019
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Recruitment
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£25,000 per annum

Trainee Legal Recruitment Consultant - Graduate Training Scheme - London

ESG RECRUITMENT

Trainee Legal Recruitment Consultant - Graduate Training Scheme - London My client is a prestigious legal recruitment consultancy firm situated in the heart of the City. They are looking to employ a Graduate Trainee Consultant to join their expanding comp

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29 Mar 2019
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£25,000 per annum
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Graduate job
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Contract
Industry:
Recruitment
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£25,000 per annum

Graduate HR Field Consultancy - South East

Peninsula Business Services

Graduate HR Field Consultant Location - Field Based (Portsmouth Southampton) £25,000 Car or Car Allowance Additional Benefits Start Date: 5th August 2019 Are you looking for a graduate HR role? Would you like to obtain your CIPD Level 7 accreditation i

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29 Mar 2019
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£25,000 per annum
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Contract
Industry:
HR
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29 Mar 2019

Graduate Recruitment Consultant

Hays

Recruitment, Hays, Specialist Recruiter, Graduate Role, Job, London, Expert, Sales, Commission, Central London It's commonly known that the recruitment industry is a highly competitive and demanding environment which is why we take great care in selecting

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29 Mar 2019
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Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Recruitment
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£22,000 per annum

GRADUATE RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT: IMMEDIATE START, CENTRAL LONDON

ESG RECRUITMENT

GRADUATE RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT: IMMEDIATE START, CENTRAL LONDON Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Recruitment Consultant Are you interested in A Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant role focusing on the Global Financial Markets based in the heart of th

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Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£22,000 per annum
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Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Recruitment
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019

Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Leading Grad Scheme

Bold Careers

Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant Work for one of the leading recruitment agencies in the UK. A company that prides itself on its innovative training programme, ambitious environment, work-life balance as well as uncapped attainable commission. Grad

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29 Mar 2019
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Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Recruitment
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£23,000 per annum

Trainee Graduate Headhunter - Investment Banking Consultant

ESG RECRUITMENT

Trainee Graduate Headhunter Investment Banking Recruitment Consultant Opportunity to join a rapidly expanding Global Executive Search Recruitment Firm with over 20 years of experience in the Financial Headhunting sector. The firm has created an energetic

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Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
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£23,000 per annum
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Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Recruitment
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£22,000 per annum

Graduate Recruitment - Finance and Marketing - HIGH EARNING POTENTIAL

SW6 Associates

Graduate Recruitment - Finance and Marketing - HIGH EARNING POTENTIAL Graduate Recruitment - Finance and Marketing. You will receive comprehensive training and mentorship to support your development into an expert consultant recruiting professionals in ei

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29 Mar 2019
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£22,000 per annum
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Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Recruitment
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019

Graduate Recruitment Consultant

SW6 Associates

Graduate Recruitment Consultant required for a specialist recruitment consultancy in Leeds. Are you a graduate with a 2:2 honours or above? Are you eager to develop yourself and begin a new career in sales? The role of a Graduate Recruitment Consultant co

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29 Mar 2019
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Recruitment
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£20 - £24 per annum

Graduate Recruitment Consultant

Hays Internal Recruitment

Graduate Recruitment Consultant - HAYS, London Flagship Office - Promotion in 6 months £20,400k-£23,500 base salary, £28 - £30k first year OTE | 2 Year Fast Track to Management Have you Graduated and not too sure what career path is for you? Have you cons

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29 Mar 2019
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£20 - £24 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Recruitment
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£24,000 per annum

Graduate Recruitment Consultant

Hays Specialist Recruitment

GRADUATE RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT EDINBURGH Have you considered a career in recruitment Recruitment is a fantastic career for graduates – it’s a fast-paced and dynamic environment, and every day is different As a Trainee Recruitment Consultant, you’ll manag

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Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£24,000 per annum
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Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Recruitment
Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£20,000 per annum

Graduate Junior Recruitment Consultant - Immediate Start

SW6 Associates

Graduate Junior Recruitment Consultant Location: Manchester Sector: Specialist recruitment and headhunting in various sectors Salary & On Target Earnings for Graduate Junior Recruitment Consultants: £20,000- Basic salary 1st Year OTE: £40,000 2nd Year OTE

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Expiry date:
29 Mar 2019
Salary:
£20,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Recruitment
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Helping you find a career in HR & recruitment

The Human Resources (HR) sector is focused on finding, hiring and retaining the best people for a business, ensuring their wellbeing whilst they’re there, and diplomatically resolving any legal or personal issues that may arise during their employment.

It’s an industry that’s entirely centred on people – so needs its employees to have the right balance of compassion and emotional intelligence, whilst still being fully aware of the business’s commercial objectives.

Areas within HR include recruitment, learning and development, change management, Workplace Health and Safety (WHS), Industrial Relations (IR), workforce planning and organisational development.

Often a part of HR, recruitment is focused on matching good candidates with the roles that suit them within the organisation – whether they’re from within the company or hired from elsewhere.

Recruitment sees individuals and teams working towards placing skilled individuals within jobs across various sectors. You might work as an in-house recruiter within a company (as detailed above), or for a recruitment agency, working on behalf of clients. You can earn a lot of money as a recruitment consultant, whilst also helping people progress in their own careers.

At a recruitment agency you are likely to recruit for a specific skillset, aiming to place talented individuals within organisations within a specific industry. You’re like to have monthly and weekly targets for placements and retention, and earn commission based on your rate of success.

If you work in-house you’ll source potential employees for the job roles that your company requires, and help to organise their applications and interviews, with the aim of making a successful placement.

You are also likely to be involved in training and inducting successful candidates into the business, and giving feedback to those that have been unsuccessful in their applications.

Because you will sit within an organisation’s HR department, a high level of professionalism is required at all times – there is a certain level of role model responsibility taken on by those who choose to work in this area.


Skills required for a career in the HR & recruitment industry
Working with people will be a large part of your HR role, so you will require skills in communication and teamwork. These skills are essential to effectively manage the needs of both your team and your employer. As conflict management will also be central to your HR role, skills in this area are also beneficial.

Graduates looking to move into HR need to be highly organised and responsible, and must love working with people – making them perfectly suited to looking after the needs of others in a business environment. Whether your expertise are in management, recruitment or projects, you can find a graduate HR jobs to suit you.

Most degrees will equip you with the skills suggested below, but aside from these distinct skills you will also need a good knowledge of business if you are to get a job in HR. You should also be of good character, in order to represent the business both internally and to outside organisations. All these skills apply both to recruiters working in-house and all others across the HR spectrum.

Working in recruitment means that you will have to have a good head for sales, which requires confidence, good diction and a thick skin – calling clients will inevitably involve knock-backs, and this is something that those in recruitment jobs must be prepared for. Being able to speak confidently and easily to people on the phone is also an essential part of the job.

Being successful in recruitment is largely down to your personality, but many degrees with also equip you with the skills required. Communication, presentation and organisation are all skills that are essential in recruitment.
Typical HR & recruitment career progression routes
Career progression in HR is fairly straightforward, although it will of course vary between larger and smaller organisations. You’re likely to start as an HR administrator, before becoming an HR assistant or HR officer. Moving up in your career, you could eventually become an HR manager or HR director.

Of course, these roles are general and do not account for the specialisms that you will find within HR if you work in a large organisation – roles such as HR recruitment partner, for example, focus on one specific area, and fall within the wide spectrum of senior level positions within the HR department.

In general HR careers progress quickly, with most of those working in this area receiving promotions or moving to higher level roles within other companies after a couple of years - meaning that you can reach seniority whilst only a few years into your career.

In a recruitment agency you’re likely to begin as a resourcer, before progressing to become a recruitment consultant, senior consultant and eventually manager. There are particularly high earnings at the top end of the scale.
Typical Career Development for the HR & recruitment industry
In both HR and recruitment, you’ll be expected to take on further training to ensure your skills and “people” knowledge is up to date.

In recruitment you might be sent on a course or have internal training in order to learn about specifics such as headhunting, psychometric assessment, employment law, business planning or negotiation.

The same areas of training might be required in HR, or you could find yourself working towards a qualification in counselling, coaching and mentoring, employee engagement or talent management.

Professional qualifications, which you can take whilst working, are run by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC). You may be able to persuade your employer to support you in gaining these qualifications.
How much do HR & recruitment professionals get paid?
HR Managers are paid well, with some paid over £100,000 after only a few years in the industry. This pay-off comes with experience, though – your salary within an HR department is likely to start at around £24,000, going up to £30,000 relatively quickly and progressing from there.

Here are the average salaries for some HR roles:

HR administrator: £19,611
HR assistant: £20,147
HR officer: £24,460
HR advisor: £26,808
HR manager: £35,423
HR business partner: £40,389
HR director: £68,281

As a resourcer (the title you are likely to start with as a graduate in a recruitment agency), you may begin on around £16,000, while more experienced recruitment consultants may be on around £30,000. If you are on a graduate scheme your pay is likely to be somewhere between these amounts to start with.

The opportunity to earn a lot of commission is one of the top reasons for graduates to get into recruitment. As with any sales-based job, if you hit and exceed your target as a recruitment consultant you can take home thousands of pounds in commission each month. Excelling as a resourcer, even at the lowest level of the industry, could mean that you see your basic wage almost double, and this is the case at all levels.
What qualifications do I need for a HR & recruitment career
Graduates with a wide variety of degrees work in the HR and recruitment sectors. You will usually be expected to have a 2:1. Degrees popular with those working in HR and recruitment include:

  • Humanities
  • History

  • English

  • Management

  • Business


Specialist recruitment companies may prefer their employees to have degrees that are in some way related to the sector they are in - for example, in order to work in recruitment for a company that specialises in finance it would obviously be beneficial to have a strong knowledge of the financial world. If you are to work in a general recruitment agency the subject of your degree will be less important.
How to get there
Many large organisations will run graduate schemes with an HR component. These schemes will last approximately two years and are your best chance of progressing quickly within a team to become an HR Manager. Employers will not usually specify a certain degree for an HR role, with any business or humanities related degree providing you will the soft skills that you’ll need.

There are also a number of entry level roles, for which you should apply directly to the company you are interested in. The majority of employers will look for a 2.1.

As with all competitive sectors, work experience is vital to give yourself the best chance of getting a job. Contact companies directly and see if you can come in for work experience or to shadow a member of staff.
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