Are you looking to start your recruitment career, but aren’t sure if you have the right skill-set to succeed. Keep reading to find out four qualities you need to become a great recruiter.

 

Listening – To start your career in recruitment, whether it’s as a specialist AHP recruiter or working as an internal recruiter, it’s essential you have good listening skills. This will enable you to understand the exact needs of your candidates and clients and build a better rapport. Ensuring you’ve listened and noted down their exact requirements, will help you to find a better role or candidate.

 

Problem solving – As a recruiter, life won’t always be easy. You will face many challenges along the way, whether that’s a candidate cancelling a shift, a client already filling a position or even a shortfall of candidates with a specific skill-set. Whatever these challenges may be, fast-thinking is essential.

 

Goal orientatedBecause the recruitment industry is so competitive, it’s important you can act well under pressure and meet your monthly targets. Setting goals you want to hit throughout not only your career, but also monthly are important in helping you achieve success.

 

Customer Service – As a recruiter you are not only just representing yourself, you’re representing the business – something you always need to think about. Providing great customer service is not only proven to impact growth, it’s an easy way to build strong relationships with your candidates and clients. A little help really does go a long way.

 

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