What does a Recruiter do?

Recruiters are responsible for meet hiring goals by filling open positions with talented and qualified candidates. They are generally responsible for the full life cycle of the recruiting process. This entails sourcing and screening candidates, coordinating the interview process, and facilitating offers and employment negotiations, all while ensuring candidates have a pleasant experience.

Recruiters generally have a Bachelor's degree in business administration or human resources. The best recruiters are detail oriented and have excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Source candidates using a variety of search methods to build a robust candidate pipeline
  • Screen candidates by reviewing resumes and job applications, and performing phone screenings
  • Take ownership of candidate experience by designing and managing itDevelop job postings, job descriptions, and position requirements
  • Perform reference checks as need
  • Facilitate the offer process by extending the offer and negotiationg employment terms
  • Manage onboarding and new hire process
  • Stay abreast of recruiting trends and best practices
  • Manage the overall interview, selection, and closing process
  • Ensure all screening, hiring, and selection is done in accordance with employment laws and regulations
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field
  • 2 years of recruiting experience preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Demonstrated ability to establish effective and cooperative working relationships built on trust
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Comfortable making decisions independently
  • Working knowledge of applicant tracking and HRIS systems
  • Ability to manage a wide range of relationships with a variety of stakeholders
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of interview techniques and applicant screening methods
  • Deep understanding of employment laws and regulations
  • Familiar with a wide variety of sourcing avenues

Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
33%
2 - 4
47%
5 - 7
8%
8+
12%

Common Skill Sets

Microsoft Office Suite
Excellent Communication
Applicant Tracking System
Excellent Customer Service
VERBAL Communication
Written Communication
Outlook
Negotiation

Recruiter Seniority Levels

L2
Recruiter
$49,315/yr
L3
Recruitment Consultant
10% made the transition
Corporate Recruiter
57% made the transition
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Recruiter Salaries

Average Base Pay

£27,050 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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£20K
Median: £27K
£50K
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