Learn the basics of working as a Recruiting Consultant

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Course introduction

A Recruiting Consultant performs the job formerly undertaken by a company’s personnel department by advertising positions, interviewing candidates and giving a short-list to the employer for further consideration. Recruitment consultants are responsible for attracting candidates and matching them to temporary or permanent positions with client companies. They work with client companies, building relationships in order to gain a better understanding of their recruitment needs and requirements.

As we'll see in this course, the role of a Recruiting Consultant is diverse and demanding. The job demands excellent communications skills both with client companies and prospective employees, a talent for headhunting, knowledge of advertising techniques, the preparation of CVs and the negotiation of salaries and benefits as well as regular reviews of client companies’ recruitment policies to comply with changes in employment laws. 

Course objectives

By the end of the course, you will have learnt how Recruitment consultants:

  • attract candidates by drafting advertising copy for use in a range of media, as well as by networking, headhunting and through referrals
  • screen candidates, interview them, do background checks
  • match the candidates to their clients

Skills developed

  • Human resource and personnel development   Skilled
  • Course modules

    Module 1
    Recruiting Consultant job description

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    John | April 17, 2019 12:18

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    Patrick | July 14, 2017 09:15

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    Daniel | April 26, 2017 20:27

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    STEVEN | April 04, 2017 15:51

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    Kevin | March 25, 2017 11:52

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    gift | January 24, 2017 12:49

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    Georgie | November 12, 2016 06:56

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