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Recruitment Consultant

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Recruitment consultants match suitable job seekers to temporary and permanent vacancies in their client companies.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary depending on:

Salaries for recruitment consultants are normally paid as a basic wage plus commission. Basic salaries start in the range of £16,000 to £22,000 a year. Jobs are sometimes advertised with a basic salary and OTE (on target earnings). Experienced and senior staff can earn up to £32,000 a year or more. Earnings can exceed £50,000 with additional performance-related bonuses and benefits.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Some agencies specialise in recruiting for one type of employment, such as legal work, ICT, accountancy, sales, catering, scientific work or clerical work. Others deal with a wide range of jobs.

Vacancies are usually advertised in the press and in jobcentres.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2017
13175
1.6 %
FALL
2022
12965
  United Kingdom
2017
206181
0.3 %
RISE
2022
206758

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

You need to have:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Tel: 020 8612 6200
Website: http://www.cipd.co.uk/
Twitter: @CIPD
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CIPDUK/

Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC)
Tel: 020 7009 2100
E-mail: info@rec.uk.com
Website: http://www.rec.uk.com/
Twitter: @RECPress
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jobstransform/

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