Kiernan Wood is a boutique recruitment to recruitment (rec2rec) consultancy that provides top calibre recruitment professionals to companies within the UK and International markets.


Graduates throwing their hatsCongratulations on having obtained your degree. You may now be wondering what to do next. If you enjoy interacting with people, working to targets and can thrive in a demanding, fast moving, challenging sales environment then recruitment may well be for you. A career in recruitment will be hard work and challenging but undoubtedly incredibly rewarding both in terms of job satisfaction and the ability to earn some serious cash.

There are various directions that your career in recruitment could take:

  • Trainee Consultant/ Consultant/ Senior Consultant/ Executive Consultant/ Account Manager/ Director/ MD
  • Trainee Consultant/ Consultant/ Senior Consultant/ Managing Consultant/ Manager/ Regional Director/ MD

Some of the key elements to the role:

  • Candidate Care - Identifying and placing candidates. Interviewing, managing their expectations, formulating action plans for their job search or suggesting alternative ideas for them if you can't help. Providing excellent service throughout the search and placement process.
  • Business Development - This includes, but is not limited to, compiling lists of clients to target. Factfinding, coldcalling, mailshotting, client meetings & presentations.
  • Account Management - Listening to what your clients need and making sure you meet their requirements and deliver an excellent service.¬†Anticipating¬†their requirements and making sure these are fulfilled. Aiming to exceed expectations at all levels.
  • Multi tasking - You will be required to constantly juggle a multitude of tasks at the same time. You must be able to prioritise effectively.

Personality Assessment
The recruitment field is very competitive. Do you have what it takes to stand out from the crowd? Are you self motivated and driven to succeed? Do you take pride in your work and want to exceed peoples expectations of you? Do you enjoy working in a team environment and have excellent communication and negotiation skills? Are you tenacious and do you thrive under pressure in a target driven environment? Will a commission scheme motivate you to go the extra mile? Are you constructively competitive?

If you have answered yes to the questions above and would like to hear more about a career in recruitment then please get in touch.



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