What does a Recruitment Consultant do?

A recruitment consultant works with clients to help them find the best candidates for employment at their company. As a recruitment consultant you will search for potential employees, screen them and match them to available job positions. You will create a recruiting strategy and work with clients and candidates from the sourcing stage up until the ideal candidate is hired.

As a recruitment consultant you will be working closely with both clients and job applicants, so strong interpersonal and communication skills are a must. Experience in the recruiting or human resources field is a plus. A bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Marketing or a relative field is required. You must also be familiar with recruiting and sourcing techniques, including the use of software and social media.

  • Build long-term relationships with clients
  • Recognize and strive to meet client's hiring needs
  • Create and implement recruiting strategies
  • Create and post job advertisements
  • Search for potential candidates using hiring databases and social media
  • Assess applications and resumes
  • Screen applicants before the interviewing process
  • Match applicants to job positions
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, marketing or related field
  • Knowledge and understanding of recruiting and sourcing techniques
  • Customer Service and sales skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Well-organized
  • Ability to make reasonable decisions
  • Experience using applicant tracking and recruitment marketing software
  • Excellent with prioritization and time-management
  • Knowledgeable of employer branding techniques

Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
21%
2 - 4
17%
5 - 7
15%
8+
47%

Common Skill Sets

Job Descriptions
Consulting
Applicant Tracking System
Subsidies
Strong WORK Ethic
Pipeline
Time Management
Interface

Recruitment Consultant Seniority Levels

Corporate Recruiter
58% made the transition
It Recruiter
12% made the transition
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Recruitment Consultant Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹ 4,00,000 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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₹182K
Median: ₹400K
₹800K
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