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Working as a Recruitment or Employment Consultant

December 29, 2009

Nearly everything has gone hi-tech. This results in a job market that may be deficient in experienced job applicants. This is where recruitment consultant jobs take a proactive position in helping staff hi-tech industries. Employment consultant jobs can be found among the top levels of hiring in today’s employment market. The types of companies that hire such consultants are those that no longer rely upon human resource departments or personnel staff to advertise for positions, interview job applicants and set up applicant appointments with management. Recruitment consultants provide a service to companies in the form of becoming an outsourced human resources department.


Finding Opportunities for Employment Consultants Skills and experience in personnel and/or human resources is necessary when applying for a job as a recruitment consultant. The duties include the ability to provide consulting for hiring as well as to maintain personnel records and filings for public employment authorities. In some cases, recruitment consultant jobs can also include travel to job fairs to represent the recruitment consulting company as well as the client companies for whom job applicants are recruited. Presentations of programs for entry level college recruitment may be required at local colleges and universities. To find recruitment consultant jobs, study the types of companies who provide recruitment services to a variety of businesses. Generally, these are found online, in trade magazines and other media. There are several Job boards and Jobsites that have a specialist sector for recruitment and employment agency jobs.

Recruitment Consultant Jobs Recruitment consultant jobs can be a rewarding field in terms of salary. The reason for this is that the recruitment consultant provides a paid service to their client companies for which they receive a commission, usually based upon the number of job applicants provided as well as the applicants’ salaries. There are also companies who hire in-house recruitment consultants who generally work hire on a project by project basis. These types of recruitment consultant jobs can often be contractual. Most of the recruitment consultant jobs at present exist largely in the hi-tech industries where various types of recruiting for IT and other systems jobs are in demand. This should be the first area to search since the demand is fairly steady at present. However, there is also a demand for experienced recruitment consultants in the medical and research fields as well. It’s important to have knowledge of the fields that is incorporated into recruitment consultant jobs in order to maintain accurate job placement.

Copyright © 2009 Ianson Internet Marketing – About the Author: Lousie G is a prolific busness author and business consultant. Louise has been instrumental in the development of successful marketing strategies for many leading internet businesses. Examples of Louises work can be found at http://jobsno1.co.uk for the site for UK Jobs.

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