Recruitment Consultant Industrial Placement at Hays

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Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
29th February 2020
Roles across the UK
Salary Band
£16,000 - £17,999
£15,600 - £17,018 + Bonus
Role May Involve
Business Management Human Resources Recruitment Sales

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Hays is a Top Employer
“The skills i gained from my placement year have been of great help so far with regards to my academic studies. I have been able to transfer the experience of my placement into examples for my courseworks. Furthermore, my highly developed communication and time management skills have been invaluable for my year so far…” - Read full review

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Recruitment Consultant Industrial Placement

Recruitment is fast-paced and dynamic, every day you'll be making a lasting impact. As a placement student you'll source candidates, win clients and match the right candidate to the right job to make fees.

You will have to hit both sales and activity targets but a career in recruitment is extremely rewarding. You will be placed onto a desk recruiting into a specialism that interests you, that can be anything from recruiting accountants to recruiting interior designers!

What you'll need to succeed with us

There's not one typical person that makes a good recruitment consultant. We've got people from all kinds of degree disciplines and backgrounds from engineering, business, fashion and science - just to name a few.

To succeed you'll need to demonstrate that you:

  • Are able to take an industrial placement year as part of your degree programme
  • Are sales driven & relationship focused
  • Are results-focused
  • Possess an ambitious drive to succeed
  • Are resilient, persistent and determined
  • Are passionate about people, outgoing and confident

What you'll get in return from us

As a recruitment consultant at Hays you'll run your own business but be given the support of our market-leading brand and have access to the best tools and technology in the industry
You will be put through our world class learning and development programme and have the opportunity to learn and be mentored from experienced consultants who have a wealth of experience across all sectors.

We pay up to £15,600 base salary & £200 per period KPI bonus and a range of attractive employee benefits like discounted gym membership, annual season ticket loans, the ability to buy extra holidays and generous shopping discounts. We welcome back successful placement students for a position post-graduation.

Hays also encourages globetrotters to join, once joining as a graduate you are open to join any of our 33 countries including: USA, Australia, Spain, Brazil & many more. We are diverse and inclusive, anyone can achieve here regardless of background.

We operate a meritocratic culture where you are rewarded and recognised based on your results and high performing individuals can be fast-tracked into management roles within a few years.

About Hays

Hays is globally the most successful specialist recruiter, placing more than one candidate into a new job every minute of every business day. We've been voted the best recruiter to work for in the U.K. by Glassdoor, Rate My Placement & JobCrowd. We are the most followed recruiter globally on LinkedIn and have even been awarded an NES award for our diversity and inclusivity.

We are FTSE250 company with operating in 33 unique countries and with 100+ offices and 2,000+ recruiting experts in the UK alone. We recruit in over 22 specialisms meaning you have the opportunity to apply your degree to excel in your career and power the world of work.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please send your CV and cover letter to