What do most people find rewarding about the role?
Client and candidate satisfaction rank highly among our recruitment consultants and this continues all the way through to director level. Negotiating on behalf of our clients to secure them the best candidates for their roles and the best package for our candidates is challenging.
What is the working environment like?
The environment in the Recruit UK office a constant buzz of activity. Our office is open plan, so that team members can collaborate and support each other every day. Most importantly, the environment is fun and friendly, with a ‘family feel’. Almost every day someone is celebrated or rewarded for their successes, which also inspires and motivates the rest of the team.
What do people love about the job?
The satisfaction of placing candidates and being rewarded for achieving targets is evident throughout our organisation. Many of our consultants have also communicated that they love how motivated they are, because the more you put in the more you will get back in return.
What rewards (financial/non-financial) can be expected from the role?
We offer a clear career path that sees your basic salary rise from £16,000 – £30,000 + individual / team bonus, shares, and directorship. We have a generous bonus structure that see’s you earn up to 40% of billing above a low validation. There are also trips abroad for high achievers and quarterly events within a fun and team-based environment such as spa days, go karting, race days etc. We also offer personal benefits such as a half price gym membership, restaurant discounts, shopping vouchers etc.
How is my performance measured and how often is it reviewed?
All recruitment consultants are given realistic targets, relative to their position, these are discussed with your line manager and used to track and improve your performance. In addition, we also conduct quarterly appraisals which gives you the opportunity to discuss, among other things, your long-term career plans.
What training will I receive in my first few months of joining?
We offer a 3-month ‘bedding-in’ period and 8 weeks of training and support via an in-house experienced trainer and coach. This is a personal one to one experience, so you get their full attention. We offer live learning through video based training platforms. You will also gain a great deal of knowledge from colleagues, as you all work in the same market sector. You’re not competing against each other, leads and industry knowledge is shared for the greater good of the business.
What is the selection process?
Successful applicants will be required to attend an interview, meet with Recruit UK’s directors and may also have the opportunity to spend some time with the team you will potentially join.
Why work for Recruit UK?
Here at Recruit UK, you are part of a company at the leading edge of Financial Planning recruitment. We offer a rewarding corporate environment and create opportunities and challenges for our employees to reach their potential and feel like a contributor to Recruit UK’s success.