I would like to be a recruitment consultant why do they want sales?


Asked By: J S - 6/24/2008
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Because it is basically a sales role which is why most recruiters get paid commission. Recruiters have to hit targets and get paid according to how much they bill each month... More
Answered By: tigs - 6/27/2008
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In my employment if we are ever advertising positions recruitment agencies will telephone and ask if they could recommend suitable candidates (for a fee obviously) so I think there must be a fair bit of cold calling involved... More
Answered By: Mary Rangers - 6/24/2008
There is a lot of sales in recruitment. You have to know what to say and when to say it because there are so many recruiters out there. And because recruitment companies charge a fee, the recruiter needs to be able to sell that service. You also need to be able to sell the recruit on why you are the recruiter that will... More
Answered By: focusdriven - 6/24/2008
Because you are selling the company to get interest from future employers or clients. And you need an outgoing personality to talk to the customers.
Answered By: jackie m - 6/26/2008
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