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Wanting to know how to become a recruiter? Simply talk to an experienced recruiter who is willing to share insights on preparations for success. This is the place to get your questions answered.
You may be considering a career change and want to know more about how to become a recruiter. Some of your questions may include items such as:
In addition to these qualification questions, you probably want more information. Let me provide you with some steps to take.
What steps should you take to become a recruiter?
Let’s start off with a definition. Wikipedia.com redirects you from recruiter to recruitment.
"Recruitment refers to the overall process of attracting, shortlisting, selecting and appointing suitable candidates for jobs (either permanent or temporary) within an organization.”
The first set of questions asked above are ones that can be answered fairly easily. Here are some thought you will probably come across in your search process.
Yes, a degree is most always required. It is helpful to obtain one that utilizes skills required in recruitment. People may have varied educational backgrounds, such as, business, marketing, human relations, sociology or other degrees.
Frequently, sales, time-management, and problem solving skills are most beneficial to a recruiter.
Most companies desire individuals that have spent time working in the area of sales, operations, administration, or research.
Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC) and American Staffing Association certification are two of the most common.
It is beneficial to have acquired and periodically attend training on Industry trends, webinars, etc.
One should understand the hiring process for the company or firm to which you are applying. Be prepared for their interview questions for recruiters. Know the answers for the toughest candidate questions.
The other steps on how to become a recruiter takes a bit more digging to identify the answers that are appropriate for you.
You may begin reaching on the web to find articles discussing how to become a recruiter. That is a good start. The article may indeed give you the information you are seeking. BUT, it may not. In most cases, it is better to speak to someone with experience to get your questions answered. As you know, there is always more information lying beneath the surface. By talking with someone directly, you can always go deeper.
We suggest that you could look through our Mentor list of experienced recruiters.
Now is the time to take the next step to determine if you will be a recruiter!
The way to do that is for you to talk with individuals that have experience as a recruiter. You gain insight into many elements of this career field. Your mentor understands what it takes to be successful.
The more you know about your chosen career, the better your chance of success.
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There are several resources that could help you find the position you want. Here is what indeed.com has on its list currently:
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