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8 Ways to Rock an Intro Call with a Recruiter

You’ve created a stand out CV, submitted it to a recruitment agency and now they want to know more about you. You’ve intrigued them, now wow them during your first call!

During your introductory call, you have to show you have the potential to be a star candidate. If you show your potential,

60 Seconds with a Recruiter: Deb Buch

  • Why did you become a recruiter?

  • There was a few reasons that once put together made complete sense, I had been a recruiting manager in the pharmaceutical industry and found that despite giving a clear brief I hardly ever received candidates that matched this brief. Then when I took a redundancy from a major pharmaceutical company,

60 Seconds with a Recruiter: Karina Stafford

  •  Why did you become a recruiter?

    That’s a funny story. As a Sales Manager particularly, I hated recruiters – with a passion. They regularly called me when I didn’t have a job (to meet their activity KPIs) and when I did have a job, most of the time they ignored the brief I gave them and sent lots of CVs of candidates that didn’t fit the profile I was looking for.

60 Seconds with a Recruiter: Donna Walker

  •  Why did you become a recruiter?

To be honest, I kind of fell into recruitment but am very glad that I did! Having worked in the Pharmaceutical Industry and taken several years out of the industry to focus on my family, I was offered a role in Healthcare recruitment and quickly realised that it was the right place for me.

60 Seconds with a Recruiter: John Evans, Director

  • Why did you become a recruiter?

It was a good way to use my industry knowledge while at the same time appealing to my preference for a very outcome focused role with a very direct relationship between effort and results! Plus, it’s a lot of fun to be able to offer people a job!

How to Choose the Right Recruiter for Your Job Search

It seems every other person you meet is a recruiter these days. If you type “recruiter” in Linkedin’s search engine almost 950,000 people show up under the job title results! That is a lot of recruiters. And these results don’t even include other titles such as “headhunter” or “talent acquisition”. As recruiters ourselves, we decided to dig deep to figure out the top things to consider.