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University Graduates - Why You Should Consider A Career In Recruitment

09th June 2023


Congratulations on graduating from university, years of hard work has finally paid off! With such a vast selection of career options before you, we know how daunting the coming months can feel as you try to navigate your next steps. As a growing business, we are always looking for positive, forward thinking and ambitious individuals to join us – here are some of the reasons you should consider applying for a role in recruitment and specifically with us at Approach Personnel…

Secure and Valued Career Path: Recruitment plays a vital role in connecting talented individuals with organisations seeking their skills. The job market is constantly evolving, and the competition for top talent has become fiercer than ever. As a recruitment professional, you become a valuable link, helping businesses find the right people and candidates find the right opportunities. This is not only rewarding but ensures great job security for the future.

Skill Set Development: Working in recruitment provides a great opportunity to develop and refine your communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills as you engage with both clients and candidates via email, phone and in person. These transferable skills will serve you well throughout your entire career and are an invaluable asset to develop straight out of university.

Building a Network: A career in recruitment allows you to build an extensive network of professionals across various industries. We’ve all heard the phrase ‘It’s not what you know – It’s who you know’! You will meet and engage with hiring managers, industry experts, and talented candidates, gaining exposure to a wide range of experiences and perspectives. There is no better way to start building your professional network after leaving university.

Impact and Influence: As a recruitment professional, you have the power to make a significant impact on both the lives of individuals and the prospects of businesses. If you are looking for a rewarding job, look no further than recruitment as you can genuinely help shape candidates careers, creating life changing opportunities for people. Meanwhile on a professional level, you can assist businesses to assemble high-performing teams for growth and success.

Earning Potential: Let’s be honest, you’ve just finished university, it’s nice to know the new career you are about to embark on will pay well! For those who are successful at what they do, working in a commission based role such as recruitment is a fantastic way to ensure you benefit from your hard work financially with uncapped earning potential and bonuses.

The People: We may be a little biased, but we are incredibly lucky to come to work with such an incredible group of people every day. Our strong team ethic and supportive, collaborative culture helps us push each other onwards to achieve more every day. If you want to work with like-minded individuals who are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of others, look no further than a career in recruitment at Approach Personnel!

We are currently hiring for a range of positions here at Approach Personnel. From Recruitment Resourcers, to Trainee Recruitment Consultants. If you would like to speak to us about what a career in recruitment with Approach Personnel would look like, email us today and attach your CV to:

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