Recruitment Consultant Interview Questions
Going to an interview for a position of recruitment consultant you will need to demonstrate good confidence and show that you are someone who thrives on making targets.
The recruitment industry is fast growing and most businesses fight for the same roles and the best candidates, you will be asked how you can bring new clients and candidates on board and keep them, placing them into many temporary positions or a permanent one and ensuring that you build up a good enough relationship that they will come back to you each and every time they are looking for a new role.
Are you self motivated – demonstrate how? Have you done a similar role? In what capacity? Do you know anyone who works in recruitment? Explain.
You will spend a big part of your role on the telephone leaving messages for candidates asking them to call you with an update or finding out if they would be interested in a particular role. The results are not always fast so you will need to show your employer that you can keep doing this over and over until you get the results and what tricks you could use to get these results.
Demonstrate your good communication skills, explain how you will research and find information, jobs and new candidates etc. Above all be confident.
Most asked interview questions:
Why do you want to go into recruitment?
Is recruitment a sales or HR job?
What makes you think you would make a good recruitment consultant?
Why do you want to go in to recruitment?
Tell me about yourself
Why should we hire you?
Why do you want this job?
What is your greatest strength?
What is your greatest weakness?
What are your salary expectations?
What motivates you?
Give some examples of teamwork
Describe a difficult work situation project and how you overcame it
Are you willing to travel?
What can you contribute to this company?