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The benefits of joining Monroe Consulting Group
Monroe have always had a strong commitment to training and development of its people. Our managers are encouraged to develop consultants with excellent technical skills and a strong belief in working in a professional manor, with high levels of integrity. As consultants develop Monroe ensure their careers are always kept moving in the right direction. As we are a fast expanding company consultants to progess locally or internationallly. Monroe consultants have access to the very latest tools and information to ensure they have every opportunity to suuceed.
Have you got what it takes for a career in recruitment?
Recruitment consultancy is an exciting career for people of all ages. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding role, which combines sales, people skills and problem solving you may have what it takes to be a successful recruitment consultant.
A recruitment industry overview
The recruitment industry is a dynamic, fast paced and highly competitive industry, which can offer exciting career opportunities to the right people. Recruitment consultancies attract candidates and match them to jobs in client companies on a temporary or permanent basis. The consultants' role is the vital link between candidate and clients. They operate in virtually all sectors of the employment market. There are a number of publicly quoted companies and firms that operate internationally as well as small independent ones. To give you an idea of the size of the recruitment industry, experts estimate the industry to be valued at over $420 billion USD and has grown on average 12%pa globally. Southeast Asia is a developing Recruitment market
and has massive untapped potential. As the market continues to grow, so too does the potential to accelerate your career.
What is the role of a Recruitment Consultant?
The role of the recruitment consultant is fast paced, demanding and diverse. It is also very challenging and exciting and no two days are ever the same. The role involves attracting business from client companies by using sales, business development and marketing techniques. This includes building relationships with clients by going out and meeting them, keeping in touch over the telephone and also in writing. It involves getting to know the client companies, what they do, how they operate and the general culture or atmosphere of the workplace. An important attribute for a recruitment consultant is the confidence to contact prospective clients and win their business. Recruitment consultants are also required to attract candidates by drafting advertising copy, using a wide range of media and direct search methodologies. It also involves screening candidates, interviewing them and selecting suitable candidates to put forward to client companies. Recruitment Consultants are also involved in negotiating pay and salary rates and finalizing arrangements between client and candidate. The sense of satisfaction you receive from placing the right candidate in the right job can be overwhelming.
What opportunities are there for career progression?
Opportunities for progression in recruitment will vary depending on the size and structure of the organization. A recruitment consultant will generally enter industry as a junior consultant working with a relatively small team. From here a consultant can progress to senior consultant and then to management. By working with a Monroe Consulting Group you will have access to career progression at a local level as well as Regional. Being part of an international staffing company you will also have access to gain short term experience of overseas markets as well as being highlighted to international Recruitment to Recruitment companies within the group.
What rewards could a recruitment consultant expect?
Salaries form the backbone of your reward, and handsome commission is the topping that makes the job very attractive to sales professional. Commission is based on performance and there is no ceiling. Realistically expect to earn anywhere from 100% to 200% of their basic salary!
To be successful in the recruitment industry you must be:
- Ambitious and Confident
- Goal orientated
- A good team player
- Able to handle multiple priorities
- Tenacious A problem solver
- Able to work to deadlines and targets
- Have good interpersonal and communications skills
- Have a good sense of humour
- Enjoy responsibility and working in a high pressure environment
We have immediate needs for both Trainee and experienced consultants in Bangkok, Jakarta, Manila and SIngapore. In addition we are accepting applications for positions in Vietnam and Chile.