Who is a recruiter?
A recruiter is an employee who performs the duties of finding and recruiting staff. He can recruit employees for a specific company in which he works, as well as work in a recruitment agency and execute applications from employers-employers. Their functional responsibilities are almost identical, but the tasks posed can have a significant difference.
When choosing a profession, a recruiter is important to understand that this is, above all, working with people. Comfortably and confidently in this position feel psychologists, economists, teachers. Constant search for candidates, conducting effective interviews, tests, evaluation of experience and skills - the main field of activity of recruiters.
Recruiter in the company
The recruiter is recruited as a manager or recruiter for the company.
His functional duties include the preparation of the profile of the candidate, the holding of advertising campaigns, interviews, activities to adapt new employees.
Drawing up the profile of the candidate
This work is best done with the head of the structural unit. The more detailed the portrait, the easier it will be to select an employee for an open position. All requirements for the candidate must be spelled out in the application. There are no uniform standards. Each company can have its own form for recruitment
It can be:
- publication of vacancies in the media
- placing an application on job sites
- interaction with the regional Employment Center
- participation in the job fair from the Employment Center
- open days in secondary special and higher educational institutions
- work with the base of candidates.
As a rule, it is the recruiter who conducts the initial interview, the final interview with the immediate supervisor and the final approval of the candidate for the stated vacancy
Carrying out of actions on adaptation of the personnel
How correct was the choice of the candidate, will show the period of probation. For different positions, it can be from one to six months.
Recruiter in the recruitment agency
The position of a recruiter in a recruitment agency is called a specialist or a recruitment consultant. The main duties are the same as those of the company's recruiter. But the specifics of the work in the recruitment agency has a number of differences.
One of them: the more employers-employers, the more completed applications for the search and selection of candidates. The more completed applications, the higher the salary. Accordingly, the requirements for a recruiter in a recruitment agency are more severe than for a candidate for a similar position in the company. In addition to the ability to communicate constructively with people and conduct interviews, it will require the ability to effectively negotiate with customers / employers. Experience in sales is also useful.
The profession of a recruiter noble mission. In fact, it helps to meet the employer with a candidate who is looking for a suitable job, and also assists both sides.
Nobility is combined with great responsibility. It is to not be mistaken with the choice of candidate. Otherwise, the misses of the recruiter can be costly for the company. Therefore, the main task of the recruiter is to find a valuable candidate at the right time, to offer the best option for both the applicant and the company to which the candidate is recruited.