Recruiter job description

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Identifying, recruiting and interviewing potential job candidates are some of the responsibilities of a Recruiter. These professionals perform these tasks so that managers can adequately fill new, existing or upcoming job positions. They may scout University campuses for bright and talented students who are performing very well and they may also oversee internship endeavours. A lot of time is spent travelling to places or venues that host job fairs and seminars. They also conduct presentations to inform people about their company.
A Recruiter usually performs many of the following tasks:
• Screening applicants
• Improving policies
• Handling candidate application
•  Overseeing recruitment
•  Attending job fairs and seminars
• Networking with employers and business owners
• Conducting job assessments
• Assisting HR teams


• Being dynamic and professional
• Being responsible and driven
• Being positive and amicable
• Being adaptable and resolute
• Interviewing
• Negotiating
• Communication and listening
• Being organised
• Time management
• Stress management
• Planning and prioritising
• Coaching
• Multitasking
• Being attentive


Recruiters work to gain new employees for a company. They are required to have excellent interviewing, networking and negotiating skills.
Having GCSE qualifications in Maths and English is often a requirement. The higher the passes the more favourable they are. In pursuit of a Bachelors or Masters Degree, candidates should cover courses such as Human Resources, Employee Law, Business Administration, Communications, or Public Relations. Many Universities an Colleges provide these courses.

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