What are the Best and Worst things about your job?
The commission you can receive once you begin to build up your own market.
Levels of self-responsibility - you run your own schedule.
Developing your own market.
Rejections! You must get used to taking set backs and picking yourself up.
What is the annual salary for this role?
Starting salary: £17,000 - £19,000
Current salary: £19,000 - £21,000
What hours do you actually work, on average?
What advice would you give to someone applying to this role?
Ensure your CV stands out - Emphasise your degree in detail such as the topics you covered and the skills you developed.
If you have done any internships or full-time work, advertise this clearly and concisely, present your responsibilities and achievements while working there.
It is important to show you are applying for roles in recruitment and you have done research in the industry, write a short intro showing your knowledge and your desire to join the industry.
Put your CV on all of the job boards and LinkedIn.
Do you have any interview tips?
Study your CV initially, become comfortable in discussing your experience and going into some detail on certain aspects. The first interview is quite casual and you will get a lot of information on the company. Do some research to form some additional questions.
In the second round, you will have to do a role play - It is great to research objection handling in sales for this. You will also need to prepare a 5-10 minute presentation - Fill it with detail and also personality as that is important for the business.
Recruitment Consultant, Oil & Gas at Leap29