FAQs

What is recruitment?

Recruitment is the process of finding new and existing clients the best-qualified candidates. As a recruiter, you will be responsible for filling client’s vacancies by sourcing them top talent. Your clients will brief you on their requirements and you’ll manage their recruitment process, from sending CVs to organising interviews and offering the job to the successful candidate.

What kind of person does well in recruitment?

One that doesn’t give up! Recruitment is predominately a sales role and that means we need people who are out-going, determined, driven and want to be the best. Our success is built on having exceptional people who all work together to drive results. You’ll need to be able to take rejection, keep going when things feel tough, and know that hard work will bring results – and rewards. We’ll support you, but success is down to you. Upload your CV below.

Which brand/sector is right for me?

Don’t worry, our Talent Acquisition team will work this out for you. In some cases, we may offer you multiple interviews to allow you to really explore your options!

How do I apply?

Applying for a role with STR couldn’t be easier. Upload your CV at the bottom of this page, or if you’d like to talk to us first click here to send us a message and our Talent Acquisition team will arrange a convenient time to give you a call.

What should I expect during the interview process?

Here at the STR Group, we like to keep our interviews relaxed and informal. Firstly, Ami or Mark from our Talent Acquisition (TA) team will call you to give you all the information you need on working in recruitment. Then, if everyone’s happy, we’ll invite you in to meet with the TA team and the Directors / Managers that are currently recruiting to make sure there’s a good fit. For more information on STR Group’s recruitment process, click here.

What do I wear?

First impressions count, so we expect people to dress to impress for their interview. However, when you start we have an informal, relaxed dress-code throughout the whole business. We want our teams to feel comfortable and be individuals. We have a smart-casual dress code Monday-Thursday with complete dress down every Friday. Find out more about our dress-code here.

What skills do I need?

Being successful in recruitment is all about WHO you are, rather than what you’ve done before. You’ll need to be computer literate and be comfortable spending a lot of time on the phone, but other than that – it’s all about the person. Click here to read some of our success stories.

What progression routes are available to me?

At the STR Group, your career progression is completely in your hands. We operate a promotion and progression path purely based on results – the more you put in, the quicker you progress! We understand that every person who works for us is an individual with different goals and aspirations – that’s why we offer multiple progression routes.

What training and development will I receive?

All of our Trainees complete an Introduction to Recruitment training programme during their first six months, in partnership with our external training partner, RecruiterFit. In addition, you’ll receive mentoring and coaching from your team leader at desk, followed by weekly one-to-ones to make sure you’re getting all the support you need. As you progress, we offer a variety of training programmes, both internally and externally, to makes sure that we are all continually learning and developing. Find out more about the training offered to our employees.

How much will I earn?

In a nutshell…it’s up to you! Our commission scheme is uncapped, meaning that you earn commission on every pound of revenue you generate. The amount of commission you receive each month increases in line with how much you bill – meaning the harder you work, the greater the share you receive! In addition, we offer competitive basic salaries, benefits, rewards and incentives.

What’s the culture like?

Fast-paced, driven, hard-working….and fun!

We believe in a culture that challenges our employees to deliver exceptional work and value to all of our clients. We are structured into 6 divisions, all of which have their own individual micro-culture, however, we are all one team, working together. At the heart of it, we’re a people business. We work hard, play hard, and love having like-minded people join our pack. Click here for more information about our brands.

 

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