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I want to work in recruitment, but I don’t want to manage people. Now what?
A big misconception when working in recruitment - or, at least, when working in recruitment at Scantec - is that to develop in your career, you’ll eventually have to manage a team of recruiters which could limit the amount of placements you can make.
Jasmine Badaei: “The transferable skills I gained in my previous job enabled me to start a recruitment career.”
We recently chatted to our Recruitment Consultant, Jasmine, who has been with Scantec for just over six months. Here, she tells us how she’s been able to kickstart a career in recruitment with the help of the skills she gained in her previous role. Hi Jasmine, thanks for chatting with us! Can you tell us a little bit about yourself?
6 characteristics of a successful recruiter
There’s a reason why, on LinkedIn, there’s currently over 229,000 recruitment consultants based in the UK alone. It can be an incredibly rewarding, exciting, lucrative and fulfilling career - not only are you helping businesses thrive and people find their dream jobs, but you’re also somewhat in control of how much money you make based on the amount of work you put in.
Why you should choose a career in engineering recruitment
There are countless reasons why a career in recruitment is worth considering. From the competitive salaries and commission structures available, along with the training and development opportunities and countless other benefits, it is no wonder that there are currently more than 229,000 UK-based recruitment consultants on LinkedIn.
Peter Bates: “Recruitment is the best and the worst job you’ll ever have!”
Welcome back to our regular blog series, where we have a chat with our team members to get the inside info on their role and time at Scantec. This time we caught up with Managing Director, Peter Bates to find out about his start in recruitment, Scantec’s history and growth, and his top lessons from leading a business.
Paul Bradley: “Having a career map with details of exactly what you need to achieve during your promotional plan is brilliant!”
Welcome to the latest instalment of our You SCANtec series! This time we caught up with Senior Principal Consultant Paul Bradley, who is a Senior Principal Consultant within our FMCG division.
Gareth Knight: “Scantec is a thriving place to work, while offering the support you need to carve out a fantastic career.”
Welcome back to our regular blog series, where we have a chat with our team members to get the inside info on their role and time at Scantec. This time round, we sat down with Divisional Manager for Defence Consultant Gareth Knight, who has worked at Scantec for an impressive 17 years, to find out what he likes best about his job.
Helen Lindop “Our people stay with us for the long term. If your values align and you hold yourself accountable to achieve and deliver, then you’ll have so much support from the company.”
This week, we sat down with Engineering and Project Services Team Manager Helen Lindop, who is about to celebrate her 10-year anniversary of working at Scantec, to discover what she likes best about her role.
Joanne Smith: “Anyone with a sales background looking for a move, I always recommend them to contact Scantec.”
Welcome back to our blog series where we have a chat with our team members to get the inside info on their role and time at Scantec. Here, we caught up with Principal Resourcing Specialist Joanne Smith, who has worked at Scantec for an incredible 22 years.
Curtis Sanderson: “As far as recruitment goes, it’s a very relaxed environment to work in.”
Welcome to our blog series where we have a chat with our team members to get the lowdown on their role and time at Scantec. We caught up with Principal Recruitment Consultant Curtis Sanderson, who has been part of our building control and surveying team for over two years.
Lucy Stokes: “There must be opportunities for everyone to develop.”
That’s right; it’s You SCANtec time! Welcome to our blog series where we speak to team members to get the lowdown on their role and time at Scantec.
James King: “There isn’t a bad egg in the office.”
We’re back with the latest instalment of the You SCANtec series, where we catch up with team members to get the lowdown on their role and time at Scantec. This time, we were joined by Principal Resourcing Specialist James King who sources talent for clients in the fast-growing and varied nuclear sector. James talks to us about his specialist searching methods, training and development opportunities, and how the culture has shifted in Scantec since he joined in 2006.