Recruiter (Definition)

What are the tasks of a recruiter?

A recruiter finds new employees on behalf of a company and thus works in the personnel service. He or she is involved in a lot of networking and conducts telephone interviews as well as job interviews. He actively searches for candidates and creates them in a talent pool. His tasks are also defined in the formulation and placement of job advertisements, as well as the review of application documents and the subsequent pre-screening.

Requirements for a recruiter

A recruiter should have a successfully completed degree in business administration (preferably in human resources) or a comparable education. Ideally, they should have professional experience in personnel planning or recruitment. His strengths include a reliable, responsible and structured way of working and very good communication skills. In addition, he has good organisational skills and a high level of self-motivation. He is very familiar with MS Office programs and applicant databases. Good English skills, resilience and stress resistance complete the profile.

Junior Recruiter
senior recruiter


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