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10 reasons to enhance your recruitment career with Edward Mann

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Recruitment is a rewarding and exciting career, offering great earning potential and the chance to make a real difference to people’s lives. It’s varied, fast-paced and lucrative, offering great job satisfaction – you help candidates secure their dream jobs while supporting businesses in achieving their goals. And in doing so you build transferable skills and a vast professional network.

Here at Edward Mann, we value our team members and want them to succeed in both their professional and personal lives.

Why choose a recruitment career path with Edward Mann?

We offer a dynamic, fun and competitive workplace where our consultants can truly thrive. We value integrity, honesty, and professionalism in a fun and flexible work environment.

Which is why our mantra is: flexible, focused, fun

We understand our consultants work at their best while happy and supported, so our flexible, hard-working and fun company culture will afford you all you need to excel in your recruitment career path, whether you are an experienced consultant or just starting out in your recruitment career.

1. Life-work balance

Yes, it should be that way round! We want our consultants to feel happy and content both at work and in their lives more widely; life fulfilment is important for work productivity, so our recruitment consultants can fit work and their targets around their lives, not the other way around. We allow flexible work patterns and unlimited leave – you decide how much time off suits you!

2. You get to work with great colleagues

Our consultants know how to work hard and also know how to have fun – in the office, in their personal lives, during our many team events. We also focus on supporting each other, so while there is healthy competition, we also help build each other up.

3. Career progression and training

We choose to work with ambitious people, so we offer clear development goals and the training to support them for whatever stage you are in your career. We’ve had a trainee consultant make Director within five years, so anything is possible! Our training encapsulates how to be a good recruiter, and how to improve recruitment skills if you have some experience within the industry already.

4. Team benefits

We appreciate you and want to let you know that. Each team has a quarterly lunch together, as well as a monthly activity. Better yet, we provide the whole business with an annual holiday! It’s a great way for us to say thank you while you get the chance to unwind and grow your friendships with work colleagues.

5. Job variety

No two days are the same in recruitment – from securing deals with businesses, landing someone’s dream role to interviews, meetings and offering career guidance. We allow you the autonomy to achieve the best results.

6. Generous salary and commission

We offer a highly competitive basic salary plus potential for excellent monthly commission, working with realistic targets.

7. Excellent professional networks

Not only do you get to work with fantastic colleagues, you’ll also build your professional network with clients and candidates alike, getting to work with a variety of people at all levels.

8. Transferable skills

Recruiters develop fantastic skills – perseverance, confidence with a wide variety of people, diplomacy and negotiation skills and much, much more. Not only that, you amass knowledge in the field you recruit for. Not only does this hold you in good stead for other recruitment roles, you open up possibilities for other careers. We support you Your well-being – both physical and mental – is of paramount importance to us. Not only do we support your career goals through training and development, we want to support you personally. Our managers always have a door open for friendly discussions and advice, and we understand when life commitments outside the office need to take precedence.

10. The thrill of recruitment

There’s no denying the fast-paced world of recruitment offers a thrilling ride – from landing placements to winning a new client – it’s exciting and incredibly satisfying!

How to start a career in recruitment

Still wondering if a career in recruitment is for you? The first step is to have a chat with us, where we can explain the ins and outs of the job more fully. But if you are good with people, have a genuine interest in supporting people in the career and business goals and have a strong desire to do well in your career and financially, then you likely have what it takes to succeed in our industry. CTA: Edward Mann has acknowledged the benefits of flexible working for recruitment consultants, and takes pride in being able to offer flexible working alongside unlimited leave, allowing our consultants to work in a way that fits around their lives and allows to hit goals and targets. Choosing Edward Mann to grow your career means getting quantifiable rewards and effective ongoing training to achieve your goals. You’re not just a cog in a corporate wheel but a leader in a community of dedicated recruiters, able to control your life-work balance to suit you.

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