Start here to learn. High turnover.
Recruiter (Former Employee) – El Segundo, CA – August 3, 2016
I worked here for about 11 months. You will learn recruitment agency basics and if you are a contract recruiter be prepared to have your phone ringing at all hours of the day and night.
Pros are a nice office, its pleasing to the eye, good technology to work with, many tools provided. It's sales. You need thick skin, and be able to deal with candidates who need plenty of hand holding.
Saw some people who were really great and making amazing money at the top leave, so that says a lot ya know? Cons: base pay is lower than the market average, for the amount of things you have to deal with in my opinion it's just not enough.Raise it to attract and keep people longer. No worklife balance. Late hours during peak season (10-12 hr days)
If you are recruiting for Direct hire positions, those recruiters seem to have a bit less stress. I would shoot for one of those spots. Money does not come as fast but you have more balance in your daily hours and life. But if you are a sales person who thrives on the pace, rejection and chase etc, then you will probably be just fine.
nice office, tools to succeed
long hours, phone ringing, constant candidate hand holding