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Find out everything you need to know about the Understanding Recruitment audition day

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The application deadline has now passed but we have numerous other opportunities available across the UK in both sales & recruitment! To see all our sales & recruitment jobs head over to our candidates page.

Understanding Recruitment is looking to hire a number of Trainee Recruitment Consultants

Technology Recruiter, Understanding Recruitment is looking to take on a number of enthusiastic and intelligent individuals to become a part of Understanding Recruitment’s on-going expansion plans. 


The Academy – Application deadline late April 2016

Over the next  few weeks we are searching for a number of enthusiastic and passionate individuals, who have a desire to work in Recruitment for our upcoming Academy with Understanding Recruitment. On this occasion they are looking to grow their buzzy St Albans office.

We are looking for candidates to showcase their talent through a series of business tasks and will be holding an audition day in late April 2016 at a venue to be confirmed around the St Albans area. The top 20 candidates will be selected and invited to showcase their talent through a series of business tasks on the day.

Candidates will be assessed not on how well your CV reads or how many grades you have got but on how you perform…At Raw Talent Academy we recruit based on a persons ability and attributes, not just their CV, experience and education alone. Candidates will be assessed not on how well your CV reads or how many grades you have got, but on how you perform in teams, under pressure and in real life business and sales tasks. Think ‘The Apprentice’ squeezed into a days process. Whether you are a graduate or someone looking for a career change, we are looking for top talent and giving you the opportunity to showcase what you can do, no matter what your background is. This really is your chance to shine above the rest!


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The Client – Understanding Recruitment

Understanding Recruitment has become a well-established business in the Technology industry. With an award winning Customer Service & Satisfaction policy embedded throughout the business, Understanding Recruitment aim to consistently increase the level of expectations across their industry. This approach has allowed them to evolve in the most efficient way to service their customers.

If successful you’ll be joining an ambitious environment with high achievers who believe passionately in Understanding Recruitment. Think about it, you’ll work with great like-minded people, have the ability to earn a fantastic salary and receive constant investment in your training and development.


There’s a good reason why Understanding Recruitment have picked up many awards for their Customer Service. When you deliver the financial results, alongside impressive Customer Service feedback, go and join Understanding Recruitment on their all-expenses paid trip of a life time. They celebrate this achievement every year. Don’t forget your passport!

If you want to work somewhere with a buzzing atmosphere, somewhere you are rewarded for your hard work and somewhere you can achieve a fantastic career then apply today!


What Understanding Recruitment is looking for:

Understanding Recruitment is looking for candidates with the passion, desire and motivation to work for them within sales. You will be expected to be willing to work hard, capable of working individually and able to motivate yourself.

Below are the following traits Understanding Recruitment will be looking for

  • People that care about being part of something massive
  • People that want to do a good job
  • Switched on people, commercially astute
  • Natural sales ability needed
  • Having mental strength and discipline
  • Communication skills are essential
  • No false persona, Understanding Recruitment want to know the real you

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Understanding Recruitment will provide you with all the training you require to succeed with them. You will be put through 32 modules of in depth training.


 The benefits:

  • £18,000 basic salary
  • £22,500 base and at least £20,000 commission once promoted OTE
  • 8:30am – 6:00pm (4pm on Friday)
  • Car park paid for
  • Gym membership after 6 months
  • Can realistically earn 6 figures within 5 years
  • Directors sit amongst the teams
  • Quarterly lunches
  • Lots of events
  • 2 Directors lunches each year
  • Barbados, Miami, Vegas, St Lucia next year – all voted for by the team
  • Half year trip – villa in Portugal this year
  • New starters can qualify for Directors lunch Quarter 3
  • Standards are high, expectations are high, but rewards are high

Financial Rewards

So what are you waiting for….


Still want to find out more?

Call the office on 01491 615 264

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