What made you choose a career in recruitment?
It seemed the best option out of uni to develop cross-functional skills like cold calling, negotiating, organisation etc
What was your first year at IC Resources like?
Great fun! Went from a complete newbie to a consultant on the way to senior!
What training / career progression support have you had since you joined?
I started as a 180 consultant, working cross markets and being trained by my manager. 7 months later became a 360 consultant, 10 months later became senior. Clear pathway to progress from here both with management options or sole contribution.
What piece of advice would you give to someone considering a career in recruitment?
Be like an information sponge, ask lots of questions and don’t be afraid to make mistakes.
Why would you recommend IC Resources to people looking to start or improve their career in recruitment?
The working culture is suited to pretty much every sort of person, if you’re completely new you’re surrounded by consultants with years of experience who are always happy to give you advice or help, there is a dedicated trainer who provided 1-2-1 personalised sessions as well as group tasks, the reputation IC Resources holds in the market is a great benchmark to build your career, clear progression pathway to fit your goals both in work and outside of work.
"IC Resources is a company that invests in its consultants, from technology reward points to bi-annual trips (one usually abroad). It’s a very diverse workforce with a strong female presence and everyone is really friendly and approachable from the top, down, no matter the job title! Each consultant have their own opportunities available, depending on how far they are in their career and what they also aspire to do, they seem to work with you and push you to your goals!"