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Apprentice / Trainee Recruitment Resourcer (RP1146)

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Location: Lowton, Warrington, WA3 2SH

£13K – £14.5K Basic + Commission + Benefits (Salary increase on successful completion of your apprenticeship)

Hours: 39.5 hours per week (of which 5 hours are spent on completing apprenticeship study)

A rigid structure, internal politics, degrading bosses, ridiculous KPIs are unfortunately all too common in the recruitment industry… however at Mase we believe you deserve better! You deserve words of motivation and appreciation. You deserve tokens of recognition and an environment which can harness your ideas. You deserve to start each day feeling pumped.

Here at Mase, you’ll be respected and valued. You’ll be given the tools, support and resources to flourish, and the freedom to fulfil your potential. Not to mention a bunch of generous benefits. That’s because we believe a challenging place to work should be a rewarding place to work, with a 50-inch television, PlayStation, and fridge full of beers. McDonald’s next door? We’ve got one of those too.

What we offer

  • The opportunity to earn whilst securing an industry recognised qualification in Recruitment Resourcing
  • Team building activities, commission and regular incentives (meals, holidays etc.)
  • Exposure to working on a diverse range of permanent roles across the UK and Europe
  • One to one coaching, mentoring and support from professionals with over 15 years success in the executive recruitment industry
  • Well situated modern offices on Stonecross Business Park (WA3 2SH) with free onsite parking
  • Opportunity to progress your earnings and career to Recruitment Resourcer status on the successful completion of your apprenticeship.

About us

We’re an executive recruitment company who are passionate about technology and industry advancements. Founded in 2010, amidst a double-dip recession, we’ve gained recognition with global manufacturers and technology providers in a range of market sectors. We’ve become recognised for our quality driven approach to recruitment and our ability to deliver niche assignments that most in our industry shy away from.  This led to us being shortlisted as a finalist for “Recruitment Agency of the Year 2019”.

About you

We’re looking for a highly-motivated and ambitious individual who possesses GCSE grades C or above in English & Maths.  It is essential candidates have some sort of work experience, be it in a retail environment or an office-based role. You must be:

  • Based locally to our offices (WA3 2SH)
  • Keen to learn
  • Resilient, driven and self-motivated with a passion for success.
  • An articulate communicator with the ability to build relationships effectively
  • Well organised and structured.
  • Analytical and methodical in your approach.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Word and Excel

Position

As an Apprentice Recruitment Resourcer you will be responsible for supporting our Recruitment Consultants to source talent for our global clients.

You will gain exposure to working on technical, commercial and often niche assignments across the UK & Europe, with a typical salary level of £20K – £70K per annum.

There is no requirement to do new business sales within this role.

Other duties include:-

  • Writing and posting an informative and attractive online advertisement.
  • Using Boolean terms to search for candidates across a number of leading job boards.
  • Screening all potential candidates by conducting quality and often lengthy telephone or face to face interviews.
  • Utilising our candidate database, social media and networking websites such as LinkedIn to target, headhunt and approach candidates.
  • Assessing, interviewing and filtering all potential candidates.
  • Formatting the CV’s of the shortlisted candidates and creating a synopsis for each demonstrating their relatable skills.
  • Submitting suitable candidates and securing an interview with the client.
  • Sending meeting confirmation details to both the client and candidates.
  • Supporting candidates through the interview process.
  • Market mapping and data mining of client contacts
  • Utilising the CRM to input candidate and client information
  • Potential to support with our social media marketing
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Mase Consulting

Contact Us

Stonecross Place,
Stonecross Lane North,
Warrington,
WA3 2SH

Phone: 01942 725 479
Email: info@mase-consulting.com

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CV Template & Tips

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  • Use the format shown in the downloadable template below. This is a format we have found clients respond well to. It’s easy to navigate and gives all the key information required in a clear and concise manner. This format will work for the majority of professionals, however if you’re a creative or design related individual, we’d recommend a CV format that demonstrates your unique creative/design capabilities.
  • Do not write your CV as a story, it makes it very difficult to read and is extremely unengaging.  Don’t forget an employer reviews a CV for an average of 6 seconds before making a decision to review it any further.  
  • The template provided is adaptable; use your common sense when creating your CV. So for longer periods of employment you will want to include more information and for shorter periods of employment you may include less information.
  • The ‘Employment’ area of your CV is the most important for experienced candidates, as it’s often reviewed first by employers. It is therefore vital that all key details are listed, including your dates of employment, company name, job title, duties and achievements within the role.
  • Add a sentence or two about each employer including what products/services they offer. This will allow new employers to quickly understand the current and previous markets you have operated in.
  • We would advise avoiding the use of any internal jargon or acronyms when listing your duties and responsibilities. Make it relevant to a potential new employer.
  • If you are a sales professional, we would strongly advise including your financial targets and achievements, major project wins etc.
  • If you have a job title which isn’t meaningful to the outside world, we would suggest changing it to something slightly more relevant and meaningful to a potential new employer. For example: if your job title is Specials Quote Technician and you provide estimates for clients, we would suggest you change it to Estimator.
  • The 2 page CV rule is a myth.  Although it may be more applicable for fresh graduates with very little work experience, any experienced individuals should have a more detailed CV as this is your opportunity to sell yourself. From our experience a typical CV should be from 3-5 pages long.
  • Ensure your postal address, email address and contact details are up to date.
  • Ensure the finished CV is thoroughly checked for spelling mistakes and grammatical errors. The majority of clients will reject an application should there be continual mistakes.

Interview Preparation

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Interview prep is vital in order to be successful within the interview process and stand out against others.  Some of the core areas to consider include the following:

THE EMPLOYER

Fully researching the business you are meeting is vital, as the majority of clients will ask “what do you know about our organisation?”.  The internet can provide endless historical and present information on the organisation you are meeting, but simply glancing at a company website and reviewing the basics will no longer make you stand out within a competitive market. Areas to focus your research on include:

  • The products & solutions they offer
  • The markets they operate within
  • Their competitors
  • Their unique selling points (USP’s)
  • Business size (turnover, employee numbers etc.)
  • Major project wins and successes

Don’t be worried about trying to memorise all the company information; most employers don’t mind candidates coming armed with a note pad of facts and figures. It should be written in bullet point format and be for your reference only. Try to avoid pages of information and stick to a maximum of one side of A4. If anything, we find clients are more impressed that candidates have taken the time to make notes opposed to just glancing at their company website.

THE INTERVIEWERS

We would always recommend you review the profile and background of the interview panel on LinkedIn.com prior to your meeting. This can be extremely insightful and allow you to understand more about the businesses/markets they have worked within and their personal interests. This will help you develop a rapport with the interviewers on the day.

YOU

No matter what level of role you are interviewing for you will find a large percentage of the interview will focus around you, your skills and past experience.  So although it seems an obvious area to prepare on, it’s one which candidates overlook the most.  

KNOW YOUR CV

Knowing your CV is vital, as clients will be keen to learn more about what interested you about a certain role, what you didn’t enjoy about the position, reasons for leaving companies, salary package, duties, achievements etc. It is important you’re able to give a good account of your skills and focus on drawing synergy between your past experience and the position on offer. Most clients are looking for related examples and will therefore ask scenario based questions allowing you to draw on your own experiences to answer.

JOB SPEC

Reviewing the job description in detail prior to your interview is critical. It will allow you to not only understand more about the employers requirements but allow you to tailor your pitch in the interview.  Naturally it makes more sense spending time talking about the areas of your experience that have the most relevance to the position on offer.

PREPARE QUESTIONS

Treat any interview as a two way conversation, to not only allow the employer to assess your skills but for you to assess if the business and opportunity is right for you. It is essential you are armed with intelligent questions that will make the interviewers sit back and think about before answering. For example:

  • Where do they see the biggest opportunities in the market for them to capitalise on?
  • What are the biggest threats in the market?

Questions such as the above can be extremely insightful and allow you to gain market intelligence and establish if the future of the role, their market and the business is stable.

INTERVIEW TIPS

  • Arrive in good time and ensure you are well presented
  • Listen to the questions carefully and ensure your answer is relevant
  • Don’t go off tangent
  • Lose or translate the internal jargon/acronyms of your current and previous roles to make it relevant for the prospected new employer
  • Most importantly be yourself and let your personality shine