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11 Recruitment jobs offering more than just commission

The lifestyle and earning power sets the Recruitment & Executive Search industry apart from most others, these companies go further.

We've picked out companies that go above and beyond the industry standard commission, offering a wealth of perks for you to take advantage of. Don't miss out, they're hiring grads right now.


1. GQR - Graduate Recruitment Consultant 

  • London
  • £24,000 + commission

Due to GQR's international success, they have the infrastructure, procedures, training and management to create an environment where people want to work. On their graduate training programme you will be taught by the top 1% of Recruiters in the market as well as earning £45,000 - £70,000 in your first year at the company. 




2. Tiro Partners - Trainee Recruitment Consultant 

  • Clapham Common, London
  • Competitive

Work with some of the biggest names in Media, Technology, Retail & Artificial Intelligence at Tiro Partners. They are a boutique agency so they can give you all the support you need to start your Recruitment career. Additionally, if you work hard you will have the opportunity to build your own business out of the company.




3. Netsource - Recruitment Consultant 

  • Manchester 
  • £17,000 - £20,000

Don't want to start your Recruitment career in London? How about Manchester? Join this multinational company based in the Northern Quarter and enjoy incentive holidays, commission and bonuses. On top of the industry standard 'Top Biller' rewards, Netsource give credit and reward your use of initiative too.




4. Tempest Resourcing - Graduate Recruitment Consultant 

  • Bank, London
  • £18,000 - £20,000 + uncapped OTEs

Tempest Resources are looking for ambitious, charismatic graduates of any discipline to join their market-leading company. Since they are relatively new to the market, this is the perfect opportunity for a graduate who wants to build and grow with a company. Most of the current Managers started off as graduates - you could follow in their footsteps.




5. Spencer Ogden - Trainee Recruitment Consultant

  • London
  • £20,000 + uncapped commission

Spencer Ogden are the global energy, engineering, and infrastructure recruiter of choice for clients in a range of sectors around the world. Develop key business skills and work with senior Engineering professionals as you start your career here, with daily office perks and international opportunities lying in wait as you progress.




6. Wilkinson Partners - Researcher

  • Monument, London
  • £20,000 + commission

Wilkinson Partners are a boutique firm specialising in Executive Search for professionals across the globe. As well as a market-leading commission scheme that will ensure that you are soon hitting on-target earnings of £40,000 in your first year, you will also receive a comprehensive on-boarding pack and one-on-one reviews to support your personal development. 




7. Maxxima - Trainee Recruitment Consultant

  • Shoreditch, London
  • £20,000 + commission

Maxxima support public and private Healthcare clients across the UK and overseas with their staffing needs. You’ll start by working closely with the Recruitment desks and learning all you need to know about the headhunting process, enjoying a casual dress code, high performer trips abroad and targets set to double your £20,000 salary. 




8. Nicoll Curtin - Trainee Recruitment Consultant

  • Fenchurch Street, London
  • £23,000 - £25,000 + commisson 

Specialising in the world of Financial Technology and Change, Nicoll Curtin are a global Recruitment Consultancy with a reputation for exceptional standards. Harness your earning potential from day one, with uncapped commission, structured progression and flexible working hours at this award-winning global company.




9. Niyaa People - Trainee Recruitment Consultant

  • Birmingham
  • £18,000 - £22,000 + commission

Join this fast-growing team on their quest to become the agency of choice in the West Midlands. As well as a guaranteed promotion and £4,000 pay rise upon completion of your training, you can expect regular socials and holidays to celebrate your successes as a team, reaching as far abroad as Las Vegas. 




10. 1st Executive - Trainee Recruitment Consultant Graduate Programme

  • Guildford
  • £30,000 - £35,000 including bonuses

1st Executive work with global clients such as Coca Cola, KPMG and Barclays to fulfil their Procurement and Supply Chain needs. You'll be joining their established Academy for your training, with previous graduates accelerating their career all the way to senior directorship within the company.




11. Joss Search - Researcher

  • Mayfair, London
  • £23,000 + commission

Joining this close-knit team of Consultants, you'll be working with private equity firms across Mayfair to connect them with the best Support Staff in the industry. As well as flexible hours and an excellent commission structure, you can also apply for the company scholarship of £1,000 to support an activity or cause you are passionate about outside of the office.