6 Recruitment companies that are hiring grads like crazy

The Recruitment & Executive Search industry can provide a highly rewarding and lucrative career path for graduates.

If you're driven, hard-working and a real people person, then these companies want to hear from you.



1. 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.




2. Discovery - Commercial Trainee Graduate Programme

  • Birmingham
  • £20,000 + commission

Discovery provide bespoke training and staffing solutions for businesses across the globe. Joining their 18 month graduate programme, you will gain core skills through classroom and hands-on training and enjoy a promotion alongside a £4,000 pay rise upon completion.




3. 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 comprehensive on-boarding pack and one-on-one reviews to support your personal development, a market-leading commission scheme will ensure that you are soon hitting on-target earnings of £40,000 in your first year.




4. 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: promotion and targets set to double your £20,000 salary will follow, as will access to a market-leading commission structure. 




5. Nicoll Curtin - Trainee Recruitment Consultant

  • Fenchurch Street, London
  • Competitive

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 and structured progression through this award-winning global company.




6. 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. 




7. 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.




8. 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.




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