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14 Recruitment companies that are hiring grads like crazy

You may have noticed by now that the Recruitment & Executive Search industry is hiring a lot of graduates.

We've picked out some of the best Recruitment companies out there, offering graduates a great place to launch their careers. Don't miss out, they're all hiring right now.


1. 1st Executive - Trainee Recruitment Consultant Graduate Programme

  • Where: Guildford
  • Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 including bonuses
  • When to apply: ASAP

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. Think you've got what it takes? Hit the link below to apply.




2. Square One Resources - Trainee Recruitment Consultant

  • Where: City of London, London
  • Salary: £20,000 - £40,000 OTE
  • When to apply: ASAP

With a central London location and an uncapped commission structure, this is the ideal job for someone who wants the city lifestyle. Square One Resources specialise in sourcing talent for IT, ERP and Pharma roles on an international scale. They also specialise in rewarding hard work, with company benefits including everything from free gym membership to quarterly trips away.




3. Nicoll Curtin - Graduate Recruitment Consultant

  • Where: Fenchurch Street, London
  • Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 + commission 
  • When to apply: ASAP

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 company.




4. Pro-Recruitment Group - Trainee Recruitment Consultant

  • Where: London
  • Salary: £25,000
  • When to apply: 30 October 2018

If you're looking for an opportunity to work within a supportive, friendly and fun culture, then look no further than Pro-Recruitment Group. Their leading training program will ensure you are fully-skilled in the art of recruitment, while their flexible approach to working life will allow you to maintain a healthy work-life balance. Sound good? Click below to find out more.




5. TRM Recruitment - Trainee Recruitment Consultant

  • Where: London
  • Salary: £22,000 + commission
  • When to apply: ASAP

TRM Recruitment pride themselves on having a fun yet mature working environment that will enable you to carve a successful career in Management or Principle Consulting. Here, your success will be well-rewarded, with a range of incentives and an uncapped commission scheme that could see you earning an excess of £100,000 within your first five years.




6. Tiro Partners - Trainee Recruitment Consultant 

  • Where: Clapham Common, London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • When to apply: ASAP

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.




7. GQR - Graduate Recruitment Consultant 

  • Where: London
  • Salary: £24,000 + commission
  • When to apply: ASAP

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. 




8. Netsource - Recruitment Consultant 

  • Where: Manchester 
  • Salary: £17,000 - £20,000
  • When to apply: ASAP

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.




9. Tempest Resourcing - Graduate Recruitment Consultant 

  • Where: Bank, London
  • Salary: £22,000 - £28,000
  • When to apply: ASAP

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.




10. Spencer Ogden - Trainee Recruitment Consultant

  • Where: London
  • Salary: £20,000 + uncapped commission
  • When to apply: ASAP

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.




11. Murray McIntosh & Associates - Trainee Recruitment Consultant

  • Where: Reading
  • Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 + commission
  • When to apply: ASAP

Launch your Recruitment career with Murray McIntosh, where you'll have the chance to specialise in sourcing talent within the following sectors: Engineering; Financial Services; Policy and Public Affairs and Information Technology. In return for hitting your quarterly targets, you'll be treated to international 3-day trips abroad, on top of an unrivalled commission structure.




12. Wilkinson Partners - Researcher

  • Where: Monument, London
  • Salary: £20,000 + commission
  • When to apply: ASAP

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. 




13. Maxxima - Compliance Co-ordinator 

  • Where: Shoreditch, London
  • Salary: £20,000 + commission
  • When to apply: ASAP

Maxxima support public and private Healthcare clients across the UK and overseas with their staffing needs. Join them and begin a well-paid, successful career within a progressive, exciting company, starting with a 12 week on-boarding programme to help you build your knowledge and familiarise yourself with various areas of the business.




14. Maclean Moore- Graduate Recruitment Consultant

  • Where: Kings Cross, London
  • Salary: £20,000 - £50,000 OTE
  • When to apply: ASAP

All of Maclean Moore’s Senior Consultants started off in this role - could you be next? With regular training sessions and on-target earnings of up to £50,000 in your first year, this leading international Consultancy is the ideal place to kick-start your career. It's not all work, though; there's a pool, air hockey and ping pong table in the office and an annual company holiday.