a day in the life of a recruiter at randstad

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what it's like to be a recruiter

My day starts out in our office with a morning meeting to assess needs and progress on the book of business generated by our account managers. Next the search for candidates begins.

I process applications from our website, as well as outside vendors. I spend most of my day searching for and calling candidates. My job is to provide account managers with a pipeline of candidates to generate business and growth. 


what i do on a daily basis

  • build candidate relationships
  • match candidates with jobs
  • work with account managers
  • screen and interview candidates
  • evaluate candidate strengths
  • source candidates that meet clients' needs
  • manage contractors and relationships

why work with randstad?

As one of Canada's Great Places to Work for 10+ years , there's no shortage of great things to say.

  • competitive salary and commission structure
  • health and dental benefits
  • 3 weeks paid vacation from your first day
  • optional RRSP and stock matching
  • flexible working environment 
  • forward-thinking leadership, open to ideas
  • ongoing training and development
  • celebrate Treat Thursdays & Beer Fridays!
  • employee perk program and discounts
  • 80% of promotional hires are made within
  • rewards to celebrate top performers
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how i make a difference

I'm the person who works with job seekers on a daily basis to help them find a job that's the right match for them. At the end of the day, I'm helping dedicated, hardworking people find a job that they might not have without my assistance.


will you fit in at randstad?

Being a recruiter requires people skills. Successful recruiters are able to strike up a conversation with anyone and excel at online research. We look for:

  • a degree in business, HR or a related field
  • excellent customer service skills
  • 2-3 years in a sales-driven role (preferred)
  • flawless communication skills
  • people who are metrics-driven
  • people who thrive when challenged
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our approach

We believe your career is more than a job. Through your work, you make a meaningful contribution to society. Every day is an opportunity to make a positive impact. Whether you’re helping a client find the perfect employee to expand their business, or guiding a job seeker in finding a job they love, you’re always looking for small (and not-so-small) ways you can make a difference.

Randstad is looking for bright, innovative individuals who share our passion for improving the world of work. If you’re interested in being a part our vision, we welcome your application.