CV Drop Timesheets
14th September 2022

8 Reasons To Become A Recruitment Consultant


Why become a recruiter? There are lots of benefits to being a recruiter; the chance to meet new people, career development, and the ability to help people on a daily basis. It’s a great career choice!

We’re always on the lookout for great people who are keen to start, or progress their career in recruitment. If you are interested in a career with us, email .

Here are just 8 reasons to become a recruitment consultant:

Employee Benefits and Incentives

At ODC we offer a range of incentives and benefits to reward our team including; team bonding trips, quarterly outings, early Friday finish, gym and health contributions, pizza Friday and many more.. Some of our team are travelling to NYC this year as a reward for beating targets. Check our team page to review our benefits: Careers at ODC – Owen Daniels

Progression opportunity

There are plenty of opportunities to advance your career in recruitment. Two of our Directors began as trainees! At ODC there are many progression routes for every ‘role’ so you can work to develop in a way that suits you.

You enjoy a challenge!

Recruitment can be challenging; candidates can reject job offers, or not turn up to interviews despite being the perfect match.. but at ODC our recruiters all take that in their stride. Our whole team offer support for those more challenging weeks. If you enjoy a challenge and doing something different everyday, recruitment is for you!

It isn’t just sales

Recruitment has a reputation for being ‘just’ a sales job, or just ‘ringing’ people all day. That isn’t true. Recruiters gain lots of transferrable skills; negotiation, coaching, editing Job Specs and CVs amongst many others.

Entry Level

You don’t require a degree or experience to be a recruiter. At ODC we have implemented a personalised training program and ongoing assistance to support our new recruiters to embed themselves into the career and team.

Helping People

If you enjoy helping people, this is the career for you! There is a lot of job satisfaction in recruitment, you are offering candidates life-changing opportunities, and supporting companies to expand. Just check out our testimonials page to see how we help: Clients – Owen Daniels

Earning potential

Recruiters are able to influence their income, through commission. At ODC we support you to meet your targets and KPIs, whilst offering you autonomy over your hours with flexible working and the opportunity to WFH 4 days a week. We believe in productivity over time, and that your work-life balance is just as important. As an added bonus to financial rewards, are the bonus structures, incentives and general benefits is offered to everyone at ODC.

Diversity of tasks

Everyday is different. You could be sourcing candidates, researching client companies, posting job adverts, updating your Linkedin or guiding your candidate’s hand through the interview process to their first day on the job. No day is the same. Particularly within ODC, where we not only recruit, but offer full business solutions to our clients including GDPR support, Total Talent Management, embedded partners and more. Find out how we can support our clients here: Clients – Owen Daniels

You are driven

Within recruitment at ODC there is lots of room for progression, incentives, commission structures and opportunities. You need to be a very driven person who wants to progress, or meet and exceed your targets. Beyond enjoying a challenge ODC issue a bit of healthy competition and team bonding to win earlier finishes, takeaways, and other prizes. Some of our team have even won a trip to NYC this year!

About Owen Daniels

We believe in a modern and professional approach not driven by numbers and bombardment of CVs to clients, but the true passion for placing top talent with reputable engineering/manufacturing companies. Taking into account everything from technical skills, personality fit, company culture and career development – whether you are a candidate looking for a new role or a business looking to fill a vacancy – our focus is designed to find the perfect fit for you.

We believe in our values:

H – honesty
I – integrity
R – respect
E – environmentally focused
D – diversity & inclusion

At ODC we implement these values into everything we do in order to provide an impeccable service to our clients and candidates, as well as to promote a psychologically safe work-place! If you feel you meet these values, contact