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Why Recruitment?

Recruitment is a fast growing and constantly evolving sector that is pivotal to the growth and success of the UK economy. You will develop the skills and attributes to forge relationships with key decision makers within start up tech firms through to FTSE 100 businesses.

Recruitment is an industry that is truly meritocratic, the harder you work the greater the rewards. Whether you’re looking to earn significant money through commission or you would like to progress into management the opportunities are limitless.

What we look for?

We will be starting our next training academy in the summer of ‘22 and we are looking for up to 6 people to join us in the start of their career. You will receive full training with one of our Group Directors who has experience of developing people from associate level through to director.

Whilst experience is not required you will need to be able to demonstrate the following qualities and personal values:

  • A sense of humour – don’t take yourself too seriously.
  • Integrity – take responsibility for your actions.
  • Ambition – be the best version of you at all times.
  • Resilience – take setbacks, no’s, and getting knock down but you can get back up and keep going.
  • Empathy – understand people and their feelings.
  • Naturally outgoing – comfortable with talking to all types of people, enjoy speaking to people on the phone, confident and curious to ask questions and thrive in a social setting.
  • Work ethic – don’t put things off for tomorrow when it can be done today. You can see the bigger picture, work hard towards it and don’t take no for an answer
  • Organised – able to plan your day, multitask and are a self-starter.
  • Money motivated – driven to make more money than your friends, thrive under pressure and are fiercely competitive.
  • Ethical – able to demonstrate the above qualities within an ethical framework

If you are a recent graduate, have always been told you were a natural salesperson, are you curious, money motivated and resilient, this could be the opportunity for you.  We will consider a range of backgrounds including:  

  • Recent graduate with life and/or office experience (gap year, year out, weekend job whilst studying).
  • Recent 6 Form leaver with the UCAS points to go to university but are eager to jump into the workplace.
  • University leaver who didn’t thrive at university and is seeking a new opportunity in the workforce.
  • Second jobber, after graduation you’ve been stuck in a graduate scheme or a job that promised the earth and delivered nothing.
  • Mature graduate for whom your chosen career is no longer floating your boat and you desire a career change more in line with your motivation and personality.

What we offer

  • Full training and support to develop your career.
  • Competitive salary.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Uncapped commission.
  • Team lunches, activities, and nights out.
  • A friendly, collaborative, and professional environment.
  • Flexible working once you have completed your training and hit certain targets.

Case Study

Senior Consultant, 23 years old

Length of service at Ad Idem: 3.5 years

Education History: 1 year university student, decided they were more suited for the workforce

Earnings in First Year: £28,000

Earning in Second Year: £52,000

Earning in Third Year: £87,000

Expected OTE in 2022: £135,000

About Ad Idem Consulting

Ad Idem Consulting is a boutique, privately-owned recruitment consultancy delivering interim and permanent hiring solutions.  Focusing on key sectors including Finance and Accounting, Risk and Compliance, Operations and Middle Office within Investment Management our remit is continually expanding with the market.

At Ad Idem Consulting our purpose is connecting people with careers in mind. We consult with our candidates and clients alike as we understand the perfect match will excel careers and boost performance.

Founded by Ann Radford, an entrepreneur at heart, we foster this spirit and empower our consultants by providing the tools, training, and environment that allows individuals to learn and grow within their careers.  Ad Idem believes in collaboration, we know the best outcomes come from conversations with colleagues, clients, and candidates. We create a space where new ideas and creative solutions are encourage and understand that this cannot be achieved without diversity. Integrity is the fabric of all of our values at Ad Idem and underpins how we, as a company, operate. We focus on creating meaningful relationships with our clients, candidates, and colleagues, putting people at the core of our decisions.