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Christopher Bent

Aerospace and DefenceChemicalsCommercialEnergyInfrastructureManufacturingTechnology

Trainee Recruitment Consultant

+44 (0)1925 912194

My story


When did you join First?
I joined First Recruitment Group on Monday 5th February 2018.

What experience do you have?
Prior to joining First I worked as a Graduate Operations Consultant for a driving recruitment agency and I’ve also spent 7 years working as a Door Supervisor.

What are your key responsibilities?

I currently work as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant on the Permanent placement team. My main responsibilities include the following:

Identifying and approaching suitable candidates who may already be in work; Using candidate databases to match the right person to the client's vacancy; Receiving and reviewing applications; Creating a shortlist of candidates for the client; Briefing the candidate about the responsibilities, salary and benefits of the job in question; Preparing CVs and correspondence to forward to clients regarding of suitable applicants; Organising interviews for candidates as requested by the client; Informing candidates about the results of their interviews; Negotiating pay and salary rates and finalising arrangements between client and candidates; Working towards and exceeding targets that relate to the number of candidates placed, a value to be billed to clients or business leads generated.

What did you want to be when you grew up?
Batman.

3 things you love?

Call of Duty, the Gym and Real Madrid.

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