Sharp & Carter Specialist Recruitment Melbourne
Sharp & Carter Specialist Recruitment Melbourne

Graduate Program

The goal of our Sharp & Carter Graduate Program is to train and develop the next generation of university graduates through to becoming Recruitment Consultant professionals.

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Our Graduate Program at a Glance

We provide an extensive training program and hands-on learning experience with a fully dedicated learning and development team. We offer paid opportunities in both our part-time internship program and our full-time graduate program. Both programs are designed to give you a real insight into a career in recruitment, as well as a clear pathway for progression and continuous development.

Sharp & Carter is managed on the guiding principles of Care, Generosity, Trust and Humility. We believe that when our team is empowered, we become better people and we genuinely believe that what we do and how we do it is important, can make a difference and makes Sharp & Carter a unique offering in the recruitment industry.

Our culture at Sharp & Carter is second to none, we live our values of Excellence, Integrity, Partnership and Enjoyment. The mission of our culture is to ensure we provide an industry-leading work-life balance to our staff. It is about creating and maintaining a supportive and healthy work environment, putting our people first and treating them with real care.

Work-life Balance and Rewards

Some great examples of how we maintain a work-life balance and reward our staff are by:

  • Annual trips (Hamilton Island in 2019, Queenstown in 2018, Cairns in 2017, Queenstown in 2016, and Bali in 2015)

  • Weekly complimentary personal training sessions & yoga classes

  • Day off on your birthday

  • Break out room (pool table, table tennis, beverage fridge)

  • Sharp & Carter sporting teams (AFL 9’s, Futsal, Basketball)

  • Working from home flexibility

  • Social events (Friday night drinks, Family night etc.)

  • Workshops on Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness and Positive Psychology

  • Weekly breakfast, coffee and tea facilities

  • Team division group activities (lunches, activities, golf, networking corporate events and more)​​

A Day In The Life of a Sharp & Carter Graduate

Your Role

Recruiting and Consulting

  • Managing own portfolio of recruiting assignments via advertised, database or search methodologies

  • Candidate management including interviewing, registering and maintaining qualified junior to mid-level candidates

  • Advertising vacancies by drafting and placing adverts in a range of media

  • Briefing candidates about the responsibilities, salary and benefits of a job in question

  • Preparing CVs and correspondence to forward to clients regarding suitable applicants

  • Informing candidates about the results of their interviews

  • Negotiating pay and salary rates and finalising arrangements between clients and candidates

  • Offering advice to both clients and candidates on pay rates, training and career progression

  • Using sales, business development, marketing techniques and networking to attract business from client companies

  • Arranging and facilitating client meetings

Broader Business Responsibilities

  • Development of business plans in line with company plans and input to annual budgeting/business planning process

  • Initiate new marketing ideas/company events

  • Client presentations, client pitches and input into PSA proposals

  • Quality control – resumes, database (JobAdder), assignment management, working in agreed quality systems and procedures

  • Reviewing recruitment policies to ensure the effectiveness of selection techniques and recruitment programs

Performance Evaluation

  • Individual results – actual performance vs budget (on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis)

  • Advertising – number of clients paid advertisements

  • New business development – number of new clients brought into the business

  • Administration – completing various administrative tasks accurately and on time (e.g., registering of candidates, database integrity, placement invoices, sick leave form, annual leave forms etc

Key Selection Criteria

As a suitable candidate, you will have:

  • Experience, knowledge, skills and be a suitable cultural fit

  • Strong interpersonal communication and people skills

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong team-based work ethic

  • Responsive and solutions focused

  • Resilient and independent with the capacity to thrive on the challenge of change

  • Ability to build rapport with people quickly

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