“Technical recruiting is no walk in the park”, that’s what I always hear from my colleagues in the recruitment industry. And, yeah, I gather it requires persistence and a million tons of patience.
But how exactly does one end up becoming a recruiter? Why choose such career path, and how does one succeed?
LinkedIn wanted to see for themselves, so they asked over 100,000 recruiters how they end up in the profession. Our friends from LinkedIn prepared a nice and informative infographic, to sum up, what they found out.
Apparently, it takes lots of years of heroic hard work (and that’s about 10 years on average), some background in psychology, and the odds may be slightly in your favor if you are a woman. (more…)