What does a recruiter do?
Recruiters are responsible for filling job openings. They create hiring materials, search for candidates, head up the interview process, communicate job offers, and negotiate salary.
They work to ensure the satisfaction of company hiring managers as well as the happiness of each new hire. Recruiters may work in-house for one company or for several clients in an agency setting.
recruiter Skills Summary
Successful recruiters have hard skills related to hiring and human resources as well as important soft skills in the realm of communication and creativity.
The best recruiters have hard skills like recruiting, hiring, sourcing, staffing, networking, Excel, human resources, and customer service on their LinkedIn profiles and resumes. Full report below.
Hard skills are typically learned through education or work experience, such as proficiency with specific tools, software or specialized processes.
Top recruiter Skills Overall
The most common hard skills found across recruiter job descriptions.
Hard to Find recruiter Skills
Hard skills frequently found in the job descriptions that are less likely to appear in recruiter LinkedIn profiles or resumes.
Easy to Find recruiter Skills
Hard skills that are most likely to appear in both the job descriptions and LinkedIn profiles or resumes.
Soft skills are harder-to-measure interpersonal "people" skills important for leadership or collaborative environments.
About this report
Jobscan helps job seekers tailor their resumes and LinkedIn profiles for each job opportunity through personalized skill and keyword matching, among other checks.
Our data science team analyzed over 100,000 unique Jobscan user resumes in addition to 8 million job postings from last year to identify the most common keywords and highest impact skills for Recruiters.
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