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Frank Recruitment Group Overview

Newcastle upon Tyne, England (UK)
1001 to 5000 employees
2006
Company - Private
Staffing & Outsourcing
Unknown / Non-Applicable
The Frank Recruitment Group is an award winning, multi-brand specialist global recruitment firm. From our hub offices in Europe, the USA, Asia and Australia, we deliver permanent and freelance niche technology experts to vendor channel partners, SME and Enterprise organizations ... Read more

Mission: We wanted to create a meritocratic environment that offered rapid promotion prospects for the best performers. We wanted to make sure the value was in the business and not just the individuals. We wanted to grow our own talent and benefit from the loyalty that comes with that ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Last week our Chief Marketing Officer, Kashif Naqshbandi and our Head of Business Change, Michael Jones-Leake attended the 9th annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track awards dinner. The league shows Britain's private companies with the fastest-growing international sales and Frank Recruitment Group came in 86th place. Brilliant effort!!

    Check out the league table here... http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQMbs

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  • We're excited to announce the opening of our THIRD Germany based office in Bavaria's capital, Munich!

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Frank Recruitment Group – Why Work For Us?


Our culture is built on opportunity. We recruit worldwide, providing the very best training in sales and management, while offering a competitive, financially rewarding, fun and motivational work environment.

WHAT IS RECRUITMENT

Recruitment is one of the fastest growing sectors in the world, offering fantastic, high-paying, long-term career opportunities for ambitious individuals.

WHY CHOOSE RECRUITMENT?

Considering a career in sales? IT recruitment is one of the most lucrative careers you can pursue, whether you're new to the role or have sales experience in another industry.

WHY FRANK RECRUITMENT GROUP?

  • Generous and uncapped commission structure
  • YOU determine how quickly you progress in your career
  • We teach you everything you need to know about recruitment and sales
  • A rewarding and unique culture that embodies the "work-hard, play-hard" ethic
  • Five star vacations and trips for our best performers
  • We invest millions into events and marketing, ensuring that we have teh most candidates and clients.

For more, visit our Careers website at https://careers.frankgroup.com today!

In addition to our competitive base salaries, benefits and excellent commission structure, we offer some of the best incentives in the industry - from gourmet dining at five-star restaurants, to international weekend getaways.

INTERNATIONAL WEEKEND GETAWAYS

At Frank Recruitment Group, we take great pride in creating a fun, motivating and supportive work environment. One of the most popular ways we do this is through our incentivized weekend getaways.

Our consultants who have exceeded their targets and gone above and beyond have experienced weekends travelling to major cities such as London, New York, Miami and Bali! These no-expensed-spared trips offer a taste of the high life and are a great way for our consultants to appreciate and reap the rewards for their hard work and dedication.

TOP RESTAURANT GOURMET DINING

Fine dining and fun with colleagues - our Lunch Clubs are offered monthly at top restaurants in the cities our offices are located. Lunch Clubs are our way of saying thanks to those who worked hard and pushed that little bit harder to close extra deals. Each Lunch Club employee enjoys an all-expense-paid afternoon to celebrate their success.

For more, visit our Careers website at https://careers.frankgroup.com today!

We pride ourselves on providing one of the most competitive packages in the industry, directly linked to our generous and uncapped commission structure, which makes a recruitment career with Frank Recruitment Group very appealing.

UNCAPPED COMMISSION

We offer one of the most generous uncapped commission structures in the recruitment industry. Like all sales and recruitment jobs, this is dependent on how much revenue you generate.

We give you all of the training and tools to ensure that you are as successful as possible in your career with us.

ANNUAL COMPENSATION

Securing candidate placements is challenging and time consuming, so successful recruiters can earn anywhere from $100,000-$250,000 before moving into more senior positions.

All of our consultants are targeted on two placement deals per month, yielding $100,000 earnings, with many consultants earning far in excess of this.

NICHE I.T. RECRUITERS EARN MORE

Niche I.T. recruiters typically earn more than generalist recruiters because they require a greater level of technical and market knowledge, which means our consultants earn higher margins on candidate placements.

Successful recruiters are often fast-tracked to management to allow them to scale the skillset they have mastered.

For more, visit our Careers website at https://careers.frankgroup.com today!

When you join us as a Trainee, we assume that you have no recruitment, sales or technical experience. Our immersive one month ‘Frank University’ course will teach you everything you need to know to become a confident recruitment superhero.

Our new employees spend the first month of their Frank Recruitment Group career at Frank University, which is our intensive training course that sets our new consultants up for success. The program provides our employees with the skills and tools needed to succeed during their first three months with us.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN IN FRANK UNIVERSITY:

  • Recruitment overview
  • Writing effective job adverts
  • How to read and assess a resume
  • How to talk to job seekers
  • Finding and converting leads
  • How to talk to employers
  • Selling a job seeker to an employer
  • Taking a job spec
  • Advanced sales techniques
  • Becoming a technical expert
  • Mastering the technical market you're working

For more, visit our Careers website at https://careers.frankgroup.com today!

Our 10 brands operate in 14 global offices in 13 cities around the world, employing over 1,500 people:

  • LONDON
  • NEWCASTLE
  • BERLIN
  • BARCELONA
  • AMSTERDAM
  • NEW YORK
  • PHILADELPHIA
  • SAN FRANCISCO
  • DALLAS
  • TAMPA
  • DENVER
  • SINGAPORE
  • MELBOURNE

CLICK HERE to see open job opportunities in each office location.

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    I have been working at Frank Recruitment Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great culture, earning potential, and growth opportunities. Probably one of the best opportunities for growth and earning among young professionals if you stick it out.

    Cons

    If you want an easy 9am-5pm job where you are not expected to exert that much effort or work hard, this isn't the place for you. This is a hard job, as is any sales role, but if you are willing to give it your all and give it time, then you will see success. It just may not happen as quickly as you want it to.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to listen to your staff. Really positive changes have been made over the past year which have led to happier employees. The emphasis on a better work life balance (especially in NY) has definitely been well received.

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Frank Recruitment Group Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Frank Recruitment Group (New York, NY) in April 2018.

    Interview

    Initial phone call, 30-45 minutes. Skype interview, approximately an hour. In person interview, 2-2.5 hours. Asked about the top characteristics a salesman must have, what drives you, how much money you'd like to make.

    Interview Questions

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Frank Recruitment Group Awards & Accolades

  • International Track 200 (#86), The Sunday Times (UK) & HSBC, 2018
  • Best UK Overseas Operation (Winner), Global Recruiter, 2017
  • Best & Brightest Company to Work For – Dallas/Ft Worth Area, Best & Brightest, 2017
  • Deal of the Year, Recruitment International Awards, 2016
  • Company Growth of the Year, Recruitment International Awards, 2016
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Pledges & Certifications

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

Pledge to Thrive

Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

First Job Programs

Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

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