I have been working at Graduate Fasttrack full-time (More than a year)
I have been with Graduate Fasttrack for over 2 years now. I joined with a limited amount of commercial experience and have had great training and support since day 1. The progression is structured so there is always a next step you are looking to achieve and this is based purely on your performance and targets. Within a year you can be looking to handle your own accounts and get face time with clients. There is no BD involved with the role as it is a much more candidate focused market, however if this is something you want to explore and develop training and the option is on hand. Everyone in the office is genuinely mates, quite a few of the guys play in a 5 a side team during the week and there's always someone up for drinks. The company makes an effort to take you all out for a fun activity each month like Ascot, Go Karting, Zorb Football, Go Ape etc. which gives us a really tight knit team which helps when you spend long working days together! I've never had a month in my time here where I haven't earned commission and the earning potential is great.
Days are long and you get the usual frustrations you get in recruitment. You need to make sure you have lots of pipeline so when you do have things fall through you've got back up.
Advice to Management
Management is easily accessible to everyone, ideas will usually be listened to and implemented. The company recognises and rewards hard work, keep doing what you're doing.
I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at Graduate Fasttrack (London, England (UK)) in March 2017.
The whole process takes about 3-4 hours depending on whether you make the cut or not. They start by telling you info about the company and about the industries where they have positions open.
Then you have a present yourself pitch where you have to sell yourself.
Next is a group exercise in which you have to first individually rank the most effective methods related to the task. Then you discuss it with the group and create a group ranking.
Last is presenting a partner for which you have 4 minutes to prepare and 1 minute to present.
After that you have a break where they make the cut.
However, they seem to have their minds set before since people that have performed worse were taken to the next phase which casts a shadow of doubt over the whole process.
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