"If you enjoy sales-driven environments, recruiting could be a great industry for you to try. There's nothing better than filling a role a client has had a tough time filling, as well as helping someone find the next step in their career. It can be very fulfilling..."
"People are unpredictable and deals fall through. You need to have a strong mindset when things don't work out. Like any sales role it ebbs and flows and isn't always fun..."
"Best part of the job: Progressing your career and finding a new job is one of the biggest life events. Having a direct effect on people's career, well-being, and financial stability is very rewarding..."
"Downsides: Recruiting is challenging and fast-paced at high-growth tech companies. The bar for engineering candidates is so high that many times only a handful of people will fit the bill. Hence, getting these people to join requires technical understanding, industry knowledge, negotiation tactics, and sales/people skills..."