Is Recruitment a good Career option?

I think Recruitment is a great Career option. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Recruitment actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Recruitment. I was Googling about a Career in Recruitment and was lucky to find: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170818-0010/Commerce/Human Resources/Career-in-Recruitment/english


Megha Madan's take!

Megha Madan has worked in Recruitment for 11 years. Megha Madan has worked in Recruitment as HR Manager in MNC. In Megha Madan's own words, this is how Megha Madan got into Recruitment: "After my schooling, I did Bcom Hons from Delhi University and then did my MBA from SCDL. I work as an HR Manager looking after recruitments at an International Software Organization."


Career Video on Recruitment

In a video, Megha Madan has talked about various aspects of a Career in Recruitment. Megha Madan started by explaining Recruitment as: "Recruitment is a core function of human resource management. It refers to the overall process of attracting, selecting and appointing suitable candidates for jobs within an organization." It was an amazing video with great information.



In this video Education was discussed as theoretical topics needed to excel at Recruitment, and not as Qualifications needed to enter Recruitment. Megha Madan touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • People Management
  • Job Description
  • Market Intelligence
  • Sales
  • Computer Basics


Megha Madan then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Recruitment:

  • Negotiation
  • Communication
  • Sourcing
  • Decision Making
  • Team Management


Megha Madan believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Recruitment:

  • Networking
  • Meeting New People
  • Good Money
  • Opportunities


And, Megha Madan believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Recruitment:

  • Scarcity Of Good Talent
  • Meeting High Targets
  • Long Work Hours


In the final section of the video Megha Madan talks about How a day goes in a Career in Recruitment. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Recruitment, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20170818-0010


Similar Career Talks on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

  1. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170502-0001/Commerce/Human Resources/Career-in-HR-Management/english

  2. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170605-0001/Commerce/Human Resources/Career-in-HR-Management/english

  3. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180106-0008/Commerce/Human Resources/Career-in-HR-Management/english

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  5. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20161207-0002/Commerce/Human Resources/Career-in-HR-Management/english

  6. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180322-0002/Commerce/Human Resources/Career-in-HR-Recruitment/english

  7. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180122-0003/Commerce/Human Resources/Career-in-HR-Management/english

  8. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180714-0004/Commerce/Human Resources/Career-in-H-R-Recruitment/english

  9. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171027-0005/Commerce/Human Resources/Career-in-HR-Management/english

  10. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180825-0001/Commerce/Human Resources/Career-in-Human-Resource-Management/english

  11. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180112-0008/Commerce/Human Resources/Career-in-Human-Resources/english

  12. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180927-0001/Commerce/Human Resources/Career-in-Human-Resource-Management/english

  13. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180104-0001/Commerce/Human Resources/Career-in-Human-Capital-Consulting/english

  14. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20181019-0001/Commerce/Human Resources/Career-in-Human-Resource-Management/english

  15. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171104-0003/Commerce/Human Resources/Career-in-Learning-&-Development/english

  16. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171023-0002/Commerce/Human Resources/Career-in-Learning-&-Development/english

  17. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170822-0003/Commerce/Human Resources/Career-in-Workforce-Consulting/english

  18. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180529-0005/Commerce/Human Resources/Career-in-HR-Recruitment/english

  19. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20181224-0001/Commerce/Human Resources/Career-in-HR-Consultancy/english

Career Counseling 2.0

Having gained so much from a professional perspective on a Career in Recruitment, I wanted to learn about other Careers on LifePage. LifePage has created the largest knowledge repository of Careers in the whole world. I salute the efforts of Team LifePage. I also encourage you to learn more about LifePage on: https://www.lifepage.in