Training and Skills Enhancement

At Michael Page, our business is people and therefore we promote a strong, deliberate policy of investing in our people. As a result we offer a structured training program unrivalled within the recruitment industry.

On your first day, you will receive a Personal Development Plan tailored to your specific background and experience. This plan will outline your training requirements, which will encompass:

  • Induction and follow up workshops
  • A mix of internal and external off site courses
  • Skills and mindset education and training
  • Group and one to one coaching

At Michael Page we actively encourage our employees to be ambitious and to take as much responsibility as their confidence allows. This enables our recruitment consultants to grow constantly and offers regular opportunities for career progression.

Today, 4 out of the 5 executive board members and 95 % of managers and directors have risen through the ranks from consultant level.

Career Development

Once you are a Recruitment Consultant there are 3 main routes you can take:

The Managerial route

If you are interested in people management, after proving yourself as a successful Consultant, you'll be given a fast-track mentoring scheme to develop the necessary management skills. As a Manager you'll be responsible for developing a team of consultants and the profitability of your team. From a Manager's position, you will potentially progress to Director level, a role involving group wide initiatives and the management of several teams.

From Director level the world is your oyster...

The Multinational / Multidisciplinary route

This is the ideal way to gain experience in different markets, either by working abroad or simply within a different discipline. With 149 offices worldwide and a choice of 17 different disciplines, Michael Page is able to offer a unique variety of options once you have established yourself within the business.

The Executive Consultant route

Some consultants choose to remain in their chosen field for significant periods of time, becoming highly experienced and knowledgeable in their particular market. For these outstanding consultants we are able to offer a variety of opportunities which enable them to operate within their specialist markets at an executive level.

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