Agency Recruiter Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Agency Recruiter interview, here are 30 interview questions and answer examples.

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Recruiting in an agency environment requires a lot of selling. Do you have any sales training?

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List of 30 Agency Recruiter Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    Recruiting in an agency environment requires a lot of selling. Do you have any sales training?

  2. 2.

    As an Agency Recruiter, how do you maintain relationships with your values clients?

  3. 3.

    What would you do if a client asked something unethical of you?

  4. 4.

    As an Agency Recruiter, which publications and resources do you turn to the most to keep yourself educated?

  5. 5.

    What are your top 3 most important activities as an Agency Recruiter?

  6. 6.

    What steps would you take if your newly placed candidate quit without notice?

  7. 7.

    Do you have experience writing resumes, and coaching candidates on how to best present themselves to a client?

  8. 8.

    How often do you look for opportunities to approach potential new clients?

  9. 9.

    Tell me about a time when you were unsuccessful in filling a job order. How did you handle the situation?

  10. 10.

    Why would a client prefer to hire a temporary employee vs. a permanent employee?

  11. 11.

    How is your recruitment performance measured in your current role?

  12. 12.

    Do you have experience using an Applicant Tracking Systems? Which ATS do you know best?

  13. 13.

    When interviewing a candidate, what is the most important question you could ask?

  14. 14.

    Tell me three details an Agency Recruiter should never include in a job posting.

  15. 15.

    Do you have experience guiding candidates through job offer negotiations?

  16. 16.

    Walk me through the types of placements you have made in your agency recruitment career. In which industries are you most interested?

  17. 17.

    Talk to me about your level of proficiency with the LinkedIn Recruiter platform.

  18. 18.

    Talented Agency Recruiters are entrepreneurial. Give me an example of how you have embraced an entrepreneurial mindset.

  19. 19.

    As an Agency Recruiter, are you accustomed to working in a bullpen environment or do prefer a private office?

  20. 20.

    How do you treat candidates that your client does not select for the job? Walk me through your process.

  21. 21.

    What is the most critical area of training for a new Agency Recruiter?

  22. 22.

    How do you use social media and other online tools in your recruitment process?

  23. 23.

    How many permanent placements did you make last year?

  24. 24.

    How do you use data and analytics in your recruitment process?

  25. 25.

    How do you properly qualify potential new agency clients? Is it necessary to you to that your clients are ethical, or will you take any job order?

  26. 26.

    How do you help your clients to make sound hiring decisions?

  27. 27.

    If you had a highly skilled candidate, but their appearance was terrible, would you present them to your client?

  28. 28.

    Are you comfortable being paid on a 100% commission basis?

  29. 29.

    Walk me through your process after receiving a new job order.

  30. 30.

    How would you make an average candidate appear more attractive to a client?