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Why Choose Us?

PageGroup is made up of three market leading global recruitment brands; Page Executive, Michael Page and Page Personnel. Each brand operates separately to secure top candidates at different levels – executive talent, qualified professionals and administrative roles.

At PageGroup, we have five values that have always contributed to our success; take pride, be passionate, never give up, work as a team and make it fun.

Our values and culture are reflected in everything we do, in each of our offices across the globe. It’s what sets us apart – join us and you’ll receive the best training, support and development opportunities throughout your PageGroup career and plenty of rewards for your work.

No one can match the opportunities we offer – and it’s up to you to decide the path your career takes. Want to lead a team of recruitment consultants and see them beat targets every quarter? Want to develop your career internationally? Want to be the highest biller? All of this can become a reality at PageGroup.

 

Why Choose Us?

Career Progression

We’re passionate about your career progression and acknowledge your talent with fast-paced career growth. Most people join us as recruitment consultants but we have plenty of examples of people who start at more senior levels. It all depends on your experience. Look at the steps you’ll take at PageGroup.

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      Simon Adair

      I chose to join Michael Page Canada, part of PageGroup, in 2009 since it was a competitive, meritocratic environment in which you can have an excellent career. I knew that if I worked hard and took initiative I could fast-track my way to a leadership position. PageGroup seemed like the perfect place for me to use my leadership and teamwork skills coupled with my business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit.

      I joined PageGroup in June 2009 as a recruitment consultant, specializing in supply chain. After being named rookie of the year in 2009, I had the opportunity to hire people to work with me. In October 2010, I was promoted to manager of Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain. In 2011, I was top biller in Canada and we launched Engineering & Manufacturing and Oil & Gas.  In July 2012, I was promoted to senior manager. I was managing three teams in 2012 while maintaining and continuing to develop a client portfolio, resulting in my promotion to associate director in January 2013. In 2013 came the successful launch of our Construction & Property team in Toronto and I was promoted to director in July 2013.

      My responsibilities are hiring, training, coaching, developing and mentoring people. My responsibilities have grown over the last few years from being an independent revenue earner to being responsible for running a business and being accountable for a PNL. I am motivated by driving an environment that is both competitive and fun for those that work with me. 

      My advice to people that want to join PageGroup is that the opportunity is here for the taking. Work hard every day and take advantage of working for a company that allows you to create your own career path. 

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Why Choose Us?

Talent Development

PageGroup is a sales focused environment, but whether or not you have experience in this area or have worked in recruitment before, you’ll receive our market leading training when you start and throughout your career with us.

 

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Why Choose Us?

Rewards and Wellbeing

When you join PageGroup, you’ll soon find the rewards aren’t just cash incentives. Our competitive base salaries, comprehensive benefit programs and personal and team based bonuses, combined with ‘High Flyers’ trips abroad for high achievers and regular team social events make PageGroup’s rewards the best in the industry.

We take pride in caring about our colleagues, so you will enjoy a range of wellbeing benefits on top of the financial rewards.

Be part of an organization that makes success fun. In all our offices, the world over, everyone enjoys a collaborative atmosphere where rewards are meaningful, performance based and often fun.

Base benefits
  • Competitive base salary
  • Performance related bonus
  • 20 vacation days 
Additional benefits*
  • Group RRSP program
  • Health benefits
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Internal sales incentives

*Some benefits may apply after one year’s service.

Events
  • Quarterly High Flyers: VIP trips to national & international destinations for top performers
  • Quarterly team celebrations
  • Charitable events and fundraisers

Why Choose Us?

Giving Back to Others

As well as embracing our values, we encourage an environment where everyone gets involved in our corporate responsibility. Find out more about our approach to employee engagement, charity, internships and the environment in our corporate responsibility report.

Download our corporate responsibility PDF to find out more

Breakfast Club of Canada

Breakfast Club of Canada

Michael Page Montreal proudly volunteers at the the Breakfast Club of Canada, a national organization dedicated to providing services and funding for community-based school breakfast programs


Covenant House

Covenant House

Michael Page Toronto is a proud partner of Covenant House and has been involved for a number of months to help deliver interview and employment coaching to groups of underprivileged young people who are ready and eager to re-enter the world of work. Covenant House, Canada’s largest homeless youth agency changes lives by providing the widest range of services and support under one roof. A national leader, it educates and advocates for change to help over 3,000 homeless youth annually by influencing public policy and delivering prevention and awareness programs.


Kids Cancer Care

Kids Cancer Care

Michael Page Calgary proudly volunteers at Kid's Cancer Care, helping families fight childhood cancer in Alberta - from diagnosis through treatment and beyond.


Toronto Island Race - raising money for Covenant House

Vincent Decitire and Anne Chabert serve Halloween breakfasts served at The Breakfast Club of Canada

The team that never grows up: Michael Page Calgary, cheering up children at Kids Cancer Care

We donated food to our charity partner

Why Choose Us?

Diversity at Work

OpenPage, our inclusion promise, is about recognizing and appreciating that every individual is different. Work in a role where:

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We are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace and to continually improving our own working environment. We call this OpenPage.

We appreciate that every individual is different and we want to ensure that everyone, whether a candidate seeking work through us, or one of our own employees, is valued and respected and that their selection for recruitment, training or promotion is always based on merit.

Age@Page
Age is just a number

Ability@Page
Disability doesn’t hold you back

Pride@Page
Sexual orientation doesn’t matter

Parents@Page
Families and carers come first

Unity@Page
A multicultural workforce thrives

Women@Page
Women succeed at work

Why Choose Us?

International Transfers

View the profiles of some of our international transfers to find out why our global presence makes us a great company to work for.
David Slater UK - Canada

I joined Michael Page Sales in 2006 as a recruitment consultant. Interestingly I didn't join (as many do) with the intentions of working internationally... it's funny how things pan out when the right opportunity presents itself.

Last year I had an internal discussion about the growth potential and the obstacles to overcome in our Canadian business. I'm now director of Michael Page Sales, Marketing and Technology in Toronto. It's still early days with plenty to accomplish but I already feel that I've learned so much. I'm excited about what lies ahead and it's clear that it was the 'right time', despite me not knowing it only a few months ago! 

Alena Salakhova Russia - USA

One of the reasons I joined PageGroup in 2009 was the opportunity to gain international experience. After five years I knew I could stay or challenge myself somewhere new.

I am still a very young director and people in Russia consider my relocation to San Francisco Bay Area (the most developed area for new business development and start ups and an incredible place to live) as amazing. 

The one thing I would say if you want to progress your career internationally – don’t be afraid to chase for it and make your dreams come true.

Denis Daniliuc France - Mexico

I joined in France as a recruitment consultant and progressed to manager level before applying for an international move and I was given the opportunity to move to New York. Heading back to Europe, I joined our office in Brussels to take over various disciplines in Belgium. After a few years, good results and a baby, I moved to Mexico City to grow our operations in this dynamic country.

I enjoy the nice weather and amazing weekend trips this beautiful country offers. If you want to develop professionally and enjoy a strong international network, PageGroup is definitely the place to be!

Jamie Hart UK - Sweden

I joined Michael Page in 2000 in London and in 2014 it felt the right time to explore international opportunities.

Learning something new about yourself and other people, learning new ways of recruiting in different markets has always been the main driver behind my attachment to PageGroup. Moving to Sweden has taken this to a whole new level. 

The trust placed in you when you move abroad is inspiring, realising how much there is to learn gives you extra energy and living in a different environment positively challenges you professionally and personally. Now I won’t look back when I am old and wonder ‘if only’...

Marco Cremonese Italy - Germany

I started in Page Personnel Milan in 2009 as a trainee and became a senior recruitment consultant in the Retail division in 2010. In 2012 I took over the Digital & New Media specialization and in October 2013 I became a manager.

I was happy in Milan but I wanted to experience meeting new people and working in a new division. I also wanted to develop personally.

I now work for Michael Page Finance & Accounting in Munich – of course it is a hard challenge and a new start, but it is a wonderful experience. I´m happy about the opportunity that PageGroup gave me.

 

Giovanni Presti Italy - Turkey

I was one of the top performers in Europe and won a trip to Istanbul. I didn’t know then but a year later the company, in response to my desire for international experience, was going to propose Turkey as my next chance to develop.

I am growing a new team in Istanbul, a wonderful city in a country where the culture is different from Italy but where there is a lot of energy in people and life. With PageGroup there are opportunities to learn about new cultures and live the experience. 

Katherine Karlsen UK - South Africa

South Africa is very different from the UK, there are certain aspects of employment policy I had to overcome, but I find this makes it more exciting and it gave me a challenge. Johannesburg is known as the 'City of Gold' – as the gateway to Africa it provides you with further exposure to an emerging market. It really is an exciting place to recruit.

There is a great atmosphere in the office. The teams are motivated, passionate and diverse. There is a true sense of PageGroup culture here, with the added twist of South Africa.

Tamara Boonstra Netherlands - Indonesia

I was interested in the idea of international opportunities within the Group so started applying for a transfer. News came that the business was being launched in Jakarta, so I applied, got the job and moved here in January.

The best bit about moving is that it has taken me completely out of my comfort zone. I’m learning about a new culture and how to adapt in all sorts of situations – personally and professionally. Moving is definitely worthwhile. It has opened my mind and my eyes and given me space to explore and develop.

Simone Turola Italy - China

China is very different to Europe and the initial impact can be strong. It is important to have an open mind and see things with interest, curiosity and a sense of humor. Everyday can be a surprise, from the food to a new word that helps you in daily life to a new place to visit or a new person to meet.

I don’t know how many other companies can offer this level and variety of international opportunities; it’s a chance to build your future success. My only regret is that I should have done this earlier!

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Your Role Here


We are specialist recruiters. This means all our recruitment consultants are experts in their industry and only recruit into their specific market, giving our customers the best insight and widest reach during their recruitment process.

The role of a PageGroup recruitment consultant revolves around business development, commercial customer service and generating revenue while engaging with clients, candidates and your PageGroup colleagues.

A typical week

Your Role Here


The key responsibilities of a recruitment consultant include:

  • Identifying and developing client/business relationships in a competitive environment
  • Advising on and selling the most appropriate solution for attracting candidates and maintaining a candidate database
  • Assessing and responding to the needs of each particular client or assignment
  • Sourcing suitable candidates and briefing them on the opportunities offered by the client
  • Managing the process through interview to offer stage and beyond
  • Offering resume, interview and general career advice
  • Networking to build business information that can be converted into commercial opportunities

 

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MON
  • Plan business development calls for the week
  • Face-to-face client meeting
  • Client pitch
  • Client advertising solution meeting
TUE
  • Present candidate shortlist to client
  • Candidate interviews
  • Provide feedback to candidates post-interview
  • Follow up with client and get testimonial
WED
  • Candidate attraction through social media
  • Update candidate database
  • Resume screening
  • Brief candidates pre-interview
THU
  • Negotiate terms with client
  • Learning and development training
  • One-on-one with manager
  • Client lunch
FRI
  • Breakfast meetings for weekly incentive winners
  • Business development competition
  • Candidate placement lunch
  • Sourcing for retained jobs
  • Week end review

Who is PageGroup?


Page Executive, Michael Page and Page Personnel make up recruitment powerhouse PageGroup. Join one of our teams and you’ll be working for one of the best names in the industry.

From where we started in 1976, we’ve grown to become a worldwide leader in specialist recruitment, with 153 offices in 35 countries. Our global network of employees work together to achieve our business objectives, while staying true to the PageGroup values.

Take your career to the next level; join PageGroup and become a recruitment consultant.

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How Do You Fit?


Recruitment is fast-paced, exciting and incredibly rewarding and it’s often challenging too. You must be prepared to push yourself in a sales environment if you want to reap the rewards.

Take our test to find out if you have what it takes to join PageGroup as a recruitment consultant.

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Do you have the personality for recruitment?

Take the test to find out if you have the right attributes to become a PageGroup recruitment consultant.

Initiative

When faced with an important decision, which of the below best describes you?
A. I don’t tend to make snap decisions as they make me uncomfortable
B. I will think of new solutions to problems and decide on the course of action I want to take
C. I get nervous and deliberate for a while before making the decision

Teamwork

How do you feel about giving your opinion to a group of people?
A. I like to let other people speak up first
B. Asking other people for ideas or opinions shows a lack of skills and knowledge
C. Before giving feedback or a view, I would try to see things from their perspective

Influencing

Which best describes how you convince people to accept a particular course of action?
A. The fear of making a mistake affects many of the decisions I make
B. I am able to make a clear presentation of my ideas and try and work to get the best outcome
C. I adopt a more direct and challenging style

Drive

How would you best describe yourself?
A. I believe that no matter what life throws at me, I will adapt to change over time
B. I like learning new things and challenging myself
C. I am the type of person that thinks outside the box

Resilience

How do you react when faced with adversity?
A. I try to look at it from different angles in order to come up with the best solution
B. When someone gives me negative feedback, I immediately try to think of examples to prove him/her wrong
C. I'm really hard on myself when I fail, dwelling on all the ways I could have done better
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Use Your Skills


We have found that there are particular qualities that make people successful in our organization.

Many of these skills are easily transferred from your current or past work experiences. Have you ever had to negotiate with someone? Had to adapt your approach depending on your audience? Have you ever had to push yourself to achieve the best result?

The ability to be compelling and persuasive, develop relationships and work as part of a team, meet targets and compete for the best results is what will set you apart as a successful recruitment consultant.


Use Your Skills

Sales Experience


Want to enjoy uncapped earnings and build long-term relationships with clients? Do you want greater career prospects but your career goals extend beyond what your current employer is able to provide?

Become a PageGroup consultant today and utilize your existing sales skills in a market leading recruitment company.

Many personal and professional attributes are transferable in this industry and we’re on the lookout for talented sales people who want to be part of a team and take control of their own career.

Sound like you? Join us and enjoy he benefits of working in a role with a stable income, clear career progression and management opportunities.

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Iryna Korsunska
Senior Recruitment Consultant

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Industry Experience


As a specialist recruitment firm, we consider your previous industry experience to be a strong advantage. Your expertise allows you to source and hire the best candidates and communicate with clients on a higher level. We recruit for the following disciplines:

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Riley Wilkowich
Senior Recruitment Consultant

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Recruitment Experience


Looking for the next step in your recruitment career but unsure where to go?

Whether you are currently working in a boutique or in a larger corporate, we can offer unrivalled career opportunities for talented recruiters looking to maximize their potential.

In return you can expect a salary plus uncapped earnings, a supportive team environment, industry leading training and development and a structured career path. Experienced recruiters at PageGroup enjoy a rewarding, lucrative career in addition to incredible opportunities to establish or join our national and international offices.

For more reasons to join us, take a look at our case studies and discover more from recruitment consultants and managers who have joined from other recruiters and never looked back.

If you’ve got what it takes to be a successful member of our team apply now. 

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Kyle Silva
Managing Consultant

Use Your Skills

Sports Experience


Looking to take the first step on the corporate ladder?

If you are seeking a career that:

  • Rewards hard work
  • Embraces teamwork, pride and passion
  • Offers the opportunity for advancement
  • Offers international relocation
  • Allows you to utilize your current skills
  • Gives you the chance for your voice to be heard and to make an immediate difference
  • Provides a sense of accomplishment
  • Is full of likeminded individuals that want success and fun in equal amount

Then look no further. Many of our most succesful recruiters are current or former athletes.

 

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Students & Graduates

Kick-start your professional career as a PageGroup recruitment consultant.

Why?

Joining us isn’t just a great idea because we’re one of the best names in the industry, it’s also because in all our offices you’ll enjoy some of the best rewards and benefits out there. You’ll receive market leading sales training and all the support to equip yourself with the skills needed to win top clients and make a name for yourself.

Across the world we offer a number of different student internships and graduate development programs to help you gain commercial experience and learn on the job.

Students & Graduates

Our interns and grads

Find out from our interns and grads firsthand what it’s like to join PageGroup and kick-start a career in recruitment. 

 

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FAQs

Client and candidate satisfaction rank highly among our recruitment consultants and this continues right the way through to director level. Negotiating on behalf of our clients to secure them the best candidates for their roles and the best package for our candidates is challenging.

Yes, it's business-to-business sales.

There is a constant buzz of activity. As we have small business teams the offices are open plan, highly supportive as well as lots of fun.

The satisfaction of placing candidates and being rewarded for achieving targets is evident throughout the whole organization. In addition, the pride associated with working for such a well-known brand is a definite plus.

You will be paid a competitive base salary with the opportunity to receive bonus/commission payments. Your career will progress within PageGroup based on the results that you achieve – 87% of our directors were promoted from within. There are also trips abroad for high achievers and quarterly events within a fun and team-based environment. Finally, to round out your rewards package, we have competitive benefit programs.

All recruitment consultants have a set of key performance indicators relative to the business in which they work, these are discussed with your manager on a daily basis and used to track and improve your performance. In addition we have a bi-annual appraisal which gives you the opportunity to discuss, among other things, your long-term career plans.

As well as attending your regional consultant development program, you will also receive one-to-one support from your manager, including on desk coaching and shadowing and localised workshop sessions for key recruitment skills.

Successful applicants will be required to attend an interview, a meeting with the relevant business Managing Director, and may also have the opportunity to spend some time with the team you will potentially join on the operating floor.

We will contact you either way to confirm whether or not you have been successful and provide you with relevant feedback on your performance.

At PageGroup, you are part of a company at the leading edge of the recruitment industry. We offer a rewarding corporate environment and create opportunities and challenges for our employees to reach their potential and feel like a contributor to PageGroup’s success.

 

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