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Recruiter Overview

Job Description

A freelance recruiter is responsible for finding and attracting talented individuals for various job positions on behalf of clients. They typically work on a project basis, helping companies identify and acquire qualified candidates for temporary, contract, or permanent roles. The job duties of a freelance recruiter may include creating job postings, sourcing potential candidates using various platforms and techniques, screening applicants, conducting interviews, assessing candidate qualifications, and making recommendations to clients. They must have strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively engage with both clients and candidates, as well as a thorough understanding of the industry and job requirements to ensure successful placements. Freelance recruiters often work independently and may collaborate with multiple clients simultaneously, managing their own schedule and workload.

Most Common Skills

Candidate Sourcing, n/a, and LinkedIn - For more data, check Recruiter skills.

Average Hourly Rate

$62 - This number comes from our open-source Recruiter hourly rates database.

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Fun Facts

  • Recruiters spend an average of 6 seconds reviewing a resume.
  • Recruiters spend an average of only six seconds reviewing each resume.
  • A recruiter spends an average of 6 seconds reviewing a candidate's resume.


  • "Recruiters are like cupids of the job market, expertly matching candidates with their professional soulmates."
  • "Recruiters don't just fill positions; they connect dreams with opportunities and pave the way for greatness."
  • "Recruiters are like magicians - they can make job opportunities appear out of thin air and disappear just as quickly!"

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