Career Salaries: Recruiting for a Living

Name: Tricia Trimble
Job Title: Recruiter
Where: Los Angeles, CA
Employer: Various Firms
Years of Experience: 9
Education: BS Accounting from Santa Clara University, CPA Certification
Salary: Commission based recruiter – typically $100K and up

Career Salaries: Recruiting for a Living

Recruiting, or “head hunting” as it’s sometimes called, is a special niche in human resources. Instead of the candidate searching for the company, the company searches for the candidate. They do this by hiring a recruiting firm or an independent recruiter. If you enjoy articles about starting a new career, salary negotiation, recruitment and selection, recruiter career salaries or online employment recruiters, keep reading!

In this salary story, we meet Tricia Trimble, an independent recruiter who gives us the inside scoop on headhunters, changing careers, salaries, interview and resume tips, starting a recruiter career and recruiter career salaries. Tricia is one of the many executive recruiters California will keep busy in 2007, according to the OC Register. Before you leap into this profession and Google “head hunter Beverly Hills,” read what this down-to-earth gal has to say about recruiter career salaries and how to become an executive recruiter.