Academy Applicants

Recruiting is searching for and matching the right talent to a company’s culture. It takes skill, business understanding, and appreciation of people. We train recruiters to help businesses thrive by hiring the right people.

If you are looking for the opportunity to train as a recruiter and you live in or near St. Petersburg, FL, you will want to learn more about Advanced Recruiting Academy.

For candidates who successfully complete our rigorous four-stage application process, we provide a 90-day training program that involves one-on-one mentorship and the opportunity to develop skills in a professional recruiting agency setting.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the ideal candidate for a recruitment residency?

Advanced Recruiting Academy seeks professional individuals with strong communication skills,  willingness to learn, and an affinity with people.

  • Recent college graduates
  • Career changers
  • Stay-at-home parents seeking to return to the workforce

Why train as a recruiter?

On completion of your 90-day training, you will have acquired the skills and knowledge to:

  • Grow your own business as a recruiter
  • Join the team of professional recruiters at Advanced Recruiting Academy
  • Recruit for a corporation or agency

How do I earn a commission?

  • You will have the opportunity to take on real recruiting projects.
  • If a candidate you identified and interviewed is hired by one of our clients, you will be paid a 25% commission upon receiving payment.
  • If you are hired as an employee of ARA, you will receive a base salary and a highly competitive commission structure.

What is the time commitment?

Over 90 days, we ask that you commit a minimum of 15 hours a week to training in our office. We will work with your schedule so that you can work while training, or meet other responsibilities.

If you know anyone looking for a new career, have them contact us. If you are tired of living in your parent’s house, contact us. If you are a parent with an adult child living at home, you definitely want to contact us!

Ready to learn the art of recruitment?
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What is the application process? 

Advanced Recruiter Academy has a four-stage application process that determines aptitude, skill, and the personality attributes required for a successful career in recruiting.

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Stage One

We are looking for strong writing skills, attention to detail, and the ability to communicate tenacity and positive attitude.

Stage Two

Do you have the interpersonal communication skills to be a good recruiter? Visit our downtown St. Petersburg office to meet the team, and to see if we are a good fit for each other.

Stage Three

As written communication skills are crucial to a recruiter’s success, we will ask you to complete some in-office, computer-based writing tests.

Stage Four

The best way to know if you are really the right fit for a job is to do it! If you get to this stage, it means we think that you have displayed all the right attributes.