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UNIVERSITY RECRUITER, IN-DEPTH: I Help People Start Their Careers

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Roshan shares what he likes/dislikes about his job and some of his career decisions he made. He describes how the long hours are worth it for him in the end if that's what you're passionate about.

Degree: Corporate Financial Management
Job Title: University Recruiter
Employer: Apttus

Job Summary: Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other

Job Description

Human resources specialists recruit, screen, interview, and place workers. They also may handle human resources work in a variety of other areas, such as employee relations, payroll and benefits, and training. Although human resources specialists are employed in nearly every industry, many are concentrated in employment services, working for staffing and human resources firms.

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Average salary
Average salary
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$30,000 - $95,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
20 to 30 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Office, Indoor
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Detail oriented, Problem solving skills, Written communication skills, Verbal communication skills, Teamwork, People skills, Public speaking ability, Organizational skills

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m='10260'>start</span> <span m='10510'>their</span> <span m='10630'>careers,</span> <span m='11700'>give them</span> <span m='11960'>the</span> <span m='12080'>opportunity</span> <span m='12670'>to</span> <span m='12730'>change</span> <span m='13010'>your</span> <span m='13100'>life</span> <span m='13710'>in</span> <span m='13820'>a</span> <span m='13880'>way.</span> <span m='14500'>Most</span> <span m='14890'>these</span> <span m='15080'>kids</span> <span m='15330'>that</span> <span m='15820'>I'm</span> <span m='15970'>talking</span> <span m='16300'>to,</span> <span m='17050'>they're</span> <span m='17200'>in</span> <span m='17280'>college.</span> <span m='17640'>They're</span> <span m='17760'>hungry.</span> <span m='18120'>They</span> <span m='18480'>just</span> <span m='18750'>need</span> <span m='18850'>that</span> <span m='19050'>chance</span> <span m='20060'>to</span> <span m='20200'>prove</span> <span m='20440'>themselves,</span> <span m='20890'>and</span> <span m='21160'>I</span> <span m='21270'>feel</span> <span m='21470'>like</span> <span m='21700'>I</span> <span m='21820'>give</span> <span m='22010'>them</span> <span m='22200'>that</span> <span m='22380'>ability</span> <span m='23180'>or</span> <span m='23310'>that</span> <span m='23490'>chance</span> <span m='23750'>to</span> <span m='23830'>do</span> <span m='24010'>so.</span> </p><p><span m='25320'>The</span> <span m='25380'>thing</span> <span m='25540'>that</span> <span m='25790'>I</span> <span m='25940'>don't</span> <span m='26160'>like</span> <span m='26370'>about</span> <span m='26580'>my</span> <span m='26720'>job</span> <span m='27150'>is</span> <span m='28330'>the</span> <span m='28420'>long</span> <span m='28670'>hours.</span> <span m='29050'>Sometimes</span> <span m='29510'>it</span> <span m='29600'>is</span> <span m='29730'>the</span> <span m='29770'>long</span> <span m='29990'>hours.</span> <span m='30450'>I</span> <span m='30640'>do</span> <span m='30860'>work</span> <span m='31160'>in</span> <span m='31270'>a</span> <span m='31320'>startup</span> <span m='31700'>environment,</span> <span m='32229'>and</span> <span m='32350'>that's</span> <span m='32540'>expected.</span> <span m='33050'>But</span> <span m='34210'>it's</span> <span m='34760'>all</span> <span m='34920'>worth</span> <span m='35140'>it</span> <span m='35240'>in</span> <span m='35330'>the</span> <span m='35440'>end</span> <span m='35590'>when</span> <span m='35950'>you're</span> <span m='36380'>hiring</span> <span m='36730'>all</span> <span m='36880'>these</span> <span m='37730'>kids</span> <span m='38030'>right</span> <span m='38220'>out</span> <span m='38310'>of</span> <span m='38380'>college,</span> <span m='38810'>and</span> <span m='39040'>they</span> <span m='39130'>come</span> <span m='39340'>up</span> <span m='39450'>to</span> <span m='39570'>you</span> <span m='39660'>and</span> <span m='39780'>say,</span> <span m='40000'>hey,</span> <span m='40170'>thank</span> <span m='40420'>you</span> <span m='40520'>for</span> <span m='40620'>the</span> <span m='40750'>opportunity.</span> <span m='41210'>I</span> <span m='41250'>wouldn't</span> <span m='41490'>be able to</span> <span m='41840'>be</span> <span m='42250'>here</span> <span m='42490'>without</span> <span m='42840'>you.</span> <span m='43600'>That</span> <span m='43730'>makes</span> <span m='43900'>it</span> <span m='43970'>all</span> <span m='44100'>worth</span> <span m='44280'>it</span> <span m='44360'>in the end.</span> <span m='45140'>Some</span> <span m='45320'>of</span> <span m='45360'>the</span> <span m='45430'>key</span> <span m='45600'>decisions</span> <span m='46030'>I</span> <span m='46100'>made</span> <span m='46350'>in</span> <span m='46450'>my</span> <span m='46550'>career</span> <span m='46720'>that</span> <span m='46940'>led</span> <span m='47270'>me</span> <span m='47400'>to</span> <span m='47600'>where</span> <span m='47830'>I</span> <span m='47910'>am</span> <span m='48080'>right</span> <span m='48320'>now.</span> <span m='49510'>The</span> <span m='50400'>first</span> <span m='50670'>one</span> <span m='51210'>I</span> <span m='51310'>would</span> <span m='51450'>probably</span> <span m='51800'>say</span> <span m='52040'>is</span> <span m='52300'>I</span> <span m='52410'>followed</span> <span m='52750'>my</span> <span m='52860'>passion,</span> <span m='53720'>not</span> <span m='53920'>my</span> <span m='54040'>head.</span> <span m='54560'>My</span> <span m='54700'>head</span> <span m='54980'>told</span> <span m='55180'>me</span> <span m='55320'>to</span> <span m='55390'>go</span> <span m='55590'>into</span> <span m='55850'>accounting,</span> <span m='56370'>financing,</span> <span m='57060'>go</span> <span m='57280'>to</span> <span m='57400'>the</span> <span m='57480'>big</span> <span m='57680'>four,</span> <span m='59140'>really</span> <span m='59540'>be</span> <span m='59650'>in</span> <span m='59760'>that</span> <span m='59970'>path.</span> </p><p><span m='60300'>But</span> <span m='60510'>my</span> <span m='60670'>passion</span> <span m='61140'>was</span> <span m='61370'>talking</span> <span m='61680'>to</span> <span m='61750'>people,</span> <span m='63300'>helping</span> <span m='63650'>people,</span> <span m='64190'>and</span> <span m='64989'>really</span> <span m='65860'>being</span> <span m='66190'>able</span> <span m='66440'>to</span> <span m='66520'>find</span> <span m='66730'>a</span> <span m='66770'>job</span> <span m='67040'>that</span> <span m='67240'>I</span> <span m='67370'>can</span> <span m='67720'>interact</span> <span m='68120'>with the</span> <span m='68230'>people</span> <span m='68470'>on</span> <span m='68590'>a</span> <span m='68650'>day</span> <span m='68790'>to</span> <span m='68850'>day</span> <span m='69040'>basis.</span> <span m='69990'>And</span> <span m='70190'>I</span> <span m='70250'>think</span> <span m='70420'>that</span> <span m='70560'>was</span> <span m='70740'>probably</span> <span m='71030'>the</span> <span m='71200'>most</span> <span m='71560'>important</span> <span m='71830'>thing</span> <span m='72010'>that I</span> <span m='72110'>did.</span> <span m='72670'>I</span> <span m='72770'>went</span> <span m='72960'>with</span> <span m='73110'>my</span> <span m='73230'>passion</span> <span m='73760'>instead</span> <span m='74180'>of</span> <span m='75020'>what</span> <span m='75250'>I</span> <span m='75320'>thought</span> <span m='75620'>was</span> <span m='75790'>good</span> <span m='75970'>for</span> <span m='76100'>me.</span> <span m='76650'>How</span> <span m='76840'>difficult</span> <span m='77060'>is it to</span> <span m='77380'>get</span> <span m='77770'>a</span> <span m='77830'>job</span> <span m='78170'>in my</span> <span m='78330'>industry?</span> <span m='78580'>That</span> <span m='78790'>really</span> <span m='79030'>depends</span> <span m='79340'>on</span> <span m='79430'>economics.</span> <span m='79920'>If</span> <span m='80320'>the</span> <span m='80510'>economy's</span> <span m='81020'>doing</span> <span m='81200'>really</span> <span m='81440'>well,</span> <span m='81670'>it's</span> <span m='81790'>pretty</span> <span m='81980'>easy.</span> <span m='82510'>There's</span> <span m='82830'>always</span> <span m='83060'>people</span> <span m='83390'>looking</span> <span m='83640'>to</span> <span m='83690'>hire</span> <span m='83970'>people,</span> <span m='84530'>and</span> <span m='84650'>you</span> <span m='84790'>always</span> <span m='84900'>need</span> <span m='85050'>people</span> <span m='85620'>to</span> <span m='85770'>make</span> <span m='85950'>that</span> <span m='86100'>happen.</span> <span m='87730'>And</span> <span m='87870'>if</span> <span m='87950'>you</span> <span m='88060'>can</span> <span m='88210'>get</span> <span m='88400'>in</span> <span m='88840'>when</span> <span m='89300'>the</span> <span m='89380'>going's</span> <span m='89630'>good,</span> <span m='90040'>you'll</span> <span m='90180'>probably</span> <span m='90520'>be</span> <span m='90710'>secure</span> <span m='91060'>for</span> <span m='91940'>the</span> <span m='92020'>rest</span> <span m='92230'>of</span> <span m='92290'>your</span> <span m='92380'>life.</span> </p><p><span m='92680'>But</span> <span m='93600'>if</span> <span m='94030'>economy's</span> <span m='94540'>going</span> <span m='94740'>bad</span> <span m='94980'>like</span> <span m='95110'>we</span> <span m='95610'>did</span> <span m='95880'>in</span> <span m='96100'>2008,</span> <span m='96680'>2009,</span> <span m='97550'>is</span> <span m='97780'>a</span> <span m='97840'>little</span> <span m='98060'>bit</span> <span m='98190'>harder.</span> <span m='98900'>But</span> <span m='99070'>it</span> <span m='99150'>did</span> <span m='99330'>you</span> <span m='99450'>have</span> <span m='99630'>that</span> <span m='99790'>drive</span> <span m='100190'>and</span> <span m='100280'>that</span> <span m='100400'>willingness</span> <span m='100890'>to</span> <span m='101180'>take</span> <span m='101390'>chances,</span> <span m='102040'>start</span> <span m='102270'>from</span> <span m='102370'>the</span> <span m='102460'>bottom</span> <span m='102780'>and</span> <span m='102860'>work</span> <span m='103040'>your</span> <span m='103150'>way</span> <span m='103350'>up</span> <span m='103750'>like</span> <span m='103940'>I</span> <span m='104040'>did,</span> <span m='104940'>you</span> <span m='105160'>definitely</span> <span m='105520'>have</span> <span m='105660'>that</span> <span m='105810'>opportunity</span> <span m='106430'>to</span> <span m='106600'>come</span> <span m='106830'>in</span> <span m='107260'>and</span> <span m='107380'>make</span> <span m='108760'>something</span> <span m='109030'>of</span> <span m='109100'>yourself.</span> <span m='110330'>My</span> <span m='110480'>work</span> <span m='110750'>life</span> <span m='111010'>balance--</span> <span m='112230'>it's</span> <span m='112330'>a</span> <span m='112380'>funny</span> <span m='112640'>question.</span> <span m='114000'>It's</span> <span m='114070'>actually</span> <span m='114330'>getting</span> <span m='114560'>better,</span> <span m='114810'>now</span> <span m='115070'>that</span> <span m='115340'>my</span> <span m='116810'>job</span> <span m='117170'>has</span> <span m='117730'>eased</span> <span m='117940'>up</span> <span m='118110'>a</span> <span m='118160'>little</span> <span m='118390'>bit.</span> <span m='119100'>But</span> <span m='119280'>before,</span> <span m='119600'>when</span> <span m='119740'>I</span> <span m='119790'>first</span> <span m='120000'>started</span> <span m='120210'>here,</span> <span m='120410'>we</span> <span m='120560'>were</span> <span m='120760'>going</span> <span m='121290'>in</span> <span m='121770'>a</span> <span m='121990'>period</span> <span m='122380'>of hypergrowth,</span> <span m='123090'>and</span> <span m='125390'>there were</span> <span m='125610'>a</span> <span m='125660'>lot</span> <span m='125840'>a</span> <span m='125900'>long</span> <span m='126210'>hours,</span> <span m='126620'>a</span> <span m='126670'>lot</span> <span m='126880'>of</span> <span m='127000'>early</span> <span m='127270'>mornings,</span> <span m='127710'>a lot of</span> <span m='127940'>late</span> <span m='128150'>nights.</span> </p><p><span m='128530'>But</span> <span m='129300'>like</span> <span m='129509'>I</span> <span m='129560'>said,</span> <span m='129820'>it's</span> <span m='129960'>all</span> <span m='130110'>worth</span> <span m='130320'>it</span> <span m='130430'>in</span> <span m='130560'>the</span> <span m='130680'>end</span> <span m='130840'>when</span> <span m='131410'>you're</span> <span m='131510'>doing</span> <span m='131750'>something</span> <span m='132030'>that</span> <span m='132150'>you're</span> <span m='132250'>passionate</span> <span m='132600'>about.</span> <span m='133650'>I</span> <span m='133760'>was</span> <span m='133900'>able</span> <span m='134110'>to</span> <span m='134170'>bring</span> <span m='134720'>quite</span> <span m='134930'>a</span> <span m='134980'>few</span> <span m='135140'>people</span> <span m='135460'>over</span> <span m='135640'>from</span> <span m='135800'>England.</span> <span m='136540'>That's</span> <span m='136720'>where</span> <span m='136960'>all</span> <span m='137060'>the</span> <span m='137900'>early</span> <span m='138140'>hours</span> <span m='138450'>came</span> <span m='138660'>in,</span> <span m='138790'>and</span> <span m='139170'>quite</span> <span m='139340'>a</span> <span m='139380'>few</span> <span m='139550'>people</span> <span m='139790'>from</span> <span m='139950'>across</span> <span m='140240'>the</span> <span m='140330'>nation.</span> <span m='141130'>And</span> <span m='141400'>when</span> <span m='141690'>they</span> <span m='141800'>get</span> <span m='141960'>here,</span> <span m='142140'>they</span> <span m='142930'>are</span> <span m='143010'>always</span> <span m='143290'>thankful.</span> <span m='143850'>They're</span> <span m='144260'>always</span> <span m='144590'>enthusiastic,</span> <span m='145500'>driven,</span> <span m='145980'>and</span> <span m='146540'>just</span> <span m='146940'>very</span> <span m='147300'>thankful,</span> <span m='147720'>actually.</span> <span m='148000'>That's</span> <span m='148210'>the</span> <span m='148290'>word.</span> <span m='148740'>They're</span> <span m='148840'>just</span> <span m='149050'>very</span> <span m='149240'>thankful</span> <span m='149570'>that they're</span> <span m='149650'>given</span> <span m='149940'>the</span> <span m='150060'>opportunity</span> <span m='150630'>to</span> <span m='150970'>come</span> <span m='151140'>work</span> <span m='151380'>at</span> <span m='151470'>a</span> <span m='151530'>company,</span> <span m='151930'>because</span> <span m='152310'>again,</span> <span m='152920'>my</span> <span m='153060'>job</span> <span m='153330'>is</span> <span m='153430'>to</span> <span m='153510'>hire</span> <span m='154220'>people</span> <span m='154450'>coming</span> <span m='154690'>right</span> <span m='154890'>out</span> <span m='154960'>of</span> <span m='155010'>college.</span> <span m='156000'>And</span> <span m='156120'>it's</span> <span m='156230'>a</span> <span m='156270'>different</span> <span m='156540'>experience,</span> <span m='157050'>and</span> <span m='157350'>it's</span> <span m='157800'>definitely</span> <span m='158100'>worthwhile.</span> </p>","file":{"id":572387,"video_id":"","name":"2842-Roshan - IN DEPTH.mp4","duration":159405,"thumbnail_url":null}});