Opus Talent Solutions Recruitment Consultant Reviews

Updated Jul 20, 2020

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14 Ratings
  1. "Best recruitment company I've worked for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Recruitment Consultant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Opus Talent Solutions full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent management, training, promotion opportunities, social atmosphere

    Cons

    None - it's a very rewarding company to work for

  2. "Good Training, very micromanaged envrionment"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Technical Recruiter in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Opus Talent Solutions full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good training, very good incentives in place, supportive and good learning environment

    Cons

    Micro-management, very focused on KPI's, zero work-life balance

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  3. "Great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recruitment Consultant in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Opus Talent Solutions full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very friendly company Great team to work with

    Cons

    No cons! If there's any issues they are addressed immediately

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  4. "Not a nice culture"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Recruiter in Amsterdam
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Opus Talent Solutions full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice colleagues in Amsterdam office NIce office

    Cons

    Culture is bad. Very strict rules and closeminded. You can't even have a 5 minutes break

  5. "Great company to work for"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Recruitment Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Opus Talent Solutions full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    My first graduate job straight from university, I was pleased to have chosen Opus over all the other recruitment consultancies offering as Opus proactively taught and mentored us very effectively. Welcoming culture amongst all colleagues and senior management - I enjoyed my time there thoroughly

    Cons

    Can't think of many cons - possibly not enough holiday days

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  6. Helpful (1)

    "Very good if you want to work 7:00am - 8:00pm every day"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Recruiter in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Opus Talent Solutions full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Recruitment at its best, great training and you have the potential to earn £££

    Cons

    Unfortunately its full of typical Essex wide boy recruitment consultants who have formed a very tight clique.

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  7. "A Company going places!"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Opus Talent Solutions full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Progression and reward, so many advantages of working for a large well known market player, great client and candidate base and the chance to earn a hell of a lot of money.

    Cons

    Yet to find a con of working here.

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  8. Helpful (12)

    "Poor business practices and operates in an unethical way. Standard UK Cowboy IT recruitment firm."

    2.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Recruitment Consultant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Opus Talent Solutions full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Commission scheme - make sure you have everything logged correctly because they will try every way possible to get out of paying commission. Especially if you were to leave. They will try to claw back commission that was paid months ago even though the candidate is still happily working with your client.

    Cons

    - The way the business perceives itself on social media is nothing like the way it operates on a day to day basis. - Good luck seeing a Manager pick up the phone and do a business development call. It’s a race to get as hands off as possible and dictate orders of how much activity you should be doing rather then showing how it is done. - High KPI’s with no understanding of why. No awareness that business trends have changed in the last 20 years. There is a mentality of “keep doing it the way we do it because this is the way we have always done it”. - Consultants are encouraged to perform duties in an unethical way to get the deal done. Management don’t care about clients or candidates, they only care about making placements. - I heard on several occasions by several managers and directors that they could not care less about clients. If you are a Consultant that wants to treat clients right... don’t join Opus. You won’t have the opportunity to do that here.

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  9. "Opus"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recruitment Consultant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Opus Talent Solutions full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    High performing office! Great incentives in place where the bar gets higher and higher! I would not want to work for another agency, it would not compare!

    Cons

    They do not do snack packs on site, i have to go down to the ground floor and get one, this could be improved!

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  10. "Recruitment Consultant"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recruitment Consultant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Opus Talent Solutions full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Strong training and commission scheme

    Cons

    With targeting sales, comes pressure. I dont mind it, but it can be a tad grinding on some people.

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