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Two decades of turning graduates into greats

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The Pareto graduate recruitment process is like no other.

Here at Pareto, we are the UK Market Leader of Graduate Sales Recruitment. 

For over two decades as graduate recruiters, we have delivered the top 20% of sales talent into leading industries around the globe. From Fintech to IT, manufacturing and much more, each year we place over 2000 exceptional graduates across 100 industries. 

We're known for spotting potential. Many of our graduates go on to quickly secure the very top positions and deliver remarkable ROI.

Not only do we meticulously select the very best in sales talent, but we also commit to providing each of our graduates with up-to-date, world-class sales training both face-to-face and digitally. Our unique approach offers each graduate 128 combined hours of industry-renowned training to sky-rocket their chances of success.  

When you choose to hire with Pareto you can expect unprecedented ROI for your business. 

Interested in hiring sales graduates?

Our Sales Graduate Process

1Client Consultation

We get to know your business and its existing sales structure. When we understand your needs, we can focus our graduate sales recruitment on finding a candidate to suit you.


We advertise for graduates constantly and for specific roles as they come up. Pareto receives over 360,000 graduate CVs each year, following up with promising candidates by phone.

3Assessment Days

We invite the top candidates to our regular assessment days, putting them through a number of exercises to assess their suitability.


Once a graduate receives an offer from one of our clients, we schedule in up to 128 hours of sales training courses, both face-to-face and digital, all included.

5Graduate Management

An assigned account manager will continue to support you with your onboarding and graduate management processes, mapping out KPIs to ensure return on your investment.

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Johnson & Johnson

Pareto Law offered us a solution that allowed us to handpick top sales graduates who have the potential to really help develop our future business.

Michael Lynskey Sales Force Effectiveness Manager
Michael Lynskey - Sales Force Effectiveness Manager

What makes our Graduate Recruitment service unique?

We've been refining our process for 25 years. Identifying the brightest talent and hiring top salespeople for your specific business needs is only the beginning of our approach. 

Talent needs to be nurtured to excel, which is why we include 128 hours of in-depth training, as standard. Our training covers the vital sales skills your new hire will benefit from to succeed.

  • ¬†Fundamentals of sales
  • Telephone sales training
  • Negotiation skills training
  • Account management skills
  • Advanced sales excellence
  • Delivering a Powerful Pitch¬†
What makes our Graduate Recruitment service unique?

Interested in hiring a Sales Graduate for revenue growth?

Complete the form or alternatively you can speak to our recruitment team by calling 0333 9203 093

Our record speaks for itself

Our record speaks for itself

It’s our commitment to excellence that drives us. We only place the very best candidates for our clients and we are proud of the lasting relationships we've built.

From the very start, back in 1995, innovation and growth have been deeply rooted in our ethos. We were the first recruitment agency to offer our unique blend of recruitment and training, and we are still the leading graduate recruitment agency in the country. We have total confidence in our graduates and are recognised for placing graduates who continually exceed expectations in the role.

  • 2000

    Graduate Placements

    We successfully place over 2000 top graduates into sales roles throughout the country every year.

  • 5

    Best Sales Newcomer Nominations

    Five of our graduates were nominated for the 'Best Sales Newcomer' award at the 2017 Professional Sales Awards.

  • 100


    Many of our sales graduates have delivered over 100% ROI within their first quarter.

Why use a Graduate Sales Recruitment Agency?

We believe in the power of potential and we are experts at finding graduates who will go on to succeed.

At Pareto, we help you find the top graduate talent for your roles by:

  • Dealing with in excess of 360,000 applications every year with Global reach 
  • Narrowing applications down to the very top talent, then inviting these candidates to an assessment day
  • Running more than 25 assessment days across the UK and virtually every month
  • Developing our assessment system to specifically pinpoint those who have the potential for sales success
  • Delivering over 170 hours of blended digital and face-to-face sales training to successful candidates

With over two decades of experience recruiting graduates through sales hiring, we are always evolving and know how to adapt to market changes quickly. We’ve aligned our graduate sales recruitment process to focus on hiring salespeople, particularly from STEM degrees who can be placed seamlessly within the dynamic technology sector. Despite now placing 70% of our graduates into tech-based sales roles, our years of experience means we have competence across over 100 industries and we can always find the best sales graduates to suit any role. 

Are you ready to revolutionise your sales team with graduate sales recruitment from Pareto?

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