A recruitment cycle is a complete process of hiring a person:

1. Understanding the requirement and who is to be recruited
2. Applying the recruitment process
3. Screening the persons
4. Conducting phone interviews
5. Scheduling personal interviews with clients
6. Short listing potential candidates
7. Conducting a second interview or follow up confirmations
8. Selecting the right candidates from the short-list
9. Verifying the developers background and documents
10. Sending the offer and recommendation letter to the client
11. Completing the hiring formalities

A Full hiring life cycle, the Recruiter manages the full recruitment process. First by posting a job, connecting with potential candidates, interviewing candidates, and sending offers of employment.