Cafe41-Executive recruiter jobs are often given to people with a college degree and some business experience.
You don't have to have previous experience recruiting, but they do require some business experience. People with sales experience are also highly valued in this industry.
For example, most of the Florida job recruiters than I knew all came from sales backgrounds. They usually work regular business hours, and did not work any weekends.
There are some employee recruitment agencies that focus on specific industry that is in high demand.
Nursefinders for example, focuses on contract and permanent placement in the nursing field. Usually people that are placed in contract positions earn substantially more than those in permanent positions even though the job may be identical.