What is Recruit ?
Recruit is (noun) a new soldier or a new member of staff or member of a club Recruits are not allowed in the officers’ mess. The club needs new recruits. (verb) to encourage someone to join the army, a company or a club They have sent teams to universities to recruit new graduates. to recruit new staff to get new staff to join a company We are recruiting new staff for our new store.
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level