Career: The Benefits of Partnering With a Recruitment Agency
Want to know what a Recruitment Agency can do for your future career? Searching for the right job can be a headache for most us, consuming lots of hours over a laptop and many cups of coffee. Employing a Recruitment Agency can help make the process a lot smoother – if they have jobs in the sector being sought. They can provide a personal touch while searching for a new job and valid insights into what experience and skills are required in potential new position. Remember an agency can only help if the talent, experience and career match the job sector the agency works in and has advertised jobs in.
We have listed some of the benefits that a Recruitment Agency can provide, which include:
- – Revision of a CV can highlight experience that aligns with the job advertisement.
- – Discuss the pros and cons of a role relevant to an ideal career move.
- – Match the right potential candidate to each job specification.
- – Improve the chance of securing a potential interview.
- – Provide information on updated job recruitment adverts.
- – Support each client’s journey with friendly, personal and knowledgeable advice.
- – Offer recommendations to employers on the clients past history with the agency, of course with prior consent.
- – Suggest advice on the know-how of acing the interview – many will offer mock interview and provide feedback on how to best answer tough interview questions.
- – Recruitment Agencies have a direct link to the decision makers of potential employers, the HR department. The agency is in a good position to know exactly what they are looking for in a potential candidate, prior to the interview selection process.
- – If successful at interview the Recruiter can negotiate final terms with the new employer – which can be daunting for many potential interviewees.
It’s not really a surprise for us to recommend the use of a niche recruitment agency – a recruiter who works in the specific area, to progress a career. They will have a network of clients and contacts that may be looking for specific skills-set. The representative body for Recruitment Agencies in Ireland is called the National Recruitment Federation and their website www.nrf.ie lists agencies by their area of specialist recruitment.