Five ways a recruiter can help your job search 

 

It’s normal to feel stressed out when looking for work. More so if you’re trying to make it on your own in a competitive candidate driven market. Using a recruiter is a good idea because it will save you time and provide you with guidance as you look for work.

If you’re just starting out in your job search, here are five circumstances in which contacting recruiters could help you out:

 

1. Gives you more free time
The hiring process might be sped up with the help of a professional recruiting consultant. Since they are well-connected, they can give you quicker access to more job opportunities and you can get your foot in the door early. Recruiters not only provide a second set of eyes while looking for work, but they can also make speculative introductions to firms on your behalf, perhaps opening doors that were previously closed.

 

2. Feedback on your CV’s strength
Professional recruiters have recruited for a wide variety of job functions, so they have likely encountered and filled positions similar to yours before. They are also well-versed in the market, so they can tell you whether or not your resume is competitive and what you need to do to make it so.

 

3. Having more career opportunities available to them
Many people in your field will know and be familiar with recruiters. Employing a recruiter is a quick and easy way to expand your professional circle and open up more career prospects for yourself.

When it comes to filling positions, many businesses exclusively rely on recruiting agencies, meaning that a large number of opportunities go unadvertised. You need to work with a recruiter in order to learn about and apply for these positions.

Your recruiter will keep a watch on the market for you and let you know when positions that fit your needs become available, but chances are there are currently numerous opportunities for such roles that they can put you forward for right away.

 

4 They will encourage you and help you succeed
To help point you in the correct path, talk with a recruitment consultant who has firsthand knowledge of the company’s needs. The hiring manager can give your recruiter candid feedback on your behalf.

A recruiter will also help avoid a potentially embarrassing salary and compensation discussion by negotiating terms on your behalf. They will negotiate on your behalf to ensure that you receive the best wage and benefits package available.

 

5. They can find the best match for you
Professional recruiters often have extensive knowledge of the industries in which they operate and the specific skill sets desired by their client companies. A recruiter that specialises in a certain field will have in-depth familiarity with that field and a firm grasp of the specific expertise, education, and work experience a candidate must possess to be successful in that position. Consequently, they will only recommend you for positions where they believe you would succeed.

 

How we can help.

If your a marketing professional and considering new opportunities, we will take the time to understand your ambitions, skills and career objectives, and then remain in your corner through every round of the process as we find you the opportunity and culture that’s right for you. 

Get in touch with our team today to arrange a confidential chat.