HOW WE CAN HELP YOUR BUSINESS
With the right people, your company thrives. But your recruitment strategy needs to be smart, focused and powerful. Recruiting an exceptional team to take your company to the next level is a major challenge. First, you need to find enough high performers willing to consider your business – and then you need to retain them. All the while, you’re competing with other companies to attract top talent from a broad but shallow pool. It’s all too easy to develop blind spots in your talent acquisition strategy, and if you hire without fully understanding your needs, brand and expectations, you’ll never get the top performers you want and need.
A Recruitment Agency will have access to the best talent available; this includes access to candidates that are actively seeking work, as well as talent that is currently employed elsewhere. Statistically you are more likely to attract the best job-seekers on the market; candidates that are actively looking for a new job opportunity are more likely to be working with a recruitment agency due to their efficiency and contacts. Good candidates can be hard to find and many will not position themselves as ‘actively seeking a new role’, they will be hidden to you the Employer, yet will most likely be working with a trusted, specialist Recruiter who commits to the job applications on their behalf – that’s access to a ‘talent pool’ that may be unreachable otherwise.
Expertise: Market Knowledge
With sometimes specific and difficult to find requirements, this is where a recruiters industry expertise and market knowledge proves to be priceless. Once you’ve developed a relationship with a Recruitment Agency that you trust, then any future hiring will be easier as the agency will already be aware of the qualities needed to make the right fit within your business. This Agency will be your eyes and ears in the market, and will be able to offer you regular insight on available talent, salary rates, career expectations, current hiring complexities, available skill-sets and shortages. For example, if there is a struggle to find the same quality of candidates in other relevant business, then expert recruiters will be able to advise on alternate solutions.
It’s common knowledge that in business, time is money; however, if you use a Recruitment Agency, you are saving time. A Recruitment Agency will take care of all the initial steps in the hiring process. No more sifting through applications and CV’s, the time you spend in the application process will be spent wisely on only viewing the shortlisted candidates worth considering. All interview scheduling and candidate information preparation will be taken care of by your Recruitment Agency, so all you have to do is turn up to perform the interview. Post interview candidate communication will also be taken care of, as well as obtaining and verifying references. I’m sure you can already see here how you can reduce your time and in-house resources needed for recruitment dedication; this will lead to a quicker turnaround in filling vacancies and an increase in the efficiency of your company.
With Recruitment Agencies having allocations on the top job boards, you’ll be assured that your business’s job advert is in the right place. Your in house staff can focus on their other duties which they could already be falling behind on. You will be reducing potential overtime costs (temporary hire/overtime periods), You will be reducing the chance and cost of taking on a candidate that is unfit for the role.