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Hiring & Recruiting

How a Recruitment Agency Can Help You Find Your Dream Job

The job search can be one of the most stressful parts of your life. You’re trying to decide where to go, what to apply for, who to talk to, how to prepare, and much more. In fact, searching for a job can consume up to 70 percent of your time, energy, and emotional energy. This stress can be difficult to handle for anyone. But the good news is that you don’t have to handle it alone. You can partner with an experienced recruiter who has done this job before, and who can help you get the best job match possible.

What is a Recruitment Agency?

Recruitment agencies help employers fill their open positions with the best candidates available. They are basically recruiting firms that specialize in placing people in jobs. There are two main types of recruitment agencies: placement agencies and executive search firms. Placement agencies focus on filling jobs within a specific industry, whereas executive search firms specialize in looking outside of their client’s sectors.  Here’s a quick look at how they work and what you can expect.


Hiring & Recruiting

How a Recruitment Agency Works

Hiring has become increasingly difficult across a variety of industries, between the lack of qualified candidates and the cost of recruiting, many positions are staying unfilled.  Recruitment agencies are there to fill the gap and make hiring better for businesses and candidates.

What is a Recruitment Agency?

Simply put, a recruitment agency is there to find companies the right talent to fill vacant positions.  Recruiting is expensive and time-consuming and for companies that don’t have a dedicated HR department spending that time and money simply isn’t feasible.  That’s where a recruitment agency comes into play.

How Recruitment Agencies Work

A recruitment agency should never be confused with an employment agency.  Recruitment agencies focus on finding permanent employees typically at the executive level or with very specialized skills, think of engineers and software developers.

While there may be slight differences in processes most agencies work the same way.  You will come to an agreement on your new hire and how long they need to be employed to consider the agreement satisfied. (more…)