We all know the basic reasons why you should use a recruitment agency when looking for a new candidate to join your team. Unfortunately, very few people realise all the other benefits that come with using a recruitment agency. Working with a recruitment agency can be highly beneficial. Not only for your hiring manager, but also to the whole company.
The recruitment process can take a long time, especially if you are looking to recruit managers or specialists. In these cases, it is typically more difficult to find candidates who has the right professional and personal qualifications. That matches the job description and the company. Therefore, it can be valuable to work with a recruitment agency. Who have the right analytical background and knowledge about the job market. A recruitment agency knows exactly how to contact different types of profiles and professionals. They usually have access to a large candidate database and special features on LinkedIn. Which make it possible to search more accurately and reach more potential candidates who may not be actively looking for a job.
Typically, the recruitment agency interviews the most relevant candidates. They selects the final candidates, that fits the job description and the companies’ values. In this way you can go straight to the most important interviews, and this will make you save a lot of time as a company.
The cost of going through CVs and interviews adds up. Some of the costs saved when working with a recruitment agency is the costs for posting job adverts. As well as potential overtime costs and the cost of potentially hiring a candidates unfit for the role. You will also be able to save future hiring costs. Which will be reduced due to a trustworthy relationship with a recruitment agent. There is also the possibility to save costs when the recruiter help you negotiate the best salary, giving both advice and guidance about the salaries on the market.
The perfect candidate can be hard to find and especially when you are searching for a candidate with both professional and personal requirements. This is where a recruiters industry expertise and market knowledge prove to be priceless. Recruiters are specialists in the market and can give you insights about how to reach out to the best available talents, salary rates, career expectations, current hiring complexities and available skills sets. Many recruitment agencies do also offer additional services. That could be personality tests, executive search, support, and onboarding services, so you are sure to find the right talent to grow your company.