The great thing about recruitment agencies is that they do not only help job seekers who find it tough and hard to secure a decent job for themselves, they make employers’ job in hiring credible applicants to join their workforce too. So judging by the way recruitment companies do their job, they help two sectors in need. “When it comes to employment, there are two sides The great thing about recruitment agencies is that they do not only help job seekers who find it tough and hard to secure a decent job for themselves, they make employers’ job in hiring credible applicants to join their workforce too of the story. Employers say, ‘Good help is hard to find,’ while job-seekers think, “I can’t find a decent job out there.” No matter which side of the coin you’re on, finding good work and workers is a difficult process. If you’re hiring, one job opening could attract hundreds of applicants. Sifting through them to find a good fit is time consuming. On the other hand, a job hunter may feel like he or she is sending resumes into the black hole of the Internet, never to hear a response,” wrote Jill Jaracz in his article for howstuffworks.com titled How Employment Agencies Work.
How does a typical recruitment agency work? “When a recruiter has found a potential candidate then he/she will screen the resume, motivation letter and other relevant information about the candidate. If there is a potential match between the candidate’s profile and the job description, the recruiter will plan an interview to discuss the skills and needs of the candidate. If this interview is successful, the candidate can be invited to an interview with the client. Meanwhile the recruiter is carefully monitoring the application process. If the client considers the candidate appropriate for the vacant position, he or she may get the job,” wrote Malli B in her linkedin.com article titled The benefits of using recruitment agencies for your job search.
Maru, who went to a reliable placement agency in Singapore in 2015, cannot be thankful enough for all the help of the staff of the company, “I was just a fresh graduate then of a Business Management course. I was about to lose hope because no company seems to want to hire me for first 4 months that I have been seeking an entry level job. When I finally admitted to myself that I needed help, I went to this placement agency and for only less than a month, I was already hired by an advertising firm in Singapore. I could have not done it alone without the agency’s guidance,” shared Leila, 22.
Confidential opportunities according to Debra Auerbach in her article
3 benefits to using a staffing firm in your job search for careerbuilder.com is one of the advantages of trying to seek help from a recruitment agency, “According to a 2014 study conducted by CareerBuilder and Inavero, the attribute job seekers value the most in staffing sales representatives or recruiters is that they can find opportunities job seekers wouldn’t be able to find themselves. Not only is that because staffing professionals are skilled at knowing which jobs might be the right fit, but it’s also because they are privy to opportunities that job seekers wouldn’t normally have access to.”
Claire who once worked in one of the best contract employment agencies in Dubai shared how noble it is to work on a recruitment organization, “I was with a placement agency for 5 years before my husband asked me to stay at home to take care of the family. But it was a good 5 years because I felt fulfilled knowing I was helping people to land the best job they once dreamed of. Nothing is more rewarding than knowing that you helped job seekers to get the job they deserve. It means you were once a means for them to follow their dreams and earn a living for themselves and provide for their families too.”