Job searching often feels isolating and stressful. You don’t have to go through it alone. There are plenty of great staffing firms that can help and guide you through the process. Recent research indicates that companies, recruiters, and job seekers are relying more on staffing firms. Here are some advantages of leveraging a staffing firm in your next job search.
Knowledge: Staffing firms have excellent knowledge about current trends in the ever changing job market. They have insight into which companies have the best opportunities for your experience and skill set, and can guide you through the market changes so you are less likely to encounter any challenges or surprises.
Feedback: One frustration in the job search process is not receiving feedback from your interview. Feedback, whether positive or negative, is a very important part of determining how well your skills align to a job and indifying the job that’s right for you. A staffing firm is better positioned to get you the feedback that you are seeking, which can help improve your search now or in the future.
Relationships: Good staffing firms have solid, long standing relationships with hiring managers. The staffing firms have insight into a client’s culture, likes and dislikes. This type of insight is helpful both during your interview and during salary negotiation.
No Cost: Good staffing firms are free of charge for candidates, because they work at the request of their clients (companies) and are compensated by those companies, not the job seeker.
Don’t go into the trenches alone. Arm yourself with a great staffing firm. They can play a crucial role in helping you find your next career!