The hiring process is a long and tiring one. From writing the job description to filtering through endless resumes to the final interview stages, hiring takes a weighty amount of effort and resources from your organization. You may not have the time required to devote total dedication to such a job. There are one million things to do in a day, and dropping everything to find the best candidate isn’t easy.
But you know the importance of the hiring process — particularly if you’re searching for an executive position. Hiring someone who isn’t quite right could have devastating, expensive effects on the organization. Committing full-time hours to recruit is often a necessary evil.
Instead of balancing your regular work with finding a new employee, why not work with a professional recruitment agency? More and more companies worldwide are utilizing agencies to help them find the very best talent out there. And it’s not just hiring managers that benefit from employment agencies, but your organization as a whole.
If you’ve ever participated in the hiring process before, you’ll know that it’s slow and time-consuming. Once you send that application out into the world, you’ll immediately receive resume after resume and cover letter on top of cover letter. Once you finally finish reading the very last one (that will likely come seconds before the deadline), you must ask selected candidates to interview. Typically there are at least two interview rounds, which can take weeks to finalize. When you choose the right person for the job, you have to check references, agree on salary and employment terms, and start training. Training can take months, even a year, to complete.
With the help of an experienced expert, you won’t have to worry about that. When you hire a job consultant from a professional agency, they’ll iron out job description details and complete the entire hiring process for you. They don’t have additional tasks to distract them from finding suitable candidates, so they can focus their attention on getting the right person for your company. And since they’re connected industry professionals, it won’t take as long to finish the job search successfully.
When you’re reading through the countless cover letters, do you feel somewhat underwhelmed? There’s a possibility that you’re not reaching the right candidates. You’ll have access to the most qualified candidates when you work with a professional recruiter. They pull talent from exclusive pools of top-notch industry professionals that you wouldn’t ordinarily get the chance to review.
Bad hires can cost you big bucks — we’re talking tens of thousands of dollars. For example, you’ll lose money and work productivity from training and recruiting. And if you have to terminate the employee’s contract, you lose more money because you have to start the process all over again.
A recruiter’s primary job is to find you the best candidate for the position. You have a tremendously lower risk of hiring an unfit person when you work with an employment agency.
Save yourself the trouble of hiring the next time a position opens up at your organization. Work with a professional who can save you time, money, and a lot of anguish.