Once you’ve decided to make a career change, finding a new job at a company you love can feel like a tall order. One way to speed up your career search process is by working with a staffing agency. In fact, a good agency can make your search more worthwhile in several ways.

Read on to learn the top benefits of working with a staffing agency to find a job, along with productive ways you can contribute to your own job search to find a career and company you’re proud to be part of.

Top Benefits of Working With a Recruiter

  1. Recruiters Have Connections
    When you work with a staffing agency, you’re not just getting a partner in your job search; you’re also gaining access to their book of business and visibility to career opportunities that may never have otherwise come across your radar.Staffing agencies have made a service out of matching candidates and employers with their ideal roles and candidates. As a job seeker, one significant benefit to working with a staffing agency is gaining access to a network of job opportunities that may not otherwise be available to you.

    Because these positions are sometimes not advertised to the public by the end client, it also means you won’t be competing with tens of hundreds (or even thousands) of other applicants. Instead, you’ll be applying to a company actively searching for employees through your staffing agency who have spent weeks, months, or even years building a rapport with the employer and knows exactly the type of candidate they want working for their company.

  2. Recruiters Hold Valuable Company Information
    Since recruiters work directly with employers, they have the inside scoop on things such as salary ranges and company culture, whether the company offers competitive medical plans, flexible work/life schedules, philanthropic and volunteer opportunities, travel or work from home opportunities, and more. This insight is helpful when searching for a career in a company that will best support your growth goals and ultimately match you to the companies that can meet the most critical criteria on your list.As long as you share the details of what your dream company or career looks like and what benefits you’re willing (or unwilling) to negotiate, your recruiter will have the necessary information required to match you to the best career and company.
  3. Recruiters Will Set You Up For Success
    Your recruiter has a shared interest in your success. They want you to win and ensure you have the tools to do so. Aside from performing the job search and using their exclusive list of staffing service clients to find you potential job opportunities, recruiters can also help you by: 

    – Presenting job opportunity options regularly.
    – Setting salary expectations.
    – Editing your resume.
    – Preparing you for interviews by offering advice on ways to present yourself to help be found by recruiters. 

    CRG’s Tools for Success
    When you partner with CRG, we make sure your valuable time is not squandered during the job search process. There are several key components to how we operate that put our values of honesty and teamwork at the forefront of our partnership with every one of our clients and candidates. 

    By taking the time to get to know you, your CRG recruiter will create a background summary that highlights your career story. They will document your recent career history, why you left (or want to leave), and the qualifications you bring to the table that potential employers want to see–all to represent you in the best way possible. By learning what changes or improvements you’d like to experience in your new career, your recruiter gains valuable insight into the type of company culture in which you’ll be the happiest.With CRG on your side, you’ll learn how to expand your reach to potential employers through exclusive interview and visibility training such as:
    – The best questions to ask a hiring manager.
    – How to use LinkedIn to your advantage with our list of LinkedIn best practices.
    – How to best present yourself before and during an interview.

     

  4. Working With a Recruiter Costs You Nothing
    As if the previous three benefits of working with a staffing agency weren’t enough, perhaps the benefit of it all being 100% free to you will pique your interest. 

    Rather than spend your valuable time searching for jobs at the end of the workday or on weekends, partner with a best-in-class staffing agency with the industry network, insight, tools, and expertise to help find you the career you dream of. Not only will it save you from sacrificing your valuable and hard-earned time away from work, but it will also equip you with tools you can utilize in the future. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain!

Ready to Find your Dream Career? Contact CRG Today!

When you’re ready to jump into a rewarding career, the CRG team of staffing professionals is here to help. Contact CRG today to learn more about how our leadership, tools, and expertise can make your job search an enjoyable and successful adventure. Or, to learn more about what a staffing agency is or how to work with a recruiter to find a job, visit the CRG blog today!

About Evan Sparks

Evan Sparks is an integrator, researcher, compensation consultant, and digital marketer for CRG Search.  With 7 years of recruiting consulting experience and over 400 placements, he supports the largest executive search firm in Charlotte, via the Charlotte Business Journal in 2021. In addition to the Actualized Leader Profile, Evan is a certified Talent Optimization Consultant for The Predictive Index helping emerging companies hire, retain, and empower top talent in their organization. Evan holds a bachelor’s degree in Sports Medicine & Exercise Physiology from UNC Greensboro and was a Ruck Leadership Institute Scholar.

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