When it comes to keeping your organization competitive in today’s ever-changing market, retaining and hiring the best people for your organization is the best way to do that. Acquiring the best, brightest, and most experienced people will set your company apart and give a competitive edge that no other business can have. The time and money that it takes to do this successfully is a full-time job. That is why partnering with a recruiting firm to do it for your organization is the perfect solution. Here are a few ways recruiting firms can save you time and money:
1. Industry knowledge leads to faster placements
Finding and contacting possible candidates takes extensive amounts of time and commitment. Industry specific recruiting firms work all day in your industry to find the perfect person to work in your organization. They have the knowledge and network to reach possible candidates quickly. They work around the clock to find someone to meet your needs.
2. No cost to your organization until your position is filled
Many recruiting firms work on a contingent contract basis, meaning no payment is due until a placement is successfully made. to find your candidates at no charge until their candidate placement is made. Using this approach, you can contact many firms to look for a high priority position for your organization, thus increasing the chances of success. This advantage over doing inhouse recruiting gives you access to a team of people much larger than your organization that can commit full-time to filling one position, at no cost until placement.
3. Recruiter vetting process
Recruiting firms want to keep your organization happy, and only want to show you people that will get hired. This process includes extensive resume and reference checks. Contracting a recruiting firm saves you the time going over countless applicants that are not your perfect fit. Recruiters also give their candidates current interview tips and tricks to help them be their best in the interview.
4. Recruiter and candidate communication
Going through a hiring process is sometimes intimidating which leads to some perfect candidates dropping out, even after a few great interviews. The lost time from losing your perfect candidate is irreplaceable. That is why recruiters build great rapport with their candidates to understand and reassure their needs are met along this long process.
5. Recruiters are trained salary negotiators
From the beginning of their search recruiters understand what your organization is willing to pay for their ideal candidate. Finding a person in that range is sometimes difficult, but part of the job. You may find a great candidate that has over-the-top salary expectations. Recruiters help your candidate understand the current salary market for the position. This is done through their training and extensive knowledge from working the same position for countless other organizations. Their advice comes from experience.