Why a Recruiter May Be the Missing Piece in Your Job Search
You have a degree from one of the best universities. You have completed past internships, externships and have adequate experience in the field you want a career in. Your resume and cover letter are up to date. However, you’ve applied to numerous jobs but are still falling short somewhere as you aren’t being shortlisted for interviews. In today’s competitive world, it is getting harder day by day to find the right job. United States is one of the busiest countries which is why there has been a recent rise in employment agencies. Orange County recruiters are perhaps the missing piece in your job search.
With a shortage of jobs, given the current instability of the world economy, recruitment agencies can aid in connecting you with the right employer. Working with the right recruitment agency can also assist you in avoiding jobs that are either underpaid or you are unfit for.
Here is why a recruiter can be the difference between you securing a job and missing out on available opportunities.
Recruitment Agencies are Well Connected
Recruiters are well connected and have a large database containing the details of various sectors. Recruiters can find specific jobs that require your experience and skillset. It is the recruiter’s job to find the right people for specific job roles. With their vast networks, Orange County recruiters can help you network on a large scale as well. Being backed by a recruiter can prove advantageous in your job search.
Availability of More Employment Opportunities
Many job opportunities posted on online forums and job boards aren’t always open to everyone. Companies prefer to hire internally or promote current workers. Similarly, not all job openings are advertised online. There are some job opportunities which can be accessed only through a recruiter. Many companies choose to outsource this work to third-party agencies which then find suitable candidates. In the past, you may have missed out on several opportunities by relying solely on job boards.
Permanently Stored in Orange County Recruiters Database
This is perhaps the greatest advantage of finding employment opportunities through a recruitment agency. There are chances that you may not secure the first or second job opportunity. But this does not lower your chances. You remain in the recruiter’s database and you may be contacted in the future for suitable job roles. With an advanced tracking system, recruiters are able to access specific information at any point in time. Your resumé stays accessible forever.
Capitalizing on Time
If you are currently working in a full-time position, have a family and social life to look after, it can be hard devoting time to finding a new job. The process can be frustrating and exhausting. When you work with a recruiter, you are essentially splitting the workload. Recruiters dedicate hours to finding the right candidates for their clients. It is a sure shot way of ensuring that you are always considered for jobs you may not know of on your own.
High-potential candidates are not available in abundance, but companies are always searching for the ‘perfect candidates.’ But recruiters believe that anyone can be turned into a high-potential candidate with enough grooming. Recruiters can provide you with tips and advice regarding your resume and cover letter. The recruiter will not sugar-coat your shortcomings and will be forthcoming about which area you need to make improvements in. They will interview you to gain an insight into your skills and personality and then advise you accordingly. Recruiters know how to tailor your documents to suit company’s requirements.
Support Through the Process
Recruitment agencies not only connect you to employers, but they also support you through the entire process. This also includes preparation for interviews, group discussions and written assessments. Recruiters have experience as they have also guided others in the past. They can help you by providing you with a background of the company, the hiring manager’s interviewing tactics and the different questions to expect. Even if you do not pass the screening or interview stage, recruiters can provide you with feedback so that you can perform better the next time.
At CivicMinds Recruitment, we strive to do our best in connecting your skills, education and experience with the ideal company. We review your documents, support you through the process and keep you in mind when another opportunity presents itself in the future.
Our team of Orange County recruiters has a great deal of experience in not only finding you the ideal job but also in assisting you and endorsing you.