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Working with a recruitment agency.

You might have an impressive CV and engaging cover letter, but finding those roles and being invited to an interview is still a challenging task. Recruitment agencies might sound scary and unpromising, but they can seriously fast-track the recruitment process and help you find the perfect role! Many think that recruitment agencies are only for those looking for temporary, short-term positions, however depending on the agency you choose they provide services within different sectors.

As a recruitment agency we provide support to local companies within Wiltshire and Somerset. We work with a large selection of industries and can help find you a role within the following sectors: office, engineering, manufacturing, catering & hospitality, accountancy and driving. 

Working with a recruitment agency can be a great option for many job seekers. We have outlined some of the most important advantages of working with a recruitment consultant. 

  1. In-depth job search.The advantages of using a recruitment agency are clear when you look at how they can help tailor your job search. Skilled recruiters will know their clients well – and the roles they have available. As a result, they will be able to target the vacancies they can put you forward for.With a recruitment agency helping you with your job hunt you will be put forward for roles that are right for you, as oppose to applying blindly to companies with only the job description to have a look at.
  2. Variety of positions and duration.Depending on the recruitment agency, they can provide temporary, contract and permanent positions which offers you the flexibility whether you’re looking for a temporary role when in between of jobs or when you would like to move on in with your career in a permanent position. Also, you can find a job in almost every industry through an employment agency.
  3. Support throughout.A recruitment agency is built on the skills of its recruiters – they know the job market, they’re experts in interviewing and skills assessments, they know their client’s requirements and they know how to help you shine in the eyes of the employers.A great recruitment agency will be able to help you strengthen your interview skills, tidy up your CV and focus on your career goals.  
  4. Feedback.

Finally, a recruitment agency will help you go onwards and upwards by providing constructive criticism and feedback. If you didn’t quite get that job after an interview, recruiters will be able to help you understand why and then help you strengthen your interview skills or otherwise in time for your next attempt.

Recruitment agencies can turn a month-long search into one that lasts just a few days. Knowing when and how to use them effectively can not only reduce the stress of recruiting, it can help you guarantee a long-term hire. Don’t be scared – call one of our friendly recruitment consultants now for more information and advice.