The 4 Essential Reasons For Companies To Use Recruitment Services
When a company partners with a recruitment service, the company benefits from the specialist’s years of experience and knowledge. Salary norms, skills qualifications, career expectations, and the hiring environment all work together in the hiring puzzle, and these are all factors in the reasons why companies work with a recruiter for a successful hire.
Reason #4: Professional Appearance
A dedicated in-house recruiter is not often seen in smaller companies, and then recruiting and hiring become a side duty for human resources or key leaders. For those staff, this is often a distraction away from their core responsibilities and often a task outside of their skill set.
Working with a dedicated recruitment service gives companies a dedicated resource for the project of hiring for an open position and gives a tremendous advantage for finding the best candidates through a professional and effective hiring process.
A recruitment specialist makes the hiring process a polished experience for the applicants, which is the first experience for the applicant with the company.
The recruitment specialist also makes the hiring process an effective one for the employer by utilizing a toolbox of tested interview skills and assessment tools.
Reason #3: Shortlist of The Best
Finding the people with just the right personality to fit the company culture and the right skills to fulfill the job requirements is a challenging search. The search process is a real investment in valuable assets or time, energy and effort.
Recruitment services save your business time because the recruiter does the heavy effort on your behalf. The recruiter crafts the job description, gathers the applicant information, conducts the initial phone interviews and asks the critical questions to separate the applicants from the candidates.
A good recruiter can be relied on to run a thorough matching process to narrow the applicant pool and deliver only the best potential candidates.
Reason #2 : Salary Benchmarking
In a competitive job market, an employer wants to be sure of the correct salary for the position. A recruiting specialist provides salary benchmarking or compensation benchmarking as a factor in the recruitment process.
No one wants to invest the effort in the hiring process, only to lose a qualified candidate because of a misaligned compensation offer. The recruiter will consider external competitiveness, indirect compensation, regional averages, and the level of the position.
The compensation package, salary and benefits together can make or break a candidates’ interest.
Reason # 1: Culture Fit
Understanding a company’s values, goals, and practices is a priority in making a good match. A company’s values, goals, and practices are its culture, and a positive culture is the intangible that can boost morale and increase employee retention. Adding a new personality into the cultural mix is a real risk that companies will want to respect.
Asking a series of carefully crafted interview questions and assessing a candidates’ work style and personality are two tactics for a recruiter to gauge potential success in the team.
By partnering with a recruiting specialist, a hiring company uses their internal assets of time and energy only on those candidates who have been pre-selected and who have the qualifications and fit worthy of consideration.
Tracy Herman, MBA, ACC – Prior to joining Excelerant as a coach and consultant, Tracy was a nationally recognized leader and multi-campus senior level leader at a For-Profit Educational Institution. Throughout her career she was able to coach and develop managers and directors to create and lead high performing teams, recruit, and develop talent, and maintain a culture where people thrive and enjoy coming to work. Tracy also has a history of working with start-ups and turning around underperforming teams by focusing on coaching, mentoring, processes, and culture.