Working with a recruiting agency


Working with a recruiting agency

Posted on 26 April 2023

Recruitment agencies are crucial in helping employers find the right candidates for their job openings. However, the process of finding good quality candidates is not an easy task, and it requires a considerable amount of time, effort, and resources.

Recruitment agencies typically use a variety of methods to source candidates, including online job boards, social media, networking, and referrals. PATH Recruitment have a database of 50,000 active construction hire candidates and related, this ensures that the best talent is being approached. Once we receive vacancy instructions from an employer, we will use these methods to search for potential candidates that fit the job requirements. Your assigned recruitment advisor will then screen these candidates by conducting interviews and assessments to evaluate their skills, experience, and qualifications. This process ensures that only the most suitable candidates are presented to the employer.

However, despite the best efforts of the recruiter there may be times when you receive CVs that you do not feel are a good fit for your role. This could be for several reasons such as competition in the market or unrealistic salary vs experience expectations, to name a few. In these situations we will often try to provide solutions and your recruitment advisor will consult with you on what the current trends are in the market, it is important to speak with us and provide feedback on why you feel the candidate is not a suitable match but understand that the we have searched through many candidates to come to their conclusion. By being transparent with your recruiter you can help them understand your requirements better and your consultant can refine their search or consider opening your expectations to find more suitable candidates. This communication is vital to ensure that we can provide you with the best possible service and help you find the right candidate for your role.

It’s also important to note that a good recruitment agency (like us!) would have already sifted through hundreds of CVs and interviewed many candidates to get you the best talent on the market. Your account manager has already invested significant time and resources in finding and screening the best possible candidates for your role. Therefore, by engaging with us and providing feedback, you can ensure that you are making the most of this valuable resource.

In today’s competitive candidate-driven market, top talent is highly sought after, and there is fierce competition among employers to secure the best candidates. Therefore, it is crucial to collaborate closely with your recruiter on CVs when sent to arrange interviews and communicate effectively to ensure that you can attract and hire the best possible candidates. By doing so, you can save time, effort, and resources while also increasing your chances of finding the right candidate for your role.

If you have made it this far then this is your sign to invest in a decent recruitment agency. Enquire here and one of the team will be in touch to discuss the next steps.

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