Statistics tell us that more than 6 million people in the United States of America are still unemployed. While a 6% unemployment rate may not seem like a lot, for a developed nation it is too high a number. While not the only reason, job seekers sometimes tend to not know how to look for jobs and how to approach the hiring process. There are always jobs available depending on what lengths you are willing to go to get one.
This is where staffing agencies come in. These agencies only have two purposes. The first is to help job seekers find employment and the second is to help employers find reliable workers. For either purpose, a job seeker would benefit.
Today we’ll talk about the various benefits a job seeker would enjoy by using a staffing agency.
TAILORED JOB APPLICATIONS
Staffing agencies will search for jobs according to the specific skill set, qualifications, and experience of the job seeker. Keeping all this data in mind, staffing agencies will use industry techniques, contacts, and various tools to find a job for the job seeker and will almost always apply to jobs where the success rate would be high.
In addition to finding jobs for you based on your skill set and qualifications, staffing agencies will also train you on the specifics of the hiring process. They will give you tips on how to answer questions and build your confidence beforehand. They’ll also help you build your CV if it’s lacking and teach you different communication skills. Reputable staffing agencies even run mock interviews multiple times so you can practice all your answers and run through different strategies.
If you’re unemployed, you already have enough things to worry about with bills piling up. You’re already overwhelmed by your financial situation and in such an anxious state, managing something as important as job applications could result in oversights. You might miss an application here or an important phone call there.
With a staffing agency, you won’t have to worry about managing your job applications. Your bills won’t get affected any more than they already are and you could work odd jobs to help with necessary expenses in the meantime. One could argue that a staffing agency won’t be free, which is true, but you don’t have to worry about paying a staffing agency until after they find you a job and you have your first paycheck.
POST EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP
Even after your staffing agency finds you a job, they’ll still be in touch with your employer as a relationship of responsibility exists between your employer and staffing agency in their capacity as a recruitment agent for the employer. Your performance would be followed which can be useful for future employment opportunities. More than just acting like “big brother”, the staffing agency would be able to help you find employment at other places faster as they would have your updated skillset and resume on hand already.
As you can see, there are benefits of using a staffing agency for your job search. If you are a job seeker, living in North Carolina and looking for employment, try contacting Luxor Staffing in Burlington for quality and equal opportunity for job recruitment services.
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