Recruiting new staff for your IT business can be an expensive and time consuming exercise, with no guarantee of success. Placing an advertisement might seem to be the simplest solution but, if you are recruiting in a competitive market like IT, you’ll need to post your advertisement in all the right places and make it stand out from the rest if you are to have any chance attracting the right sort of candidate.
For the best results, you should consider engaging the services of a professional recruitment agency like Randstad technology. They will handle the whole process for you and do a much better job than if you just placed your advertisement on an IT job board. This is what they can offer.
There is more to running an effective recruitment exercise than meets the eye. You must know your market. Specialists in IT recruitment will help you design your advertisement and, after checking the latest IT salary survey from Randstad Technologies, will be able to tell you the salary range that you should be offering. They will tell you the best places to post, identifying the most suitable IT job board for your particular requirements and they will be able to tell you where your greatest competition lies.
Placing you hunt for new IT staff in the hands of a recruitment agency will save you a great deal of valuable time and effort, allowing you to focus on the running of your business. With their expert knowledge and experience, they can compose your advertisement, place it and handle the initial processing of the applicants, so that you only have to deal with those the agency shortlists on your behalf. Another benefit is that agencies often have a register of jobseekers and may be able to match suitable candidates to your position without having to post advertisements on IT job boards or elsewhere.
Recruitment agencies are businesses just like yours. They have to make a profit to survive; their future depends on getting results. Whereas you might just post your advertisement and sit back and wait, a recruitment agency will take a more pro-active approach. And, by filtering out the least suitable applicants, the agency will present you with only the best, meaning that you are assured of top quality candidates only.
Still not convinced?
If you are still not convinced that using a recruitment agency is better than just posting on an IT job board, then take a look at what other employers are doing. Go to the Randstad technologies website, for example, and you will find that they are carrying advertisements for all the major players in the IT industry. That must surely speak volumes for the value of using a professional recruitment agency in the search for suitable employees for your business.