It is a common misconception, no matter the industry that you are in, that recruiting new staff is an easy process. However, this isn’t always the case. Sure, a straightforward job is going to be relatively easy to recruit for, but even the simplest of roles can have some hurdles and challenges that pop up along the way including pure numbers of applicants.
An alternative route to take is to ask for the help of a recruitment agency, but what are the benefits of using a recruitment agency? Here are some of the main reasons why many people opt for a recruitment agency like i2i Recruitment over doing it themselves.
It will save you time…
Every single business owner will tell you that one thing they wished that they had more of his time. No-one has a time machine, it would be great if we did, but there are ways that you can buy yourself more time when it comes to running your business. When it comes to recruitment, a sometimes lengthy and time-consuming process, you can save yourself a whole lot of time by using a recruitment agency, like i2i Recruitment. We can take control of the tasks that need to be done, leaving you with more time to focus on other aspects of your business.
You will be able to find the best candidates possible…
When you advertise a role you are going to hope that you attract the very best quality applicants and talent. Of course, if things go well, you will find the right people. However, you can make sure that the odds are definitely stacked in your favour to find the best candidates possible, by using i2i. Not only will we have contacts in your industry, but also, we will know how to reach out to those outstanding people too. Let us search, register and get to know candidates for you.
It might not be as expensive as you think…
One thing that often puts people off of using a recruitment agency is because they think it will be expensive. Of course, there is a cost associated with using these particular services, but rather than being seen as a ‘cost’ it should always be seen as an ‘investment’. Using i2i Recruitment means that you will be able to find the right people, that your job will be seen across the top job boards and you will save yourself time. All things that far outweigh the costs.
You may not have the right experience in recruiting and screening staff…
In your own particular industry, there is a good chance that you are an expert in what you offer your customers. However, this knowledge may not extend into other aspects of running a business. Recruitment is one aspect of business that you might not know much about. This can lead to confusion, frustration and even mistakes happening too. Not exactly what you are going to want. In comparison, i2i Recruitment knows what they are doing and they can tackle the process with their own expertise, leaving you to focus on yours.
You will receive the support that you need…
As we have already covered, it can be tricky to recruit, particularly if you know nothing about it. Having someone there to give you advice, to help you to understand more about the process and to ensure that you make the right decisions. This is invaluable, and this is something that a recruitment agency can offer you.
As you can see, there are a variety of reasons why using a recruitment agency might just be the perfect choice for you. So, what are you waiting for?
Let i2i Recruitment do the hard work…
We’ve spoken a lot about recruitment agencies in general here but why specifically use i2i Recruitment?
We are a large, local and independent family owned business that pushes for the best out of everything we do. When it comes to filling a role, we have the ability to find, register and get to know 100s of candidates a week. With a large pool of talent coming into the office and our experienced consultants speaking to every single one of them we know and understand what they want to do, and what they could be good at. This means when we’re asked to recruit for your business, we can filter through 100s of people to see if we have anything available for you. If we don’t have the right candidates for you right away, we have 16 consultants that can all help find the best people quickly.
Once we have shortlisted the best people for your role (or roles) we’ll spend some time filtering and making sure we send you the best options. This is why we aim to have a 2:1 ratio of interviews to placement. The 2:1 ratio gives you a lot more time to focus on your day to day work!
Do you have a role that needs to be filled? Why not get in touch and see what we can do for you?
Phone: 01242 771021