Scan the web for recruiting or staffing companies and you’ll soon be overwhelmed with more options than you want to know. Global agencies, local staffing companies, niche recruiters, and even electronic spiders with no apparent human being attached to the company.
If you are on the hunt for employment, how do you know which type of recruiting agency is best for you? Are any worth your time? Are you destined to simply become a numbered commodity in a recruiter’s database? Or will you receive the level of attention you need to get to the next level of your career?
Barbara Bruno knows HR. And for more than three decades, Barbara has been finding high quality talent and placing them in careers, not just jobs. A coach for recruiters and HR professionals, Barbara writes extensively for industry outlets such as ERE and LinkedIn Talent Network. In a recent article titled “The 7 Traits the Best Staffing Recruiters Have in Common,” Barbara challenges recruiting professionals to strive to be the best in their industry. Here are the seven qualities she details in her article:
- They always consider the candidate and client’s perspective
- They build lasting relationships
- They are specialized
- They prioritize what gives them results
- They use both old and new technology
- They receive and ask for referrals
- They are always looking for opportunities to learn
Here’s a link to Barbara’s full article. It’s worth the read, not just for those in the staffing industry, but for candidates, too. If you’re serious about your job search, you should seek out serious people to help you get where you need to go.
The seven traits Barbara Bruno outlines in her article are what we do every day at Core Technology Solutions. Our niche is Information Technology, and we bring to our clients 25 years of experience in placing the right candidates with the best companies. Check out our recruiting distinctives here and give us a call at 803.345.9899.