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Three Reasons to Partner with a Recruiter as a Career Coach in 2022

In search of a new job in 2022? This is at the top of many people’s New Year’s resolutions. So when it comes to finding a new job, what’s your plan? If you’re looking for warehouse jobs in Nashville, or really any job anywhere, have you considered working with a recruiter? If not, you should!

Reasons to Partner with a Recruiter

Your recruiter is like a career coach on your way to your next exciting job! And when you have a recruiter in your corner, you gain the following advantages:

  • Learn about unadvertised jobs. Many employers work exclusively with recruiters to fill open positions. This means some open jobs never hit the standard job sites like Monster.com or Indeed.com. So when you work with a recruiter, you open up your opportunities much wider than if you were to search for a new job on your own.
  • Get information about the industry. Want insider information? Check with your recruiter. He or she can let you know what the job market is like for your position, what skills people who are being hired usually have, and how you compare with the competition. All this is valuable information you can use to your advantage in your career path.
  • Improve your chances of getting hired. Recruiters are hired by clients to fill positions quickly and with the right people. This means if you’re contacted about a job, you’ve got what it takes and your chances of getting the job are better than if you applied blindly on your own. Recruiters stake their reputation on the quality of their matches, so you can bet they take all steps to make sure a candidate’s skills are lined up with job requirements. If a recruiter is recommending you, you’re at the top of the candidate list for that job.

How Do you Find a Recruiter?

If all of this sounds good to you, what’s the next step? First, do a Google search for staffing agencies in your city, or who specialize in your industry. Then, visit their website and get in contact. Most sites will have a job search page where you can peruse open jobs and see if anything looks good. You can also email and introduce yourself, what you do and what you’re looking for.

Check out Wood Personnel!

We work with a wide range of qualified professionals to find job opportunities. We specialize in office and administrative, industrial and warehouse, and technical and management positions. If you’re interested, contact us today to learn more!