If you’re in the market for a job, there may be no better time than now to find one that you love. As of now, there are nearly 10 million job openings in the United States. A recruiting agency can help you land your dream job by providing you with more resources for success, and helpful guidance along the way.

As you think about how to go about your next career move, you need to seriously consider having some professional assistance, and recruiting agencies can significantly your success rate at landing a job, compared to handling it all on your own.

Here are 5 ways a recruiting agency can improve your chances.

1. Employers trust their recruiting agencies, which means they’re much more likely to trust you

Having a reputable business in your corner while you’re job hunting is one of the most valuable assets that you can have in your professional life. Companies turn to recruiters to handle their employee search quickly and efficiently, and these companies fully trust recruiters to deliver high-quality candidates. When you partner with a recruiting team such as Carter Recruiting and Associates, you get immediate credibility before the job hunt even begins.

2. Immediate access to job openings

Most of the time, recruiting agencies have access to dozens of job openings that fit your expertise. Instead of searching job listings one by one and putting in hours of work searching for openings, the recruiting team you work with already has a list of openings that would fit you. This saves a ton of time.

3. You receive valuable feedback on your resume and interview skills.

When you’re job hunting, sometimes it’s difficult to tell whether you’re doing well in an interview or if your resume needs optimization. A recruiting firm specializes in coaching candidates for job interviews and editing resumes, so you’ll be able to fine tune your overall presentation before companies start looking at you.

4. Recruiters do the job process for you.

For most people, the idea of searching for jobs feels daunting, and many feel a sense of dread over it. Why not completely eliminate that from the process? A recruiting company does the heavy lifting for you, and brings you job openings that match your area of expertise. Not only is this quicker, but it’s also more efficient.

5. Recruiters can help you find remote work.

If the idea of working from home sounds enticing to you, you’re not alone. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, remote work has seen a huge increase in popularity, and we may have reached the point where it’s now a thing of the future. If you’re considering entering the remote working world, a recruiting agency specializes in finding them for you.

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Carter Recruiting and Associates is one of the largest independent recruiting and outplacement companies in Arkansas. Our headquarters, located in Little Rock and our satellite office in Conway, both service accounts nationwide. We have satisfied clients and references from some of the largest companies in the state. With over 50 collective years of experience in the recruiting business, we have a vast amount of resources and knowledge to ensure a job well done.

Cherie Richardson

Cherie Richardson

Cherie is the owner and president of Carter Recruiting and Associates. She holds a BA in psychology from the University of Mississippi and has over 30 years of experience in the recruitment of executive and manufacturing professionals. Cherie’s work has been instrumental for new plant start-ups, as well as building and maintaining relationships throughout the region and state of Arkansas. She is a member of the National Association of Female Executives and the National Association of Women Business Owners.