Stuck In Your Job? Should You Speak to a Recruiter?

Overcome the Challenge of Flying Solo When Searching for a New Job

Finding a new job can be a difficult and time-consuming process, especially if you’re flying solo. With so many job postings online, it can be overwhelming to sift through them all to find your ideal job.

On top of this, you have to worry about crafting the perfect resume and cover letter, and preparing for interviews. Not to mention the fact that you may be competing with hundreds of other applicants for the same job.

It’s important to remember that job hunting is a full-time job in itself, and it can be challenging to balance this with your current work responsibilities. This is where a staffing agency can help.

Registering With a Staffing Agency: What’s In It for the Job Seeker?

If you’re stuck in your current job and considering a change, registering with a staffing agency may be the solution you’re looking for. Here are some of the key benefits of working with a recruiter:

  • Access to Exclusive Job Opportunities

Staffing agencies have connections with employers who are looking to fill specific roles. They often give you access to a wider range of job opportunities that you may not have found on your own.

  • Expertise and Guidance

Recruiters have a deep understanding of the job market and can guide you through the process of finding a new job, from resume writing to interview preparation.

  • Faster Placement

Staffing agencies can expedite the hiring process by pre-screening candidates, saving you time and effort.

  • Better Matching

Recruiters have the expertise to match your skills and experience with the right job opportunity, increasing the chances of finding a fulfilling career.

  • Increased Visibility

By registering with a staffing agency, you increase your visibility to potential employers, making it more likely that they will come to you with job offers.

With the help of a staffing agency, you can find a new job faster, with less stress, and with a higher likelihood of success.

How the Staffing Agency Process Works

Starting your job search with a staffing agency can be a smart move, and the process is simple. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how our process works:

Step 1: Connecting With a Recruiter

We may reach out to you! Our recruiters leverage various tools to locate top talent for our clients, and if your profile matches job openings we are currently filling, we will contact you either via phone or email.

Of course, you shouldn’t hesitate to submit your resume to us if you are searching for a new opening, or if you see a job that appears ideal for you on our job board.

Step 2: Introduction Meeting

Before we place you in a role, we’ll have a meeting where we get to know each other better. During this time, we’ll discuss your background, what you are looking for in your next job, and how we can support you in your job search. We’ll also explain our process and answer any questions you may have. If there are current job openings that align with your interests, we’ll discuss those too. Most of our initial meetings are conducted by phone or virtually through Google Hangouts.

Step 3: You’re Now a Candidate

After our meeting, we’ll keep you informed of job opportunities that match your criteria. Our goal is to be a trusted partner in your job search journey and to that end, we’ll always be accessible to answer your queries, and provide advice and feedback.

Step 4: Match Made!

If you’re selected for a job by one of our clients, congratulations! We’ll take care of the necessary arrangements to get you ready to start in your new role. We’ll send you electronic documentation via platforms such as DocuSign, making the process as smooth as possible.

It really is this easy!

What Makes Lakeshore Talent Different

At Lakeshore Talent, we believe that our approach to staffing sets us apart from other recruitment companies.

Our focus is on building long-term relationships with our candidates, ensuring that they are placed in jobs that are the right fit for them, both professionally and personally – and being there for the candidate throughout their developing career.

Here are a few ways in which we differentiate ourselves:

  • Candidate Retention

We value our candidates and understand the importance of having a dedicated recruiter who can advocate for their career. This allows us to build a long-term relationship with our candidates, which leads to successful placements and candidate retention.

  • More Than a Job

Lakeshore offers more than just a job to our candidate community. We are dedicated to the development and support of our candidates, whether or not we ultimately place them in a job. Our aim is to help our candidates grow professionally and personally, and we do this by offering resources and support to help them achieve their goals.

  • Valuing Our Candidates

We understand that employers want happy, engaged, and productive workers. That’s why we invest in our candidates first. Our candidates who are placed in a contract go full-time with the employer about 80% of the time, and those on assignment receive a full suite of benefits including PTO, ACA Health Insurance, and more. We believe that by valuing our candidates, we are setting them up for success, which in turn leads to success for our clients.

Stuck In Your Job? Get Unstuck!

Job hunting can be a daunting task, but working with a staffing agency can make the process much easier and less stressful.

At Lakeshore Talent, we offer exclusive job opportunities, expertise and guidance, faster placement, better matching, and increased visibility to potential employers.

Our approach to staffing sets us apart from other staffing agencies. We focus on building long-term relationships with our candidates, offering more than just a job, and valuing them to set them up for success.

By following our simple four-step process, you can connect with a recruiter, get introduced, become a candidate, and find your next job match with ease.

If you’re stuck in your current job and ready to take the next step in your career, reach out to Lakeshore Talent today and let us help you succeed.