Find Me a Job! 11 Ways a Recruiting Agency Can Help

By Robert Half on May 3, 2021 at 9:43pm

Do you feel frustrated in your job hunt? Are your resumes and cover letters getting no response? Are your interviews followed by a “thanks, but no thanks” email? Have you reached a point where you want to scream, "Please, someone, just find me a job!"

If you answered yes to any of the above, then you could probably use some assistance. Turn to a reputable recruiting agency like Robert Half, where a skilled and experienced recruiter becomes your representative in the job market — at no charge to you — whether you’re looking for a remote role or an in-office position.

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Expert help in finding a job

Working with a recruiter is almost as simple as saying, "Please find me a job." Once you reach out, a recruiter can act as your liaison to hiring managers, share industry information and career resources that support your job hunt, and even coach you on the finer points of crafting and assembling your job search materials.

Take a look at just 11 of the ways a specialized recruiting agency can help boost your search for the ideal job:

1. Connect you with prospects

Robert Half recruiters are tapped into the job market in your area. They know who's hiring (and who's planning to expand), even if those jobs aren't publicly posted yet. If there are openings for jobs that fit your talents and interests, a recruiter can often help get your foot in the door.

2. Find remote work

With working from home or other off-site locations becoming more of a trend, Robert Half’s recruiters can not only help you find the remote position you’re looking for, but also help guide you through the entire virtual hiring process, from video interviews to onboarding remotely.

3. Act as your personal guide

Many Robert Half recruiters have professional experience in your field, so they understand your passion for your work — and what it takes to land a position in your industry. Once you register with Robert Half, you'll be connected with a recruiter who's committed to finding the right job for you.

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4. Market your talent

Robert Half recruiters do more than share your resume with the appropriate companies. They're also your greatest advocates when discussing your unique talents with hiring managers.

5. Provide industry insight

Robert Half’s annual Salary Guide provides strategic context for your job search. These materials answer key questions about the job market in your area and what kinds of salaries that professionals in your field typically earn.

6. Craft a winning resume

Recruiters can also offer essential advice on how to write your resume, helping you highlight your talents and experience in the best way possible and position yourself for success.

7. Polish your application materials

Even if your resume, cover letter, and portfolio or work samples are current, they may still need a bit of polishing to catch a hiring manager's eye. Robert Half offers great resources for adding more power to your application package that take little time to implement.

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8. Add to your skill set

Robert Half recruiters can help you identify any crucial gaps in your skills for the role you want. And they'll share free online training courses designed to add highly marketable capabilities to your resume. Armed with this training, you may be able to increase your salary expectations or even go for a higher-level position.

9. Offer valuable resources

Check out our industry research and the Robert Half blog for essential job search information. We spotlight the hottest (and highest-paying) jobs in your field, report on hiring trends and offer tips for every step of your journey to a new position, or even a new career. (Visit the Tips to Land a Job section of the blog now!)

10. Provide interview coaching

You'll have access to guidance and tips (both online and in person) to help you nail the job interview. You'll get the coaching you need to feel prepared, confident and capable of speaking with ease about yourself and your work.

11. Help you thrive

Once you've landed a job, Robert Half is still there with further assistance. You can get ongoing professional development advice, along with career tips to help you thrive as a successful professional.

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