Saves Time and Patience
IT recruiting companies save hiring companies the time and effort in researching applicants for IT jobs. Without the hassle of sifting through resumes and weeding out candidates, human resources can refocus their attention to other areas. Recruiters also help the company and applicants negotiate rates and contracts which might be sensitive topics for both parties.
Working with technical recruiters provides candidates with a direct contact for honest feedback and thorough interviewing schedule. Applicants may feel more confident working with IT staffing companies because recruiters can offer tips and suggestions while also providing a source to hiring manages. If an interview does not go well or a job is not a good fit, the recruiter can also make suggestions and recommend an applicant for other positions.
Because human resources will not need to concern themselves with the hiring process, the company can spend the allocated budget on other divisions within business. Companies will not incur overhead expenses related to contacting prospective candidates such as technology and benefits to support IT contractors or technical staffing firms. If the hiring company is successful with IT recruiting agencies, they will continue to utilize their services and save money long term.
IT recruiters are specialized to seek out the most qualified candidates for their open positions. They have been trained to ask all the right questions while finding those with the most relevant experience. Human resources generally works alongside departments to find the best fit, but both HR and IT segments may be too busy to focus on the key criteria while conducting interviews. Rather than rushing through the interviewing process, IT staffing agencies can help to refine the candidate pool by screening candidates and find the best fit.
IT recruiting may not be for everyone. Some companies prefer to keep their staffing in house and not all candidates wish to work with a recruiter. If you are new to the job market or a hiring company seeking alternative staffing methods, consider the opportunity to work with a recruiter!
AVID Technical Resources
AVID (Applications, Voice, Internet, Data) Technical Resources is a leading Information Technology recruiting company. Specializing in placing contract and permanent personnel in both Infrastructure Support and Applications Development positions, AVID has a national presence supporting clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Headquartered in Boston, MA, AVID has achieved tremendous growth since the firm's inception in 2003. This has triggered numerous national awards and recognition, such as being named to Inc. 500 Magazine's list of 5,000 Fastest Growing Privately-held Companies in the US in 2010, 2011 and 2013. Additionally, the firm boasts of having more than 100 five-star reviews on Google from clients and candidates who rave about their experience and interaction with the firm's recruiters.