9 reasons why growing businesses should use external recruitment companies

Today’s guest blogger is Tim Lane founder and director of Park Lane Recruitment based near Manchester UK.  Park Lane Recruitment is a specialist recruiting firm in the technology space with niche areas of cybersecurity, fintech, space and defense IT, as well as generic IT sales, tech and managerial.  Tim is also an NPAworldwide Board Director with responsibility for the EMEA region and a 30+ year veteran of the recruiting industry.

Finding the right employees is essential for any company. With the right team in place, businesses can achieve great things. However, finding the best talent can be a daunting task. There are many different ways to find employees, but one of the most effective methods is using an external recruitment company. Here are 10 reasons why companies should use external recruiters!

  1. Save time: Companies often don’t have the time to dedicate to finding the right employees. After all, you have a ‘proper’ job to do right? By using an external recruitment company, businesses can save valuable time as these “headhunters” will do the legwork for them.
  2. Find global talent: There is a vast pool of global talent out there and companies may not have the resources to search for international candidates. External recruitment companies can help businesses to find the best candidates from around the world.
  3. Get expert advice: Recruiters are experts in their field and can offer invaluable advice and guidance on finding the best employees. They understand the latest trends and know where to find the best talent.
  4. Cost-effective: Many small businesses may not have the budget to hire an in-house recruitment team. External recruitment companies can be a cost-effective solution as they often work on a commission-only basis. If they don’t succeed you pay nothing!
  5. Wider reach: External recruitment companies have a wider network than most businesses. They often headhunt the best talent from around the world and can bring them to your doorstep.
  6. Expertise and guidance: As mentioned before, external recruitment companies offer valuable expertise and guidance. They can help you navigate the ever-changing landscape of recruiting and hiring.
  7. Access to the latest technology: External recruitment companies usually have access to the latest technology and tools. This means they can help you find candidates faster and more efficiently.
  8. Flexible: External recruitment companies are often more flexible than in-house teams. They can tailor their services to your specific needs and requirements.
  9. Scalable: External recruitment companies can scale up or down according to your needs. This makes them the perfect flexible resource.

There are many reasons why companies should use external recruitment companies to help find the best employees. These are just some of the benefits that businesses can enjoy by working with headhunters.