5 Interesting Recruitment Industry Facts


The recruitment industry is dynamic and engaging, but unless you’ve been involved in the industry you probably don’t quite understand how it all works. Our team work tirelessly to match the perfect candidates with the right jobs, and it goes without saying that people skills, time management and communication are a few of our specialities. Competition runs high for both recruiters and potential candidates, and Advanced Group do everything we possibly can to remain one step ahead of the competition.
Whether you’re looking to enter the recruitment industry yourself, or perhaps looking to make contact with a recruiter to help you seek out a new position, you may find these 5 interesting facts about the recruitment industry insightful.

1. Recruitment is Tough, but Highly Rewarding
All jobs have their ups and downs, and this is no different in the recruitment industry. Sometimes it can seem like an impossible task to find the right person for the role, but we don’t rest until we do. It’s always immensely rewarding to see the delight of our client and candidate when they are eventually matched up, and this pushes us to carry on and continue striving for great results.

2. Recruiters Can be In House and External
Some companies make use of internal recruiters who are paid a salary and work as a permanent member of staff. External recruiters such as Advanced Group operate in a slightly different manner, as we are hired on an as needed basis to help companies fill vacancies. External recruiters often have a wider geographical reach, and access to a larger pool of pre-qualified talent. As a candidate you should take the time to determine whether you are working with an in-house or external recruitment agency.

3. For Candidates, we are The First Point of Contact
One of the best parts about working with a recruitment agency is that you don’t have to do all the running around and admin involved with job searching. Recruiters work with some of the nations leading contractors and have an extensive range of roles on offer to suitable candidates, and it is our job to find the right person for the job. There is no need to liaise with the company directly, as we will speak and act on your behalf. When working with a recruiter you will be developing a strong working relationship, and it’s likely you will secure a new role much faster as a result.

4. People Skills are a Must
The world is made up of all types of people, and whether you’re an introvert, extrovert or differently abled, it is important that recruiters are able to relate in a fair, honest and compassionate manner. At Advanced Group, our staff take the time to get to know each and every candidate. Whilst we may be aiming to fill the role in the shortest time possible, we will always listen, assess and advise in a professional and courteous manner. People are the heart of what we do, and it’s not uncommon for us to speak to 20+ people per day.

5. Candidates and Recruiters Make a Great Team
Developing a strong working relationship with a recruiter will do wonders for your career advancement. We are always on the lookout for new opportunities which you may be suitable for, and good workers never go unnoticed. If you are looking to advance in your career, we can get you enrolled in certified training courses which will make you even more attractive to our clients. Both candidates and recruiters work hard all year round, and by forming strong relationships you can rest assured that your next job and paycheck is never too far away.

Searching for a New Role? Contact Advanced Group Today
Advanced Group live and breathe recruitment, and we specialise in construction and civil works. If you’re looking for an exciting new position with some of the nations biggest contractors, please get in touch with one of our friendly recruiters today by calling 02 8086 3444 or contact us on our website. We look forward to hearing from you soon!