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Tackle the Talent Shortage by Using a Recruiter

Author: Laurie Knafo/Tuesday, July 11, 2017/Categories: SNI Companies, SNI Financial, For Job Seekers, For Employers, SNI Certes, For Job Seekers, For Employers, SNI Technology, Accounting Now, Staffing Now

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It’s clear that there is a recent talent shortage when it comes to filling jobs. For example, a quick Google search will display a plethora of news and search results all related to the talent shortage currently happening in the US. Many people wonder why this is the case, when so many people are looking for work, yet are unable to secure jobs. According to Forbes, there’s a talent shortage when employers can’t find people with the skills and the background they require, at the price they are willing to pay. That leads to the practice of unfulfilled jobs, a skills gap, and an increased time to hire. While this may seem alarming to those on the hunt for careers, there are ways to make the most of the talent shortage: by working with a recruiter.

The hiring process for companies who are really hurting from the talent shortage is lengthy and time-consuming. That’s why recruiters are so important to them, now more than ever. Recruiters will help the company connect with the most-qualified, most appropriate candidate, while saving the company time and money.

By working with a recruiter, candidates can feel confident and more comfortable in their interviews because they know going in, that the recruiter and company have determined that the skill set and experience of the candidate, is what they are looking for. Recruiters can save the candidate time and money too, not just the company. Going into an interview blind might not be the best way to set the candidate up for success. That’s why recruiters do everything they can to properly communicate with the candidate and the company as far as expectations and requirements go. Also, recruiters are constantly working on the behalf of the candidates and the companies to find the most compatible matches, whereas an HR department or a candidate might not be able to devote entire work days to securing the job. All of these tasks lead to saving time, money, and increases efficiency in the long run for both the candidate and the company. Lastly, recruiters can also help the candidate to understand negotiation tactics and market rates for someone with their skill set.

With the talent shortage at significantly high rates, recruiters are focused on staying up to date on the latest trends, tips, and tricks to help mitigate the shortage. At SNI Companies, we connect the right people, with the right positions. Use the talent shortage to your advantage and connect with a recruiter today.

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Laurie Knafo
Laurie Knafo

Laurie Knafo

Laurie Knafo is Regional Vice President for SNI. Her 30+ years in the recruiting business enable her to bring insightful counsel to companies and candidates looking to make the most out of their staffing relationships.

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Laurie Knafo is Regional Vice President for SNI. Her 30+ years in the recruiting business enable her to bring insightful counsel to companies and candidates looking to make the most out of their staffing relationships.

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