Getting recruited, in a reputed company in a city like London on a work profile dreamed for so long that it seems like a reality, is pretty difficult in real. Services of job agencies in London can be an initiating point to move ahead with and for many a sufficient requisite. However, there are two main concerns here. First, is the chosen employment agency good, and second if there are other resources (like social media) needed to be tapped for slightly fast tracking the whole process of lining up an interview. We will get into the details one by one in the upcoming paragraphs.
Picking the Best Job Firm
The whole job searching process seems like trawling a fish that finds newer ways to escape the net. So, besides equipped with the specific tools, one should always feel determined, as supported by few strategies to land on the best of the recruitment agencies, London or anywhere else. Using following tips can prove to be of great help:
Look for a professional who has greyed his hairs in the industry getting acquainted with the trends and cycles of up-downs. He might be able to provide you a better insight of the possibilities in your field of interest. You can talk to him about the kind of jobs available, matching your experience along with degree, diploma and other certifications. Specialists or niche agencies seem to be more active on this aspect.
Executive than Generalist
More often than not, it has been noticed that peculiar profiles often find themselves on the platform of Executive job companies rather than the other one. Example could be profiles demanding specialised media, social care, SAP, etc as the forte or experience of the candidate. For a fresher who is going to start experimenting with himself and his inclinations, generalist agencies might be the best.
Regional or Local Expertise
It comes into play when the search is place specific. Like a city with ports will have different kind of jobs as compared to the city with corporate headquarters or a city with natural treasures like forests, mineral ores, etc. Language can also be one of the reasons for specific search. For example if one wants work in a state through NGO, etc, being knowledgeable on that aspect can be specific requisite.
Using Social Media for Your Advantage
Engaging, connecting and sharing with the working lot can open doors, you never had thought about before. In addition to taking above steps to make sure the right employment agency for you, the vast network of experienced professionals on the World Wide Web can also be brought into use while hunting for the best job. To know how, read on.
One should be updated on the news on the sectors or industries of interest. Researching about the prominent companies in that particular sector can highlight the skill or attitude needed. Social websites give a chance to know and utilise the tools the professionals from the same field are using, giving you an advantage.
This has become the modern way to come in the eyes of potential employer. Keep it updated with all you achieve at every step of your professionally active life. The more connected and up-to-date one stays, the better exposure he receives. Also, do not be careless about videos, links, etc. you add to the profile on sites like LinkedIn. It will represent your interests and inclinations.
Twitter For Networking
For networking and increasing the circle of connections, Twitter can prove as good as Linkedin, or maybe more for someone who knows how to exploit it to his purpose. Building relationship is what almost everyone does on a job, why not start it before getting into one, to learn nuances as well as complications, if any.
Other than what is explained above, relationship building and development online include a lot of sharing and expression in terms of relevant professional views, opinions, tips on getting better, motivated, etc.
With the help from both, job agencies as well as social media, your goal is not far enough, just be patient!
The author of this post is ‘Will Smith, a professional blogger who has written many articles on education, career, [employment agencies] and much more.