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Top 3 tips for getting the most out of your recruitment agency

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If you’re looking for job vacancies in Basingstoke, working with a local recruiter like Wote Street People could be very rewarding because we have the local business knowledge that might lead to opportunities for you to meet with companies face to face.

However, there’s nothing more annoying than registering for job vacancies in Basingstoke with an agent and then not hearing anything.  It’s a competitive job market out there, so here’s some top tips to get the most out of your recruitment agency…

Give recruiters as much information about you and your job search as possible.

As well as your CV, to get you in the right role we need to know what style of company culture makes you shine. Think about where you’ve done well in the past, or where you haven’t. Tell is what type of company you want to work with – and what you don’t want.

Keep in touch on a regular basis.

Call us.  Nag us!  We wish we could call all our candidates each week for a catch up, but unfortunately there just isn’t enough time.  However, that doesn’t mean we don’t want to talk to you.  So, when you have 5 minutes to spare – get in touch.  Update us on what’s happening with your job search.  Have your circumstances changed?

Strike while the iron’s hot.

Seen a job on our website and can’t wait to apply? Don’t hang about! Get ahead of the competition and call us to discuss your application, get more information, and get answers to the questions that you’re dying to ask. Make sure we know that you’re eligible for that job we’re trying to fill and it’s a win-win all round.

Successful job hunting is all about clear communication and building a relationship with your recruiter.  Help us to get out there in the job market on your behalf. Remember, recruiters are not the same as a job board – we can be a powerful (and free) networking tool.

For more help with finding a new job in Basingstoke, contact Wote Street People on 01256 99127 or email recuit@wotestreetpeople.co.uk

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