Hire Better with a Niche Staffing Firm

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By Megan Lacombe

Topics: Hiring


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Hire-Better-with-a-Niche-Staffing-Firm.jpgAs you go through the tedious process of hiring, a staffing firm can be a great way to ensure that everything goes as smoothly as possible. 

However, it’s worth noting that not all staffing firms are alike. While some staffing firms take a broader approach to the employment market, others work within specific, niche industries, familiarizing themselves with every aspect of the industry so that their abilities within the field become unparalleled when it comes to hiring. 

There are some major benefits that come with partnering with a niche staffing firm, making it a wise choice for any company serious about hiring better.

Better Industry Connections

One of the biggest benefits of pairing with a staffing firm is the ability to gain access to its comprehensive industry connections. Working extensively within a specific industry, and with hiring as their full-time preoccupation, niche staffing firms build strong and lasting relationships within the community. They are familiar with all the big players in the recruitment game and can call on their connections to gain valuable information about personnel that could make a perfect fit for your company. 

While a staffing firm with a more general focus will have its share of connections too, they tend to be spread much thinner than those held by a staffing firm that is operating within a niche. With networking becoming one of the most predominant ways that people find employment, industry connections can be invaluable assetsduring the hiring process. Working with a firm that knows your industry and knows how to attract the best candidates for available positions can help propel your company further and help you hire better.

Latest Trends & Demands

In the same way that a niche staffing firm will be familiar with the major recruitment players within its industry of focus, so too will it be on top of the various trends and demands that are having an impact on the employment market within your specific industry. 

Fluctuations like number of graduates, desirable skills, and workforce demand are all things that need to be taken into consideration when hiring decisions are being made. On your own, keeping track of the various trends and fluctuations can be overly strenuous; it requires a great deal of time and energy that most companies don’t have to spare. 

Staffing firms, on the other hand, make keeping on top of industry trends a part of their job. With a staffing firm that is working within your specific niche, you guarantee that you’re partnering with a firm that will be able to provide with the most up-to-date and relevant information needed for recruitment.

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Megan Lacombe

Megan is a Media Communications professional at Liberty Staffing. She has experience working as a Freelance Writer for a variety of companies online. In her free time, she enjoys crafting, photography, running, and kayaking. An avid reader, she reads anything, anywhere. She puts creativity and passion into everything that she does. Her favourite quote is “Create the things you wish existed” by Anonymous.

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