Working with an IT Recruiter to Find Top Talent

Recruiting top IT talent is certainly no walk in the park. While it's difficult to recruit employees in many different industries, IT recruiting comes with its own set of
challenges. The reality is that many IT positions need to be filled but not enough talent to fill them because there is a skills gap.

Also, IT professionals need to be targeted in a certain way. Cold calling various IT pros that you find on LinkedIn may not do the trick. You may have to think
out-of-the-box and figure out how you can attract them to your open positions.

Also, while a high salary is important to most techies, it's not the only thing that matters. To find top talent, you need to offer more than great pay. It's
important to create a culture and benefits package that they may not find at other companies.

Fortunately, you don't have to find top IT talent on your own. An IT recruiter can be an invaluable resource for the following reasons:

Experience

IT recruiters have dedicated their careers to finding top IT talent. Therefore, they know what it takes to recruit the right types of candidates successfully.
Over the years, they have experimented with various tools and techniques and know what works and what doesn't. Let them put their experience to work for
you.

Time Savings

Hiring for IT roles is a time-consuming endeavor, to say the very least. By taking the recruiting aspect of it off your plate, you can save a great deal of time. You
can focus on the interview process and ensure your current employees are happy.

Money Savings

Turnover is expensive. If you have a professional IT recruiter working for you, you're more likely to find a quality candidate that stays with your organizations.  Employee retention can save you money and headaches down the road.

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About the Author

Christopher Connolly has been involved with the information technology and staffing field for over 20 years. He has worked for some of the largest staffing firms as well as smaller, niche firms before starting New England Staffing in 2017. He can be contacted at (toll-free) (833) 337.1614

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