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Four Reasons to Partner With a Recruiter to Land a Job Over Summer Break

You’ve just finished your spring semester, and you’re ready to get to work. Maybe you’re trying to save up cash to avoid having to get a job during the fall semester or just want to spend money to enjoy your summer.

Either way, you’re feeling frustrated because you’ve submitted several job applications, but haven’t heard anything back. You might not realize that you can get help with your job search — and for free — by working with a recruiter. Here’s a look at some of the top benefits you’ll enjoy by partnering with them.

Four Reasons to Work With a Recruiter to Find a Summer Job

Get Hired Faster

Summer break only lasts a few months, so you need to maximize your earnings. Finding a job on your own typically takes a while, but you can seriously accelerate this timeline by working with a recruiter.

As staffing experts, recruiters know exactly what employers are looking for in their next hire, so they’ll help polish your resume and prepare you for interviews. They’re also likely aware of several opportunities that meet your needs, allowing you to make a quick connection.

Access Exclusive Jobs

Sometimes the best summer jobs aren’t advertised publicly. Many employers prefer to hire discreetly through recruiters, so you’ll never know they exist if you don’t work with one. This might be the best job you’ve ever had — which could lead to a full-time offer upon graduation — so don’t miss out.

Work on Your Schedule

Finding a new job can be hard — especially if you’re trying to balance other commitments. Whether you’re taking a class this summer or need time off for a planned vacation, a recruiter can help you find a flexible opportunity that works for you. This is the best way to get a summer job that doesn’t cramp your style.

Gain the Right Skills

You want a summer job to earn money, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get more from it. A recruiter can help you find an opportunity that aligns with your future career goals.

This will allow you to gain valuable skills to put on your resume to help you land an amazing internship or entry-level job when it’s time to pursue these opportunities. Boosting your skills now will give you an edge on the competition later.

Need help finding a summer job? HTSS, Inc. is here to guide your search for a great opportunity in Lehigh Valley. Contact us today to learn more!


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As a staffing and recruitment professional for over  30 years, I have seen many changes in the industry. Over that time, I’ve witnessed a transformation in the way organizations view staffing services. Today, we see more and more companies using staffing services as a strategic tool, rather than just for temporary fill-ins.

At HTSS, Inc., our focus is on helping companies create proactive workforce plans. Our goal is to help our clients use staffing strategically to increase capacity, overcome hiring freezes, access specialized talent, better manage increased workloads, and enhance overall productivity.

For our candidates, we help to uncover truly rewarding job opportunities—jobs that are a match to each candidate’s skills, and jobs that offer key experience and growth potential.

We look forward to strengthening our relationships with our current clients and candidates, as well as forming new and exciting partnerships in the future.


Pat Howells
HTSS, Inc.