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Partnering With a Staffing Firm Can Speed Your Job Search… Here’s How

You’ve been searching for a new job for a while now, but you haven’t had any luck. This is frustrating because you’re likely either stuck in a job that’s no longer fulfilling or unemployed.

Until now, you’ve been navigating your search alone, but you’re thinking about reaching out to a staffing firm for help. Here’s what you have to gain by allowing a recruiter to assist.

Four Reasons Partnering With a Staffing Firm Can Speed Your Job Search

Focus Your Efforts

Knowing what you want from a new job is hard. It’s easy to get sidetracked by job postings that sound good, but ultimately aren’t the best fit for you.

A recruiter will help you avoid wasting time by learning about your skills, interests, and future goals at your first meeting. They’ll use this information to create a targeted job search that centers exclusively on opportunities that are a good move for your career. Staying focused will allow you to streamline your efforts, so you get hired faster.

Expand Your Reach

You have a great network, but it only expands so far. Recruiters have expansive networks, so they’re able to cast a wide net to find every available opportunity that checks your boxes. The more relevant opportunities at your fingertips, the better your chances of getting hired quickly, so let them work their magic.

Polish Your Resume

In most cases, your resume is the first time your name will come across a potential employer’s desk. If it’s well written and targeted to the position they need to fill, you’ll likely be invited for an interview.

Of course, crafting a resume that stands out from the crowd can be easier said than done, but this is a non-issue when you partner with a recruiter. They’ll work with you to perfect your existing resume or start from scratch and create a new one designed to shine.

Interview Like a Pro

Even the most confident candidates get nervous for job interviews. Your recruiter will help you prepare in advance, so you walk into the room on the big day feeling confident.

Additionally, recruiters have relationships with many of the hiring managers you’ll meet. This allows them to reach out and get feedback on your interview to share with you. Even if you don’t get the job, you can use this information to improve, so you don’t make the same mistakes next time.

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CEO Letter

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.