With the North West vying with London to be the Media hub of the
UK, we ask ourselves how media recruitment specialists such as
ourselves support the demands of this growing sector.
It has become evident that within this digital age there is a
lack of skilled media professionals. With the recruitment companies
circling and at times creating a cannibalistic effect by assisting
candidates move from competitor to competitor, we know that this
can only lead to a limited marketplace.
Thus it is necessary for both employers and recruitment agencies
to create a partnership with their clients to enable them to be
fully effective. When a consultancy understands your business they
can with confidence relay the true benefits of joining your
organisation onto prospective employees. We can also be more
selective in the filtering of unsuitable applicants, freeing up
your interview time to focus on the candidate.
It is vital for a client with a specific requirement to deal
with a company that understands exactly what they are looking for.
This way new talent can be approached in complimentary sectors or
approach those who are relocating therefore growing the marketplace
Our responsibility is to manage expectations on both sides to
remove any concerns ensuring when a candidate becomes an employee
the relationship is both professional and positive from the
We as recruitment professionals need to support the growing
pains of this vibrant sector by the following six key actions:
1) Assist with current market values to attract top candidates
2) Support the new generation with guided career paths
3) Provide a streamlined recruitment process (reducing on time
spent studying applicants' CV's)
4) Manage a candidate's expectation for their next move
5) Provide a rebate system protecting your investment
6) Provide an open, honest and ethical service
Don't hesitate to get in touch with us whether you are an
employer or a candidate for a deserved professional service.