The job search can be viewed as a frontier to new beginnings. There is great promise in exploring various job roles and responsibilities and in seeing which openings will bring you career prosperity. Different employment options can bring you job satisfaction in various ways, may it be in the form of monetary success or fulfillment in knowing you are making a difference. The world is your oyster, as the old adage goes. Thus, you can explore a wealth of possibilities through your job search. 

But it always doesn’t go your way. Sometimes, companies don’t send a response and leave you hanging, or you may be confused about which job posts to give your resume to. Instead of moping around and lingering in the feeling of being alone at this career standstill, why not reach out to a recruiter? Below are some indications that you already need the help of a recruiter to land your dream job. 


The job search is taking too long. 

Are you in a hurry to get employed? No one can blame you, as hitting a wall in the job search takes a toll on more than just your salary. The average length of a hiring process is about 36 days, and anything beyond that may be alarming to you as the job seeker.  Prolonged wait times to be hired depletes one’s professional confidence, and this negative feeling may snowball into hopelessness that one may not be hired at all. 

Reaching out to a recruiter is a surefire way to speed up the hiring process for you. Job posts get 250 applications on average, and these job advertisements start raking in resumes in the first five minutes after posting. A recruiter will get into sorting out these applications right away, as they are not only concerned with the applicants waiting for a response but also the company hoping to get their workforce replenished with talent at the soonest. 

Whether you get the job or not, recruiters will give you news right away, so you can move on to the next application. Recruiters may even present you with alternative job postings, as they already have an idea of what you are looking for. 


There is no more satisfaction in the job you are in. 

Sometimes no matter what you do, you just can’t love your job. But admittedly, there might be worry that you’ll only end up with the same disappointment if you transfer to the next opening available. If you want to break this cycle, you might want to tap on the help of someone who can help you find reputable companies with good employee satisfaction rates. A recruiter could be that savior you are looking for. 

Many recruiters have been in the business for a long time, and they have an idea of which organizations cherish a competitive yet welcoming working environment for their employees. Part of the benefits of working with a recruiter is their know-how of matching the person with the right job description. Recruiters have to be aware not to put overqualified individuals in vacant positions, as they will not be challenged by their responsibilities. Similarly, applicants lacking experience may end up leaving jobs that are too hard because of burnout. 


A different career path looks enticing to you. 

Sometimes it’s not the company or the job. It’s the industry you are in. A professional may want to explore something entirely different from their current job in search of satisfaction or even a higher pay grade. But this is a big decision to make, and there are times when job seekers wanting to explore a new career path don’t know where to start. 

Reaching out to a recruiter is a good move for those who are considering revising their professional prospects. Recruiters know your value and will aim to point you towards a job that will help you not only start anew but develop your skills in a new career or industry. 

They’ve reviewed dozens of CVs and resumes of various job seekers who want to explore a new career, and they have an idea of which jobs can branch into which professions based on the person’s background. They can lend you this knowledge if you are looking into jumping from one career to another. 


As a manager or supervisor aiming to change companies, it’s hard to look for prospects. 

There is a particular difficulty for those in high-ranking positions to look for a new company to move into. Competition is fierce, as you are dealing with fellow individuals who have achieved prominence in the same field as you are. The job search in itself is already cutthroat. What more for individuals like you with just as impressive a resume as the one vying for the same position? 

A recruiter can step in and help you look for companies that will not only welcome you as a higher-ranking employee but also align your leadership style with the organization. Company culture is a recent buzzword among the human resources community, as there is a need to align the employee with the company’s work ethics. And this is particularly true for leaders, as it is their responsibility to uphold these ethics. 

As recruiters have a responsibility to hire the best employees for their clients, employing the right leaders seems like double the responsibility. If you approach a recruiter to help you find your next management role, you might be even helping them with matching the correct leader to the correct company. 


You simply don’t know where to start. 

Are you a fresh graduate pushed into the world of employment? Or are you looking into getting a temporary or freelance job on top of your current contract? Whether you are new to being hired full-time or searching for ways to look for money on the side, reach out to a recruiter to look for job opportunities. 

Recruiters have a plethora of job openings that match the kind of employment you are seeking and they can even give advice on which companies to apply to. They can be your career gurus too, no matter how unique your job prospects are. 

Working with a recruiter is a fantastic way to help you boost your confidence that you will land a job soon. Recruiters are not only your companions in the job search. They are also your cheerleaders. Know that there are people out there who genuinely want you to get employed soon. 



No matter where you are on your career journey, a staffing agency will be of great help in expanding your horizons. This is what Agile Workplace Staffing has done for many job seekers, and you can be their next success story. 

Agile Workplace Staffing aims to kickstart your career with the right opportunity. Whether you are searching for contractual hiring or direct-to-hire placements, we will make sure you land the right job and company. But it doesn’t end there. Working with us means starting a relationship with us while you build your way towards success in your current role. We are committed to strategic career planning, and we promise to guide you all the way. 

Go to a recruiter who aims to build life-long relationships with the professionals they wish to help. Contact us now at Agile Workplace Staffing.