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Tips on working with a Recruiter

Working with a recruiter can be a beneficial experience for job seekers looking to advance their career. Recruiters have valuable industry knowledge and connections to help you land your dream job. However, it's important to know how to effectively work with your recruiter to maximise your chances of success. Here are some tips on how to build a positive and mutually beneficial relationship with your recruiter:

Be clear about your goals and preferences: Before working with a recruiter, make sure you have a clear understanding of what you're looking for in a job. Communicate your career goals, preferred industry, company culture preferences, and any other relevant information with your recruiter. This will help them target job opportunities that align with your aspirations.

Trust their expertise: Recruiters have a deep understanding of the job market and can offer valuable insights and guidance throughout the job search process. Trust their expertise and advice as well as being open to their suggestions on how to improve your resume, prepare for interviews, and negotiate job offers.

Be honest and transparent: It's important to be honest with your recruiter about your skills, experience and career goals. Provide accurate and up-to-date information about your work history, qualifications and any other relevant details. Transparency will help your recruiter effectively market you to potential employers.

Keep an open line of communication: Communication is key when working with a recruiter. Keep them updated on your job search progress, any changes in your availability and any feedback you receive from interviews. Promptly respond to their emails and calls to show that you're serious about finding a job.

Follow up after interviews: After attending an interview arranged by your recruiter, make sure to follow up with them to discuss how it went and provide feedback. This will allow them to better understand your preferences and improve their job matching process.

Working with a recruiter can be a positive and rewarding experience if you follow these tips and maintain a professional and collaborative relationship. If your looking for a job give us a call on 0191 492 6622 or send your CV to info@westray.co.uk

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