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Time Is Money

We’re all familiar with the phrase “time is money” and busy manufacturing professionals are all too aware of the truth that phrase holds.

Well, it’s a good thing Rust Belt Recruiting is too! We are passionate about doing the heavy lifting so you don’t have to add “recruiter” to your job description.

The truth is that keeping a position open is costly. And it becomes more costly the longer it is open. This is exactly why it is advantageous to work with a recruiter. Let’s take a look at the many ways recruiters can save you time and money. 

Time-Saving Tech

Recruiters utilize technology to streamline the hiring process. Access to time-saving technology is one of the main benefits of working with a recruiter. An example of this is an Applicant Tracking System (ATS). An ATS is software that manages all aspects of the talent funnel. Its features include: 

  • The ability to post to multiple online job boards and portals with one click
  • Resume parsing (Storing, organizing, and analyzing resumes to make the data searchable when sourcing the ideal candidate)
  • Tracking applicants through every step of the hiring process
  • Assistance with interview scheduling
  • Sending automated messages to enhance the candidate experience
  • Analytics for continuous improvement of the recruiting process

This tech-savvy approach takes all of these tasks off your plate!

Asking the Right Questions

Recruiters are practiced at asking the right questions to pinpoint the ideal candidate and gain a deep understanding of the company culture. This discovery process allows them to become a proper extension of your team and represent your organization as best as possible. 

They then use that information to thoroughly screen and vet candidates before presenting them to you. This ensures that the candidate(s) you ultimately select are qualified and trustworthy. This reduces the risk of turnover or legal issues down the line, saving you time and money!

Building the Pipeline

Recruiters are always focused on building their talent pipeline. They work to build relationships with potential candidates even before a job is available and keep in touch with prospective candidates for when the right opportunity comes along. They also network online and in person to connect with both active and passive job seekers. Building out a pipeline of candidates is also much more effective when there is a clear focus, such as Rust Belt Recruiting’s focus on the industrial sector.

This forward-thinking translates into faster fill times when they leverage their pipeline. Our recruiters have filled key positions in a matter of days as a result of properly managing their pipeline. 

Ensuring Efficiency 

It’s vital to ensure efficiency in the hiring process. 

Recruiters will work closely with you or your team to understand needs and preferences so everyone is on the same page throughout the lifecycle of the hiring process. This can include aligning salary expectations and handling negotiations.

This reduces the falloff of candidates in the talent funnel and helps to avoid losing your best prospect to a competing offer. 

By entrusting us with your recruitment efforts, you’re not just outsourcing a task. You’re gaining a partner who is committed to quality. The investment you’re making will yield returns, both in time saved and money earned. 

Let us tackle the time-consuming tasks so you can focus on what you do best – drive your business forward.  

Contact us today!

Other Resources:

Dear HR: Why Recruiters Can Be Your Allies, Not Your Enemy

Small Recruiting Firm, Big Results

Decoding Industrial Recruiting: Addressing Frequently Asked Questions