Dec 03, 2019

Recruitment Consultant vs Recruiter – It’s all in the Service

When done right, the recruitment process should be a seamless one. It should be a collaborative engagement that sees your recruitment consultant working with you to source the best candidate solution for your business.

We see and hear firsthand, the frustrations of clients and candidates who have been through a recruitment process and left dissatisfied with the outcome – falling foul to a recruiter whose mindset is about the ‘deal’ and not the people.

Being pushed in a direction that you’re not comfortable with or given the ‘hard sell’ approach on a candidate are strong indicators the recruiter working on your behalf is not genuinely focused on your business.

Tim Chapman General Manager, Permanent Recruitment, says, ‘Personally, I think it’s really important to be transparent throughout the whole process. If a candidate references poorly then it’s vital to let your client know this. Being honest and working with clients to identify their business needs and challenges develops long term, trusting relationships that lead to more work. Focusing on a quick deal does just the opposite.’

The Agri Labour Australia Consultative Approach

We do things differently at Agri Labour Australia. Like our clients, we are selective about who we bring into the team, their skill set and experience – how they fit with our company culture and their ability to work collaboratively with clients.

We have an extensive talent database and our team are constantly building relationships with potential candidates and expanding our networks to capture the very best applicants in the field.

Equipped with in-depth market knowledge, our capability within the agriculture sector is unrivalled. Our business founders and many of our consultants are from agriculture backgrounds giving us both a grass roots and professional perspective of Australian agribusinesses. It’s this authenticity that sets us apart from the rest.

Our aim is to work with you, delivering tailored solutions that see us applying all our resources to ensure clients get the best candidate available.

Here’s what you can expect from your recruitment consultant at Agri Labour Australia:

  • In-depth market knowledge
  • Market mapping and competitor analysis
  • Tailored approach to your needs
  • Collaborative approach to the job brief
  • Transparency
  • Access to a wider network for placements
  • Advanced interview techniques
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Authentic and genuine in their approach
  • Committed to your relationship
  • Works quickly and is solutions focused

Engaging a professional who you feel comfortable with and who genuinely understands your business will deliver you greater longer term outcomes – saving you time and money and finding you skilled staff who add value to your business.

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