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Sending the resume to a recruitment agency is an option for people who are looking for a job. Here’s how a resume should look like and what details should contain.
The resume is an important element in finding a job, the first thing that gets the attention of an employer’s background.
Regarding the design of your resume, there is no standard that can ensure the success of the candidate selection, mentioned the representatives of Smartree, human resources company, but the most importantly aspect is the ease of browsing information by recruiter.
“The resume should have a size as close to a page, should contain real and updated information and especially relevant results of his or her professional work. The professional experience should be highlighted in a chronological order so that the recruiter or anyone can browse it easily,” mentions Raluca Penes, HR Coordinator Smartree.
What should you do before sending your resume
The recruitment companies are specialized in certain areas, industries and even skill levels. For example, there are agencies directed towards young graduates or people with low entry-level experience, but are also agents that target only seniors or management positions. Also, there are companies dedicated to recruiting IT specialists, accountants or staff for logistics activities.
Therefore, the persons who are looking for a job should, above all, identify recruitment companies which have in their portfolio customers or jobs that match their profile. Then, the next step is sending the resume to them.
“Apart from the resume, it is recommended that each candidate to mention the position / job he or she is applying. In addition, it is recommended to send a cover letter as any additional information that refers to the professional experience help the HR specialists to better understand the candidate’s profile and to calibrate him directly on the available positions or future positions” , says Raluca Penes.
What happens with your resume after reaching to a recruitment companies
According to Smartree, in all agencies the resumes are analyzed and recorded on an internal database. Then, if there are any available positions that match the resume profile, the candidate will be called and included in the recruitment and selection process.
On the other hand, there are situations in which, although there are no jobs available that correspond with the professional experience, the HR professionals wish to meet that people in order to recommend them for future projects and positions.
“All those who are looking for a job must take into account the option of sending the resume to a company specialized in recruitment. The advantages are undeniable. First, the recruitment time diminishes significantly as agencies are concerned to identify suitable candidates for the available positions as fast as possible, so that the service delivery to their clients be more prompt, respecting the deadline agreed, “said Raluca Penes.
Smartree company was founded in 2000 and provides outsourcing HR services such as payroll, personnel administration, analysis and reporting for management, recruitment, temporary labor, consultancy. The company processes annually 450,000 employees and has over 150 clients, mostly multinationals and companies with Romanian capital.
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