Bringing Reaching out to recruiters is a great way to get your name out there… If you do it right. If you’re struggling with how to reach out, we can help you out with those short, simple tips:
1. Reach out with a Brief Message
Do your research and figure out who is the most suitable agency/ recruiter you should reach out to depending on your industry and area. Send an introduction message to the recruiter, and show that you’ve properly conducted research and be professional.
Your research will indicates your commitment to the job hunt and gives the impression that your aims and experiences are aligned with the position you’re interested in.
2. Be Specific
Recruiters have their time-limited for reading candidates’ inquiries. Being specific in your communication will increase your likelihood of receiving a response. Keep your communication simple and straight forward and keep any extensive details about yourself for a screening interview.
3. Keep It Professional
Casual language, sending emails without proofreading, following up many times, and showing frustration with the process are all things to avoid when contacting any recruiter.
Keep in mind that your recruiter isn’t the person conducting the recruitment directly, but their opinion matters a lot to the hiring manager, so having a good impression with them is always critical.
Article written by Hala Haider – Sales Coordinator, Alpha Data Recruitment