Working with a Recruiting Firm to Hire Talent: What Companies Need to Know

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Right now, it’s challenging to find great talent. In heavy metals, there are more job openings but fewer people submitting applications. Working with a recruiter in the equipment industry can help you find talent faster and give you access to a broader talent pool. Here is what you need to know about working with a recruiting firm to hire talent.


When you work with a recruiter, their direct focus will be on matching your role and company with just the right candidate. This works in your favor when you have an urgent need to fill a position. The recruiter already has connections and may even already have a candidate in mind. Compared to the traditional route of posting a job ad, working with a recruiter is faster and often results in a better fit between the company and the candidate.

Market Knowledge

Recruitment firms have extensive market knowledge and resources. This can be of tremendous value to your company. Seasoned recruiters are current on all the latest market trends and developments. This will make it easier for you to navigate the hiring process because recruiters will know current information about things like salary benchmarking, compensation trends, and skill shortages.

They Know Their Targets

Working with a recruiting firm will give you access to more candidates and higher quality candidates. Recruiters have a pulse on who is doing what in the industry both locally and nationally, and they already have established relationships with many of the top players in the industry. They can find you candidates you would never have access to if you simply put an ad out on a job board.

They Make Excellent Consultants

Because of their extensive experience in the industry and knowledge of market trends, recruiters make great consultants. Use them to consult on buying or selling a business, mergers, startups, or where to build new locations. They can point you in the right direction and help you make better decisions based on current and past data.

There is an enormous amount of value derived from working closely with a recruiting firm that specializes in the equipment industry. As a leader within the industry, you will have access to more candidates, and you will be able to attract better talent. Recruiters can also help you navigate the hiring process, while saving you time and money in the process.

Are you looking for top talent in heavy industrial or equipment manufacturing?

Contact us to discuss how we can bring top talent to your organization. With a 30 year tenure in professional search, The Luksan Group is comprised of dedicated, experienced and passionate search and recruitment professionals working on behalf of many of the country’s premier corporations.

Are you a professional looking for a new opportunity?

Contact us to discuss your career options.


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