ServiceNow Contractors: 5 Reasons to Utilise a Recruitment Consultant 

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Calling all ServiceNow Contractors! Can I have your attention please... You're goin...

Calling all ServiceNow Contractors! Can I have your attention please... 

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Recruitment Consultants can help you find your next dream contract.

“But why would it benefit me? I can find my own contract.” I hear you ask, valid point. But I would say "Read on, here are 5 reasons to use a Recruitment Consultant that may change your mind." 

Reason 1 – Greater Exposure to Different Roles 

If you think you can find all job openings on job boards or company websites, think again - not all vacancies are advertised. Sometimes, companies work exclusively with Recruiters to find their ideal candidates. You may find roles you never imagined were available by working with a Recruiter. Who wouldn’t want to be the first to know about a great role?! 

Reason 2 – More Visibility of Market Changes 

While you may think that you know all there is to know about the ServiceNow market, there are still things that you won't know. But.... Recruiters get knowledge first hand from the different clients they work with, thus meaning they have a fairly good idea of what is happening in the ecosystem from different perspectives. When you're looking for your next contract, having a recruiter's knowledge of the market can be very beneficial to you. 

Reason 3 – Access to Recruiters Network of Contacts 

Not only do Recruiters work with many clients, but they also have a vast network of candidates that they have worked with before you. Sometimes, these candidates have been placed in positions where they are the now the hirer. Due to the great service, they received, they know and trust the Recruiter. If your skills match what the hirer wants, chances are you will be a shoe in for an interview because you were recommended by someone they trust.  

Reason 4 – Positive Representation and Coaching – CV/Networking/Social/Personal Branding 

A great Recruiter helps you more than just finding a new role – they are there to guide you through the process. Remember, Recruiters know exactly what their clients are looking for, they can help you become the perfect candidate for the job.  

Take a look at our “10 Ways to Stand Out From the ServiceNow Crowd” article to see how you can be different – but remember these tips are generic – if you work with a Recruiter for a specific role, just imagine what they can teach you! Your own Fairy Godmother! 

Reason 5 – A Recruiter Will Always Be Looking on Your Behalf – Actively or Passively 

Yes, Recruiters reach out to candidates for specific roles, but they could also be reaching out to you because they believe they will one day have something that would be perfect for you. So please, if a Recruiter calls, don’t automatically assume they have an opportunity there and then. 

They might not, but they have reached out to you because they think you are a great candidate. They want to get to know you, learn about your skills and what you are looking for in your next contract. Take the time to explain what the most important things to you in your perfect role are, be honest. Become part of their network and when that perfect role appears – you will be the first to know! 

So, there we go, 5 reasons as to why you as a contractor can benefit from working with a Recruiter.  

Still not convinced. Not a problem. Give the guys at Focus on ServiceNow a call today and see how they can assist you. You never know, you might be pleasantly surprised and up for your next perfect contract before you know it! 

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