Meron nga bang forever? Where do broken hearts go nga ba, tita Whitney? Ikaw na ba ang icing as ibabaw ng cupcake ko? These are only some of the questions that are probably impossible to answer. But for jobseekers, especially for those looking for a job abroad, one difficult (but not entirely unanswerable) question is: Do I employ the services of a recruitment company or apply directly?
The short answer to this question is “it depends on your situation,” but this isn’t entirely helpful, so perhaps it would be more useful to identify when one should resort to a recruitment company. Below are a few scenarios in which using a recruitment company is particularly beneficial:
1. When applying for a job abroad. In the past, we have written on the undeniable benefits of recruitment agencies for overseas jobseekers (Six Practical Ways on Finding a Job Abroad, How to Seek a Job While Currently Employed, There Are No Secrets to Getting a Job Abroad) but it is worth reiterating here: recruitment agencies make applying for a job abroad not only easier, but also more likely to succeed. Recruitment companies have years of experience and connections under their belt, which provide a crucial edge for any jobseeker. Kabisado na ng mga recruitment company ang mga pasikot-sikot ng overseas recruitment. Just think about it this way: are you having trouble keeping up with the taxing process of overseas application? Recruitment agencies have done that millions of times before, and they can do it again for you.