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I need an Open up your job search by signing up with a recruitment agency agent H next one. ave you searched online, scoured the local newspapers and visited the job centre, but still not secured a job? Then employing the services of a recruitment consultant could prove invaluable. He or she does much of the hard work for you and can offer you some much-needed guidance and support, too. If you don’t know how to go about it, here’s a guide on making agencies work for you. Dig Deeper Ask around and use the internet to draw up a list of agencies in your field of work or in a particular location you’re interested in. Once you’ve made your list, look at the websites of the agencies and check out the vacancies they have on their books. Then assess whether the jobs and salaries are suitable for you. If not, move on to the Career tip: Many agencies specialise in particular sectors which helps job seekers get expert advice. Not only will it have industry insight, but also a clear understanding of requirements. For example, Dragonfly (www. is a media recruitment agency; Blue Arrow (www. offers expertise in office, industrial, driving and catering jobs; Taylor Root ( works with companies to recruit finance and accounting, banking and financial services, HR and office support staff; Anson McCade (www. is an international banking and IT recruitment consultancy. photographs: getty Images, shutterstock is a legal recruitment firm; Poolia (www. 30 careers september 2011

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Careers with Hayley Taylor 2011

Editor’s letter
Hayley's foreword
Home work
Meet The Fairy Jobmother
I need an agent
How to write the perfect CV
Be the best
From business virgin to Virgin boss
Staying positive during your job search
Kick start your career
The benefits of business education
How to make work work for you
Legal rights
Balancing benefits and businesses for working mums
Earn more work less
Shades of Green
Getting into retail without selling yourself short
What to wear
Work on a plate
Franchises: it’s all in the name
The Ultimo success
Working that net
Building a career in property
Donate your career to charity
Supporting the support
Cross purposes
Tender, loving social care
10 social care facts
Foster care: a blossoming profession
Best of British
Jobs of the future
10 Top Tips to get that dream job
Your questions answered

Careers with Hayley Taylor 2011