Tech recruitment is a fierce battleground where the quest for exceptional talent never ends. To navigate this competitive landscape, companies often turn to tech recruitment agencies. But, like any industry, tech recruitment has its own set of hurdles. In this article, we'll delve into the ten biggest hiring challenges that tech recruitment agencies face and how at Hubbado we are able to offer innovative solutions to conquer them.
1. Exorbitant Agency Fees
The cost of traditional tech recruitment agencies can be a major roadblock. Their sky-high fees (typically
20-30% in the UK) can strain your hiring budget. Here's where Hubbado stands out. We offer innovative commercial terms, with an approach to hiring fees and pricing that is rooted in fairness and transparency. We’re dedicated to maintaining a fair and transparent margin which builds loyalty and trust, which we believe is much more valuable than short-term profits. 2. Lengthy Time to Hire
A prolonged hiring process can test the patience of employers and candidates alike. Tech recruitment agencies sometimes struggle to expedite this process, resulting in delays.
Hubbado's solution? We’ve built a trusted community of resources working at all levels in IT, cyber security, finance and project management, who are available at short notice for your contract, ad hoc and permanent jobs. If we don’t have the skillsets you need in our community, our resourcing team will source the candidates you need for no extra fee. Once you have our selection of 2 or 3 top candidates, our applicant tracking system will give you full visibility of candidate progress from applying to contract management, significantly reducing the time to hire.
3. Lack of Understanding of the Field
Tech is specialised, and not all agencies are equipped to comprehend its intricacies. Poor matches are a common consequence.
Hubbado boasts a management team of former IT and project management consultants, who have a true understand the industry. They're well-versed in the specific skills and qualifications required for tech roles, ensuring a better fit for the job.
4. Inadequate Communication
In the recruitment process, effective communication is paramount. Miscommunication or lack of transparency can lead to misunderstandings and unsuccessful hires.
Hubbado priorities clear and open communication between employers and candidates. Our platform is fully transparent to all parties, and has a chat function for employers to contact resources, facilitating seamless dialogue and making it easier to provide feedback, ask questions, and set clear expectations.
5. Demand Outweighs Tech Talent
The demand for tech talent consistently exceeds the supply, making it hard for agencies to find qualified candidates who aren't already claimed by other companies.
Hubbado's extensive network and search and match feature help agencies find the skillsets they need. Our skills matching algorithms can identify candidates with the right skills and experience, even if they aren't actively seeking new opportunities. And our resourcing team is ready to source the perfect candidate for you if we can’t find them in our community.
6. Ensuring a Smooth Integration
The hiring process doesn't end with a candidate's acceptance. Integrating them into the company's culture and workflows can be a tricky endeavour that tech recruitment agencies may falter with.
Hubbado offers ongoing support to ensure a seamless transition for the hired talent. Our platform facilitates communication between the employer, and candidate, making it easier to address any issues and ensure a successful integration.
In the realm of tech recruitment, challenges are par for the course, but Hubbado provides a comprehensive suite of services to tackle them head-on:
Innovative Commercial Terms: enjoy a fairer, transparent margin Post a Job for Free: Slash recruitment costs by listing tech job openings at no cost Applicant Tracking: Streamline the hiring process with an efficient tracking system Tech Experts: Tap into Hubbado's team of tech experts who possess an in-depth understanding of the industry
With Hubbado's unwavering commitment to transparency and trustworthiness, tech recruitment agencies can conquer these challenges and deliver high-quality tech talent that seamlessly fits into their client's company culture. If you're aiming to streamline your tech recruitment process, make Hubbado your go-to solution.