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IT Recruitment: Traditional Agency or IT Services Provider

IT Recruitment: Traditional Agency or IT Services Provider

When considering your IT Recruitment needs two options immediately spring to mind…should I:

  1. Advertise directly through the HR or Talent Acquisition team or
  2. Engage the services of an IT Recruitment agency

Most likely you will do both and this is a sensible option as IT Recruitment agencies are specialists in sourcing highly skilled IT resources and usually only charge a fee when their candidate is placed.

However, they lack the in-house technical experience that a technology company would have in areas such as Cloud Deployments, Software Development and Project Management as the vast majority of IT Recruitment companies simply have no need to employ such people. Therefore, the ability to technically assess the skills of candidates is the sole responsibility of you – the client. This can be a time consuming process involving several hiring managers.

However, there is a third option where the IT Recruiters can leverage inhouse expert knowledge in the above areas through job-specific screening questions, tailored online technical assessments and even first-round interviews. This option offers the best of both worlds and reduces the need for extensive interviews by you.

This option can be facilitated by engaging an IT Services Provider such as Ergo.

Since 1993 Ergo has successfully serviced many of Ireland’s most recognisable brands through a wide array of IT functions including Cloud Migrations, IT infrastructure upgrades and bespoke application development.

Our internal team of Technical Recruiters are specialists in their fields and often work with clients to find suitable candidates for internal roles. This can be done effectively and efficiently by utilising existing Ergo IT contractors and engaging with a large highly skilled pool of IT professionals across Ireland.

As a leading IT Consultancy with dedicated Cloud, DevOps, Technical Support, Information Security and Software Architecture teams Ergo understands the importance of niche skill sets and we only submit candidates for your roles that we would consider for our roles.

In the ongoing war for talent the recruitment of experienced IT professionals can be a timely and expensive endeavour. However, there are ways to reduce overheads by engaging an IT company who excels in IT Recruitment. View are available roles and resources here or alternatively contact us to discuss your IT Recruitment needs.

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