Recruiters Pick up Where Job Search Engines Fall Short

If you’re on the hunt for your next career move in accounting, you may be tempted to spend hours scrolling through job boards and search engine results for an opening that meets your professional goals. However, these could be hours spent networking and making the professional connections you need to find gainful employment.

Our recruiters are hired by employers to seek out the top talent in the accounting and finance industry to fill positions. They have connections to a large network of middle-market companies and the ability to get your resume into the hands of hiring managers. Let’s take a closer look at how recruiters take the job hunt a step beyond search engines and how they not only find opportunities but match a suitable candidate to a position.

Stop Scrolling and Start Applying

Search engines are a wonderful tool for those just starting out on the job hunt. There are hundreds of websites which host boards and listings that can be an excellent resource for gauging the labor market and dominant industries in a region. However, listings found on these sites are typically wide-reaching and generate thousands of responses. As a result, the likelihood that your resume will even be seen by a hiring manager is extremely slim.

According to, many job coaches advise that one should not spend any more than 10 percent of the job hunt on a search engine. Any more than that and you’re likely wasting time pursuing a lost cause.

Recruiters to the Rescue

Working with a recruiter can offer a variety of benefits to jobseekers. First of all, they are commissioned directly by companies looking to fill a vacancy quickly and effectively. Secondly, they hand-pick candidate resumes based on qualification, suitability and specialty. This means that candidates working with a recruiter already have an advantage in the application process. Both of these benefits increase the chances of meeting with employers and finding jobs that align with the candidates’ career goals.

For more information on how to connect with our team of recruiters at Beacon Resources, email us today.