Looking for a recruitment agency in Belfast, UK that fits your needs is not always straightforward. Primarily using search engines, for example, can result in a series of mismatches, wasting time and effort in the process. AgencyComparison’s free and intelligent comparison tool has been developed to counter this problem, matching your business with the recruitment agency in Belfast, UK that suits it best. To go through our step-by-step guide below, begin by registering with AgencyComparison for free.
What are the Benefits of Comparing Agencies?
Comparison tools have long been popular for a variety of services, resulting in a host of benefits for both suppliers and buyers. At AgencyComparison, we came to realise that, despite appearing like the best choice, a client’s unique requirements frequently could not always be catered for by their chosen agency, with one or both parties often becoming disappointed by a lack of results.
That is why we developed our smart comparison platform. Unlike comparison tools for energy or insurance providers that look solely for the cheapest deal available, our comparison tool works to match clients and agencies that are best suited to one another. This is achieved by a variety of factors:
- Our use of AI, machine learning and data science.
- A thorough maintenance of accounts on our platform.
- Our years of experience working with agencies from a range of sectors.
- The intuitively simple design of our platform allowing buyers to search effectively.
Through our competitive and fair platform, you may discover an exciting recruitment agency in Belfast, UK that is not as visible when using typical agency sourcing methods. Here are just some of the unique areas that agency comparison can develop for your business:
Will There Be More Agencies Available to Me?
Perhaps one of the more obvious benefits of using our agency comparison tool is the breadth of agencies that are available to you by doing so. By simply having a variety of agencies to choose from, the likelihood of finding one that best meets your needs increases significantly.
With larger agencies tending to have the most effective presence online, it is easy to assume that they will therefore have the biggest impact on your project. This, however, is not always the case. Every client has different needs and expectations. So, while the most well-known recruitment agency in Belfast, UK has made a name for itself, this does mean that this will also be the case for your business. With a wide range of agencies to choose from on AgencyComparison.com, your business can effectively compare and contrast them with your business’s unique demands in mind. Whether this is an agency’s history, or its unique selling points, using our comparison tool can provide a broad and clear overview of the options available to you. When analysing agencies side-by-side, it is much easier to determine which work best with your project and rule out those that don’t. This means that less time is wasted researching various agencies or in discussion with them.
How does AgencyComparison Guarantee Effective Matching?
Another upshot that results from using AgencyComparison’s unique tool is that you have a significant amount of control over your relationship with your selected recruitment agency in Belfast, UK. From the tailored selection process that allows you to choose the agencies that you believe will have the best effect on your project, to relationship maintenance, we guarantee that clients will be satisfied with their supplier.
Once you have chosen an agency for your project, both you and your supplier will receive a mutual NDA template. This is there to guarantee that your relationship is protected from the offset. By making sure that both parties are comfortable sharing their thoughts and unique approaches with one another, the relationship can be sure to not have any early hindrances. Once you and your chosen supplier have signed the NDA, we strongly recommend that this is then uploaded onto the platform for each of you to see.
It may also may be that, for whatever reason, you are not satisfied with your project’s progress. Should this occur, we promise to mediate the relationship or, if required, find a replacement supplier. By having us assist in this area, you will not need to worry about any of the drawn-out difficulties that may arise when trying to change supplier.
Will I have More Control by Comparing Agencies?
When searching for a recruitment agency in Belfast, UK through more typical routes, such as search engines or word of mouth, it is common to commit to an agency without their approach to your project being properly demonstrated. When using AgencyComparison.com, you have much more insight into what an agency will do for your project and, therefore, more control over the relationship.
By being able to compare and contrast agencies before making any contractual commitments, there is no need for risk or guesswork when it comes to picking an agency. Similarly, an agency’s work history and feedback is user-defined. So, unlike the very best reviews that will often be found on an agency’s website, all ratings are sourced from other projects they have taken on within AgencyComparison.com.
With the dense marketing language and dense terminology that it is easy to come across when researching a recruitment agency in Belfast, UK, it can be a challenge to determine which is best suited to your project. When using AgencyComparison, your project comes first. By outlining your project in detail, any pitches you receive from your shortlisted agencies will address its requirements directly. This makes the selection process significantly easier. When an agency pitch makes clear how it will address the individual stages of your project, their merits are much more clear.
Project-specificity in the selection process also means that you may discover smaller agencies that are just as effective despite not being as established as others. It may be, for example, that your project will benefit from the specialist approach of a smaller recruitment agency in Belfast, UK. This is especially true if your business works within an industry niche. Or, conversely, it may be better handled by the more routine full service of a larger agency. In any case, when agencies are compared side-by-side, it is easier to determine who will add the most to your project.
Can I Manage More than One Agency?
With AgencyComparison.com’s tracking capabilities, you are able to manage all of your projects in the same place. This makes it easier to identify strengths and weaknesses of projects by being able to compare their varying progress. Simply visit the ‘Projects’ area of your account and analyse each project’s progress reports side-by-side.
The ability to manage all projects within a single platform also means that time can be saved that is usually lost communicating the developments of various projects within a team. By being able to have the same team member monitor projects across IT, Digital or Tech-related agencies, for example, the combined benefit of a range of projects can be more readily identified whilst time is saved that might usually be lost relaying information in meetings or across emails. This means that, not only can the management process become more coherent across projects, but there can also be a sizeable reduction in labour costs.
How are Agencies Sourced?
By allowing agencies and clients to register with AgencyComparison.com for free, we ensure that agencies and buyers of all sizes have a platform to tender services. This means that, when searching for a recruitment agency in Belfast, UK, you will have a varied range of potential suppliers to choose from beyond the most established that you may have already encountered. This accessibility also means that, just like comparison tools for other services, there is increased competitiveness amongst suppliers. With less-experienced agencies being able to directly compete with more popular suppliers, you unearth a much better deal than anticipated.
While there are a broad range of options when searching through AgencyComparison.com, our comparison tool will only display those that are most likely to fit your requirements. This is because each recruitment agency in Belfast, UK that comes up in your search is selected intelligently. Utilising AI, machine learning and data science, you can be sure that your search will only show appropriate agencies.
How do I Begin Comparing Each recruitment agency in Belfast, UK?
Before you begin comparing agencies, it is worth considering your budget and the service that you require. Your budget is important as this will determine which of your shortlisted agencies pitch to you. With this in mind, having an in-depth understanding of your project’s requirements will make the selection process much simpler. This can be achieved by being as concise as possible in your project’s goals. So, if you have a tender for your project already, this is worth uploading to your account.
With AgencyComparison.com, beginning to compare agencies for your project is made simple by our intuitive interface. Simply follow our step-by-step guide to see for yourself how easy it is to find a recruitment agency in Belfast, UK that fits your project best:
To begin comparing quotes for a project, you must first registering an account. To do this, simply click ‘Register For Free’ from the top right corner of the AgencyComparison.com home page. On the account creation page, you will then need to specify whether you are wanting to register as an agency or a buyer, along with your details.
Once you have submitted your details, you will receive an email that confirms your account has been created. Following this, all you need to do is sign in with your details.
Add details to your profile
After signing in, start by filling in the details of your account so that any interested agencies can find out more about your business. Doing this will give your profile some authenticity and mean that agencies are more likely to pitch for your projects. Similarly, adding a link to any reviews or testimonials about your business will help establish your business to any interested suppliers. Once happy that you have completed your profile, click ‘Update’.
Search and shortlist agencies
After doing this, return to the home page, select a service from the drop down menu and then enter in your post code or city. Doing this will ensure that every recruitment agency in Belfast, UK that suits your requirements is shown.
Refine your search
Filtering your search can be useful way to omit any agencies that you know you will not want to research, such as those without a history or with low ratings. Similarly, it can be useful way to rediscover a recruitment agency in Belfast, UK that you had previously liked but forgot to shortlist. Simply sort results alphabetically if you can remember the name of the supplier or search by keyword.
Explore and Shortlist your Favourite Agencies
To start the next part of your comparison, visit the profiles that you like the look of most. An agency’s rating, work history, feedback, and certificates are all worth consideration at this stage. Should you like the profile of a recruitment agency in Belfast, UK after looking over it, return to your search results and click ‘Add to Shortlist’ at the right of the profile. Shortlisting profiles will include them in your comparison and mean that you receive quotes and pitches from them should they be interested in your project.
Create a project
To receive quotes from your shortlisted suppliers you must create a project. To do this, click ‘Projects’ at the top right of the home screen whilst signed in. From this, you will arrive on a page like the one above. From this page, click ‘Submit New Project’ from the menu bar along the left side of the screen. Once on this page, you will need to enter some details relating to your project:
- Minimum and maximum budget
- The project’s specific service requirements
- A proposed start date
- Details about your project – this can be in the box provided or, should you already have a tender, this can be attached as a document.
After you have filled in these details, click ‘Submit’. This will then send an alert to your shortlisted agencies about your project. Pitches may take a while to receive back so it is advised that you ensure that email alerts are enable so that you know when quotes and pitches are received. Accounts will receive email alerts by default, so this will only require changing if you disabled email alerts when creating your account.
Select from pitches
To start looking through your proposals, simply visit your account’s ‘Projects’ area and then click on ‘Pending Proposals’ from the menu along the left. When you are on this page you will be able to see all of your pitches and accept or reject them whenever you please. Once you have decided which proposal you would like to accept, it will show up in your ‘Active Projects’ area. Within this area, there are a number of other features to take note of:
- Invoices – Manage the financial side of your relationship with a recruitment agency in Belfast, UK
- Leave Feedback – Detail your experiences with any agencies that you have worked with
- Project Reports – Analyse the results of your project
- Chat Conversations – Communicate with suppliers within AgencyComparison.com’
This is especially useful if you would like to measure the success of different projects by comparing and managing suppliers side-by-side. Tracking various elements of a project in our platform means that issues and growth can be identified quickly.
Invite existing contacts
Should you already have some pitches from those shortlisted within AgencyComparison.com but would like to have even more options, it is possible to invite other existing agencies to sign up. This is very useful during proposal selection where it is easier to compare offers in the same place. This is also useful as, should you prefer an agency’s pitch that does not have an account with us, your relationship with them will be protected once they sign up and complete the contract on our platform. This can help make the tracking of a project’s progress much more straightforward and can also mean that switching suppliers is not as difficult should there be any issues in the future.
How much does it cost?
When clients use AgencyComparison.com there are no costs, hidden or otherwise. Without any sign up or subscription fees, this means you can comfortably manage every stage of your project without any timing or budget constraints. Simply sign up below, create a project and manage any pitches that you receive.
Even after a pitch has been accepted for a project, as a client you can still continue to manage it within AgencyComparison.com without incurring any costs. Once you have secured a contract with a supplier, there will be a 10% monthly fee of the agency’s service fees. This will, however, not affect the price of your service.
What is Management Procurement?
If preferred, AgencyComparison.com is also able to manage your agency procurement for you for a small 10% charge of your agreed monthly fee. This is especially helpful if you are not familiar sourcing a recruitment agency in Belfast, UK or simply do not have the time to be comparing suppliers.
Our experienced and helpful team are more than capable of matching your business with a suitable recruitment agency in Belfast, UK. To begin the process, fill in our form below and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your project with you. Once we have a thorough understanding of your project, we will do the rest.
Whilst there are a number of lead gen platforms and directories that serve as platforms for agencies, AgencyComparison.com is the first and only website that allows clients to comprehensively compare suppliers. As a platform that can be signed up to for free by clients and suppliers alike, there are some agencies that consider AgencyComparison.com as a lead source. This does not mean, however, that it is a lead gen platform. This is because, whilst lead gen platforms exist to sell as many leads as possible to suppliers without considering their quality, our platform exists to supplement the sourcing and managing of agency contracts.
Our platform has been made to ensure that client-agency relationships are protected and strengthened at every stage. By keeping all aspects of a project within our platform, such as reports and even conversation between clients and suppliers, it can be much easier to identify growth and shortcomings. This ensures that all of a project’s important parts can be easily located, reducing the risk of confusion.
Aside from the comparison and progress-tracking capabilities of our platform, it has also been created with user interface in mind. One way that this has been ensured is the division found in the platform between sourcing agencies in the ‘Shortlists’ area and managing shortlisted agencies in the ‘Projects’ area. This means that your search for a recruitment agency in Belfast, UK, for example, can be done in a distinctly separate area away from any other ongoing projects you might be undertaking.
Learn about how AgencyComparison.com can help get your project up and running when you register for free today. Begin searching for a recruitment agency in Belfast, UK that fits your business’s unique requirements and receive a range of pitches for your project. Or, if you would rather we find a recruitment agency in Belfast, UK for you, simply fill in our management procurement form below with the necessary details of your project. One of our knowledgeable team will then get back to you as soon as possible.