Finding a recruitment agency in Leeds, UK that suits your needs is not always simple. Relying solely on word of mouth or search engines can mean a series of false starts, wasting time and effort in the process. AgencyComparison’s free and intelligent comparison tool has been created to meet this issue, matching your business with the recruitment agency in Leeds, UK that it fits with 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 created a level and competitive playing field for a range of services, with resulting benefits for 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 unsatisfied over time without growth.
It is for this reason that we developed our unique comparison platform. Unlike comparison tools for energy or insurance providers that search solely for the cheapest deal available, our comparison tool puts an emphasis on a well-matched client-agency relationship first and foremost. 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.
By using our fair and competitive platform, you may unearth an exciting recruitment agency in Leeds, UK that is not as visible when utilising typical agency sourcing methods. Here are just some of the areas that are benefited when using agency comparison:
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 more options to choose from, the likelihood of finding one that suits your requirements increases dramatically.
With more established agencies often having the most noticeable presence online, it is easy to assume that they will have the biggest impact on a project. This, however, is not always the case. The requirements often vary significantly. So, while the most well-known recruitment agency in Leeds, UK has made a name for itself, this does mean that this will also be the case for your business. With a broad variety of agencies to look through on AgencyComparison.com, you can properly compare and contrast them whilst considering your business’s unique requirements. Whether this is an agency’s history, or its unique selling points, using our comparison tool provides a more balanced overview of your options. By placing a range of agencies side-by-side, those that don’t fit with your project can be quickly ruled out in favour of those better suited. By having agencies explain how they will approach your project, you can save time that might otherwise have been lost researching each agency or talking to them.
How does AgencyComparison Guarantee Effective Matching?
Another advantage that results from using AgencyComparison’s unique tool is that you have much greater control over your relationship with your selected recruitment agency in Leeds, UK. From the tailored selection process that allows you to handpick the agencies that directly offer the most to your project, to relationship maintenance, we ensure 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 ensuring that both parties are comfortable sharing their unique methods and thoughts with one another, the relationship can be sure to have no early limitations. Once completed, we strongly recommend that the NDA is uploaded to our platform for each party’s peace of mind.
If, for whatever reason, you are unsatisfied with the progress an agency has made on your project, this is not an issue either. Should this occur, we promise to mediate the relationship or, if required, find a replacement supplier. By having us mediate or switch over the contract, you do not need to worry about it being a drawn out process.
Will I have More Control by Comparing Agencies?
When searching for a recruitment agency in Leeds, 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.
With the ability to compare and contrast agencies through AgencyComparison.com without having to make a contractual commitment, you can greatly reduce the likelihood of a mismatch. Similarly, an agency’s work history and feedback is user-defined. So, unlike the very best testimonials 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 complex terminology and marketing jargon that it is easy to encounter when researching a recruitment agency in Leeds, UK, it can be difficult to determine which best fits 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’s pitch directly discusses the ways in which your project will be managed, it is much easier to determine which agency is most likely to produce the best results.
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 Leeds, UK. This is especially true if your business works within an industry niche. Or, conversely, it may be better handled by the more straightforward full service approach of a larger agency. In any case, by comparing these pitches side-by-side, you will be able to determine who will benefit your project best and be easiest to work with.
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 provides the added advantage of less communication needed internally across teams or departments. By being able to have the same team member monitor projects across IT, Digital or Tech-related agencies, for example, the business’s overall progress from a range of projects can be more easily determined whilst time is saved that might usually be spent relaying information over email or in meetings. 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 everyone has an equal platform to tender services on. This means that, when searching for a recruitment agency in Leeds, 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 may discover 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 Leeds, 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 Leeds, UK?
Before you begin comparing agencies, it is worth considering your budget and the service that you require. Budget is particularly important as this will have a direct influence over which agencies pitch to you. With this in mind, having a clear understanding of what it is that you require from a supplier will also help when it comes to making a selection. This can be ensured by being as concise as possible in your project’s aims. 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 innovatively simple interface. Simply follow our step-by-step guide to see for yourself how easy it is to find a recruitment agency in Leeds, 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 make sure that every recruitment agency in Leeds, UK that suits your needs is displayed.
Refine your search
Filtering your search can be simple but effective way to streamline your search by removing those that you may wish to omit, such as agencies with no history or those with low ratings. Similarly, it can be useful way to rediscover a recruitment agency in Leeds, UK that you had previously liked but did not remember 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 begin the next stage of your comparison, go through the profiles that interest you most. An agency’s rating, work history, feedback, and certificates are all worth consideration at this stage. Should you be interested in the profile of a recruitment agency in Leeds, UK after looking over it, return to your search results and click ‘Add to Shortlist’ at the right of the profile. Once a profile has been shortlisted, they will be included in your comparison, meaning that you receive quotes and pitches from them should you project interest them.
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 inputting the details of your pitch, 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 look through your proposals, simply visit your account’s ‘Projects’ area and then click on ‘Pending Proposals’ from the menu along the left. Once you arrive on this page, you will be able to go through the pitches you have received and accept or reject them at your own speed. 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 Leeds, 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 particularly helpful if you have a number of active projects that you would like to manage side-by-side. By being able to track projects more routinely in this way, any lack in progress can be quickly identified and addressed as soon as possible.
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 especially helpful for the pitch selection process where being able to compare pitches within the same area can make things a bit easier to keep on top of. 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 make future tracking of your project’s progress more straightforward and switching agencies simpler should there be any issues down the line.
How much does it cost?
When clients use AgencyComparison.com there are no costs, hidden or otherwise. This means that you can manage every stage of the agency-client relationship within our platform with no time or budgeting 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. When a contract has been secured between you and a supplier, the agency will be charged a 10% monthly fee of their service costs. This will, however, not affect the price of your service.
What is Management Procurement?
If preferred, AgencyComparison.com can also manage your agency procurement for you for a small 10% charge of your agreed monthly fee. This is particularly useful if you are not familiar sourcing a recruitment agency in Leeds, UK or simply do not have the time to be comparing suppliers.
Our well-researched team are more than capable of matching your business with a suitable recruitment agency in Leeds, UK. To begin, complete our form below and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss the details of your project. Once we are confident we have all the required information about your project, we will do the rest.
Unlike the range of lead gen platforms and directories that exist for agencies, AgencyComparison.com is the first and only website that allows clients to comprehensively compare suppliers. As a platform that allows suppliers to create accounts for free, there are some agencies that consider AgencyComparison.com as a lead source. It is not, however, 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 conceived with the protection and development of the client-agency relationship at its core. It is by ensuring that all of the crucial elements of a project are found within our platform that any developments, good or bad, can be identified. 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 designed with user interface in consideration. One simple way that this has been implemented is through the division between sourcing agencies in the ‘Shortlists’ area of the platform and those that have already been shortlisted in the ‘Projects’ area. This means that your search for a recruitment agency in Leeds, UK, for example, can be carried out in a separate portion of the platform away from any ongoing projects you may already be involved with.
See how AgencyComparison.com can help get your project off the ground when you register for free today. Begin searching for a recruitment agency in Leeds, UK that suits the unique requirements of your business and receive proposals for your project. Or, if you would rather we source a recruitment agency in Leeds, UK for you, simply fill in our management procurement form below with some details about your project. One of our experienced team members will get back to you as soon as possible.