Searching for a recruitment agency in Peterborough, 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 resources. AgencyComparison’s free and innovative comparison tool has been developed to counter this problem, matching your business with the recruitment agency in Peterborough, 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 created a level and competitive playing field for a range of services, with resulting benefits for suppliers and buyers. At AgencyComparison, we realised that the wants of a client and the capabilities of an agency do not always match one another, with one or both parties often becoming unsatisfied over time without growth.
That is why we developed our innovative comparison platform. Unlike comparison tools for energy or insurance providers that focus on finding 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 Peterborough, 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 most significant benefits of our comparison tool is the range of agencies it makes available to you. By simply having more agencies available to you, the chances of finding one that fits your business’s requirements increases significantly.
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. Every client has different needs and expectations. So, while the most well-known recruitment agency in Peterborough, UK has made a name for itself, this does mean that this will also be the case for your business. By providing as wide a selection to choose from as possible, your business can compare and contrast the individual merits of each agency with the unique demands of your project 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. 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. This means that less time is wasted researching various agencies or in discussion with them.
How does AgencyComparison Guarantee Effective Matching?
Another advantage 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 Peterborough, UK. From the tailored selection process that means you are able to choose the agencies that will most directly offer the most to your project, to relationship maintenance, we ensure that clients will be satisfied with their supplier.
Once an agency has been selected for your project, both the supplier and yourself are provided with 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 ideas and methods with each other, 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.
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 be the case, 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 Peterborough, UK through more typical routes, such as search engines or word of mouth, it is easy to commit to an agency without being told exactly what they will do for your project. When using AgencyComparison.com, you have considerably more insight into how each agency will approach your project and, resultantly, more control over the direction of 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 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 complex terminology and marketing jargon that it is easy to encounter when researching a recruitment agency in Peterborough, UK, it can be a challenge to determine which is best suited to your project. When using AgencyComparison, your project comes first. By making the requirements of your project clear, pitches that you receive from your shortlisted agencies will be much more tailored. This makes the selection process significantly easier. When a pitch discusses every stage of you’re your project will be handled, it is much easier to identify which agencies are likely to produce the best results.
Project-specificity in the selection process also gives agencies that may be effective but less easily discovered a chance to pitch for your project. It may be, for example, that your project will be developed best by the specialist approach of a smaller recruitment agency in Peterborough, 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, 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 means that progress can be effectively tracked and compared across ongoing projects, highlighting their individual strengths and weaknesses. Simply visit the ‘Projects’ area of your account and go through each project’s progress reports in sequence.
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 significant reduction in labour costs.
How are Agencies Sourced?
By allowing agencies and clients to register with AgencyComparison.com for free, we ensure that all agencies are able to have a platform. This means that, when searching for a recruitment agency in Peterborough, UK, you will encounter a more varied range of suppliers beyond those that are more established. 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 smart comparison tool will only show you those that are likely to fit your needs. This is because each recruitment agency in Peterborough, UK that comes up in your search is selected intelligently. Utilising AI, machine learning and data science, you will only discover those that are likely to be appropriate for your project.
How do I Begin Comparing Each recruitment agency in Peterborough, UK?
Prior to beginning your agency comparison, it is worth considering your budget and the service that you require. Your budget is of particular importance as this will have an influence over which agencies pitch for your project. 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 guaranteed by being as concise as possible in your project’s objectives. 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 Peterborough, UK that suits your project best:
To begin comparing quotes from different agencies, the first step is to 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, begin by customising your profile so that any interested suppliers are able to find out more about you. This will also increase the likelihood of agencies pitching 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 Peterborough, UK that suits your needs is shown.
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 Peterborough, 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 Peterborough, 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 you have filled in these details, click ‘Submit’. This will then send an alert to your shortlisted agencies about your project. As pitches can take a while to prepare, it is advised that you have your email alerts enabled so you know when they have been received. Accounts will receive email alerts by default, so this will only need to be changed if you specified you would not like to receive them 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. 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 a pitch has been accepted, it will show 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 Peterborough, 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. By being able to track projects more routinely in our platform, it is much easier to identify issues and growth for yourself without needing to rely on an agency’s own reports.
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 ensure that tracking a project’s progress is simple and makes switching agencies easier should this be needed in the future.
How much does it cost?
When clients use AgencyComparison.com there are no costs, hidden or otherwise. Without any kind of subscription costs, you are able to manage every step of a project with a supplier without any time or budget limitations. Simply sign up below, create a project and manage any pitches that you receive.
Even after you have received and accepted a pitch, you will still be able to manage it within AgencyComparison.com without 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 is also able to 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 Peterborough, 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 an effective recruitment agency in Peterborough, UK. To begin the process, fill in 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.
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 properly compare potential 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. It is, however, by no means 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 clear way this has been implemented is by the clear division between the sourcing of agencies in the ‘Shortlists’ area of the platform and those that have been shortlisted already in the ‘Projects’ area. This means that your search for a recruitment agency in Peterborough, UK, for example, can be done in a distinctly separate area away from any other ongoing projects you might be undertaking.
Find out how AgencyComparison.com can assist you in getting your project off the ground when you register for free today. Begin searching for a recruitment agency in Peterborough, UK that suits the unique requirements of your business and receive proposals for your project. Or, if you would rather we find a recruitment agency in Peterborough, UK for you, simply fill in our management procurement form below with some information about your project. We will then get back to you as soon as possible with the next steps.