What to expect from a recruitment agency specialising in travel
If you’re reading this, you’re probably in the market for a new travel role or you’re on the hunt for exceptional talent to fill a travel role. Whether you’re the candidate or the company, there are great benefits to partnering with a recruitment agency specialising in travel and ways in which to best leverage that partnership.
The first step, however, is understanding what role a specialist travel recruitment agency can play in your recruitment process, whether you’re the candidate or the travel brand looking to recruit.
Here’s what to expect from your travel recruitment agency partner if you’re a candidate:
- They have relationships with travel brands
- They can improve your chance of success
- They’ve been where you are now
Here’s what to expect from your travel recruitment agency partner if you’re a company:
- They’re experts in travel
- They have an extensive talent bank
- They take the hassle out of recruitment
Specialist travel recruitment agency benefits for candidates
If you’re looking for a new travel role, there’s comfort in working with someone who’s been in your shoes and has the relationships and expertise to enhance your chance of finding the perfect travel role.
Relationships with travel brands
Relationship building is one of the foundations on which a specialist travel recruitment agency builds its business. For travel recruitment professionals, there’s no such thing as one placement. They pride themselves on adding value to both candidates and companies and are often the first to hear of new roles that arise. Travel recruitment agencies provide strategic recruitment advice to travel brands and understand the company’s culture so that placements are made with long-term success in mind.
Improve your chance of success
Not only do they understand the travel industry, they also understand the ethos and culture of the companies for which they are recruiting. A recruitment agency specialising in travel can assist with improving your CV, help you to prepare for your interview and provide valuable context on the role and company to enhance your chance of success. If you’re the right man / woman for the job, they’ll lobby unashamedly on your behalf.
They’ve been where you are now
At Progressive Travel Recruitment, every specialist travel recruitment consultant has worked in travel previously. They understand what the unique challenges and requirements are, they are equipped to answer your questions and can provide meaningful advice when you’re looking for a new travel role because they’ve been in the exact place you are now.
Specialist travel recruitment agency benefits for companies
Although we would always advise against panic recruitment, an unfilled travel role within your organisation not only has a negative impact on the company, it also influences team morale. Recruiting the best travel staff is never an easy exercise, but with the help of a recruitment agency specialising in travel it becomes a great deal easier.
They’re experts in travel
Get to the heart of the role for which you are recruiting and the type of candidate that would be the perfect match right from the outset. Because the specialist travel recruitment agency works in travel and understands the industry, they already understand the context and nuances of travel so you eliminate unnecessary time providing detail.
They have an extensive talent bank
Leveraging their extensive network built from years of working in travel, specialist travel recruitment agencies can access a pool of passive talent which you would ordinarily not have access to. They have the relationships in place to head-hunt the perfect candidate to suit your travel role and fit your company culture.
They take the hassle out of recruitment
If the thought of sifting through hundreds of unsuitable CVs and conducting tens of interviews fills you with dread, imagine the time savings associated with being delivered a shortlist of candidates that fit the bill. Your chance of recruiting the right individual for the role is that more enhanced because your talent pool has already been screened and vetted by a travel recruitment expert.