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6 Benefits of Working With an Engaged Building Products Search Firm

Using an engaged, building products search firm is a great way to fill empty positions within your company. Particularly positions that require a specific set of skills and experiences. Top notch candidates are not easy to come by in the market these days and trying to go it alone is a daunting task. An experienced executive search firm is a great resource that will enable you to fill top level positions within your company. Let’s look at 6 of the benefits of using such a service to fill upper level positions.

  1. The Stakes are High – when filling upper level positions making hiring mistakes can be very costly. These people are going to control major decisions and possibly millions of dollars you need to make sure the person you bring on is the best. Even if you are not searching for a upper level management candidate, a experienced search firm will enable you to make sure you have the best candidate for your position.

  2. Cast a Larger Net – when filling a position within your company a great tool to have at your disposal is a large network of professionals within the building product supply industry. A search firm offers access to a much larger network of professionals than more traditional methods of candidate acquisition.


  3. They Know What They are Doing – experience is everything after all. A well-established search firm such as building gurus has both the network and experience required to make sure that you are bringing on the most qualified and capable applicant possible.


  4. Communication is Key – proper communication when approaching potential candidates for your company is extremely important. This can range anywhere from making initial contact in a open and inviting manner to effectively and clearly describing job duties and responsibilities. Making sure that your potential new hire knows what they are getting into by coming to work for your company is one of the most important aspects of retaining that employee for years to come.


  5. Time Is Money – recruiting a new hire can be a timely process, and time is money after all. Think about all the man hours and payroll that are tied up during the recruiting process. Often if you do the math, hiring an experienced, engaged, building products search firm is much less expensive. Especially if you consider the cost of potentially having to repeat the process multiple times if the initial candidate provided does not work out.

  6. It Takes Time – finding a good fit in a candidate for your company is an extremely timely process. Tying into point number 5. time is after all money. When you task your HR department with finding a good candidate for your company you are taking away from their normal work load. They in turn must task others with aspects of their day to day responsibilities and it will undoubtedly trickle down into all levels of management and sales. Why waste assets on recruiting a candidate for your company that could otherwise be used in growing your company and its market share?

We hope that this has given you a little more insight into the benefits of hiring an engaged, building products search firm when attempting to fill your next open position. Whether it is a upper level executive position or any other position within the company, the service offered at Building Gurus could be the answer to all your recruiting headaches.

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The Building Gurus Difference

You’re probably wondering how we can deliver candidates that your in-house or current recruiting partner hasn’t been able to. Hiring great talent is a key part of your business, but it’s the reason we’re in business. We invest in tools, technology, and resources to ensure we’ve always got the best “inventory” of talent at our fingertips. Building world-class best practices and an employer brand that gets and keeps the attention of A-players is key to our success. When you hire us, you immediately benefit from the years we’ve spent building our brand and relationships with sales, managers, and leaders in the building products industry.

Here are just a few strategies we use to ensure we can deliver best-in-class building products sales, manager, and executive level talent fast:



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We’ve been building relationships with building products professionals since 2001. We believe being real and communicating frequently is the key to powerful partnership. Our clients agree, which is why we have an over 96% client retention rate.

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