Hiring top talent in any industry can be an uphill battle. This is especially true in the UK with more than 5.6 million businesses residing here which means hiring the best requires a great recruitment strategy.
One industry that this is particularly true in is modeling as agencies work tirelessly to hire great models that are guaranteed to generate an income for the business. Models can make roughly £50,000 on average per year but the more sought-after ones will earn far more than this.
To find out how your modelling agency can find and acquire top talent to propel your business ahead of competitors. We’ve prepared a handy guide that includes 4 top recruitment tips to follow. Read on to find out more.
Go to career fairs at universities
A great way to find new recruits that have not yet been approached by other modelling agencies is to go to university careers fairs. Here you’ll find a great pool of people and many of them may be exactly what you’re looking for.
You can set up a booth and distribute flyers to make your name stick to their minds. You can also organise a small speech with models talking about what they like about the job.
Advertise in local newspapers
Finding great talent doesn’t necessarily mean searching high and wide. You may find that there are some great models in your local area. Newspapers can be a relatively low-cost way to advertise your services and get new recruits through the door.
Place ads in famous modeling magazines
Up and coming models will have a real passion for the industry, so they’re likely to be huge fans of famous publications. We recommend putting advertisements for your business in these magazines to attract new talent to your agency.
Don’t rush to hire anyone
Now that you’ve finished your big advertising push, you’ll have a plethora of model portfolios to sift through. With so many to consider, you can afford to be picky to ensure you choose the right models for your agency.
We recommend asking the models with great portfolios to come in for a face-to-face meeting and then make your decision after you see them in person.
As you can see, hiring the right talent for your agency does require a fair amount of effort but with patience and perseverance, you’ll find the right recruits for you.