Interviewing an Agency

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What should I ask at an interview with a talent agency?

Interviewing an Agency

If you're thinking about using a talent agency to help you get one of the coveted Los Angeles design jobs or to find freelance work near where you live, it's smart to think about interviewing them. After all, not all career agencies are created equal, and you'll want to make sure you're aligning yourself with one that will work hard to get you a job. Instead of being nervous for that first meeting, remember that you're trying to determine whether they're a good fit for you.

In order to find out if it's a match, try asking some questions when you sit down with the agent. Some smart things to check into include:

  • What type of clients they typically handle.
  • Some examples of the companies they've placed talent with.
  • How large their agency is and how many people they represent.
  • How long they've been in business.
  • What you can expect from them in terms of service.

   

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