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> Christine Lienhart wrote:
> > I have called a couple of local agencies,
> > but they all want to know more
To moderate my somewhat extreme comments in the warm morning sun...
They have to ask questions from their perspective - according to their
requirements and company ethos - so they can pick the most suitable
candidates from their lists/employees or work out the most effective way
of going about meeting your requirements - particularly if your company
has never dealt with them before! However, depending on who you talk to
at the agency I agree it can feel like an exam or, worse, like they're
building a profile on your organisation.
Good agents - like good consultants, accountants and managers - tend to
be cost-effective in the long-run, and it's worth bearing in mind that
many writers and companies tend to find an agency they can work with and
stick with them.
I hope you'll be able to do this and your project runs smoothly.