The Internet can be a great source for recruits. Many people have successfully built their direct sales business by using the Internet for both sales and sponsoring. One thing you have to remember is that email is impersonal, and easy to ignore. You will get inquiries, and not necessarily many sign ups. Try and get phone numbers for follow up if at all possible.
Public, who visit these online agencies are generally not allowed to view the internal working of the agency such as how the actual recruitment is done through them. This, however, does not make finding their actual working impossible.
The way the industry works may come in as a surprise to many people. The industry’s profits got by simply running the site is high since every person pays some amount of money to enter the site and enroll himself. Apart from this, the site earns a lot of money through the ads it puts on the site. If they don’t get paid for the ads, they get paid for job posting. Thus it is a win-win situation for the company where they get both money and the publicity that they need.
The real employers are benefited to a great deal by this industry. These agencies save the time of the people in the HR department of the company which is recruiting. They need not interview every applicant who has provided a resume. When companies take the help of an online recruiter, they save time since all the resumes are analyzed and only the best are sent across to the company. Apart from these companies for whom online recruitment agencies are a blessing, these agencies have also been put into great use of by the people. Since jobs are available at the click of a button through these agencies, people choose to use the comfort of their computer for seeking a job than go around the city looking for it. People who are too lazy to run around looking for a job too make good use of this industry.