standing out in a crowd

Standing Out in a Crowded Marketplace

Dear Just Ask Judy:

“Why is the unique value proposition in marketing important as a recruiter, and how can it help staffing firms attract new candidates and clients?”


Dear Hannah:

I hope you are doing well. Thank you for your insightful question regarding the significance of a unique value proposition in marketing for staffing firms. To give us a deeper insight regarding your question, I have spoken with Steve Eisenberg, President and CEO of ASJ Partners, a marketing agency for the staffing industry.


According to Steve, to stand out in a crowded market, staffing firms and recruiters need to have a unique value proposition and effectively communicate it through their marketing efforts. By doing so, they can move away from being stuck in pricing discussions and instead focus on the value they bring to their clients and candidates.


One key aspect of brand differentiation is the importance of job descriptions. Eisenberg compares job descriptions to a company's brand, stating that they must accurately convey what the job entails and provide insights into the workplace culture.


In a time when job seekers have limited time and attention spans, boring and mundane job descriptions can easily be overlooked. By crafting job descriptions that are engaging and informative, staffing firms can attract the attention of potential candidates and stand out from their competitors.


Furthermore, Steve emphasizes maintaining top-of-mind awareness among clients and candidates. By consistently communicating and staying connected with them, staffing firms can position themselves as trusted partners and go-to resources when their services are needed.


Simply, staffing firms can set themselves apart and thrive in a competitive market by understanding their unique value proposition, crafting compelling job descriptions, and maintaining consistent communication with clients and candidates.


If you would like to know more about the importance of a unique value proposition in marketing, you can reach out to Steve at, or they can reach out via phone at 610-348-5805.


I hope you are enlightened, Hannah!

NAPS Harold B. Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award Winner