How Staffing Agencies Work, with Heather Gordon and Moira Farnsworth


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If you’re considering enlisting a staffing agency to help you find your next job, you need to understand exactly how they work. Find Your Dream Job guests Heather Gordon and Moira Farnsworth join Mac this week to underline that recruiters are not career coaches. A recruiter works with both the job seeker and the employer, trying to find the perfect position for the job seeker and the right person for the employer. Heather and Moira also share the importance of having clear goals before reaching out to recruiters so they can help you identify the right role.

About Our Guests:

Heather Gordon ( is a senior recruiter and Moira Farnsworth ( is a staffing consultant at Boly:Welch (, a staffing agency in Portland, Oregon. With backgrounds in business development and HR, they now specialize in helping clients hire top talent and match candidates with jobs they love.

Resources in This Episode:

  • For helpful career advice articles and other recruiting and staffing services, visit
  • Download this free essential road map of the most important steps you can take to find success in the Portland job market. Visit

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