What is a Recruitment Agency?

A staff agency is a business contracted by an employer to help with its employment needs. Staff Agencies find employment agency to fill all kinds of jobs, from recruitment to temp staff in a number of career fields. Whether a operation needs Staffing Agency, Employment Agency or Recruitment contractor, a recruitment agency can source the right candidates. Employment Agency tend to have 3 primary areas of focus with many also specializing by industry:

  1. Permanent Recruitment
  2. Temporary Staffing
  3. Executive Search

According to [American Staffing Association] in the America over 3 million people are employed by recruitment company, and employment agency hire 7 million recruitment every year.

Function of a Staff Agencies

Recruitment Agency not only bring expertise to the recruiting process but they remove the time and administration work out of the employment process. Hiring a worker can cost 6 to 22 percent of the role’s salary and take 30 to 42 days on average to fill.

A recruiter handles the search process and matches up an employee with the job in question, lining up potential candidates who interview with the organisations.

If a companies needs recruitment, it uses a employment agency. Recruitment Agency provide skilled employees to work on a temporary or contract basis. Often these roles are known as ‘temp to perm’ positions, whereby the temporary role may lead to a permanent position if the worker and employment agency are a good fit.

For job seekers, an employment agency can be the ticket to getting that full-time staffing agency or employment agency role. Recruiters can open doors to positions that may not be easy to find on your own. Recruitment Agency allow you to try out different organisations and industries, whether you are looking for contract, temporary, executive or permanent roles.

In order to register with or work with a recruitment company, you'll have to do one or more the following steps:

  1. Find and register with one or more staff agency
  2. Fill out an online application
  3. Upload your resume
  4. Interviews and possibly assessments (if short-listed for roles)

If you secure temporary or contract work, the recruitment agency will be the ones hiring you. When a temporary position is a match for you, the employment agency will call you to tell you about the position and arrange the assignment. If you don't hear from a recruitment agency right away, there may not be any opportunities at the moment, but check in weekly to show your continued interest in a placement. Once you're placed, you'll usually complete an online time-sheet and the staffing agency will pay you directly. Once your assignment is over, you'll go back into the agency's pool to be considered for future assignments.

Recruitment Agency charge fees to organisations. For candidates it is free to register and there is no charges if placed by a employment agency into a new job.


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