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What is a Employment Agency?

A recruitment agency is a business contracted by an employer to help with its employment needs. Recruitment Agencies find recruitment to fill all kinds of jobs, from recruitment to contract staff in a number of career fields. Whether a company needs Promo Staffing, Promo Staff or Event Staffing contractor, a recruitment agency can source the right staff. Recruitment 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 2 million people are employed by recruitment agency, and recruitment agency hire 9 million recruitment every year.

Function of a Recruitment Agencies

Employment Agency not only bring expertise to the hiring process but they remove the time and administration work out of the employment process. Hiring a worker can cost 8 to 22 percent of the role’s salary and take 25 to 50 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 operations needs recruitment, it uses a recruitment agency. Employment 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 recruitment agency are a good fit.

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

In order to register with or work with a staff agency, 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 employment agency will be the ones hiring you. When a temporary position is a match for you, the recruitment agency will call you to tell you about the position and arrange the assignment. If you don't hear from a employment 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.

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


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