With the cost of recruiting and hiring an employee exceeding 1.25 to 1.4 times that of an employee’s actual salary, it’s not surprising to find that a number of companies have found that working with a recruiting agency the most cost-effective strategy. While some of this cost is involved in onboarding and training, all the non-wage costs which are often elusive. The better portion is involved the recruitment process:
- Employee needs analysis
- Background checks
- Interviewing and re-interviewing
A recruitment agency has the expertise and tools to help you get to the right candidates. Whether it’s temporary placement, temp-to-hire, seasonal hiring, or recruiting full-time employees, there are certain advantages to employers’ use of recruiting agencies:
- Leveraging recruitment expertise
- Cost savings
- Availability of a greater network of workers
- Employee retention
Access to More & Better Candidates
It can be challenging to find the right, high-quality candidates for the job. With a recruiter’s professional experience, you can improve access to the quantity and the quality of the candidates you are attracting. Firms like Friday Services have a network in place to help narrow down a short list of eager candidates that match your criteria – narrowing in on the specific, hard-to-find skills you’re seeking.
Market & Recruitment Knowledge
The most significant advantage of working with a recruiting agency is that they are experts in candidate selection. Through best-practice methods, Friday Services is able to expertly match your position requirements to candidate qualifications. Hiring a recruiting firm offers peace of mind that you’ve landed on only top-notch job candidates who have been thoroughly vetted. You are only meeting with candidates that have been already carefully assessed and interviewed. Firms like Friday Services also offer industry expertise specializing in certain fields, such as Administrative, Manufacturing, Technical and Professional.
At Friday Services, we do the leg work:
Compelling job postings
Meticulous screening process
Intensive background checks
Recruitment agencies can tell you what the job market currently looks like. When you work with an employment firm, you gain access to their knowledge base of market trends, standard salary rates, appropriate skill sets for specific job titles and competitive benefit packages.
Save You Time
Recruiting in-house often isn’t a feasible choice for small to mid-size organizations that don’t already have a dedicated recruiter. In this scenario, you’re typically pulling staff away from other duties. So, this is time that can have a negative effect on your bottom line.
A recruitment agency is able to find candidates much faster, from a wider pool of candidates. You won’t need to attract shortlist candidates. The recruiting firm manages the entire process – saving you the time and hassle. Friday Services has a streamlined hiring process. You simply provide us with the details about the position you are seeking to fill as well as your timeframe for filling the position. We are able to quickly and effectively screen candidates in order to determine the strongest candidates, early in the process.
Many small to mid-size companies don’t have the resources to invest in a fully-staffed HR department. It’s an unfortunate reality that can open your company up to potential vulnerability. The good news is that Friday Services can help bridge the gap by offering on-going HR consulting – on an as-needed basis or on a retained basis. We’re here to act as your outsourced HR department so that your staff can focus on core business. Or we can simply assist your HR department for special projects or during peak periods.
At Friday Services, all of our recruiters have received a Certified Staffing Professional certificate from the American Staffing Association. Our experienced recruiters maintain a solid reputation within the industries for which we hire. We partner and collaborate with our clients in order to scope the requirements of their roles to determine core skills and qualifications you’re seeking from candidates.
We want to position your company for success!
To learn more about the benefits of working with a recruiting agency and what a relationship with Friday Services would look like for your business, contact our team of experts today!
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