Recruitment is perhaps one of the most labour-intensive and time-consuming of all operations in a company. It includes several steps, such as pre-screening, screening, technical rounds, interview with the hiring manager, selection, and onboarding.
On average, a company roughly spends USD 4,129 and 42 days to fill up a position. This report, prepared by the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), also shows that the quantum of time and money increases depending on the position, experience, and skillset required.
An easy way out is to appoint a dedicated staffing agency. A staffing agency provides end-to-end solutions related to hiring and can save you time, money, and resources. Also, you are likely to find a better candidate through a staffing agency, as it has a wider network and an interest in helping you fill your position effectively.
Here are the top seven reasons employers need a staffing agency:
Flexibility: A lot of companies require flexibility in hiring. If you are a company that deals with projects requiring a temporary labour force, hiring a permanent employee makes little sense. Staffing agencies typically provide three flexible models of hiring, including short-term hire, long-term hire, and ad-hoc hire, thereby offering you the advantage of flexibility.
Time: Hiring is inevitably time-consuming. As noted, a company takes approximately 42 days, on average, to fill up a vacant position. You can choose to halve this time with the help of a staffing agency. Such agencies already have a pool of pre-screened candidates. All you need to do is to share your requirements and they will provide you with a list of potential candidates. Read More…