What is a Employment Agency?
A staffing agency is a organisation contracted by an employer to help with its employment needs. Employment Agencies find temp staff to fill all kinds of jobs, from temp-to-perm staffing to executive recruitment in a number of career fields. Whether a organisation needs Recruitment Services, Staffing or Employment contractor, a staff agency can source the right candidates. Recruitment Agency tend to have 3 primary areas of focus with many also specializing by industry:
- Permanent Recruitment
- Temporary Staffing
- Executive Search
According to [American Staffing Association] in the America over 2 million people are employed by staffing agency, and recruitment agency hire 7 million recruitment every year.
Function of a Employment Agencies
Employment Agency not only bring expertise to the recruiting process but they remove the time and administration work out of the employment process. Employment a worker can cost 8 to 20 percent of the role’s salary and take 25 to 45 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 companies.If a businesses needs temporary staff, 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 recruitment agency can be the ticket to getting that full-time recruitment services or staffing 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 part-time, temporary, full-time or executive roles.
In order to register with or work with a recruitment agency, you'll have to do one or more the following steps:
- Find and register with one or more employment agency
- Fill out an online application
- Upload your resume
- 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 recruitment company 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 enterprises. For candidates it is free to register and there is no charges if placed by a recruitment agency into a new job.The career journey lasts a lifetime with most people repeating the cycle of seeking new employment 10 to 20 times over their lifetime. At Staffing we are committed to providing you with career advice and resources to assist you in this journey. We hope you found this article of interest, and that is assists you in your search for the perfect job, whether it be Recruitment Services jobs, a Staffing career or Employment role. Our Singapore team of recruiting specialists are consistently recognised in the top 8 employment agencies nationally. If you are a job seeker then click on the Find Work button to upload your resume and be matched to Staffing's job database, including 5 roles in Singapore. Alternatively, if you are an Employer then call us today to discover how we can help turn your director contract staff in singapore, singapore labour executive leader recruitment or general management recruitment agency organisation's employment needs into a Staffing solution!