Staffing agencies are those agencies that carry out the function of recruitment and recruitment related activities for organizations that either have lot of work due to which there is no time with the organization or the organization does not have proper expertise to carry out recruitment processes.
In either of the case the company often outsource the recruitment through the staffing agencies owing to their benefits listed below.
It is often observed that as compared to the employer’s human resource department the staffing agencies have a better expertise on the situations. An employer first have to hire a recruiter, employ certain positions to its employees , recruiting specialists .
All these activities are time consuming and will be really stressful for the employer whereas staffing agencies have already well dedicated staffing consultants who have expertise in recruiting will do it in short span of time.
Staffing Agencies are quite cost effective in its approach as it involves lot of monetary expeditions when the employer hire a recruitment consultants. By just giving a lump some amount to the staffing agencies all the other activities are carried out by the staffing agency itself. Right from shortlisting till the reference checking and interview sessions the cativities are carried out by the staffing agency in that provided budget.
As compared to employers the staffing agencies have good network with people. If there is only a temporary job hiring or for sometime only a staff is required when the permanent staff member is on medical leave. During these situations the employer have to publish a job advertisement , calling for interviews, recruitment process etc but with the help of staffing agencies there is no need to carry out these activities . The staffing agencies can already make out through their network that what kind of person is suitable for the job.
Hence Staffing agencies plays a very important role in providing recruitment solutions to the employers.