Your business relies on attracting and retaining the very best talent. When done correctly, recruiting and staffing talent for your company is a full-time job (trust us, we know). If you are relying on your human resources staff to also manage recruiting and hiring – thinking that these are the same responsibilities – you’ll be ineffective both at finding new employees and caring for your current workers.
Curious about outsourced staffing? Here are some of the benefits our clients enjoy.
You control the hiring process
Working with a staffing agency doesn’t mean that they handle the hiring for you. Your company has complete control over who you ultimately decide to hire. The staffing agency helps to narrow the field. They will pour over resumes and do preliminary research to ensure that you spend your time on only the best candidates. You dictate what you need for each position and what kinds of candidates you’ll hire. The hiring decision is always yours.
You’ll attract candidates you may not have otherwise found
Your business is successful because you’re knowledgeable about your industry. You know where talent is coming from, what their experience is and what their interests are. While this is important knowledge, it may be limiting you from finding the right person for the job. The best candidate may have training in a different but related field or may have experience in another industry but has met similar challenges. The people working at staffing agencies are experts in finding the right pieces of a person’s background that will help them perform good work. Because the staffing agency isn’t entrenched in your industry, they can think outside the box and provide a creative solution.
You’ll recruit someone for more than just their skills
Education, training and skills aren’t the only components that make up a good employee. A person can be an excellent line operator, but if they don’t get along with the team those skills won’t do you much good. A staffing agency will get to know you and your company, what your culture is and what you’re looking for beyond the couple of bullet points in the job posting. They can help you to find a truly perfect fit.
You save money
Just because staffing is a full-time job doesn’t mean that you have to come up with the funds to hire more staff just to staff your company. Outsourcing is a common way for companies to retain expert knowledge in a variety of fields without having to pay for a full-time employee or entire departments. Hiring a new employee is costly, so you want to make sure that you’re being thorough and strategic every time. Enlist the help of an expert who can offer you not only great candidates, but also peace of mind and cost savings.
If you’re curious how a staffing agency can help your business, contact Award Staffing today. Our business is your talent!