How Staffing Agencies Help You Streamline the Hiring Process
One of the most challenging parts of running a successful business is recruiting and employing qualified and high-performing team members. Trying to find the best employees through website postings, want ads, and more can take up a significant amount of time and sometimes result in poor employee choices. If you and your organization cannot find the time, resources, and expertise needed to manage the employment process, you may consider partnering with a staffing agency to streamline the hiring process. The following benefits can be enjoyed when working with an agency that works to find your best employees.
Staffing Agencies Find Qualified Applicants
When you advertise job openings through classified sections or the many job board websites in existence, you cast a wide net. This means you may get many applicants; however, you will likely have to sort through these applicants to find genuinely qualified candidates. When you use a staffing agency, the agents only present you with applicants who have been pre-screened for their qualifications, interest, and availability. This immediately narrows your search to the most suitable options.
Staffing Agencies Save You Time
As staffing agencies help you streamline the hiring process, they save you a significant amount of time. An employment agency removes the time required to sort through dozens of applications and conducts pre-screens, interviews, and background checks for final-round candidates. When your staffing agency presents you with potential candidates, you know they have already been approved and had their references checked.
Access to an Extended Network
A good staffing agency will have its finger on the pulse of its many employee networks and know when to put you in touch with specific candidates that they know are good for the role. If you did not work with your staffing agency, you might not have otherwise known an ideal applicant existed. In this way, your agency helps streamline the hiring process by providing you with knowledge of excellent candidates right away.
An employment agency that understands your organization’s goals and needs will ensure that the employees they present to you fit with your objectives. The staffing agency will understand the demands of your industry and individual company, which means that they know which candidates will thrive in your environment. Again, this helps streamline hiring by eliminating employee mismatches.
Before any employee is brought on board, several onboarding tasks must be completed. Pre-employment testing, background checks, drug screening, and more waste time and money for your company. However, when you hire a staffing agency, you entrust them to take care of these steps. This results in less time and money for your company to spend when onboarding new employees. Instead, you can get to work with your new team members right away.
Let First Team Staffing Be Your Employment Solution
First Team Staffing, located in Baltimore, MD, specializes in the recruitment and placement of professional and temporary workers. The company, founded in 1982, is now a national leader in our industry. In our 35+ years of business, First Team has remained hands-on, relationship-based, and dedicated to partnerships we forge with our clients. We are proud to help our clients achieve their goals by providing them with a flexible and qualified workforce while providing genuine career opportunities to candidates. First Team Staffing has offices in Baltimore, Aberdeen, White Marsh, Columbia, Bowie, and Sparrows Point, MD. We have recently opened offices in Tennessee, located in Nashville, La Vergne, and Mount Juliet. Visit us online or in-person today to start your job or employee search, or reach us by phone at 410-719-0404. Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter for employment advice and company updates.