Struggling to find and hire the great employees you’re looking for? There could be many reasons for this – a challenging labor market, subpar hiring practices, inexperienced HR staff, and more. But regardless of the reasons, you need great people when you need them. So, what are your options?
Turning to an experienced staffing agency is one of the best decisions you can make when it comes to your hiring.
Here’s how a staffing agency benefits your business:
The first way that a staffing agency benefits your organization is by giving you access to better talent than you would be able to find on your own. For one, professional recruiters make it their business to build up a large pool of qualified talent. Simply put, they know the people you’re looking for – and they have a direct line to them. Plus, recruiters can connect with passive candidates, or individuals who aren’t actively looking for work but may be open to a new opportunity if the right one is presented to them.
Faster Candidate Sourcing
Speed is another big benefit of working with a staffing partner. Think of the time your HR team will spend posting job ads, reviewing hundreds of resumes, vetting candidates, setting up interviews, performing background checks, etc. Outsourcing all of that to a professional staffing agency saves you a lot of time, and it means you’ll get the people you need faster.
A staffing firm will use its resources to post and promote your job ads, allowing you to avoid incurring those fees yourself. Plus, you’ll save by not having to pay an existing team member to handle the recruiting and sourcing involved in the hiring process. And because professional recruiters’ job is to get you the right person the first time, you’ll avoid the costly risk of a bad hire and reduce your turnover rate at the same time.
Adapt to Varying Demand
If you utilize temporary or contract staffing services, you’re able to adapt to the ebbs and flows of your business by scaling up your workforce when needed and scaling back down when you don’t need the extra personnel. Save money and resources while accessing specialized skillsets to complete special projects, address skills gaps, and cover for planned or unplanned absences.
Make Ascend Your Staffing Partner
For more than 50 years, we’ve been helping great companies across the country connect with the people they need. We provide temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct hire staffing as well as payroll services, on-site resource management, and more to meet your needs. Learn more about our services and contact a member of our team today to get started.