The Essential Laws of Agencies Explained

What You Need To Know About Staffing Agencies

For decades, the staffing agencies have been providing services to employers who are seeking for employees and also providing opportunities to job seekers all over the U.S. The staffing agency actually specialize in specific industry as well as serves as a human resource professionals by simply seeking out and recruiting and hiring people for a specific jobs such as, conducting and dealing with payroll responsibilities, disciplinary actions and employee claims in behalf of the company that employs them.

The good thing about these agencies is that, for those employers who do not want to dip into the hiring process as well as for job seekers who have a hard time finding a steady position. If you are a job seeker, then here are things you need to know about the staffing agencies. As a job seeker who applies at a staffing agency, there are number of things that can happen. You will be interviewed for the position you are applying. If everything goes well, you will then be hired for a temporary contract at the staffing agency and then you will be released to the company for a full time job on a later date. If ever you are not hired for the said position that you applied, the staffing agency will then keep you name on file within the agency. When a potential job matches your skills, you will then be flagged and will be contacted by the staffing agency.

It also very important to know that most staffing agencies throw interviewees off by requiring them to have a computer skills assessment examination before they are even interviewed for one of their available jobs. So it is also very important that before you even go to an interview, you have already sharpen your skills. You also have to know that there are some staffing agencies that do not interview job seekers if they refuse to take the test or even fail a number of test so it is always important to take a lot of practice.

It is also very important for you to know that when you apply at a staffing agency, be sure to know that the job is either direct hire, temporary hire or contract to hire. In most cases, these staffing agencies are being used by companies to hire employees for temporary or contract to hire positions only. This temporary contract is working at a specific date and once the company no longer needs you, then you will be terminated from work. Contract for hire is different, employees are given a contract of at least 3 to 6 months and after that period the company will then choose employees that they will hire as a full time or the company will simply call the staffing agency that the employee is no longer needed and the agency will then end the contract in behalf of the company.

Before signing any contract, make sure that the staffing agency is reputable and has a solid track record or hiring people.