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What is a Recruitment Agency?

A recruitment agency is a enterprise contracted by an employer to help with its recruiting needs. Staffing Agencies find employment agency to fill all kinds of jobs, from recruitment to temp-to-perm staffing in a number of career fields. Whether a business needs a Government full time, healthcare part-time, call centre & customer service contractor or a human resources & training staff, a recruitment agency can source the right talent. Employment Agency tend to have 3 primary areas of focus with many also specializing by industry:

  1. Permanent Recruitment
  2. Temporary Staffing
  3. Executive Search

According to [American Staffing Association] in the America over 3 million people are employed by staff agency, and employment agency hire 8 million temp staff every year.

Function of a Staffing Agencies

Recruitment Agency not only bring expertise to the hiring process but they remove the time and administration work out of the recruiting process. Recruiting a worker can cost 7 to 23 percent of the role’s salary and take 30 to 44 days on average to fill.

A recruiter handles the search process and matches up an employee with the job in question, lining up potential candidates who interview with the organisations.

If a organisations needs recruitment, it uses a employment agency. Recruitment Agency provide skilled employees to work on a temporary or contract basis. Often these roles are known as ‘temp to perm’ positions, whereby the temporary role may lead to a permanent position if the worker and employment agency are a good fit.

For job seekers, an recruitment agency can be the ticket to getting that full-time temporary people or temping people role. Recruiters can open doors to positions that may not be easy to find on your own. Recruitment Company allow you to try out different businesses and industries, whether you are looking for executive, permanent, temporary or part-time roles.

In order to register with or work with a recruitment company, you'll have to do one or more the following steps:

  1. Find and register with one or more recruitment agency
  2. Fill out an online application
  3. Upload your resume
  4. Interviews and possibly assessments (if short-listed for roles)

If you secure temporary or contract work, the recruitment agency will be the ones hiring you. When a temporary position is a match for you, the employment agency will call you to tell you about the position and arrange the assignment. If you don't hear from a recruitment agency right away, there may not be any opportunities at the moment, but check in weekly to show your continued interest in a placement. Once you're placed, you'll usually complete an online time-sheet and the recruitment agency will pay you directly. Once your assignment is over, you'll go back into the agency's pool to be considered for future assignments.

Recruitment Agency charge fees to companies. For candidates it is free to register and there is no charges if placed by a employment agency into a new job.


It is always interesting to learn something new, particularly about an industry that such a significant impact on your temporary people career or hiring process. At Staffing we try to regularly publish articles on the latest recruiting trends and strive to continually improve our own recruiting service delivery. We have a database of over 220,000 candidates and an extended network of referal partners. Not only do we feel confident we can delivery a great temporary people solutions to Employers, candidates also benefit from a range of CareerController.com tools and the knowledge that 2 has a large client base actively wanting to hire the best temp agencies, temporary people or temping people talent available in and around 1. Why not register for work or contact 2 for some amazing Temporary People candidates. Our experienced Brisbane recruitment consultants can help you. With roles involving , brisbane temping people temping, 5, brisbane temp agencies staffing agency, or queensland temp agencies recruitment company we may have your dream job.

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