Things to Keep In Mind While Choosing a Staffing Agency

There are several things that you want to keep in mind while you are choosing a staffing agency like the It Staffing Agency.

Specialties 

The first thing is what industry does the staffing agency specializing in. You want to make sure that you are using the firm that is going to focus on the specific industry that you are going to be trying to get a position in. For example, if you are looking for an IT job, then you are going to want to look for an agency that works with accounting personnel. This is the best way to make sure that you will be able to get a job.

Process 

The second thing is how the agency is going to handle the sourcing, selection, and screening process when there is a large pool of people applying for one job. This means that you want to make sure that they are going to do background checks on everyone, a skill assessment test, and initial interviews. Once the agency is comfortable enough to know that the person that they are interviewing has all of the qualifications for the job, then they will be able to concentrate on some of the other traits that the person might have.

Services

The third thing is all of the different services that the staffing agency is going to be able to provide for you. There are some agencies that are going to be able to provide you with a temporary job or for you to work based off of a contract, while the other ones will provide you with the temp to hire or the permanent placement job. You are going to need to think about the type of job that you are looking for before you decide which staffing agency that you are going to use.

Placements 

The fourth thing is what does the agency do if the job that they put you in is not a good fit for you. Even if they have a very detailed screening process and they do all of the different procedures for your evaluation, there is still a chance that you are not going to be a good fit for the job. Therefore, you want to make sure that the staffing agency is going to know how the handle the situation properly if this type of thing happens to you when you are hired through an agency.

Pool 

The fifth thing is that you want to look at how big and strong the talent pool of the agency is going to be. Some of the factors that you should look for an agency is that they are going to look at your skill levels, personality, education, and work style. If they do not ask about these things, then you are probably going to want to look for a different agency. This is because they are not going to be the company that is going to help you to find you the job that you are looking for.

Business 

The sixth thing is how well the staffing agency actually knows the business that you are looking at working for. When they are interviewing you, make sure that you ask them some questions too. Make sure that the questions are related to the business that you are trying to get a job in. The responses that they give you is going to tell you the knowledge that they are going to have about the business. You want to make sure that they have a good understanding of your field to help ensure that you are going to get the perfect job.

Fees

The seventh thing is the structure of the rates and fees that the agency is going to charge for the services that they are going to provide to you. Make sure that the company bills your separately for the background checks and the skill testing that they are going to do. Sometimes this might be included in the hiring fee, so you will need to ask them first to see what they say. You want to make sure that you are going to know exactly what you are going to be charged for all of their services.

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About Terry Welsh of TW Staffing Solutions

When faced with the term headhunter, the image that comes to mind is an aggressive person who wants to push you into a job you do not want, or push a potential job applicant into your company that you do not feel is right.

Well, I am not that person!

I am a Staffing professional or Talent Wizard “TW”, and so much more.

My clients and applicants are experienced professionals in the information technology, investment finance and human resources and they expect and are treated with respect honesty and the utmost confidentiality.

After 17 years as a Director of the North American region for a major New York City staffing firm, I have spread my wings to form my own company, TW Staffing Solutions.

Through the years I’ve met some interesting individuals, had my share of frustration, success and home runs.
As an agency recruiter, I’m a trusted advisor, detective,  active listener, advocate, a representative of your company, a time and money saver, a confidante, A THERAPIST, A REALIST AND A HUMAN BEING. I not only hear what you are saying, I use all senses. I get it.

Up to date on trends in talent acquisition. I seriously maintain my knowledge of the workforce marketplace. I’m not a Ph.D. in Quantum Physics, but I keep up to date on the latest technology, the economy and job market trends. The workforce is changing and all of us have to keep up to date on all that is going on in order to remain competitive.

Intelligent – With a degree in finance, and a Series 7 under my belt, I have worked with the major Wall Street firms. In addition I have owned a jewelry company, was a Licensed Real Estate professional and continue my persistent attempts to become bilingual and chess contender.

Motivated – Respectful of the clients’ time/money and working to fill jobs quickly,

Most importantly I have a great track record of making great hires.

So there you have it… Well – modesty has never been my strong point. I don’t take myself too seriously, and neither should you.