A Guide to Hiring Recruitment Firms
Hiring the right employees for any size company can be extremely difficult and very time-consuming.
Nevertheless, recruiting top workers should be a priority for every firm — and your company should be no different.
Since staffing talent can take significant effort and internal HR costs can prove expensive, many organizations use a recruitment company.
As an employer, if you’re considering this route, the following guide should help you:
Reasons Companies Use Recruiters
There are a few circumstances in which your company could utilize recruiting services. Most often, employers use recruiters when one or more of the following is the case:
[list icon=”moon-arrow-right-11″ color=”#3a3a3a”] They don’t have enough time to recruit the open position. [/list]
[list icon=”moon-arrow-right-11″ color=”#3a3a3a”] They have had trouble filling the job for some time now. [/list]
[list icon=”moon-arrow-right-11″ color=”#3a3a3a”] They have seen high turnover rates for the position and seek expert help. [/list]
[list icon=”moon-arrow-right-11″ color=”#3a3a3a”] They have posted the position and have not received the response they desire. [/list]
[list icon=”moon-arrow-right-11″ color=”#3a3a3a”] They do not have internal HR and would rather outsource hiring than do it internally. [/list]
Typical Recruitment Fees
“When looking for a recruitment firm, you should not cut corners when it comes to fees. You get what you pay for. If a few extra thousand dollars in recruitment costs means better employees, it’s well worth it,” says CEO of KAS Recruitment, Ken Sundheim.
Mainly, recruiters charge their clients in two ways: retained and contingency staffing agreements. There are pros and cons to both. Our recruiters suggest you do your research and make a decision that is best for your organization.