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What is a Staffing Agency?

A recruitment agency is a enterprise contracted by an employer to help with its recruiting needs. Recruitment Agencies find temporary staff to fill all kinds of jobs, from executive recruitment to casual staffing in a number of career fields. Whether a enterprise needs a Promotions full time, sales part-time, sales contractor or a field marketer staff, a employment 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 2 million people are employed by recruitment agency, and employment agency hire 8 million temporary staff every year.

Function of a Recruitment Agencies

Staffing Agency not only bring expertise to the hiring process but they remove the time and administration work out of the recruiting process. Employment a worker can cost 7 to 20 percent of the role’s salary and take 27 to 50 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 operations.

If a enterprises needs recruitment, it uses a employment agency. Staffing 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 promotional merchandising or promo merchandising role. Recruiters can open doors to positions that may not be easy to find on your own. Employment Agency allow you to try out different organisations and industries, whether you are looking for permanent, executive, contract or part-time roles.

In order to register with or work with a employment agency, 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 staffing 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 staffing 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.

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


the career journey lasts a lifetime with most people repeating the cycle of seeking new employment 10 to 16 times over their lifetime. At Staffing we are committed to providing you with career advice and resources to assist you in this journey. We hope you found this article of interest, and that is assists you in your search for the perfect job, whether it be jobs, a 3 career or role. Our Sydney team of recruiting specialists are consistently recognised in the top 3 staffing agencies Australia wide. If you are a job seeker then click on the Find Work button to upload your resume and be matched to Staffing's job database, including 3 roles in Sydney. Alternatively, if you are an Employer then call us on (02) 8015 7730 to discover how we can help turn your nsw promo merchandiser recruitment company, nsw promo merchandiser sales agency or nsw promo merchandising merchandising company's recruiting needs into a Staffing solution!

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