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What is a Staff Agency?

A employment agency is a business contracted by an employer to help with its hiring needs. Recruitment Agencies find temp staffing to fill all kinds of jobs, from executive recruitment to contract staff in a number of career fields. Whether a operation needs a Digital full time, accounting part-time, healthcare contractor or a call centre & customer service staff, a staffing agency can source the right candidates. Staffing 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 recruitment company, and staffing agency hire 8 million temp staffing every year.

Function of a Recruitment Agencies

Staff Agency not only bring expertise to the employment process but they remove the time and administration work out of the hiring process. Recruiting a worker can cost 7 to 21 percent of the role’s salary and take 29 to 42 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 enterprises.

If a operations needs recruitment, it uses a staffing agency. Staff 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 staffing 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. Employment Agency allow you to try out different operations and industries, whether you are looking for executive, contract, part-time or permanent roles.

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

  1. Find and register with one or more staff 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 staff agency will be the ones hiring you. When a temporary position is a match for you, the staffing agency will call you to tell you about the position and arrange the assignment. If you don't hear from a staff 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.

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


With temporary people, temping people and a range of other speciality staffing services there is only one choice. Staffing’s specialist temping division will work with you to get results in Melbourne Sydney Brisbane or even Australia wide to get results and exceed your expectations. Staffing's specialist temping division has built a reputation for great service and fantastic talent, the envy of many of our competitors. Call us on 1300 790 330 to discover how we can help turn your temp agencies, temporary people or temping people problem into a solution!

For more Temporary People Career Advice see below additional resources to find the perfect job:

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