Ray Tucker/ October 4, 2016/ Business

A Montgomery County staffing agency is a key resource for businesses looking for employees as well as individuals searching for job opportunities. There is a lot of confusion about what exactly staffing agencies do, so first, let me explain that. A staffing agency usually works with smaller companies that cannot afford to keep a recruiter or team of recruiters on their payroll full-time. For a small company, it does not always make sense to have a recruiter, especially if employee turnover is low. If the company does need to recruit a new employee, though, an employment agency can provide services to find the perfect employee for a job. When these small companies hire an employment agency, they get the benefits of a large recruiting team without paying the salary of a full-time recruiter. The staffing agency does the work to post the job, weed through applications, and conduct screening interviews, and then sends the top candidates over to the company. The process could not be easier.

Of course, Morgan Stephens professional recruiters do not only work for companies searching for new employees, but also for individuals who are looking for new jobs. As an individual, one of the big advantages of working with a recruiting agency is that you may receive access to jobs that are not posted online. You also only really need to apply for one job to be considered for other jobs that the staffing company is looking to fill.

Now that you have a better idea of the role that staffing agencies play, you must learn about the best way to find a recruiter that is right for you. The first thing you should do if you are looking for a staffing agency is to ask friends, family members, and peers if they know of a good company. Asking friends and family is a great way to find good companies to work with from plumbers to recruiters because they have no reason to lie to you about the quality of the company. If nobody has any companies to refer you to, you will have to search online. Visit your favorite search engine and type in recruitment companies near me. From here, you will need to do some work. Dig through the companies’ reviews, read the information on their websites and learn about their specialties. If you are a healthcare professional, then you may want to find an executive recruiter that specializes in the healthcare field, such as Morgan Stephens.

One of the best things about finding a company to either find you a new hire or find you a new job is that you do not necessarily have to pick just one company. As the company looking for a new hire, you do not have to pay the agency unless you choose one of its candidates. As an individual, you do not have to pay any recruiters, so it is probably best to choose a couple to work on your behalf rather than putting all of your eggs in one basket.