Common Types Of Recruitment Agencies

MackenzieJonesSeeking a job on your own can be very hard and frustrating. It gets even worse if you have numerous competitors who want the job position you desire. Because of this, some individuals are now working with recruitment agencies to find a job. To help you, below are some of the types of agencies you can work with.

Traditional employment agency

Traditional employment agency assists job seekers in finding work, as well as helping companies to hire staff. However, some agencies charge employees for their services, but some are paid by the employer.

Contingency employment agency

Contingency agency is paid when their candidate is hired by the employer. This type of agencies is most often used for low and mid-level searches and they often send a large number of resumes to the employer.

Retained search firm

Retained search firm has an exclusive relationship with the employer. These firms are typically hired for senior-level searches and for a specific period of time to find a candidate to fill a job. They are paid expenses, plus a percentage of the employee’s salary, regardless of whether the candidate is hired.

Temporary agency

Temporary agencies are employment agencies that find employees to fill temporary jobs. But, many temporary agencies have expanded their role in the employment sector to fill “temp to perm” positions.

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