The need of hiring the services of staffing agencies

The recruitment industry that includes the staffing is quite larger than it seems. Staffing companies and recruitment agencies are offering a wide range of employment related services. Staffing companies in the United States are hiring more than 11 million temporary and contract employees during a course of a year and these temporary employees work in virtually all occupations in across all sectors. According to the American Staffing Association, percentage of temporary workers or employees during the year – 2013, consisted of 37% in industrial positions, 28% in office/administrative positions, 13% in professional/managerial positions, 13% in technical (including information technology, scientific positions), and 9% in health care position.

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The current trends of recruiting industry

The recruiting industry’s history dates back to ancient Greek, Egyptian and Roman civilizations. The employment/recruiting activities began with the military but the birth of modern employment agencies did not occur until the 1940’s because of World War-II. Employment agencies at that time began to advertise for workers who were not required to do military service in an effort to fill up the gaps in the workplace left by those who were called to serve military services. The end of the war led to rapid increase of workers returning from the army that lead to emergence of new skills.

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Be emphatic while choosing a recruitment agency

Recruitment agencies are now part and parcel of employment sector that are providing valuable services to both the job seekers and the employers in fulfilling their respective needs. The recruitment agencies employ recruitment consultants and these consultants work on behalf of the employers who are also known as the agencies client. The aim of these agencies is to find the prospective employees or job-seekers to fill in their client vacancies.

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