As demand grows for remote employees, it's important for businesses to partner with the right employment agency.
Finding the best available virtual employee takes time, energy, and resources that you’d probably rather spend on other things.
Using the right employment agency can really make all the difference.
Working with a reputable employment agency like HireSmart means letting go of the stress and pressure that a new hire can cause.
We streamline the process, so you get the strongest candidates for your business.
Here are three ways employment agencies add value to your business.
Expertise and Resources
Working with an employment agency means access to dependable, well-trained, skilled candidates.
It also means you have specialists with expertise in evaluating and matching candidates with your specific needs.
According to an article by Forbes –
"Employment agencies have a wealth of experience when it comes to finding the right people for the right job. They know where to look for the best candidates and how to evaluate their skills and experience to ensure a good fit."
That absolutely describes our own process here at HireSmart.
Have you ever been looking for a new employee and only one reasonable candidate shows up?
That’s the opposite of flexibility – trust me, I’ve been there, done that, and don’t want to do it ever again.
Using an employment agency means having options instead of being stuck with whatever resumes Lady Luck blows into your email inbox.
At HireSmart, we always have multiple high-quality, prescreened candidates, so you can make the right choice for your business.
Another part of flexibility is being able to increase your staff quickly.
As Business News Daily says –
"Working with an employment agency can provide you with access to a pool of candidates who are already screened and qualified. This can help you to scale up or down quickly as needed."
Increased Retention Rates
Working with the right employment agency increases retention rates by matching candidates with your business needs and culture.
This is related to having multiple candidates to choose from.
While there are often many virtual employees who have the skills and training to meet your job description, there are certain personalities and styles that will better complement you and your team.
Don’t just take my word for it (I’m obviously biased).
In a recent blog post, Glassdoor wrote:
“Employment agencies can help to increase retention rates by finding candidates who are a good fit for your company culture and values."
Choosing the right employment agency is essential for businesses looking to hire virtual employees.
You’ll benefit from their expertise, resources, and ability to streamline the hiring process.
As you begin searching for your new virtual employee, keep in mind that not all agencies are created equal.
Be sure to do your research and choose an agency that has a proven track record of success in finding the right candidates for their clients.
At HireSmart, we’ve been helping businesses find qualified, dependable, highly skilled virtual employees for over 8 years now.
If you’re ready to access all the benefits of working with a top-shelf employment agency, click here for a free consultation.