Many companies, especially small and mid-sized ones, may find the need to have skilled employees for a particular project or work. The idea of actually hiring a new employee could be a long process, especially if you need someone quickly. Also, it would cost you money. A more feasible approach would be to hire someone on a temporary basis, especially those who have been benched at other companies. These
employees would already have the required skills and so there would be no need to provide any training. There are several contract recruitment agencies that help companies to get the right temporary employee. But how to make sure that you choose the right agency? Here are some points that would help.
Reputation: The reputation of the company is of utmost importance when choosing a contract recruitment agency. Check out what the previous or other existing clients are saying about their services. Are they associated with reputed companies, do they provide the right resources as promised,how long do they take to find the right person for the job, etc. are some of the things that you should try to know before you sign on the dotted line.
Speciality: An important thing to know is whether the agency has experience roviding contractual employment in your field. For instance, if you are an IT company who is looking for temporary employees for certain specific skills, you need to know if they are associated with other IT companies.You should also try to know whether they have helped other IT companies by providing employees on a contract basis.
Interview: Before you seal the deal, have an interview with the agency to talk about contract terms,recruitment processes, payment terms, etc. This is a good time to learn more about the company and how it works. You can interview two or more contractual staffing agencies so that you can pick the best one that fits your needs and requirements perfectly.