Why You Should Partner with a Staffing Agency to Fill Office Jobs

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By Lisa Hutchinson

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Why-You-Should-Partner-with-a-Staffing-Agency-to-Fill-Office-Jobs.jpgWhen it comes to hiring top talent to add to a top-performing team, hiring managers always face a big challenge. They need to find the right candidates—and that isn’t always easy. Aside from the fact that the recruitment process is time consuming, costly, and often difficult to navigate, it can be an even greater challenge for those who don’t specialize in recruitment.

However, no one wants to settle for less, so it’s important to hire only the best candidates, especially for office jobs. The culture and performance expectations in an office are unique; they require someone with the right qualifications, professional attitude, skill set and experienceto fill.

To ensure you only fill office jobs with top employees who will be an asset to your company and not a liability, it’s highly advisable to partner with a staffing agency. Here’s how a staffing agency can help you find the right fit for your organization’s office jobs.

Take Advantage of Expertise

As mentioned, offices are unique, and office culture changes with new trends and generations. Unfortunately, a lot of hiring processes are stuck in the past, with hiring managers trying to find talent using traditional methods that are just not working anymore. The same methods that may have attracted talented candidates to your office jobs in the past are simply not doing the trick anymore.

For example, recruiting and hiring millennials requires a very different approach to hiring than if you were recruiting gen-Xers or baby boomers. This generation’s needs, challenges, and worldviews must be taken into consideration when putting together compensation packages, when outlining the role, and especially when creating job ads.To illustrate, a millennial employee will tend to value company culture and flat management structures. While they may not put so much emphasis on salary, they may also want more diverse compensation packages. Different values drive different generations, and they will be attracted to organizations and roles based on those values. 

It takes a long time to become an expert in these different values and needs. However, staffing agencies are already familiar with them, and can easily match hiring processes with the types of people sought for with each opportunity because they know the right questions to ask. Staffing firms have experience in screening applicants, learning if the candidates fit with the company’s culture, and if their professional goals align with the corporate goals.Partnering with these trained professionals will allow you to avail yourself of their expertise.

How to Find What Everyone Is Looking For

Your organization is looking to hire the best candidates. And of course you are–if you want your office to run smoothly, productively, and effectively, you need people who can learn quickly, make fewer mistakes, and stay motivated.

The only problem is, every other organization is looking for the same thing.

It’s a fiercely competitive job market out there. You need an ally on your side. A recruiting agency can help you find the best talent, because oftentimes, the best talent is going to them for help finding the right role. Agencies also have access to candidates who may not be on job boards and other places you would look for them. Filling office jobs with the help of a staffing agency is beneficial if you want only the best employees.

Don’t Wait

When you have unfilled office jobs, your company loses productivity while you look for a new hire. Work will continue to pile up for your current employees until you can find the right candidate, which can lead to employee burnout, absenteeism, higher overtime costs, and low morale.

Liberty Staffinghas the expertise to help you reduce these risks by quickly finding the right fit for your office jobs. Contact us today.

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Lisa Hutchinson

I started with Liberty Staffing in 2004 as the Regional Business Manager of the London office. I have over 20 years of experience in the customer service and retail sectors, as well as leadership experience including Store Management, People Development and Recruiting. In 2016, our London location moved to a larger office in order to accommodate growth of our business, which included adding a Clerical Division.

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