How to Identify the Right Staffing Firm for Your Company

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How to Identify the Right Staffing Firm for Your Company

  1. 1. Which staffing firm is right for my company? Presented by ATR International, Inc.
  2. 2. So you’ve decided to look for a temporary staffing firm for your company.
  3. 3. But there are so many.
  4. 4. How do you find the right one?
  5. 5. Let’s take a look at what you need to consider before deciding.
  6. 6. There are approximately 7,000 staffing firms in the United States.
  7. 7. There are approximately 7,000 That’s a lot! staffing firms in the United States.
  8. 8. And they come in all shapes and sizes.
  9. 9. Local And they come in all shapes and sizes.
  10. 10. Local Regional And they come in all shapes and sizes.
  11. 11. Local Regional And they come in all National shapes and sizes.
  12. 12. Local Regional And they come in all National shapes and sizes. Specialized
  13. 13. Local Regional And they come in all National shapes and sizes. Specialized General
  14. 14. So how do you find the right one?
  15. 15. It can be challenging.
  16. 16. Tip 1: Contact Staffing Associations
  17. 17. Tip 1: Contact Staffing Associations There are two major organizations that cater to the staffing industry. They are a good place to start:
  18. 18. Tip 1: Contact Staffing Associations There are two major organizations that cater to the staffing industry. They are a good place to start: American Staffing Association (ASA) The members of ASA account for nearly 85% of companies in the staffing industry. Their members provide a wide range of employment services and solutions. TechServe Alliance TechServe Alliance is focused on IT staffing services and is a collaboration of IT staffing firms dedicated to advancing excellence and ethics within the IT services industry.
  19. 19. Tip 2: Review Websites
  20. 20. Tip 2: Review Websites A website can say a lot about a company. It is their face to the world. Check for information such as:
  21. 21. Tip 2: Review Websites A website can say a lot about a company. It is their face to the world. Check for information such as: •  How long they have been in business •  The types of positions they fill •  Do they have any quality certifications •  What is their geographic coverage •  Who runs the company
  22. 22. Tip 2: Review Websites A website can say a lot about a company. It is their face to the world. Check for information such as: •  How long they have been in business •  The types of positions they fill •  Do they have any quality certifications •  What is their geographic coverage •  Who runs the company All this information should be readily available.
  23. 23. Tip 3: Physical Location
  24. 24. Tip 3: Physical Location Does geography matter? As a rule of thumb, the higher the level of the position, the less important geographic location becomes.
  25. 25. Tip 4: Check for Quality Certifications
  26. 26. Tip 4: Check for Quality Certifications There are many types of quality awards and certifications:
  27. 27. Tip 4: Check for Quality Certifications There are many types of quality awards and certifications: •  ISO •  Sigma 6 •  Malcolm Baldrige •  Specific Awards from Clients •  Employee certifications such as CSP or TSC •  and there are more
  28. 28. Tip 4: Check for Quality Certifications There are many types of quality awards and certifications: •  ISO •  Sigma 6 •  Malcolm Baldrige •  Specific Awards from Clients •  Employee certifications such as CSP or TSC •  and there are more Quality certifications and awards are a good sign that a staffing firm has repeatable, quality processes in place.
  29. 29. Tip 5: Meet an Executive
  30. 30. Tip 5: Meet an Executive It is important to meet a member of the executive team for any staffing firm that you are considering. Doing so allows you to:
  31. 31. Tip 5: Meet an Executive It is important to meet a member of the executive team for any staffing firm that you are considering. Doing so allows you to: •  Get a sense of the company culture •  Understand the companies direction •  Ask about their Mission Statement •  Discuss strategy for servicing your company •  Develop an executive level relationship from the start
  32. 32. Tip 5: Meet an Executive It is important to meet a member of the executive team for any staffing firm that you are considering. Doing so allows you to: •  Get a sense of the company culture •  Understand the companies direction •  Ask about their Mission Statement •  Discuss strategy for servicing your company •  Develop an executive level relationship from the start Ideally, you should visit their office and speak with an executive there. But having them come to your office or speaking over the phone is an option as well.
  33. 33. A Few Other Tips •  Do they offer screening and testing? •  How do they recruit talent? •  How do they retain talent? •  Does the company carry workers’ compensation? •  How experienced is the staff? •  Do they have recruiters that have placed the types of people you are looking for?
  34. 34. So that’s it.
  35. 35. Those items should So that’s it. give you a good start towards finding the right staffing firm.
  36. 36. Or maybe you’ve already found it.
  37. 37. Or maybe you’ve We’ve been providing already found it. staffing services for over 20 years.
  38. 38. There’s lots of ways to contact us.
  39. 39. Phone: 877-412-1100 There’s lots of ways to contact us.
  40. 40. Phone: 877-412-1100 Email: corporate@atr1.com There’s lots of ways to contact us.
  41. 41. Phone: 877-412-1100 Email: corporate@atr1.com There’s lots of ways Facebook: ATR International to contact us.
  42. 42. Phone: 877-412-1100 Email: corporate@atr1.com There’s lots of ways Facebook: ATR International to contact us. Website: atrinternational.com
  43. 43. Phone: 877-412-1100 Email: corporate@atr1.com There’s lots of ways Facebook: ATR International to contact us. Website: atrinternational.com LinkedIn: ATR International
  44. 44. Thanks for watching.
  45. 45. Thanks for watching. We look forward to hearing from you.
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