There are 227,827 recruiters employed and over 200,000 staffing and recruiting agencies in the United States. Staffing is a $174 billion industry that continues to grow as organizations begin scaling efforts in a post-pandemic world. However, with so many options available, it can be difficult for companies to develop a strong recruiting strategy.
There are two common concerns when hiring a recruiter or staffing agency—speed and accuracy. While traditional staffing agencies are focused on moving at break-neck speeds to fill your roster, tailor-made recruiters are focused on finding the right talent for your company as efficiently as possible. After all, benchmarking data from SHRM reports that while the average cost per hire is $4700, it can grow to three or four times the position’s salary. Constant rehires can drain recruitment budgets in an instant.
Essentially, it pays to get the right person the first time around.
Here are three ways a tailor-made recruiter can drive your company’s success.