Working With Employment Agencies Traverse City MI

Career experts offer tips for job candidates who are considering seeking the services of a commercial employment agency.

TriLink Technical Services
(231) 932-9478
175 Wilson Rd
Traverse City, MI

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Thomas Staffing
(231) 941-1815
832 Briarhill Ln
Traverse City, MI

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Northwestern Michigan College - Career & Student E
(231) 995-1041
1701 E Front St
Traverse City, MI

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Pmp Personnel Services
(231) 941-1400
3333 Cass Rd
Traverse City, MI

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Byteware Inc.
(231) 922-0237
3566 Matador W #103
Traverse city, MI

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Staffpro America
(231) 933-4100
806 Hastings St
Traverse City, MI

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Access Source Group
(231) 947-4982
1055 Carriage Hill Dr
Traverse City, MI

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Master Search
(231) 946-7874
1211 E front St
Traverse City, MI

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WorldBridge Partners
(231) 922-9423
2915 Arborview Dr
Traverse City, MI

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(231) 935-0400
10850 E Traverse Hwy
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Working With Employment Agencies

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You may be a job candidate who is considering seeking the services of a commercial employment agency. There are an estimated 20,000 such firms in the United States, and distinguishing the type and quality of services they offer is no simple task. First of all, many labels are used interchangeably: executive search firms, personnel consultants, headhunters, outplacement firms, employment agencies-to name a few. The industry is further complicated by its questionable reputation and lack of regulation.

The following descriptions of the four basic types of third-party recruiting may offer some understanding:

  • Outplacement Organizations They accept money from individuals (private outplacement), or from corporations sponsoring individuals (corporate outplacement), to conduct job campaigns for displaced employees. The fee is paid up front (retained fees) and the firm markets the individual (candidate marketing).
  • Employment Agencies Working primarily with candidates who seek their services, these organizations market the candidates to employers who can potentially use their skills. Fees are earned either from the candidate (applicant paid fees) or the employer (employer paid fees), but only after the candidate is successfully placed in a position (contingent fees).
  • Contingent Search Firms Instead of depending on walk-in or mail-in candidates, they custom locate (recruit) candidates and are paid by the employer upon successful assignment completion (contingent fees).
  • Retained Search Firms Like contingent search firms, retained search firms recruit candidates for their corporate clients, but are either paid up front or on a progress basis (retained basis).
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