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Partnering with a staffing agency is a great way to reduce the amount of time and stress necessary for recruiting, screening, and hiring new employees, while also allowing your business to stay flexible and better react to changing market demands. However, the benefits of working with an established agency, such as AtWork, don’t stop there. Significant cost savings can also be realized both during the hiring process, and on an ongoing basis. Here are three ways in which your business could save money by utilizing a professional staffing service:

Better hires, faster: Staffing agencies are uniquely equipped with highly trained recruiters who will not only find the right talent for your needs, but also work to ensure that they are properly screened and ready for work as soon as they arrive. This allows your business to access pre-screened talent much more quickly than if you were to hire on your own.

Elimination of job advertising costs: Speaking of advertising, the costs of advertising an open position can add up quickly. Job board posts, attending job fairs, and even spending the time to sort through resumes, screen, and interview potential employees add up quickly. However, staffing firms take care of these items for their clients, delivering the right talent for the job at a fraction of the cost.

Overall cost of a full-time employee, vs. a temporary associate: And, on the subject of hours worked, according to this study, the average cost per hour worked for an employee in the U.S. is $36.32, when considering both wages and benefits. When you consider that any benefits offered to the employee will be covered by the staffing agency, it’s easy to see how the set hourly rate offered by an agency can often be significantly below this number, depending upon the position being staffed.

It’s not difficult to see that partnering with an established staffing agency like AtWork can save time, headache, and money during the hiring process, so it’s no wonder that the staffing industry continues to see robust annual growth!

If you’re interested in learning more about how AtWork can help your business save time and money, visit atwork.com/locations today to find the branch nearest to you!