Working With Employment Agencies Los Banos CA

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

Kettelhut And Meth
(619) 303-7094
6411 Lake Athabaska Place
San Diego, CA
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RUSH Personnel Services, Inc.
(530) 893-5500
15 Independence Cir
Chico, CA
Main Industries / Positions
office clerical, industrial, technical, health care
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Third Sector Staffing, LLC
(818) 593-9090
4212 E Los Angeles Ave Unit 3965
Simi Valley, CA
Type of Service
temporary, temporary/part time

Royal Associates/ Royal Staffing Services
(818) 981-1080
14011 Ventura Blvd
Sherman Oaks, CA

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(310) 313-0407
11885 Washington Pl
Los Angeles, CA

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Pacific Search Group
(310) 286-6921
1801 Century Park E Ste 1801
Los Angeles, CA

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BankTemps - Master
(619) 584-3256
4379 30th St
San Diego, CA

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(916) 649-3344
1300 Ethan Way
Sacramento, CA

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Jeffrey Allan Company
(800) 886-1522
3209 Rancho Milagro
Carlsbad, CA

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VNH Resources Group
(415) 839-6195
26 Mars St
San Francisco, CA
Main Industries / Positions
office clerical, industrial, technical, information technology, professional management
Type of Service
temporary, temporary/part time, part time, payroll

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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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