Working With Employment Agencies Syracuse NY

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

Polote Corporation
(315) 634-5010
Carousel Center Mall
Syracuse, NY

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IT Professionals
(315) 425-5252
318 S Clinton Street
Syracuse, NY

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CR Fletcher Associates
(315) 471-1000
126 North Salina Street
Syracuse, NY
Main Industries / Positions
Admin & Clerical, Human Resources, Information Technology

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Officeteam
(315) 472-9191
500 Plum St
Syracuse, NY

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ACRO
(315) 437-6547
376 Grant Rd
Syracuse, NY

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Alvarado Constructio
(315) 634-5010
9090 Carousel Cntr
Syracuse, NY

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C.R. Fletcher Temp, Inc.
(315) 471-1000
126 N Salina St Ste 107
Syracuse, NY
Type of Service
temporary, long-term, temporary/part time, part time, payroll

PeopleSystems
(315) 479-8367
241 W Fayette St
Syracuse, NY

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Superior Technical Resources
(315) 474-9724
217 Montgomery St
Syracuse, NY

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MorganMarshall
(315) 437-0665
PO Box 332
Syracuse, NY

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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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