How to recruit temporary staff through an agency

Sanders, Matthew
September 2010
People Management;9/30/2010, p28
The article offers tips to companies on hiring the best talent. There is a need for companies to appoint a dedicated account manager to handle the supply of temporary or permanent resources and look at the qualifications of the candidates. Aside from an applicants resumé, companies are advised to take advantage of the online social media to obtain a wider assessment of a candidate. Building relationships is deemed important because it will provide the company more clarity over the types of employees the agency takes on.


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