City Personnel Blog

Should I Use a Staffing Agency to Find a Job?

September 25, 2018
Temp agencies are not what they used to be. In fact, we don't consider ourselves a temp agency at all.
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Let’s face it: There’s an elephant in the room we need to address.

It’s big, it’s loud, and it’s in-your-face.

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No, not that one.

There is a stigma about “temp agencies” that we need to talk about right now. Because, if we’re being 100% honest, these stigmas are hurting you more than they’re hurting us.

“Temp Agency” doesn’t cover it.

In fact, we don’t like that phrase at all. We actually choose to refer to ourselves as a staffing firm, because we do not fit into the standard of what is often perceived as being a temp agency.

Temporary isn’t always the case.

Just because a position may be labeled temporary does not always mean that it is. Most companies will hire on a temp-to-perm basis. This means businesses want to make sure someone is a good fit for their company before they make them a full-time employee. This benefits candidates as well because they get to see the work environment and decide at the end of the process if this is a job or field they want to continue to pursue, or if they want to try something different.

Our jobs cover a variety of fields.

People tend to shy away from an agency because they don’t believe they’ll end up in a position that will help them gain experience in their desired career field. However, we work with a large variety of fields: Customer service, law firms, medical, marketing, finance, and several more. You can view our job listings here.

In today’s market, everyone uses staffing firms to fill positions, not just call centers.

We are here to help you.

We are genuinely here to help. We are a free resource for job seekers, and if you’re in the market for a job, it never hurts to submit a resume and meet with a recruiter. At the very least, we’re able to go over your resume and help you reformat it so you can continue searching for your perfect career.

If you or a friend are interested in looking for a new job, consider submitting your resume. Or, if you have any questions, you can contact us. We can help you get started on your journey to a new opportunity.

Looking for a job? We can help! Upload your resume online with our recruitment agency to be considered for all of our newest job openings. Our talented recruiters can assist with anything from job searching to advice, and will reach out as soon as new positions get posted. Consider this your first step in finding the right fit for you!