The top 3 myths about partnering with a staffing company

May 26, 2021 Casey Nighbor

We’ve been in the industry for over 30 years and we’ve heard it all.

The staffing industry has been around a long time. And with time comes the tendency for misconceptions, outdated rumors or just plain wrong information to linger.

There are a few myths surrounding staffing that we hope to dispel once and for all. Here are the top 3 myths about partnering with a staffing company and the real facts about onsite.

Myth #1: It’s really expensive

Yes, staffing companies cost money. It’s a business partnership like any other. But the reality is that staffing firms often save money for their clients in the long run.

Take a minute and calculate the cost of finding a quality candidate (or many) for your operation. And don’t just think in terms of up-front costs like ad spend. Be sure to also include the cost of time going through resumes, screening candidates, the interview process and onboarding. On top of that, add the cost of not filling those open positions, such as increased employee burnout and turnover.

The cost adds up quickly and takes you away from focusing on creating the best possible product.

Our recruitment team are experts for a reason. This is all they do, day in and day out. Their sole focus is finding you quality candidates and get them to work when you need them. And our team takes the burden of the administrative costs associated with hiring as well.

Our centralized services team works around the clock to support our onsite teams and your staffing program. They handle the day-to-day administrative tasks like E-Verify, background and drug screening and client-specific onboarding requirements, (so you don’t have to.)

Doesn’t seem so expensive now does it?

Myth #2: Staffing companies don’t work  

While this may be true for some staffing partners, we have a different model.

Unlike traditional staffing providers who assign multiple clients to a single management team, our embedded teams are focused solely on you and dedicated to your success. We work exclusively for you, literally on site, in your building or warehouse floor.

What if your priorities change? What if new challenges emerge because of the economy or fluctuating supply chains and demand? Not a problem. We’re right there with you every single day to help work through whatever arises.

Our team is dedicated to your success and offering real-time support, so challenges can quickly become solutions.

As you very well know, there is no operation quite like yours. So, a cookie cutter staffing solution won’t work for you or it will create more problems than it solves. That’s why we tailor our proven staffing solutions to be the perfect fit for your market, facility and workforce needs.

Myth #3: Staffing companies cut corners

Would you cut corners and risk producing a subpar product? Neither would we. Staffing is our whole world and we are leaders in the industry for a reason.

Compliance and safety are our biggest priorities in our workforce—because without them, we wouldn’t have one.

Our centralized support and legal teams stay updated on all (ever-changing) local, state and federal compliance regulations. Not to mention, Staff Management | SMX is the only staffing provider to attain charter membership in the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement IMAGE Program. We take it seriously because we are committed to providing the best possible service.

Associates who don’t feel safe at work, don’t come back. That’s why at our company, every day needs to be a safe day. We are committed to fostering comprehensive safety awareness throughout your facility and providing a safe work environment for everyone.

Reputable staffing firms like Staff Management aren't cutting corners to make a few dollars off of a contract. That would put our entire business at risk. 

But don’t just take our word for it. Hear what our customers have to say in our case study library.

We are committed to showing you the onsite difference. Get in touch with us to learn more about how we can help elevate your operation to new heights.

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About Casey: Content marketing manager, frequently reading, aspiring chef, failed plant mom, connoisseur of tater tots, beauty products and airplane food.

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