Starting a business is a big step. It's a big decision to go solo or set up on your own, and it's certainly costly - or is it?
Here at New Millennia, we often discuss topics surrounding setting up your own recruitment agency, how to's, do's and don'ts and so on, to give as much honest assistance as we can to startups and small businesses. As our economy changes so swiftly, and erratically of late, the recruitment industry needs to react promptly to the economic changes we experience, for example, slow sector growth or rising and falling levels of unemployment. If you're looking to set up your own recruitment agency now, you need to know just how easy or challenging that job is going to be and what the obstacles you may have to face are likely to be.
The way in which apprenticeships are being viewed is changing, students and their parents are viewing the role of apprenticeships as a much more probable and positive route to a successful and prosperous career path. The notion of getting a university education to find good career prospects is not now the only popular one, with 42% of young people of the opinion that an apprenticeship and university degree hold equal worth and 45% of parents believing that university degrees are worth less than they used to be.
Nurses are in high demand; in 2018 we're still experiencing the nursing shortage that we've been experiencing for years. Why is this? Well, one of the contributing factors is the population of the UK is living longer, we have an aging population presenting more illness and more disability and putting more pressure on our medical resources. Hospitals and care facilities are understaffed, so sourcing the well qualified staff needed to fill some of these positions is important in keeping our hospitals and care facilities going.
When do you know it is the right time to expand a recruitment agency? Even once you have answered this question and you have decided this is the route for you to take, how do you know how to expand a recruitment agency?
Your agency workers are gold to you, they are what you need to satisfy your clients so logically you need a healthy pool of workers to fill any number of positions at any one time. It shouldn't come as any surprise then, that you should be taking good care of them. What are temp workers looking for from your recruitment agency? Recruitment agencies are not a rarity, so keep yourself a head and shoulders above the rest and offer the best recruitment agency and service to your temps and workers.