Job Seeker FAQs
Do staffing firms charge employees a fee for temporary assignments?
How long do people hold temporary jobs?
While specific jobs may last from a few hours to several years, the best estimates for the average tenure of temporary and contract employees range from three to four months.
What types of assignments do staffing companies offer?
Jobs range from CEO to laborer and are available in virtually all occupations.
What are the trends in the kinds of jobs being assigned?
The fastest growth is occurring in professional and healthcare occupations.
What kind of pay and benefits do temporary and contract employees receive?
To attract the most qualified employees, staffing services offer highly competitive wages. Wages are competitive with the market relative to the position.
What is involved with the application process?
Process is initiated with a resume being emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Resume is reviewed and if any appropriate positions are available pertaining to resume work history, candidate is contacted and scheduled for an interview with one of our recruiting team members.
When arriving for the interview, you will be asked to supply 2 forms of valid ID and complete our application. After the application is complete, you will interview with one of the recruiters discussing your work experience and ideally what you are seeking in your next position, ie., job title, commute, salary, environment, etc.
Once you have completed the interview, you will be asked to take some web based skills test to validate your experience in various skills and software applications determining your skill level. Professional references are also verified during this time period.
Once all information is compiled from interview, skills testing and references, you will be offered positions relative to all the factors within the interview process.
How often should I contact your office after an interview?
Here’s Help Staffing encourages applicants to contact us periodically and keep us aware of your availability, this could be an email or bi-weekly phone call so we keep you at the top of our available candidate list.
What if I am not interested in a certain position when it is offered? Is it all right to turn it down?
Not every job is going to meet the expectations you have. If you are not interested in a position you are free to decline. We will continue to offer positions to you based on your skills and preferences.
What if I am on an assignment and decide it is not for me?
We realize that not every job is a good fit for you, sometimes you do not know that until you have tried the position. If you are on an assignment and find it is not going to work for you, we will ask that you contact us immediately. You may be asked to stay at an assignment long enough for us to find a replacement, but we will attempt to remedy the situation as quickly as possible. As with any interaction, communication is the key. We expect open communication from our field employees and they can expect the same from the Here’s Help Staffing office. If you have a concern or complaint to discuss, open communication is necessary so we can attempt to resolve the problem.