1. Outsourcing allows companies to focus on their core business.
2. Employers can better spend time on retention and new business development.
3. When hours spent and opportunity costs are considered, it is cheaper to use a recruitment firm.
4. Recruitment firms have relationships with passive job seekers.
5. A recruitment firm has access to a wider range of candidates who may not have ever considered working for a particular employer.
6. Recruitment consultants are usually better trained in screening and interviewing candidates.
7. A guaranteed replacement makes using a recruiter very low risk.
8. Specialist recruiters will better determine suitability and fit as they interact with these candidates every day.
9. Access to wider market data makes recruiters better informed on trends, statistics and benchmarks.
10. Using a recruiter reduces the stress associated with making a poor hiring decision.