Staffing Agency in China

Staff Leasing Across China

How can a staffing agency hire professionals in  China on behalf of companies world-wide.

Using a Staffing Agency in China

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What is a Staffing Agency? (in China)

A staffing agency is a company or organization that specializes in connecting job seekers with employers who are looking to fill temporary, permanent, or contract positions. These agencies serve as intermediaries in the job market, helping both job seekers and employers find suitable matches for their needs.

Staffing agencies offer a more efficient and streamlined hiring process, access to a larger pool of candidates, and the ability to quickly fill positions with qualified individuals. In China, a staffing agency such as HROne, can fulfill the mandatory legal framework to empower companies overseas to hire directly in China. 

Staffing Agency VS Recruitment Agency

A staffing agency and an employer of record (EOR) are two distinct entities that play different roles in the employment process. Here are the key differences between them:

Staffing Agency:

  1. Range of Placements: Can handle both long-term and short-term placements depending on the client’s needs.
  2. Employment Relationship: Even for long-term placements, some staffing agencies might handle the employment relationship, taking care of pay, benefits, compliance, and HR-related tasks.
  3. Flexibility: They offer flexible staffing solutions which could be temporary, temp-to-perm, or long-term based on project durations or other needs.
  4. Comprehensive Services: Chinese staffing agencies often offer broader HR services, including payroll processing, benefits administration, and compliance with local labor laws.

Recruitment Agency:

  1. Focus on Sourcing: The primary role is to identify, attract, and present suitable candidates for specific positions. Their scope might be more on the sourcing and initial screening side.
  2. Employment Relationship: As with most recruitment models, once a candidate is hired, they typically become a direct employee of the hiring company.
  3. Specialized Searches: Recruitment agencies might be more specialized in certain industries or roles, focusing on specific talent pools.
  4. Fee Structure: Typically, their fee is a percentage of the hired candidate’s salary, though models can vary.

Staffing Agency Regulations in China

All employees in China must qualify for mandatory benefits.

Protection of Workers’ Rights:

  • Chinese labor laws stipulate that dispatched workers must be treated equally with permanent employees of the client company regarding working conditions, remuneration, and social insurance benefits. This includes provisions related to work hours, overtime pay, and workplace safety.

Social Insurance:

  • Staffing agencies are responsible for ensuring that dispatched workers are enrolled in China’s social insurance programs, which typically include pension, medical, unemployment, work-related injury, and maternity insurance. Contributions are made by both the agency and the client company.

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Frequently Asked Questions

F . A . Q . S

A staffing agency serves as an intermediary that helps global companies find and hire talented professionals in China to meet their workforce needs. They streamline the recruitment process, saving time and resources for both employers and candidates.

Staffing agencies have local expertise and networks, making it easier to navigate China’s job market and identify top talent.

They provide a faster hiring process, helping companies meet their staffing needs promptly.

Agencies handle administrative tasks, such as screening resumes and conducting interviews, reducing the burden on the hiring company.

Staffing agencies can assist in hiring professionals across various industries, including IT, engineering, finance, healthcare, marketing, and more. They tailor their services to meet the specific needs of each client.

Typically, the process involves consultation with the hiring company to understand their requirements.

The agency sources and screens potential candidates, conducts interviews, and checks references.

They present a shortlist of qualified candidates to the client for final interviews and selection.

Once a candidate is chosen, the agency assists with the hiring paperwork and onboarding.

The timeframe can vary depending on the complexity of the role and the availability of suitable candidates. However, staffing agencies aim to expedite the process, often taking weeks rather than months.

The notice period for terminating the HROne staffing service as well as termination of the labor contract with the employee/s is 60 days.

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