What's the cost advantage to using Dental Office Solutions
vs. hiring employees myself?
Here's an easy way to get your arms around the real cost
per hire in your organization:
- Take the annual sales of your company (or division) and divide
it by the number of employees. This is the annual revenue per
- Divide that number by 250 to get the daily revenue per employee.
- Multiply daily revenue per employee by the number of days it
takes to hire an employee.
- If you want, add the dollars spent by the Recruiting Department
(it's a minor fraction).
This is the real cost per hire, generally it's 5 to 10 times the
Excerpts taken from John Sumser's article in
'The Interbiznet Bugler'
What kind of pay and benefits do temporary and contract
To attract the most qualified employees, staffing services offer
highly competitive wages and benefits. The average temporary or
contract employee earns more than $10 per hour. Some earn more than
their permanent counterparts. Most staffing companies offer health
insurance as well as vacation and holiday pay, and many offer retirement
plans. Virtually any temporary or contract employee who wants benefits
can find a staffing firm that offers them.
What kinds of services do staffing companies provide?
Staffing services include temporary help, permanent placement,
temporary-to-permanent placement, long-term and contract help, managed
services (often called "outsourcing"), training, human
resources consulting, and PEO arrangements, in which a staffing
firm assumes responsibility for payroll, benefits, and other human
Sources: American Staffing Association, U.S. Bureau of Labor
Statistics, Omnicomp Group, the Conference Board