Direct hire | Direct hire meaning | Akrivia HCM

Direct hire describes the hiring process in which a company hires an employee directly rather than using a third party. This type of hiring is beneficial for employees as they grab a secure position and have the opportunity to enhance their careers.

Direct Hire Benefits

A. Benefits of direct hire for employers 

  • Lower costs because you don’t have to pay for head hunting firms or staffing agencies.
  • You can identify and recruit the right candidate who meets the job requirements

B.  The direct hire benefits for employees include the following

  • The employee gets the opportunity to be part of a company that is growing and making progress.
  • The employee has the chance to learn new skills and abilities, which can help them advance within the organization.

How to find direct hire jobs

  1.  Check out the company’s website to see if it has posted any open positions.
  2. Follow the companies you like on social media profiles like Linkedin to know about job postings.
  3. Get involved with a networking group, like recruiting events, to discover new job opportunities.

Other types of hires

  1. Contractual hire: The process of hiring an employee, usually for a specific period of time. For example, if you need someone to help with a project for 8 months and they’re available, then you can contract them out to work here during those three months.
  2. Temporary hire: A temporary hire is an employee hired for a specific project on a short-term basis.
  3. Contract to hire: A contract to hire is a situation in which an employee is employed on a temporary basis and then offered a permanent position.

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