Online marketplace makes recruiting temp workers easier

Grant Prior 8 months ago TempaGoGo
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A new online marketplace of recruitment agencies is helping to make life easier for contractors looking to find temporary workers.

TempaGoGo has more than 100 vetted agencies nationwide on the platform and has already helped hundreds of companies recruit temporary staff.

Companies can work seamlessly with multiple agencies at the same time, from their desktop in the office or via their mobile phones on site, to find candidates in minutes.

TempaGoGo director Phil Pegden said: “Recruiting contractors and temporary construction workers is a great way for construction companies to deal with economic uncertainty and address short-term skill shortages.

“But with more than 11,000 temporary recruitment agencies in the UK, including more than 1,000 in construction and engineering alone, temp recruitment can be an obstacle course.

“Nowadays, everything is done online: booking flights, comparing insurance, finding houses – everything, but temp recruitment!

“So much time is wasted: you have to find agencies, call them one by one, hope they have available, suitable and sensibly priced candidates… without mentioning submitting those timesheets by fax!”.

The startup company has just won the “Innovator of the Year” Award from Hounslow Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Heathrow, and the coveted West London “Startup of the Year” Award.

It received seed-funding earlier this year to pursue its mission to take the pain away from temp agency recruitment.

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