Recruitment agencies are companies who will help you find and shortlist top candidates for a certain fee in a recruiting marketplaces.

If you handle recruitment in-house, it would be best to hire a dedicated recruiter or even develop a recruiting team. If you can’t afford that, then one of your existing employees should take on the recruitment tasks.

When a company needs to find and hire candidates, basically has two options: Handling recruitment in-house or outsourcing it to a recruitment agency or post a job in a marketplace.

Recruitment agencies are companies who will help you find and shortlist top candidates for a certain fee in a recruiting marketplaces.

If you handle recruitment in-house, it would be best to hire a dedicated recruiter or even develop a recruiting team. If you can’t afford that, then one of your existing employees should take on the recruitment tasks.

Companies are looking for validated talent, usually hiring process are so long and participation between recruiter and candidates in recruiting agencies have access to different talent worldwide.

There are marketplaces to posting jobs completely free of with a little fee, Hired, Toptal or Upwork are a common marketplaces that have a great data of freelancers and software engineers worldwide. However this platforms have a rates more than $200 USD in average to hire talent and the fee by platform are in $30 monthly average. Platform like Guru charges around $24 USD to posting around 6 positions per month, with no guaranty to hire anybody.

How much does Toptal cost?

Software Developers:

  • Hourly: $60-$95+/hour
  • Part-time: $1,000-$1,600+/week
  • Full-time: $2,000-$3,200+/week
  • This price does not include platform fees.

How much doest Hired cost?

  • Employers using the Hired marketplace to recruit have the option to pay a one-time commission fee of 15% of their new hire’s annual salary, or they can pay a fixed monthly fee and hire as many candidates as they wish.
  • The rate of hiring temporary employees is 30%, and 15% for independent contractors.
  • For exact pricing you need to contact Hired directly.

How much does 4Geeks Teams cost?

4Geeks Teams have access to more than 1300 vetted software engineers in Latin America, you can post a job for FREE and hiring talent rates are cheaper than platform as Toptal or Turing.

Engineers salary starts at $2500 USD a month.

Get talent is so easy just go to our website a post your job positions. When we receive a new job request, our Talent Expert team will look into our talent pool and will select the best candidates and within 72 hours you receive tested candidates to review and can fit in your organization immediately.


About 4Geeks: 4Geeks is a global product development and growth marketing company, and all-in-between, focused on 10X ROI for startups, small and mid-size companies around the world. 4Geeks serves industries like E-Commerce & Retail, Startups, HealthTech, Marketing, Banking & FinTech and Real Estate. Headquartered in United States, and nearshore development centers in Mexico and Costa Rica. Pura Vida!

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