Commercial Recruiting Firm Law and Legal Definition

According to 5 CFR 300.401 Title 5 Administrative Personnel; Chapter I Office of Personnel Management; Subchapter B Civil Service Regulations; Part 300 Employment (General); Subpart D Use of Commercial Recruiting Firms and Nonprofit Employment Services], commercial recruiting firm is a profit-making entity which, by contract, supplies individual candidates for consideration for specific Federal vacancies, in accordance with the requirements set by the Federal agency.