When we’re the employer of record, you’re the employer of choice.

The “war for talent” is real. And often, you can’t hire the top performers you need as full-time permanent employees. Let Aquent payroll your pre-identified candidates as our W-2 employees. We offer industry-leading benefits, which helps you stand out to the very best talent. With our premium HR support, you can attract and retain exactly who you need.


Your talent

Enlist skilled talent in situations where a full-time permanent hire is not the right fit (e.g. headcount restrictions, variable work pipeline, short-term projects).

Our quality benefits

Retain your talent with Aquent’s high-quality, industry-leading benefits, including subsidized health, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k), flexible spending accounts, and much more.

Fast eligibility

Unlike most staffing firms, our benefits eligibility rules don’t require full-time hours for 12 consecutive months. Talent are covered even for part-time or short-term work.

Our talent care

Offer talent our award-winning customer service and complete HR support, from onboarding to benefits to ongoing employee relations and development.

Low risk for you

Ensure compliance with state and federal employee classification laws like IRS regulations and California’s AB5.

Quick onboarding

Put talent to work quickly with our fast, seamless onboarding process. When you have the talent, we’re ready to hire them.

Pilot or scale up

Implement for a single employee, a team, or across your entire organization.

Secure your creative

If clients need Aquent to supply equipment for talent we are payrolling, we ensure your creative deliverables are always protected with Aquent Secure Creative, our SOC 2® Type 2 environment.

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Our work is bigger than us.


We all rely on Amazon, but Amazon relies on our services during the COVID-19 crisis.

Client Success

To meet demand during the COVID-19 crisis, Amazon relied on our Employer of Record services to quickly onboard 10 new hires. They’re attracted to our exceptional reputation for talent care including a progressive approach to benefits eligibility.