Why contingent staffing during a pandemic?

Companies worldwide are facing new challenges due to the impact of Covid-19, and hiring and staffing practices are facing some of the biggest changes. The businesses that get to the other side of this economic breakdown will likely be stronger than ever. One of the key decisions any business makes as we hopefully begin to see the light of a revamped economy relates to hiring and how to approach it in this era of uncertainty. It’s actually the perfect time to consider a staffing agency like AllTech for contingent workers to help create a more fluid workforce. Here are a few reasons why:

  • It’s a major time saver. Time spent reviewing resumes and applications, interviewing, negotiating and onboarding is outsourced as part of this process, allowing you to focus on other tasks. Essentially, HR for this employee is outsourced. This also greatly increases the speed of the hiring process, allowing your important projects to get off the ground sooner. Great talent is very hard to find, and it makes sense to partner with experts that have existing relationships and networks. Time to hire is an important factor when it comes to how much an open position can cost a company. The longer a position is open, the higher the cost due to a loss in productivity and diverting resources. Working with a staffing firm can help decrease the time to hire and help decrease a loss in productivity.
  • It creates flexibility for you. Use these niche consultants only when needed and when they’ll be productive. Most often, we contract with businesses for a 6-12 month period, covering specific project needs. Other times, we’ll engage in a contract to hire scenario, enabling the client to “try before they buy” and after a 6 month contract period, the client brings the contractor on board as a full-time employee. Another common practice is to use a staffing firm to uncover full time hires for your business, and pay a fixed, negotiated percentage of their annual salary as a fee. We
    can offer this type of flexibility to meet your needs, while most times, an internal hiring process cannot.
  • It reduces your business risk. The employee technically works for us, and any insurance or benefits issues lie with the staffing firm. Human Resources isn’t a part of the equation for your business as it relates to the contractor.
  • It saves money. Companies are trying to be more productive and only have workers when they are absolutely needed. They need to find ways to make sure every dollar they spend is going to help the business. Temp staffing allows them to only have people when they need them, and those people are being productive. One of the most important factors is working with the right staffing firm for your needs. Before you can start finding quality employees, you have to choose a staffing firm that’s right for your business. As with all business relationships, a staffing firm also needs to provide real value to you to be worth the investment. Have a conversation with a staffing firm, and truly find out if they can bring value to your organization. Find a firm that treats your organization as a business partner, not just a client. Are they too large to offer the personal touch that you need? Are they responsive? Are their candidates match the specific needs of your requisition or just general skill matches? Do they understand your projects?

At AllTech, we’re trying to build relationships by being uncommon. We listen. We work for you, our clients. We value your time, and we use it wisely. We communicate efficiently and collaboratively. We’ll take the time to understand your specific needs, and we’ll tailor our mission to meet them. Each and every time. We’re industry veterans with decades of experience, and we’re not here to play games. We’re genuine in everything that we do. Our reputation depends on it. If you’re looking for a trusted, dependable partner for your direct or C2C IT Staffing and Recruiting needs, look no further. We’d love to discuss your specific needs, and show you the AllTech difference. All it takes is one opportunity. Please contact us here on LinkedIn or http://www.alltechliquids.com for additional details on how AllTech can be the perfect partner for your needs.

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