You have a big job starting next week, but as you watch your employees hustle to maintain their current workloads, you can’t deny that your staff’s at maximum capacity. Your managers tell you that you don’t need a whole new department, but several new permanent staff combined with a handful of temporary employees could really help boost productivity and improve employee morale.
However, the hiring process takes time and, with that big project starting in less than a week, you don’t have any to spare. That’s where outsourcing your workforce can make a huge difference. You can get the premium talent you need to get specific projects completed on time, as well as free up your own time for the vital tasks all managers and business owners face.
4 Reasons to Outsource Your Workforce
Find skilled employees in less time
Outsourcing your workforce will not only open your project up to a variety of skills and experiences, but it can also lighten the burden of the hiring process. A staffing firm can help you find the candidate you need, from a highly qualified Linux engineer to an experienced technical writer, without exhausting your time on an extensive talent search.
Access to highly qualified candidates
You may not have the need to hire a permanent, full time project manager, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have access to the best one out there. Outsourcing your workforce can let you bring in experts without having to pay extensive labor costs. These skilled experts work diligently on your current needs, without any distractions. If you need a contract employee, such as a metallurgist or a .NET programmer, but only for a certain period of time, a staffing agency can help get the right candidate in right now.
Lower your overhead and payroll costs
By outsourcing your workforce you can sidestep certain labor costs, such as health insurance, unemployment insurance and overtime payments. Not only can outsourcing save you these costs, but it can save you the time involved, as well. Payroll takes less time, insurance costs are less complicated and you can roll through your administration tasks more smoothly. Your onboarding process is also more succinct, since there are fewer forms to fill out and less procedural policy that needs to be explained.
Explore a plethora of potential hires
Using outsourced labor means that you can pick and choose your team. At TxMQ, we offer our clients a pool of talented engineering and IT candidates who boast a variety of skills and training. When you outsource, you get to explore more opportunities. These candidates have already been pre-screened so you know they are a good fit for your position and company. Remember, not all staffing agencies are created equal. Be sure to find one that conducts all the security screenings and background checks, so that your new contract employee can hit the ground running.