By Tim Smith, President, Thompson Technologies
Seems like an oxymoron, “finding stability in flexibility.” However, the notion of improving stability within your department by using flexible staffing options is really spot-on. There’s a perception that by using contractors, clients will be continually training new hires and managing the ambiguous revolving door. The reality, though, is just the opposite. When engaging in flexible staffing options, clients open their doors to many advantages that are not always there with direct hires. I’d like to share five reasons why using contractor or contractors-to-perm instead of hiring a full-time person can be to your advantage:
So, the next time you put a project on hold because you are holding out for a budget that will accommodate a full-time resource, consider more flexible staffing options such as contractors to move ahead.
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