With the economy gradually improving and demand steadily increasing across most industries, companies are finally beginning to hire new talent. This need for expansion, however, is currently being hindered by two factors: stretched budgets and the remaining unpredictability of the market. Fortunately, contract recruiting serves as a great solution to these issues by allowing companies to build a contingent workforce based on the demands of each individual project.
What is Contract Recruiting?
Contract recruiting is a service offered by Dallas technology staffing firms that provides companies with flexible solutions to their talent needs. Rather than spending resources developing talent for long-term use, companies gain immediate access to candidates on an as-needed basis. The recruiting process begins with a profile based on the job description of the necessary skills and qualities needed for the position. Using this summary of the ideal candidate, the staffing agency sources potential employees using their specialized networks and software systems.
Benefits of Contract Recruiting
Tight budgets can hinder a company’s growth. Regardless of market demand, if a company does not have the resources to afford a growing staff, it won’t be able to keep up with demand and will ultimately fail. By switching a growing business’ cost structure from a large fixed investment to a more variable structure where the company only pays for any hires made, Dallas technology staffing firms allow companies to utilize their resources to their greatest effect.
Additionally since the markets are still relatively unstable, companies can occasionally experience irregular periods of increased demand. Rather than incurring heavy investments in increasing the size of their full-time staff, a company can instead supplement their team of employees with project-based help on an as-needed basis. This allows the company to accommodate the manpower needed to complete projects while remaining lean and competitive.
Finally by allowing a Dallas technology staffing agency to take care of a company’s contracting needs, a firm can reduce its commitments to non-value adding activities. Rather than sourcing candidates and poring over resumes, their HR department can focus on critical activities that directly benefit the company. An experienced service provider will have the strategy and experience necessary to develop a perfect balance between contract and full-time employees .
HumCap is an award-winning Dallas technology staffing firm and HR outsourcing service provider. They were finalists in this year’s Greater Dallas Business Ethics Award and won the Dallas Business Journal’s Healthiest Employers in North Texas award for the Small Business category. With over 200+ years of collective recruiting experience, their staff of staffing and HR professionals is always ready to provide clients with personal and professional staffing support.
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