You don’t have to look far to see dramatic changes taking place in businesses around the world today. Companies globally are concerned about how their business will survive the current economic climate, and what lies ahead for their organisation. Making sure they have the right team in place and, importantly, sufficient numbers of staff available to cover the workloads yet avoiding over-hiring, represents a difficult challenge for managers in today’s market.
When the internet bubble burst in 2001 many organisations faced a tough lesson on the consequences of over-hiring and were forced to make mass redundancies. Forward-thinking companies however have learnt from this and have introduced the idea of ‘strategic staffing’ – bringing in a mix of permanent and temporary professionals – which gives them the flexibility they need to contract during lean times and expand when the market takes a turn for the better.
Learn more about how you can use strategic staffing solutions in your business: