The Benefits of Contracting for Employers

It’s a common perception that contractors earn more than permanent employees because of their highly specialised skill set. What’s often overlooked are the benefits to the employer who engages and embraces a scaleable hiring strategy. 

Here are the top 3 reasons why Contracting is becoming the best option for many organisations.  


Firstly, it helps fill a vacancy immediately while you assess longer term options   

If you are unable to fill a role internally, or if hiring a permanent role may not be financially viable, Contracting is an effective solution. We can optimise an organisation’s current momentum while, at the same time, ensuring your next recruitment decision is a considered one.    

Secondly, it enables more flexible workforce planning  

Contractors are not just hired for temporary cover. If you have a project that requires key skills, contractors meet that need by bridging the talent gap to deliver your strategy for both short and long-term projects. We provide a range of talent that enables the timely and effective delivery of strategic and operational priorities.  In this age of unpredictable economic cycles and fluid strategic priorities, more flexible workforce options are an absolute necessity.

Thirdly, it provides cost-effective talent   

Contracting is a cost-effective solution to ensure you have the right talent quickly and flexibly compared to the long term ‘sunk’ costs of a permanent appointment.    

Book a strategy meeting with our Contracting team today so we can understand and advise on the myriad of workforce planning issues your organisation faces.

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