How Flexible Staffing Solutions Will Boost Your Bottom Line

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By Lisa Hutchinson

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How-Flexible-Staffing-Solutions-Will-Boost-Your-Bottom-Line---compressor.jpgFlexible staffing solutions have been on the rise for the past few years. While you may know about some of the advantages for your employees and even those for your business, you may not have thought much about all the ways flexible staffing solutions can and will boost your bottom line.

Liberty Staffing offers temporary and permanent staffing solutions to businesses throughout Ontario. There are many great benefits of flexible staffing. Read on to discover what flexible staffing is, and how it can help your business. 

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What is Flexible Staffing?

In the past, employers typically had one or two options for hiring people: full time or part time. Today, however, businesses need to be much more flexible if they want to adapt to changing marketing conditions. Those business owners who can change course quickly have a better chance of surviving and thriving in today’s global market. 

Flexible staffing provides a way to get the flexibility you need to keep pace with changing market demands. Using flexible staffing solutions, you can add and scale back your workforce as necessary to meet changing demand.

Help When You Need It

One of the challenges of the modern workforce is getting help when you need it. If production suddenly expands, you need to hire people and get them trained quickly. Hiring, however, can be an intensive process. It takes time and effort, which can slow down your production. 

It can also be difficult if you hire people on permanently without knowing if you’ll truly need them for very long. You could be dealing with permanent growth, or it could be a seasonal rise in demand. If you’re unsure, hiring permanently doesn’t make much sense. 

Flexible staffing arrangements, such as seasonal hiring and temporary contracts, make more sense for most employers these days. You can hire workers when you need them, in relatively short order. You can keep them on for a season, for the duration of a project, or transition them to permanent positions.  

Lowering Labour Costs

Of course, having the people you need when you need them lowers labour costs. Flexible staffing solutions ensure you have the people you need when you need them, not before or after. As a result, you can keep your labour costs down.

It also helps in terms of turnover and training costs. Instead of hiring employees permanently, then needing to let them go when demand slows off again, you hire people for as long as you need them. When demand picks up again, you can often hire some of these trained and skilled workers back again.

From these facts alone, it should be clear your bottom line will see a boost from flexible staffing solutions. There are other ways using flexible staffing arrangements help too.

Increasing Productivity

The other major way flexible staffing solutions help you improve your business’s bottom line is through increased productivity.

Hiring is often a lengthy process. After all, you want the best people in place. If you’re not sure where to find them, however, you might find it difficult to hire the people you need. This is particularly true if you need skilled labour or you need to hire multiple workers. The longer it takes to hire, the longer workstations are idle. Productivity drops, and your bottom line follows.

Flexible staffing solutions are the best way to avoid this situation. You can team up with a staffing agency, like Liberty Staffing, that has access to the skilled labour you need. We know where to find the people you’re looking for, and can often help you fill positions quickly.

As you get people into roles faster and find better workers, productivity will improve. Your bottom line will soon follow.

Flexible staffing solutions help businesses improve their bottom lines. These solutions can most definitely help you.

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Lisa Hutchinson

I started with Liberty Staffing in 2004 as the Regional Business Manager of the London office. I have over 20 years of experience in the customer service and retail sectors, as well as leadership experience including Store Management, People Development and Recruiting. In 2016, our London location moved to a larger office in order to accommodate growth of our business, which included adding a Clerical Division.

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