When a site is undergoing change or growth, a question hiring managers need to consider is: ‘Would a contractor be a better fit for this role in your company than a permanent employee?’
Hiring a contractor can have many benefits depending on the circumstances of your operation. A permanent employee isn’t always the right fit for every role and situation. If your business needs a resource quickly, with specific skills for short a to medium-term project or assignment, a contractor can prove to be a better solution.
Outsourcing for short to medium-term engagements is nearly always cheaper, faster, more efficient, and more flexible than hiring in-house staff. You can use outsourcing to temporarily tap into expertise and experience not available in-house, both technical and managerial, or to reduce support services costs. Concerns about outsourcing’s potential pitfalls stop sites from realizing the many benefits of outsourcing, but quickly bringing in specialized contractors can allow operations to focus on core activities of their business