Contract Staffing Recruitment


"Contract Staffing Is Co-employment: Can Offer Much More Than Just Putting Someone Into A Job"

Contract staffing (or contract recruitment) is a “co-employment” relationship as we supply staff for clients, for a specific function and time-period, at certain conditions and specified monthly rate.

Clients main benefits in contract staffing/contract recruitment are;
• rapid placements due to immediate access to candidates with specific skill sets
• increase staffing flexibility and scalability
• reduced hiring risk (investment, productivity loss)
• outsource of accounting issues (payroll, timesheets, tax filings, etc.)
• outsource of HRM legal and administrative matters (visa, work permit, insurance, logistics)
• outsource human resource issues (workers’ compensation, benefits, etc.)
• eliminate pre-hire costs (advertising, background checks and screening, etc.)
• the option of temp-to-perm conversions (extended probationary period)
• seasoned contract employees are direct productive and have specialised skills
• contract staff is unprejudiced and can provide new insights
• ability to relieve inexperienced workers through training on the job
• relieve inexperienced workers through training on the job
• reduction of unemployment exposure (cost, reputation)
• maintain budget controls (operating budget vs capital budget)
• avoid internal office politics

In general in contract staffing our task as a contract recruitment agency will be;
• do the payrolling
• pay the employee
• pay and withholds payroll taxes
• provide workers’ compensation
• provide employment services as visa, work permit, insurance, logistics
• ensure civil rights compliance
• has the right to hire and fire
• hear and act on complaints from the employee about working conditions

The task of our clients in contract staffing contract recruitment will be;
• supervise and direct day-to-day work
• control working conditions at the work site
• ensure a safe work site, including civil rights compliance by employees
• determine the length of the assignment

Main will be that liability and responsibility must be considered on subjects like;
• training needs
– no matter how skilled or unskilled, a certain amount of training is required for them to perform their assigned tasks to suit the specific needs of that company
• morale issues and employee relations
-problems can arise when temps working alongside permanent employees getting better paid then the permanent employee co-workers
• safety issues
– certain types of jobs are inherently dangerous and require careful safety training and supervision (full client responsibility, not we as a staffing & recruitment agency)
• legal concerns
– there must be no doubt about the workers’ status and about the lack of eligibility for the benefits of permanent employees as they must be treated equally.

Contract staffing could benefit all parties; clients, we as the agency and also the candidates, as candidate’s main advantages of contract staffing/contract recruitment are;
• higher earning potential
• flexible lifestyle
• opportunity to travel
• variety in work scope
• the possibility of a permanent contract.