Why contractors make great business sense.
Contractors are great, aren’t they? They swoop in to save your projects like a superhero responding to the claxon call of distress (only without the cape) – which makes them pretty much invaluable in today’s dizzying, ever-changing economy.
Okay, it’s not always quite that dramatic. But from what we’ve witnessed in our many, many, many years of experience in the colourful world of recruitment, contractors really are the saviours of modern-day business.
Why? Because adapting is surviving. And contractors are the most adaptive workers you’ll ever come across.
See, we told you they were great, didn’t we? And because we’ve got the best contractors on our books, from more sectors than you can shake a stick at (we really don’t know where that saying comes from), we can hook you up with the absolute best for your business.
Crikey! Running a business isn’t easy, is it? Especially when times are tough. But the most challenging of times can actually be a prime opportunity to nab the very best talent on the market. Whenever the economy takes a nosedive, candidates (many of whom wouldn’t normally be available) flood the market – leaving savvy managers free to swoop in.
According to a recent study featured in the Independent, UK employers are not doing enough to recruit the over 50s – leaving 73% with an overwhelming feeling of bias. And while younger workers might be the future, their more experienced counterparts have plenty of future left in them yet. Perhaps more importantly, many also have the skills, business ethos and general attitude prized by today’s organisations. And with those pesky skills gaps continuing to grow at an alarming rate, this is not a section of society you want to ignore.