Since the global pandemic began, hiring trends have become increasingly unpredictable. Many companies have found themselves short of personnel, while others attempt to cope with the strong desires of their employees for remote or hybrid working models. Despite the continuing lack of predictability in the hiring landscape, here are some strategies to help you fill your staffing needs.
Hire Personnel on an On-Demand Basis
Instead of hiring traditional employees for your staffing needs, consider acquiring an on-demand workforce from online talent platforms. This allows you to take on personnel with specific skills when you need them for projects and assignments during designated time periods. Unlike jaded full-time employees, these talented on-demand people will be able to undertake work with an energetic, fresh perspective.
Offer Unconventional Options
If the personnel you need are presently unwilling to sign on full-time, offer them the nontraditional option of part-time positions. Alternatively, adopt a hybrid work model that allows employees to spend at least some of their time on the job working remotely. This gives them opportunities for professional growth and also takes care of your immediate staffing needs.
Allow Flexibility in Scheduling
To retain the talented professionals that your business depends on, relax strict scheduling requirements and allow them at least a modicum of flexibility. As long as they fulfill their responsibilities, give them some leeway in when they get their work done.
Pay Competitive Wages
Statistics show that in some business sectors salaries are increasing. Conduct research to arrive at a wage baseline for companies in your field. To lure top talent, you have to offer salaries that show job seekers that your business operates fairly and you are concerned about the welfare of your employees.
For more advice on handling your staffing needs in an unpredictable hiring landscape, get in touch with Private Client Capital Partners.