How to Identify and Hire Qualified Temporary Employees

How to Identify and Hire Qualified Temporary Employees

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Daven Michaels

New York Times Bestselling Author, 30-year business veteran, and Executive Chairman of CurrentC Group.

Temporary employees can be quite beneficial in many situations. One of the biggest benefits is probably huge cost saving. For certain tasks such as the ones that have short lifespan, a company will save big by hiring a temporal worker instead of a full-time employee. Keep reading to learn more.

Here are some of the ways to identify and hire qualified temporary employees;

1: Outsource Recruitment

Using a recruitment or staffing firm to hunt for qualified temporal employees can be quite beneficial. Their services will cover legal requirements and a number of tasks that will enable a company to streamline the process of hiring. When you outsource temporal employee hiring to a recruitment firm, some of the benefits include the following;

  • Fill a position as quick as possible
  • Adequate and stringent pre-screening based on a company’s requirements
  • Training for prospects
  • Test applicants for specific and necessary skills

2: Adopt Outsourcing Solution

Outsourcing is one of the best ways to hire temporal workers. These days there are lots of independent contractors for hire. These contractors are available in different fields and are equipped with the right skills. In fact, when it comes to hiring outsourcing partners, you are not limited to the shores of your country or business location. These days, the best skills and talents are hunted from across the globe through outsourcing.

So, instead of incurring huge costs on permanent staffing, you can use outsourcing platform to cut such costs substantially. Some of the job positions you can fill using outsourcing platform include the following;

  • Help desk reps
  • Web designer and developer
  • Accountant
  • Personal assistant
  • Call center manager
  • Legal assistant
  • Social media marketer
  • …and much more

You can use some channels when looking for qualified outsourcing partners. Typical examples of such channels include outsourcing websites, freelance sites or online job marketplace, professional job sites such as LinkedIn, and social media sites.

3: Ask for Recommendation

Another great way to find and hire a temporal worker is via recommendation. You can ask your business partners, employees or other trusted entity to recommend an employee to fill a specific position. You may likely find a suitable worker via this medium.

4: Complete Applicable Employment Eligibility Verification Form

As an employer, you are expected to fill out an employee verification form. This is a requirement in the United States for those hiring new employees. This is to determine the identity as well as the eligibility of an employee to work in the Unites States. It’s good to comply with all requirements when hiring a temporal worker.

Finally, make sure you draw up a proper contract to regulate your work relationship with a temporal employee.

Daven Michaels is a New York Times Best Selling Author and CEO of premiere global outsourcing company, 123Employee. The company employs hundreds of young bright individuals on three continents. His International event, Beyond Marketing Live! Inspires entrepreneurs to build & grow their business with revolutionary new theories and systems allowing them to design the business and personal lifestyle of their dreams.

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