Crafting the most efficient, well-rounded team for a business is challenging, and managers often have their work cut out for them when searching for new hires. The COVID-19 pandemic has complicated things further, moving the hiring process online and removing face-to-face interaction from the equation. Making the right hiring choices is critical, particularly for companies that are reopening and restructuring after periods of rapid change. Working with a staffing company like Lewis-Price & Associates, Inc. is an excellent way to add to your team while minimizing the stresses that accompany the hiring process.
A Staffing Company Provides Access and Resources
Businesses of every size work with staffing companies to fill vacancies, both temporary and permanent. Because it specializes in hiring, a staffing company can give your team access to experienced professionals in various disciplines. This is particularly valuable for high-demand positions or those that require significant skill and expertise. Networking and attracting applicants can be difficult (especially for smaller businesses or those without a hiring manager), but working with a staffing company can give any business access to a pool of world-class professionals.
Avoid Major Hiring Pitfalls
Hiring the wrong employee can be disastrous at worst and inconvenient at best. Knowing how to find and hire capable employees requires skills that are learned and honed over time, and not every management professional has these skills when they need them. While learning from one’s mistakes can be a plus, working with a staffing company can help managers avoid making costly errors in the first place. Staffing professionals have the skills necessary to help their clients craft accurate and concise job descriptions, sort through mountains of resumes and applications, and make wise choices.
Consider Retention Programs and Management Practices
The experts at Lewis-Price are committed to providing companies with effective staffing solutions, but the work doesn’t stop once you find the perfect hire. Managers must remember the importance of retention programs, training, and good management practices to keep their teams alert and engaged. Lewis-Price offers a variety of services that can help. Our training programs include topics in cybersecurity, program management, and IT. Our clients can use these customizable programs to introduce new skills to their workforce and attract potential new hires. We also offer staff augmentation services to help companies manage changes in demand.
Lewis-Price is a certified staffing company committed to providing solutions to its clients and teaming partners. We staff diverse, engaged leaders in IT, cybersecurity, program management, training, administration and other high-demand areas. We value integrity and intention. We provide engaged professionals ready to join your team. To learn more about our staffing solutions, please contact us at (703) 727-9182. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.