Finding the right candidates for any position is tough, but filling vacancies in information technology can be even harder. Managers and in-house hiring staff aren’t always familiar with the technical aspects of the positions they are looking to fill, and finding professionals with all (or most) of the skills necessary for highly-specialized jobs often takes a lot of research, outreach, hard work, and luck. Working with a certified staffing company is an excellent way to minimize the stress and difficulty associated with information technology staffing, and the team at Lewis-Price & Associates specializes in providing staffing solutions for high-demand fields.
Avoid Some of the Biggest Challenges in Information Technology Staffing
Like any other specialized field, information technology involves numerous specialties, skills, and types of knowledge with which many hiring managers simply aren’t familiar. Finding the best candidates for the job is tough when members of the hiring team do not know what to look for. Working with a staffing company like Lewis-Price allows businesses to put their trust in a team of hiring experts who can effectively navigate the challenges of information technology staffing, ask the right questions, and vet candidates appropriately. This can also help limit differences of opinion among in-house managers; when hiring staff and department managers work together to fill vacancies, differing ideas about which candidates to hire can cause friction.
Choose from Top Candidates with Specialized Skillsets
Information technology staffing involves finding talent for various roles and specialties, and locating qualified professionals isn’t always easy. Professional staffing companies often have a large, well-established pool of candidates from which to choose. This is particularly important when hiring people for technical roles. Because staffing companies have access to candidates with various specialties and skillsets, they are especially valuable when seeking short-term contractors or augmented staffing solutions.
Working with Staffing Experts Helps Companies Save Money
While working with a staffing company may seem like an added expense, it can actually be an incredibly wise investment in the long term. Making ill-informed choices when hiring information technology professionals can result in significant expenses. New hires may be a poor fit, resulting in technical errors, security vulnerabilities and other costly mistakes. Furthermore, hiring and training new employees (or hiring replacements after new employees prove to be a poor fit) contributes to payroll and overhead expenses.
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.