Year-end and Q1 deadlines cause a lot of stress in Accounting and Finance. But managing the 2021 workload has been uniquely difficult — and exponentially exacerbated — by the “War for Talent” and the “Great Resignation.” Hiring temporary consultants can ease workload burdens, alleviate burnout, and help your business and employees thrive.
Five Reasons to Consider Year-End Support
1) Your Team is Burnt out and Morale is Dropping
In a red-hot job market, it’s not only tough to keep top talent, it’s also difficult to maintain morale when employees jump ship. Coupled with side effects of the pandemic — all-time highs of depression, isolation, anxiety, and stress — employees feel utterly overwhelmed as we continuously ask them to do more with less. Hiring interim consultants shows your team that you care while providing additional resources and flexibility to get the job done on time.
2) Remote Recruiting has Never Been Easier
People have become adept at working remotely, and the talent pool has exploded beyond geographic boundaries. It’s easier to find temporary help with niche skillsets, and consultants are accustomed to working independently while onboarding and executing quickly: This is their specialty. While traditional employees may require additional onboarding support, consultants are more comfortable acclimating to new and unfamiliar tech environments. This will save you time and money.
3) Avoid a Lengthy Hiring Process
Working with a specialized recruiter like Alliance Resource Group (ARG) expedites the hiring process. Recruiters vet each candidate and advise on compensation to match the marketplace. ARG approaches the hiring process in a partnership with you, finding consultants who have the skills, ethics, and attitude to compliment your company culture.
4) The Right Fit at the Right Time
Temps fit a specific role for a specified contract period with no long-term commitment. After this turbulent year, everyone should be prepared for the unexpected. Temps provide that flexibility.
5) Creating Opportunities for Growth
Interim consultants often become potential candidates. Exceptional seasonal support brings fresh ideas and new insight to your business. Many are becoming increasingly tech savvy and are accustomed to collaborating on virtual platforms with employees and clients alike. Temps may grow beyond short-term support to become a valued full-time A-player supporting the bottom line.
ARG is here to help reduce stress with interim support. Let’s connect.