Current skilled labour shortages are impacting companies in the construction sector. The gaps created in your workforce can impact your ability to complete your projects on time and on budget. Recruitment agencies are a great tool to fill these gaps and fortify your workforce with skilled, experienced construction talent. Leveraging a direct-hire strategy positions your construction company to build a stable and robust labour force by attracting the industry’s top talent. And using a reputable and experienced staffing agency can streamline the process, outsourcing the function of recruiting and screening for the most qualified talent to the staffing experts and freeing up your internal resources to focus on doing what you do best.
The Benefits Of Direct-Hire
Higher Quality Candidates
The construction industry’s top available talent most often seek positions with job security and stability, enhanced benefits like health insurance and paid vacation, and opportunities to grow within an organization. When you structure your company’s recruiting program with a direct-hire strategy and a strong compensation package, you will automatically position yourself to attract some of the industry’s most skilled and experienced construction professionals, even those workers who may be currently employed. This means the pool of qualified talent available to you will be larger and include the top performers.
Save Time And Resources
Recruiting, screening, hiring, and onboarding cost time and money. Direct-hire strategies allow your company to feel confident you are investing your resources for the long game. Creating a stable long-term position through a direct-hire scenario means you are paving a path to a sustainable workforce. Using a recruitment agency will allow you to mitigate the risks and costs associated with failed hires, unsuitable candidates, and unqualified employees. Direct-hire positions will attract the best talent, and a staffing agency will filter applicants to ensure you can find construction professionals that will fit seamlessly into your existing workforce.
Great Work Is Done By Those Who Feel Valued
For job-seekers, a direct-hire role indicates that a company is invested in incorporating them into their team for the long-haul. Companies that offer fair compensation, job security, opportunities for continued learning and development, and a healthy workplace culture send the message that they value their employees and appreciate the importance of the work they do. Creating a workplace environment where staff feels valued and appreciated ensures long term success for both the workforce and the organization. Happy workers who feel their role benefits their employer will be more productive and contribute to a positive work environment overall.
Direct-Hire Solutions For Calgary’s Construction Industry
Hiring can be a drawn out and laborious process. Without an effective strategy for staffing, a company could end up with an unqualified candidate pool, bad hires, and costly staff turnovers. By creating a direct-hire staffing plan, a company can benefit by elevating their pool of qualified candidates, attracting the top talent, and mitigating the costs and risks associated with failed hires. Partnering with a reputable recruitment agency allows your company to streamline the hiring process and increase your chances for successful hires with your industry’ most skilled and experienced construction talent.
Matrix Labour Leasing is Western Canada’s best choice for recruiting and placing skilled trades workers. Our placements have logged more than 4,000,000 hours and generated over $100 million in revenues for Canadian companies in the construction, manufacturing, and oil & gas sectors. We specialize in assessing your current workforce and helping you develop a robust staffing strategy. If you are looking for a proven direct-hire operative for your company or you want to explore your options for temp-to-hire and other temporary staffing solutions, call us at 1-866-666-9520 or fill out the online contact form.
Q: How do I know the candidates are high quality?
A: Beyond having a cultivated roster of eligible, highly skilled workers, who undergo a rigorous screening process, Matrix has 18 years of experience providing staffing solutions in the construction sector. Matrix is also government approved to offer reliability statuses. If your project requires Online Industrial Security Services (OLISS) approval, you can delegate the recruitment process and reliability status application to us for an efficient and streamlined hiring experience.
Q: How can Matrix Labour Leasing help find me a job in the construction sector?
A: Matrix Labour Leasing is in constant contact with contracting companies looking for temp-to-hire and direct-hire workers. Depending on the nature of the role, we can either recommend you to one of our contracting companies or offer you a temporary contract ourselves.
Q: Where can I find construction jobs in Canada ?
A: You can begin your job search at our in-house job board.