While summer is considered a relaxing time of year meant for kids playing outside and fires in the evenings when the sun stays out late, it’s not so relaxing for business owners in certain sectors. Summertime often provides increased project opportunities, but this year work is expected to become busy to the point of overwhelming businesses. As the world opens up after COVID-19 and the summer weather conditions arrive, this summer is expected to be a popular time for work. Instead of struggling to meet these demands and having an overworked staff, partner with temp agencies to find staffing solutions for summer.
The Benefits Of Temp Agencies For Summer Staffing Solutions
Meet Staffing Needs During Summer Holidays
Summer is one of the most common times of the year for people to book holidays. The kids are out of school, there are several long weekends, the season is perfect for camping, and it’s a popular season for weddings. Whatever the reason, your permanent members of staff will likely want some sort of vacation time and making sure they can take this time to relax will help them feel appreciated and valued at your company all year long. At the same time, you don’t want to overwork your other employees trying to keep up with demand as people go on vacation. When you partner with temp agencies, you can have additional workers during the summer months to make sure your staff gets the time off they deserve without overworking the other employees. Not only does this keep everyone’s workload balanced, but it also leads to lower overtime expenses for the company.
Expected Work Increases
As the weather warms up and COVID-19 restrictions all but disappear, it is expected that this summer will see greater productivity and purchasing of supplies and services. Due to the expected boom in services, companies are predicted to need more workers than in the last 2 years. But because this boom will likely hit largely for the summer, companies will not want to rush to hire full-time employees. For situations like this, it is best to work with temp agencies so that your company can quickly onboard qualified workers who will be available for temporary employment during the busy season. By hiring temporary workers, your company will not have to pay for overstaffing in the off-seasons but can ensure summer work is completed without putting too much stress on your permanent employees.
Summertime offers a pool of candidates that are not available during the rest of the year: students and new graduates. While students work their way through university and trade school, they seek temporary employment so that they can return to the classroom come September. New graduates also often are interested in temp work after graduation so they can try out different roles as they search for their permanent dream job. Whether they are fresh out of high school, trade school, or university, depending on the type of position you are hiring for, these enthusiastic new graduates or soon-to-be graduates are ideal candidates. While some business owners hesitate to hire people without experience, students and new graduates actually tend to be great workers who are excited to learn and bring an upbeat attitude. If you hire temporary workers from temp agencies, you know they have passed through a rigorous screening process, making them a far safer hire, capable of performing in the position they are placed.
To learn more about the benefits of a temp agency, read Is Temp Staffing A Solution To The Labour Shortage?
Partner With Temp Agencies For Summer Staffing Solutions
Temp agencies are the perfect solution for companies looking to keep productivity high in the summer while making sure their permanent staff don’t feel overworked or underappreciated. To partner with an experienced and reputable temp agency, contact Matrix Labour Leasing. Our Calgary-based temp agency is proud to serve companies across North America and provide staffing solutions in a variety of industries, ranging from construction to healthcare and hospitality. If your company needs the extra hands provided by temporary workers to meet demands this summer, contact Matrix Labour Leasing at 1-403-201-9520 or fill out the online contact form.
Q: Does Matrix offer any other services that can help my business during staffing shortages?
A: Yes, Matrix also offers permanent staffing recruitment to help you fill open positions. If your company is becoming overwhelmed by demand and you want more resources available, Matrix offers back-office support, employer of record (EOR) services, and payroll funding so you can eliminate the non-core workload.
Q: Do temp agencies interview candidates?
A: Yes. Temp agencies do screen candidates ahead of time for you. Only candidates who pass the initial screening will be presented to the employer. Of course, the employer can choose to participate in the screening process as well.
Q: Does Matrix Labour Leasing only a temp agency?
A: No, we also specialize in temp-to-hire and direct-hire placements.