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Employing Temporary Workers

Discover the major benefits


Do you have a sudden need for more bums on seats in your workplace?

Have you recently won a new client with intense, short-term demands you need to hire people to meet?

Need a solution for when an employee takes long service or maternity leave?

Engaging temporary workers can be an ideal solution.

At Axia Recruitment, we are seeing an influx of businesses engaging our professional, temporary recruitment services for several reasons. Here are some benefits that temporary workers can bring to your workforce:

1. They can quickly scale your workforce

The key to success in today’s competitive business landscape is the ability to scale your workforce according to demand rapidly.

However, this can often be difficult to do with a traditional workforce. Fortunately, there is a solution: temporary workers.

Temporary workers can be hired and trained quickly, and they provide a flexible way to adjust your workforce in response to changing needs.

In addition, temporary workers can be an excellent source of new talent, as they often bring fresh perspectives and ideas to the workplace.

2. They can help you meet heightened demands

A temporary workforce can be an essential tool for quickly meeting heightened demand. When your business is facing an increase in orders or a sudden spike in customer demand, a temporary workforce can help you quickly scale up your operations to meet the need.

Temp workers can be brought on as needed, and they offer a flexible solution that can be adapted to changing conditions.

In addition, temp workers are often well-trained and experienced, and they can hit the ground running from day one. As a result, a temporary workforce can help you quickly and efficiently respond to unexpected demands.

There will always be times when your business needs to meet heightened demands, such as during a busy season or when launching a new product.

In these situations, engaging temporary workers can be an effective way to get the extra manpower you need without having to commit to long-term contracts.

3. Plug workplace gaps caused by absences and interim periods

Acting as a stopgap measure during periods of high absenteeism or staff turnover, a temporary workforce can be used to maintain productivity levels and ensure that business objectives are met.

Usually employed on an as-needed basis, these workers can be brought in to cover for absences due to annual leave, extended leave, long service leave or maternity leave.

Additionally, they can be used to fill roles that have been left vacant due to resignation or retirement.

While not a permanent solution, a temporary workforce can help to plug workplace gaps and keep businesses running smoothly during times of transition.

A word of caution…what to think about before hiring temporary workers

Engaging a temporary workforce has a lot of benefits, but you want to make sure you’ve dotted your i’s and crossed your t’s from a legal perspective.

There are a few things you need to consider before bringing on temp workers, such as:

– What type of work will they be doing?

– How long do you need them for?

– Do you have the necessary insurance in place?

– What are your obligations under the Fair Work Act?

Compliance is essential when engaging a temporary workforce, so be sure to do your research and seek professional advice before making any decisions.

Need help with your temporary workforce?

If you’re thinking about engaging a temporary workforce, Axia Recruitment can help. We are experts in recruitment, and we can provide you with the high-quality temporary staff you need to meet your business objectives.

We also have a compliance portal that can help you navigate the legalities of engaging temp workers to be sure you’re doing everything by the book.

To find out more about our services, contact us today.

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