Have you ever wondered what goes through the minds of contractor candidates? Contractors – and job candidates in general – have changed over the last few years, with more and more wanting flexible work, perfect for the environment we’re creating. It can feel like you’re looking for a needle in a haystack.
Your contractors are the lifeblood of your business, so taking care of them should be the #1 priority for every level of your company. The top-performing staffing companies in the US now have dedicated staff and operations team to support and be the voice of their contractor workforce.
And how investing in a good consultant experience will save your staffing firm in the long term
Creating and paying for a robust consultant care program can be expensive, but not having one can cost a company millions.
Staffing Industry Analysts recently reported in its Temporary Worker Survey 2017 that about 31% of temporary workers quit an assignment early. What’s more, we’ve found that up to 10% of consultants leave an assignment before they even start!
Redeployment rates at staffing firms are notoriously low. In our research at Sense, we’ve found that staffing firms fail to redeploy anywhere from 70% to 90% of their talent.
Recently, I got to present a webinar, “The Power of Love: Contractor Engagement As a Competitive Advantage.”