Insight: The dos and don’ts of hiring contract workers

Taking on temporary staff can increase efficiency and productivity while offering workers flexibility. Here are some tips for finding the right candidates

18th October, 2020
Insight: The dos and don’ts of hiring contract workers
A survey found most firms are now more likely to hire temps

The trend towards increased temporary and contract hiring has been magnified with the onset of Covid-19.

Traditionally hired for cost-saving measures, temporary and contract staff are now hired more for their skills and expertise, for the efficiency and productivity they can bring and for the flexibility they give organisations.

At Sigmar Recrutiment, where I work, we surveyed 1,000 companies in Ireland recently and 91 per cent said they were more likely to hire temps...

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