When you need a skilled architecture, engineering, or construction professional to join your team, your first thought may be a permanent hire. However, if you only need them for a specific project, are unsure of ongoing demand or want to make sure the person is a good fit for your organization before extending a permanent offer, immediately adding them to your permanent staff might not be not ideal. Instead, consider an employee leasing arrangement.
Benefits of Leasing Employees
Leasing employees provides you with a suitable alternative to adding a candidate to your permanent staff from the beginning. Both you and the employee can enjoy a range of benefits from the arrangement. Plus, if the selected person meets your needs and you have a long-term position available, you can transition them to a permanent employee.
Reduced Administrative Costs
One of the biggest advantages of leasing employees is the reduced administrative costs that come with the arrangement. The employee’s payroll administration falls on the company with which you have a lease agreement, not your payroll department. Plus, costs like workers’ compensation and unemployment benefits are the responsibility of the provider, eliminating these potential burdens from your area of concern.
Performance Management Support
Companies need employees who are going to perform, particularly in fast-paced architecture, engineering, and construction roles. When you lease an employee, you get support from the firm you partner with, including assistance with performance management. The relationship between all involved parties allows reviews and similar activities to be shared and reinforced. Additionally, if the candidate selected for the job turns out to be not the right fit, you can work with the firm to find a solution, including choosing another professional to take over the role.
Assessing an architecture, engineering, or construction candidate from their resume and interview alone is not always sufficient. Often, being able to see them perform in the role is the best way to assess their capabilities. When you lease an employee, you have the opportunity to evaluate their skills on the job. Effectively, you can have a working interview, allowing you to assess their potential in a more meaningful way.
This can help ensure that when you do extend a permanent offer, that you are confident in the person’s ability to perform and blend in with the company’s culture. If the fit is not ideal, you can easily end the employment at the end of the term.
Ultimately, in an employee leasing arrangement, the business always has an opportunity to hire the worker on full-time at the end of the lease. This means you will not miss out on the chance to make them a part of your permanent staff, only that you can be sure that you made the right choice before that moment comes.
Are You Ready to Experience the Benefits of Employee Leasing?
If you are interested in learning more about employee leasing in the architecture, engineering, and construction industries, the knowledgeable professionals at RealStreet can help you explore your options. Contact us to speak with one of our experienced team members and see how employee leasing can benefit your organization today.