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Top 5 Reasons for Labour Hire

News Article from Thursday 19th October 2017

Labour requirements are sometimes hard to predict and often times businesses find themselves in search of extra help fast. Regardless of your industry different organisations are benefitting from using labour hire to source highly skilled workers for their long and short term projects.

Labour hire as a solution functions simply, quickly and effectively, matching your project needs with the best available individuals for the job.

Perhaps you are seeking flexibility with your employment options due to peaks or troughs in your work. Maybe your business handles a range of projects with differing Labour requirements for each?
Thinking Labour Hire may be the ideal solution you have been looking for? Then read on to discover what we’ve listed as DGT’s 5 Top Reasons to Choose Labour Hire below. 

 

  1. EXPERTLY MATCHED CANDIDATES THERE WHEN YOU NEED THEM
  2. SAVES YOU TIME, MONEY & RESOURCES FOR YOUR BUSINESS
  3. VALUE ADDED SERVICES KEEP IT SIMPLE
  4. FLEXIBLE AND RESPONSIVE TO FLUCTUATING BUSINESS NEEDS
  5. LEADS TO EXPERIENCED PERMANENT EMPLOYEES
EXPERTLY MATCHED CANDIDATES THERE WHEN YOU NEED THEM

DGT as a Labour Hire company maintains a large database of skilled workers across various industries who’ve undergone assessments to ensure they are fully verified labour hire candidates. Fully verified means that before anyone is sent or recommended for a Labour Hire work assignment they are first subject to a comprehensive assessment to ensure they are of a high standard.  DGT conducts face to face interviews, reference checks, witnesses licences and credentials and they must complete safety assessments relevant to the industry with which they align.

This means that Labour Hire connects you with the people who have the skills you need and who are ready to work when you are.

If your project schedule changes, no problem. Labour hire is entirely flexible. The best part is when you need them, your labour hire workers show up fully prepared including inductions and ready for action.

It’s completely hassle free just tell us what you need and for how long then we will do the rest! You can rest assured that your labour hire company is presenting you with top quality workers for your business. Not only that, but because your labour hire company is equipped with this database, they can efficiently provide you with a number of workers who are ready to begin immediately.

Which leads nicely to our next Top reason…

SAVES YOU TIME, MONEY & RESOURCES FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Anticipating Labour needs, then handling all recruitment, selection, inductions and payroll can mean a black hole of time, money and resources will appear in your business.

When you work with a labour hire company, you could have a new employee within a week. This meets your company's needs quickly and prevents you from losing valuable work hours as you look for a candidate.

This allows you to divert your own resources to other areas of the business. Saving money through reduced recruitment costs with a less likelihood of downtime when you hire through a professional agency. 

To give you an idea of just how much time it can take if you choose to hire internally, consider all these steps below;

  • 1-3 weeks: Post the job and wait for applicants.
  • 1-5 days: Look through resumes and narrow down candidates.
  • 1-3 weeks: Ask candidates to take additional tests or conduct phone interviews.
  • 1-3 weeks: Conduct in-person interviews.
  • 1-5 days: Inform candidates of results.

In comparison if you choose to work with DGT for Labour Hire it could look like this;

  • 1 day talking to DGT evaluating your exact business requirements and needs. Fill out and send back the paperwork. 
  • 1/2 day reviewing best match candidates DGT has found. 
  • 1/2 day meeting with top candidates. 
  • 1 day discussing results and outcomes with DGT and making your choice. 

That’s it! 3 days of work compared with up to 11 weeks of your time! The choice is clear if you want to save your business time, money and resources. 

Engage DGT to find you staff when you need for as long as you need without burdening yourself with the hassle of finding and hiring staff.
VALUE ADDED SERVICES KEEP IT SIMPLE

Wouldn’t it be great if someone could handle your new staff inductions, safety details, and more? Our team has you covered - we handle new hire inductions, HR & Payroll for you, it’s all done as part of the service. Labour hire is such a simple and streamlined process, you will wonder why you didn’t start using it sooner.

You get a consolidated invoice with just one hourly rate to pay only for the work that is done. This means that using a labour hire company to source your temporary workers is excellent value. Your labourers are not hired directly by you and your business, but rather are employed through the labour hire company.

Ultimately the entire process is streamlined and saves your business a great deal of time, effort, and money in the long run. 

Utilising the experts to help source workers for your next project is truly a smart business move.

FLEXIBLE AND RESPONSIVE TO FLUCTUATING BUSINESS NEEDS

Labour Hire is perfect for projects needing very specific skills in a timely manner.

In fact, the most common reason to use a labour hire company is to ensure you have adequate trades people to complete your project on time and to the quality and standard that you can feel confident in.

If you have a project that must be completed and one of your workers is injured, sick or away on leave. Then you can confidently and easily fill the temporary position. With a casual worker from a labour hire agency with the specific skills you require.

Perhaps you are looking for a unique skill set and you will only require it for a few weeks or similar. In such a case, labour hire is exactly what you want. In this service, you’ll be matched with a first rate worker who has the training and knowledge specific to your needs and who will get the job done successfully.

Labour hire simply offers the best form of flexibility available for even the most changeable projects in construction, redevelopment and more.

DGT understands that projects can be very unpredictable by their very nature, with labour hire you have the flexibility of workers at your fingertips who can bend their schedules to suit. 

Perhaps your company requires a flexible workforce that can cope with changes in their demand for its services. By using labour hire you can expand their workforce to suit periods of high demand. As well as gaining access to the specialist skills of the staff resources within that of your Labour Hire company.

LEADS TO EXPERIENCED PERMANENT EMPLOYEES

Permanent recruitment is often designed to find a well-rounded employee who will be a great long-term asset to a team. Perhaps you avoid labour hire companies because you want a permanent employee, not a temp.

However, working with a labour hire company can help you find a permanent employee and help you feel more confident of your new employee's success.

You have the ability to inform the labour hire candidate that their position could turn into a full-time role if there is a good fit within the company. This means that you will actually get to see them working and be able to more fully determine whether they'll meet your company needs.

If it’s a YES than you simply offer them a full time role.  This process creates an easier transition for everyone since the employee already has experience doing the job.

THE CHOICE IS CLEAR

If you need a new employee right away, turn to a labour hire company. They can save you time and money and help you find the right candidate. Marsha Schwenke DGT's key contact for labour hire enquiries as the Employment Services Co-ordinator says;

“DGT offers a fast and efficient Labour Hire division. Our industry experts understand the needs of your business and make a point of pairing an excellent candidate to exceed your expectations” 

Begin to benefit from partnering with industry experts with years of experience in the recruitment and labour industry. Then join the thousands of Australian Businesses utilising labour hire for their business needs and we are confident you will see why this is such a fantastic business solution that you can’t afford to ignore. 

Register your interest here and our team will be in touch. 

Talk directly to our team about your needs by calling 07 4639 2099.

 

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