Posted by Zoe Geoffrion , on Jul, 2016
Many companies prefer to outsource their hiring needs to third party companies. This can help save the staff and management time when it comes to sifting through resumes or proposals, allowing them to focus on their day to day jobs instead. Other companies may be reluctant to adapt this type of hiring method, reluctant to relinquish control over this process. If you are wondering why you should outsource safety project management roles, here are a few reasons.
Highly Qualified Individuals
By outsourcing your project management needs you can ensure that the company you choose will take care of the pre-screening, interviewing, and testing required to find the most qualified individuals. This can save you and your company valuable time, money, and gives you the satisfaction of knowing you will hire the right person for the job with up to date knowledge without going through the stress or hassle of the hiring process yourself. In some cases, a safety staffing company can provide you with a few different individuals from which to choose, in order to find someone who is an ideal fit for your workplace.
Outsourcing these needs can also help you find someone who is content to work on a particular project, on a contract basis, as opposed to finding someone who may be hoping for one project to turn into long term employment. Since the person works mostly on a project-to-project basis, it also means that the individual likely has a lot of experience with project management, helping give you peace of mind that you’ve hired a trained and qualified individual.
Keep Project Running Smoothly
The role of a project manager in any situation, be it safety or otherwise, is to ensure that the project runs smoothly, on time, and to budget. When this individual is employed in a safety context, there is an extra layer of caution, planning, and careful execution that must take place. A person who works with a safety staffing company will already have a demonstrated track record of completing their job efficiently.
For more information about safety project management, including how to outsource this hiring decision, contact Code Red Safety.