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Staffing Flexibility Is Vital Now More Than Ever

Flexibility is a key component to a successful staffing strategy these days. The COVID-19 crisis has rocked the world for more than a year now, causing disruptions to practically every aspect of day-to-day life, and KB Staffing knows firsthand how employers are feeling the effects of these disruptions. From delivery delays to mandatory shutdowns to chronic staffing shortages, American businesses are truly struggling to get by in this era. That’s why flexibility is more important than ever.

The Times They Are A-Changin’
Once upon a time, most companies had a set procedure for recruiting and hiring new staff, and this procedure served them well for many years. Those days are in the past. Now, we rely on virtual interviews, online applications, and remote hiring. As Polk County’s most trusted expert staffing service, KB Staffing is keeping pace with the new ways of doing things.

These days, flexibility means hearing what job candidates need in order to be able to meet with potential employers and being willing to meet them halfway. There are many benefits to maintaining a more flexible attitude when it comes to new hires. For one, you’ll attract talent that you never knew existed before. You don’t know what amazing recruits you’ve missed out on over the years due to the fact that they didn’t have transportation to an interview or they had schedule conflicts that prevented them from meeting with you during your designated hours. 

Ultimately, flexibility is going to save you money. By allowing more freedom for candidates to be able to reach your company in a way that is comfortable for them, you will open the door to more high-quality applicants. Flexibility in hiring and scheduling will increase employee retention, too, as workers find it easier and more satisfying to stay where they are rather than look for greener pastures elsewhere.

KB Staffing Can Ease the Burden of Hiring
No matter how flexible you strive to be, KB Staffing understands that there are limitations to what you can offer. To broaden your range of options for candidates to get in your door, contact KB Staffing to explore temporary staffing options. You may find that the perfect candidates have just been waiting for the right invitation!