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How outsourcing recruitment can take your SMME from good to great

Posted by on Mar 27, 2014 in HR Outsourcing | 0 comments

When you are running an SMME, you’re part of one of the fastest growing sectors in South Africa – making recruitment outsourcing a valuable tool for finding the right people that fit your company exactly when you need them. SMMEs face unique challenges in this economy – from surviving economic turmoil to expanding your company operations with limited resources. For these reasons, it’s vital that your SMME has only the best employees that contribute to your business goals rather than drain your resources. These employees won’t just do their job – they’ll be the pillars you rely on to contribute towards your company’s success. Why SMMEs should invest in recruitment outsourcing SMMEs often have limited resources, so why should you invest in recruitment outsourcing? Human capital management specialists answer: Reduced recruiting costs: Recruitment is an expensive process, from advertising for positions to the opportunity costs of waiting for the right hire, spending time sifting through CVs and conducting interviews when you could be focusing on core business functions. A professional outsourcing service will handle all this on your behalf without putting strain on your resources. High quality candidates: Resourcing service providers have access to the largest pools of recruits and know exactly how to apply your criteria in order to find the right person for the job. Rapid response times: With vast resources and expertise on hand to dedicate to your search, recruitment specialists have the staff and resources to deliver rapid results. If your candidate is out there, they’ll have the ability to find him/her before they get recruited by your competitor. Increased business agility: SMMEs need to react rapidly to evolving opportunities in order to stay competitive and prosper. By getting the right candidates for your open position as rapidly as possible, your company is able to access expertise and develop strategies in the fastest possible time. With these services, your SMME is enhanced – given the ability to grow quickly without sacrificing the quality of your service or straining your resources. Contact us at Effectiveness Company for expert recruitment outsourcing for your...

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Should you outsource? 5 considerations for harnessing the benefits of outsourcing

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in HR Outsourcing, Outsourcing | 0 comments

In a troubled global economy, many companies look towards downsizing and other cost-saving measures – but should they rather be looking at outsourcing solutions instead? Investing in new staff and technology may seem like an unusual path to take when we’re tightening our belts, but it’s a path worth considering. Here’s why: Reduced costs. Although there are initial investment costs to consider, Human Resources outsourcing and other outsourcing solutions have been proven to reduce operational costs by significant amounts, especially when undertaken by an experienced outsourcing company. These savings can be expertly forecast and achieved through the utilization of proven methodologies in order to reflect directly on your bottom line. Free up resources. Modern HR departments take on massive portfolios in modern companies, commonly resulting in upper management becoming bogged down in day-to-day operations. With a tailored outsourcing solution, you will be able to free up your managers and executives from routine HR assignments to focus on core business functions so that you can operate more efficiently – and more profitably. Effective risk management. When you take care of all your business’s paperwork, you’re taking on all the responsibility as well. If your departments are unable to cope with day-to-day operations effectively, you increase the risks of human error. By outsourcing, you take a lot of pressure off yourself and your staff and place it on an outsourcing partner that has considerable expertise in handle these tasks efficiently. Get the staff you need, today. By partnering with a company that specialises in commonly outsourced tasks (HR, supply chain management, asset management, training and more), you will have fully-trained, responsible and knowledgeable staff on hand whenever you need them. This means that you don’t have to discover, recruit and train new staff on your on time and money. Get flexible. In tough economic times, companies need to be more flexible than ever in order to take advantage of profitable opportunities. They need innovative solutions – and they need them quickly. With an experienced outsourcing partner, you will be able to leverage their expertise and technology to act with the highest level of business agility. So, to answer the question: yes, you should invest in outsourcing – with the right partner. Contact us at Effectiveness Company today and see what the right outsourcing partner can do for your...

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