Business leaders are grappling with the volatility that continues to be present for employers and employees alike. With the shifting and evolving models of work – whether they be from home, from the office, or some hybrid model – volatility will continue for the foreseeable future. As the trend grows it brings with it the unknown and uncertainty. Contractors are an asset in that they have a fresh perspective, are not tied to a particular outcome, and have the skills necessary to turn a strained or conflicted situation into an operational success.
Fresh Perspective – A contract person has fewer inhibitions and is more likely to propose a series of solutions that are outside of the past business behavior.
Focusing on an Outcome that Delivers – The contractor is focused on having processes being delivered consistently.
Addressing Strain and Conflict – From an outsider perceptive conflict and strain are easily identifiable. Once identified working solutions can be implemented in relatively short order.
Contractors are a beneficial investment of time and resources especially in relation to the challenges of ongoing change. The true value of a business is the people who work in it. Contractors long or short term provide invaluable assistance in addressing business needs current and mitigating future volatility.
Marie-Helene Sakowski, Consultant, email@example.com