Technology Staff Augmentation
Technology staff augmentation (also known as staffing) is a very useful service often used by IT service or product companies to avail some of its advantages, listed below -
It is very difficult to hire/retain/manage resources in the current market scenario. Staff augmentation services allow IT companies to hire resources for a limited period of time. The IT company can take those resources for 3 months or for 6 months or for 1 year as well, depending on the need of the project.
If the proper Job Description (JD) is ready with the company then by availing this resource augmentation service, that company can bypass its lengthy recruitment process and hire the resources quickly.
The IT company can tie up with staffing companies according to their technology expertise. This helps that company to take projects of various technologies. They can take help from these staffing companies to source the candidates really fast. There is no need to hire resources for each and every technology.
Staffing solution is a very cost-effective solution. By engaging external talent, companies can save on recruitment, training, and benefits costs.
Flexibility is another advantage of staffing services. IT companies can easily scale up or scale down their team size based on the requirement without much bothering about the long term costs associated with permanent employees.
Because of these various advantages, this staffing service is now becoming popular. Many companies provide resources on contractual basis as it solves the above mentioned problems of IT service/product companies.