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Benefits of using a Contractor on the run in to Christmas

Published: 2 years, 11 months ago

Author: David Bennett

With the end of the calendar year fast approaching, it’s the perfect time to take advantage of a temporary sourcing expert to deliver on that key project that just hasn’t quite been finished or to manage staffing levels when the holiday season arrives.


Here are some key benefits of why this approach is a “win-win” scenario and why companies of all sizes rely on the use ofspecialised temporaries for 'just-in-time' access to in-demand skills.


Why use a temporary professional? 

  • Using specialised temporary professionals to augment full-time staff is a cost effective way for your organisation to maintain productivity during workload peaks and troughs.
  • Specialised temporary professionals can fill in for absent staff or employees on leave, assist with special projects or help out during busy periods.
  • Temporary staff can be used during interim periods while you search for full-time employees.


The benefits of using a temporary professional

  • You can evaluate the need for specific positions before committing to the costs involved in creating a permanent role.
  • Introduce new or specialised skills into the organisation that may be lacking among full-time employees.
  • Optimise your organisational structure with a strategic mix of fixed cost (permanent) and variable cost (temporary).
  • With the right combination of permanent and temporary staff in place, you will have specialised experience to complete current initiatives and continue progress toward long-term goals.


At the Source, we have some of the industry’s most experienced professionals on hand that are “project ready”. We have the ability to quickly understand what the client challenges are by consulting on what skills are needed to guarantee project success. Our speed to market ensures that our clients are able to focus on the time critical demands of their own roles, whilst we deliver and manage a contractor that solves the problem.


For all your temporary contract requirements, or to find out more about who we have on our contractor ‘bench’, please contact David Bennett at The Source on 03 9650 6665 or email David at