How To Engage Temporary Workers?
In the current market, temporary workers are becoming an ever more important and growing part of the workforce. According to data from the Office of National Statistics, the overall number of vacancies increased to a little over 1 million between June and August 2021, the first time this figure has been reached since records began in 2001. This is despite changes to immigration laws and a persistent skills deficit, which reduces the potential availability of applicants for small businesses wishing to hire.
It can be challenging to bring on board temporary workers, keep them on brand and engaged when your company employs seasonally or during peak times.
What are the benefits of hiring a temporary worker?
Why should you keep your temporary workers engaged?
Keeping temporary workers engaged will make them happier, and having happier workers will give you a better talent pool to choose from for future employment as well as ensuring that the next time you come to engage agency workers, they may refer and/or return. Here are three ideas to keep your temporary workers interested.
What can you do to keep temporary workers engaged?
1. Welcome them and make them feel part of the team
Temporary workers must feel welcomed and included. It is also critical to provide the same benefits and communication channels as full-time employees. This will help to establish a better environment and allow for emotional relationships to be made amongst employees.
2. Show appreciation
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