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Inflation and economic concerns have dominated the news in recent months as prices for food, gas, and other goods have increased faster than they have since the 70’s.

And due to supply chain issues, caused by both the pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, as well as soaring consumer demand for goods, inflation concerns don’t seem to be dissipating.

To combat inflation, the Federal Reserve has responded by ordering multiple interest rate increases.

Unfortunately, a potential downfall of doing so could lead to both layoffs and hiring freezes.

While the objective of such is to lower costs, the decision to do so often leads to a loss of productivity and, ultimately, revenue.

In times such as these, when the cost of business is high and there are critical projects that must be completed, a staffing firm like PSCI can be your saving grace.

Here, then, are the reasons why to seek the resources provided from a skilled staffing firm like PSCI.

Why to Partner with a Staffing Firm During Uncertain Times

Low Overhead

Staffing firms, such as PSCI, assume all the risk and costs associated with hiring including taxes, payroll, workers compensation, and even 401k matches. Employers are only on the hook for the negotiated hourly rate.

Quicker Hires

By utilizing the services of a trusted staffing partner, managers don’t have to inundate themselves with reviewing resumes, reaching out to job seekers, and scheduling interviews. This saved time can instead be used to focus on the needs of their team and department.

Trial Runs

Instead of making a full-time hire and incurring the risk of a bad hire, employers can conduct a “trial run” with the employee on a contract-to-hire basis. Not only is this option less risky for the employer, but it also allows them to see firsthand if the employee can handle the workload and if they’re a match for their company’s culture.

Benefits Provided by PSCI

Market Knowledge

As an experienced IT staffing firm who has been in business for three decades, we understand the IT hiring market. Due to this experience, we’re able to advise and consult with our clients on nearly every position they would like to hire for. Due to our market knowledge and insight, we can effectively set expectations in terms of time and feasibility.

Access to More Candidates

At PSCI, we have an extensive internal database of IT candidates. By partnering with us, you gain access to the candidates found in that database – many of whom can’t be found elsewhere (i.e., networking sites and job boards). Our network also consists of many passive candidates – those just waiting for the right opportunity to present itself. Due to our existing relationship, we know what it takes to recruit them.

Vetted Candidates

All candidates from PSCI have been thoroughly vetted before submission. With every candidate we present, we carefully pore over their resume making sure they have the skills and experience required to do the job. We also put them through a technical screening process to verify their technical abilities.

Client Testimonials

There are many who have both benefitted and prospered by partnering with PSCI. Here are just a few testimonials:

“PSCI was very successful in providing the right technical people to help us achieve our project goals. Having the right people, who could hit the ground running, helped us to bring in our project, on time, and with great success. The team approach has worked very well for us and has become the model for our future development needs.” – Technology Director, Government Agency

“I’ve taken PSCI with me as I have moved around building my career. As a director needing to execute, I’ve come to rely on PSCI resources to help my departments and organizations reach their goals.” – Director of Data Analytics, Global Research Firm

“I have utilized PSCI consultants for well over 10 years. Not only are they consistently talented resources that hit the mark from a technology standpoint, but they also take the time to understand our business focus. PSCI demonstrates a consistent high level of commitment.” – Director, Pharmaceutical Company

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