Getting Back to Work – 5 Reasons to Hire Contingent Manufacturing Workers in an Unstable Economy

Getting Back to Work – 5 Reasons to Hire Contingent Manufacturing Workers in an Unstable Economy

It is no secret that the state of the world remains uncertain. As a business owner, you may be struggling to determine how to manage staffing moving forward. Depending on your industry, you may be seeing an increase in the need for manufacturing workers, or it could be the opposite due to reduced business.    

Regardless of where you are at with your company, you still need workers to get the job done. Fortunately, there is an option that eliminates much of the stress associated with balancing hiring and bottom lines. Here are five reasons to consider hiring contingent manufacturing workers in an unstable economy. 

Meets your current needs   

When you consider the option of contingent workers, you can bring in people to meet your current needs without thinking about the long term. For example, if you are seeing an increase in demand due to conditions resulting from the pandemic, you know you need additional help now, but may not see it lasting. Contingent workers hired under contingent terms can help your remaining team meet their current needs.    

Matches job to skilled workers   

Instead of going through an extensive interview process to determine whether a candidate is a perfect match, you can find a worker who has the specialized skills needed for the job. contingent manufacturing worker is highly trained to do a specific job and do it well.    

Faster turnaround   

Much of the extensive hiring process is eliminated using contract workers. If you partner with a staffing agency, you can source and onboard your new hires faster, meaning instant relief for your team.  


Part of establishing the specific terms for contingent workers means building in the flexibility to meet your needs. You can have the people you need for the time you need them. If you want a certain number working part-time in different departments, you have complete control. 

Ability to extend   

In the process, you may find a top-quality worker you want to keep. The good news is you can include contract-to-hire options in the specifics of the job opening to allow the opportunity to bring the hire on full time.    

Find contingent manufacturing workers with Peoplelink.   

The recruiters at Peoplelink have the experience you desire to source the top talent for your contract staffing needs. Our six-step Assurelink process allows us to find the quality workers our clients want and deliver satisfaction every time. Reach out to us today to learn more about how we can help you.