5 Reasons To Use Contract Resources Instead Of Hiring IT Staff

by Lebo Seekane / Wednesday, 05 September 2018 / Published in Careers, Consulting, Resourcing, Technology

It’s a fast-paced world that business finds itself in these days. It is often difficult to keep up with the direction and rate that IT projects are started, and then often change along the way.


The days of long, drawn out projects are over. DevOps is the way to go now where new projects are initiated and results are expected quickly to meet business demands.




Using contract resources for your projects means you:

1.Have access to a wide range of niche resources

2.Only need to commit to resources for the period that you need them

3.Can reallocate and/or supplement resources easily if the needs of the project change

4.Don’t have the hassle of managing HR issues

5.Can motivate for resources as part of the project budget (opex), which is easier to manage than HR headcount and associated expenses.

It is, however, crucial to engage with a trustworthy company to provide the quality of resource you require. Having peace of mind that a resource is looked after by their employer, means you can relax into a mutually beneficial, working relationship – which goes a long way in ensuring the success of your project!