EVENTS has a high level of both contract and permanent employees. What will work best for your next hire? There are benefits to both for employers and job seekers.
Employers get the opportunity with contractors to work on ‘one off’ short term events without ongoing overheads, additional staff without adding to your head count and contractors, due to the nature of the lifestyle, work very well under pressure.
Permanent staff though are much better suited to annual event programs for continuity with your clients and staff that really know your business so can be good for succession planning.
For job seekers the lifestyle, flexibility, often higher rates of pay and being your own boss is great!
The pitfalls are job security, no employee benefits and no training is generally offered.
Only you can decide what is best for you but if you’re at a crossroads, consider this to ensure you make the right choice.
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Ben Carnegie, inPlace Recruitment,
Business Event News