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Introduction to Staff Augmentation

May 5, 2023
Introduction to Staff Augmentation
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In today's rapidly changing business environment, tech companies are constantly looking for ways to stay ahead of the competition. One solution that many businesses are turning to is staff augmentation.

So, what is staff augmentation? Simply put, it's a strategy in which businesses hire external software talent to supplement their existing workforce. Rather than hiring full-time employees, businesses can hire contractors that can hire the needed people on their behalf.

There are many benefits to using staff augmentation. For one, it allows businesses to quickly scale up or down depending on their needs. If a company has a sudden increase in demand or needs to ramp up a new project quickly, they can use staff augmentation to quickly bring in the additional talent they need.

Additionally, staff augmentation allows businesses to access a wider pool of talent. Rather than being limited to the talent available in their local area, businesses can tap into talent from all around the world. This can be particularly valuable for businesses looking for niche skills or expertise that may not be readily available in their local area.

Another benefit of staff augmentation is that it can be a more cost-effective solution than traditional hiring. Rather than hiring for full-time employees in your country and all the associated benefits, businesses can hire external talent in other countries to balance the costs. This can be particularly valuable for smaller businesses that may not have the budget to hire a large team of full-time employees in their area.

Finally, staff augmentation can be a more flexible solution than traditional hiring. Businesses can hire staff for a specific project or a specific period of time, and then let them go when the project is complete. This allows businesses to be more agile and responsive to changing market conditions.

In summary, staff augmentation is a valuable strategy for businesses looking to stay ahead of the competition. It allows businesses to quickly scale up or down, access a wider pool of talent, be more cost-effective, and be more flexible. If you're interested in learning more about how staff augmentation can benefit your business, contact one of our key account managers on Linkedin: Aivaras, Viktoriia, Anastasia, Miglė, Anna.

Viktoriia Mayevskaya

I'm the Key account manager at Onectus, I'm involved in providing value to my customers and partners on a daily basis

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