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Is Hiring Bringing Your Down? How Might an Outsourced Hiring Partner Help Alleviate Some of Your Stress?

Being a hiring manager is hard work, but that’s far from your only responsibility. Lately, you’ve been feeling pulled in several different directions, which is really starting to take a toll.

Whether your team is growing rapidly or a few employees have recently quit, you’ve been working like crazy to fill open positions. However, you’re also busy with other job duties that have nothing to do with hiring.

All of this stress has you feeling down, so you’re thinking about hiring an outsourced staffing partner. Here’s a look at a few key wins you’ll gain from this relationship.

Three Ways an Outsourced Hiring Partner Can Reduce Your Stress

More Time to Focus on Your Work

Hiring is a full-time job in itself. Therefore, it’s probably feeling impossible to keep up with your other job duties. When you take on a staffing partner, hiring becomes their responsibility. From writing job descriptions to posting the position and interviewing candidates, they’ll handle everything. All you’ll have to do is meet with their top choices and make your final pick.

If hiring is essentially off your plate, you’ll be able to give your other job duties your full focus. This will allow you to slow down a bit and focus on the aspects of your job that you enjoy the most.

Fill Open Positions Faster

When your short-staffed, it can feel like a mad rush to hire new talent. However, doing this right takes time. In the interim, you’re forced to pay existing employees overtime and risk having customer service take a hit.

This is a non-issue when you work with a recruiter. Since they hire for a living, they’ll work day and night to fill your open position. They also maintain talent pools filled with both active and passive candidates, meaning the best person for the job might already be in their network.

Stop Paying For Talent You Don’t Need

Keeping your team filled with top talent is a must. However, there’s no need to strain your payroll by having too many people on staff. If you’re currently employing talent you don’t really need, your recruiter will help you streamline operations.

This might involve hiring contract workers with certain specialized skills you only need a few times a year or connecting you with temporary talent during your busy seasons. In this arrangement, you’ll still have all the talent you need, when you need it, but you won’t have to pay for extra help when it’s not needed.

Looking for a little help with your hiring?

HTSS, Inc. wants to partner with your Lehigh Valley company! Contact us today to find out what we can do for you


CEO Letter

As a staffing and recruitment professional for over  30 years, I have seen many changes in the industry. Over that time, I’ve witnessed a transformation in the way organizations view staffing services. Today, we see more and more companies using staffing services as a strategic tool, rather than just for temporary fill-ins.

At HTSS, Inc., our focus is on helping companies create proactive workforce plans. Our goal is to help our clients use staffing strategically to increase capacity, overcome hiring freezes, access specialized talent, better manage increased workloads, and enhance overall productivity.

For our candidates, we help to uncover truly rewarding job opportunities—jobs that are a match to each candidate’s skills, and jobs that offer key experience and growth potential.

We look forward to strengthening our relationships with our current clients and candidates, as well as forming new and exciting partnerships in the future.


Pat Howells
HTSS, Inc.