It is always a conundrum — will your business operate better with part-time or full-time staff? What is the benefit of either? With the Hospitality and Logistics sectors currently looking for ways to streamline their expenses, is part-time staffing the way forward? Well, Ogram is here to help you answer those tricky questions.
So, What Is The Difference Between The Two?
In short, full-time work is generally considered to be 30 hours or more per week and is generally associated with permanent employees. Part-time work is less than 30 hours a week.
Pros and Cons?
Perceived benefits of full-time employees include ease of scheduling, loyalty, and a commitment to work tasks. However, did you know that these benefits can be easily applied to part-time workers?
As mentioned, those on 30+ hour week contract are usually permanent employees. They are entitled to employment benefits such as health insurance, visas, and retirement plans.
When working in seasonal industries such as Hospitality and Logistics, the financial commitment for full-time, permanent staff can be a strain on your balance book, especially in these times.
Whilst it is possible to have permanent part-time workers, generally, part-time work is of a temporary nature. For your business, this means that you can scale up and down quickly and easily with no fixed cost commitments whilst avoiding those employee overheads such as health care.
Ogram specialise in part time workers for the Hospitality and Logistics sectors who are easy to schedule, professional, and adaptable.
The MENA regions, like the rest of the world, have entered a recession. Sadly, lots of people have reduced working hours or lost their jobs, but their personal expenses such as utilities have remained the same. These highly skilled and professional people are contacting Ogram for part-time work. In fact, we have seen a sharp in increase in enquiries, not just in quantity but quality!
Furthermore, these high calibre part-time workers are available on demand, often at short notice, and will still provide a committed and expert service. This gives your business the flexibility — whilst maintaining professionalism — it requires in these uncertain times.
Well, now you ask, Ogram still fully vet, brief and update our part-time workers, so you can feel confident that they will arrive onsite prepared and ready to go. Minimal training onsite means that you have more time to focus on your business opportunities.
Ogram part-time workers are keen to work and are proud of what they do. Remember, it is not unheard of for a full-time employee to become complacent with the stability or routine of their work.
So, Are Part Time Workers Better For Your Business?
As we said in our article How the UAE is shifting towards Part Time Staff over Full Time Staff it all boils down to how lean you want to run your business. With a holiday season approaching after a year of woe, part-time workers offer a business flexibility and cost savings when there is still no clear idea of what 2021 will bring. Full-time workers traditionally offer stability and loyalty, which is always good for morale.