How to Utilize On-Demand Staffing for the Holidays

Hiring for the holiday season is already well underway, and if you’re a brand supporting your retailer partners with staff, then you know how difficult it can be to hire and schedule such an enormous fleet of seasonal workers. When staffing, especially during the critical hiring season, it can be tough to create a balanced schedule to make sure you have enough talent in the right place at the right time.

Here’s where creating an on-demand workforce comes in to save your team valuable time and resources. An on-demand staffing model will allow you to tap into the skills of your entire workforce, both your existing employees and the flexible employees, while streamlining operations, cutting costs, increasing sales, and give you actionable data and insight in real-time to make better business decisions. 

On-Demand Staffing is the Key

On-demand staffing is the idea that companies and brands can engage their staff only when and where they need them. Who wouldn’t want that during such a busy, stressful sales time? In fact, on-demand staffing is becoming inevitable, even outside of these holidays months with more and more workers valuing flexibility and a shortage of skilled hourly workers.

However, implementing a staffing model that supports a true on-demand workforce does not happen on its own. You’ll need to utilize a technology-based company like AllWork to show you how to operationalize this model while lowering the costs you incur with a staffing agency. You’ll need a mobile app for instant scheduling and flexible shifts as well as a platform to collect and analyze reporting and budgeting on this flexible team.

At AllWork we work with small, medium, and large companies to help them successfully and seamlessly integrate an on-demand workforce into their existing staffing model. There is significant upside for companies who successfully implement and manage a flexible workforce especially during these make-it-or-break-it holiday sales months.

Want to learn more about how to efficiently create and manage your on-demand workforce for the holidays? For more information, schedule a demo of the AllWork platform.