Case Studies: how our clients have successfully benefitted from agile working strategies
Organisations consider agile work strategies for different reasons. They may find that they are experiencing skills shortages and they need to explore a different approach; they may be expanding fast, but want to keep their office space the same; they may want to gain a competitive advantage by having a ‘smarter’ approach to talent.
Here are some client case studies to give you ideas of why other organisations have taken an agile approach to their workforce and how they have benefitted from it.
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This client are a superb example of smart resourcing, that typical early stage start-ups should adopt. They took time to analyse the resource they needed and soon identified the value in hiring flexibly. They concluded that saving time and getting expertise on budget are the key benefits of hiring flexibly.Download
Our client, an investment intelligence firm, are a fine example of a business being innovative about resourcing. Having adopted flexible working practices from the outset, they recognised it was an efficient way to build a highly skilled workforce. Agile working has allowed them to be more nimble versus their competitors as they continuously attract high quality conscientious loyal talent.Download
Our client is a small yet established team and adopts a refreshingly positive approach to flexible working. Understanding the increase in demand within the labour market for employees wanting to work flexibly, they appreciate the many benefits of flexibility. Despite their size they fully grasp the fact that flexibility makes good business sense and they are now clearly reaping these benefits.Download
Before working with Workpond, our clients recruitment process was similar to that of many organisations. They relied on personal contacts, ‘word of mouth’, online job boards and traditional recruitment consultancies. However, dissatisfaction had started to set in and the whole process had become quite tedious, required a significant investment of time, money and energy to ensure the right outcome.Download
Our client advises private enterprise how to grow, fund or exit their business in order to enjoy their life’s work. They provide a classic example of when not to recruit full-time staff. Rather than take on a traditional full-timer with a full-time salary, with advice from Workpond, they adapted their recruitment strategy to suit the early stage of the business line. They understood that by hiring a flexible workforce, it provided many business advantages.Download