Finding Your Staffing Partner

Finding Your Staffing Partner


Vital Stats

Preshene Batohi, Sales Director of Workforce Staffing calls out the most important factors when deciding on a staffing partner:


Having a flexible staff contingent helps save on your costs, only pay for staff for the periods they are required. This is especially relevant to the success of start-ups.


A reputable staffing partner will ensure compliance to the Labour Relations Act while providing admin, operational and HR and IR specialist support.

A Short Turnaround Time:

A staffing partner worth its salt will be able to provide experienced staff for your peak season requirements in a very short turnaround time.

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Know your peak season

Peak season is that time of year when your company is at its busiest, where an increase in business means an increase in staff to meet the demand.

Here are some industry peak seasons that are worth noting:


September, October, November, December, Easter and April/May holidays.


February, March, April, December and stock takes throughout the year.


August, September, October, November and December shutdown.

Strike season

April and May.

Read more: Hiring Your First Employee? 5 Things You Need To Know

Workforce Staffing
Workforce Staffing is a market leader in the Staffing and Recruitment industry, offering our clients a legally compliant, fully managed solution covering all sectors and levels of staff and labour. Our services extend beyond providing staff to offering turnkey, tailor-made outsourcing solutions, including all aspects of human capital management such as payroll, industrial relations, human resources, employee benefits, training and employee healthcare. We are committed to transformation, skills development and job creation, reflected in our level three BBBE-EE rating. Workforce Staffing is a subsidiary of Workforce Holdings Ltd, a JSE alternative exchange listed company with 45 years of experience in the Temporary Employment Services Industry.