Jay Thompson, Protiviti Managing Director, and Melissa Shipman, Robert Half Managing Vice President
Emerging companies are known for demonstrating flexibility and agility in bringing disruptive new products and services to market. In the throes of rapid growth, it isn’t always easy to see how the wrong choice of a labor model can put a young business at risk. Startups sometimes take an old-school approach to build the back-office team themselves, resulting in an inflexible and sometimes inadequately skilled staff that could limit the new business’ growth.
This article discusses innovative strategies an organization can apply to the back office to secure a flexible and agile team that fully supports its business vision.