The expense for hiring and training new employees can not only take a toll on a start-up company or brand in terms of monetary costs, but also time lost to acclimate and train a new employee.
As a fashion freelancer, I'm oftentimes confused and amazed that many smaller companies would waste the time and effort of hiring, training, losing an employee, and then hiring and training again a new employee, only to find they are back in the endless, non-productive, and expensive loop of replacing employees who have either quit due to burn-out or fired due to lack of competence or working well within the corporate environment. These types of concerns will never surface when working with an experienced and skilled freelancer.
I think the biggest concern for apparel organizations is the belief that they will lose control of the product management process or they leave themselves vulnerable to the exposure of company "secrets." These concerns have little to no bearing as:
Why Fashion Freelance Works!
These are just a "few" of the reasons why Fashion Freelance Works! In addition, consider my extensive network from working with other vendors, strong sense of immediacy as I work based on your schedule and budget, and accountability because if you don't look good, then I don't look good.
There is no easier "or" cheaper way to bring a talented, experienced team player into your company, especially if you are experiencing quick growth or going through transition, than by hiring a fashion freelancer like myself.
Every day you spend looking for that next full-time employee, who may or may not be around 12 months from now, means time (productivity costs) and money (direct costs) lost. The typical cost of turnover for positions earning less than $30,000 annually is 16% of an employee's annual salary. Of course, jobs which require more skills and education is going to have an even "higher" turnover cost.
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3/12/2013 02:49:09 am
What is written make's sense, turn around is fast.
3/12/2013 05:22:18 am
3/12/2013 05:17:14 am
I agree with you fully, but my experiance is that there are very few experienced people who freelance, if they are very good than they are attached to companies who will not want to loose them. I find CV most times exagerated or not quite true and you have to go through a few before you find very capable and then they are very much in demand. The less good are the ones always available.
3/12/2013 05:33:25 am
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