Outsourcing is the process of shifting a particular part of your business operations to an outside company. You remain in control of the projects, but the company you contract with handles the staffing and all of the day-to-day concerns. If you’re a contractor, outsourcing your subcontracting needs to a specialized staffing agency can be a smart business decision. Here’s why:


As you know, construction is a complex business. From pulling permits to final inspections, there are a lot of moving parts in even the smallest construction project. No matter how good you are at your job, at times, you may feel like you are running in circles to ensure that everything happens on time and on budget. But what about all the subcontractors you need? Searching for each skilled trade individually can be maddening.

Outsourcing these projects to a dedicated construction and skilled trades staffing agency means giving up the hassles and headaches. We are familiar with the entire construction process from start to finish, allowing us to easily understand the specifics of each project. And we have the skilled trades experts you need already on staff. No more running around looking for subcontractors or trying to explain the overall vision to a bunch of different teams.

Time and Cost Savings

The more time you spend dealing with subcontractors on a particular project, the less time you have available for other projects. Outsourcing frees you up to focus on the parts of each job that only you can do.

It can also save you money. As you know, construction mistakes can be quite costly. Anything that doesn’t meet the code will have to be ripped out and redone. A poor choice of materials could result in leaks or other issues that lead to expensive repairs. Even a subcontractor who is working more slowly than necessary might cause other work to back up, creating expensive delays.

Outsourcing can help minimize cost overruns. With all the experts you need on a single payroll, we can maintain strong oversight over your subcontractors.

Improved Speed and Efficiency

Since all of the subcontractors are on our payroll, we can manage timelines to ensure maximum efficiency. Your projects can get done more quickly, without you having to constantly check up on all the different teams.

Need Skilled Trade Professionals?

At Great Lakes Skilled Trades, we specialize in connecting contractors with professionals in the skilled trades throughout the Great Lakes region. If you need a skilled tradesperson, learn more about our services, and contact us today!

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