Recent job statistics indicate that more employers are using part-timers to deal with variations in workload and for short-term projects. Here are a few tips your business will find useful if you hire part-time workers.
* Communicate clearly with the part-timer. Explain the person's duties, the hours and benefits, and the individual to whom the part-timer will report.
* Tell your full-time staff why you're hiring the part-timer. Make it clear what that person will and won't be expected to do.
* Provide introductory training for the part-time worker. Assign someone the new person can turn to with everyday questions.
* Monitor the part-timer's progress. Provide feedback on performance and recognition for doing a good job.
Pay attention to these points if you want hiring part-time workers to be a good choice for your company.