Introduction

In provisioning Contract Staffing Services for our clients, both iFORTE and our clients work together to source and identify candidates to be employed on Contract of Service engagements.  In general terms, iFORTE and our clients collaborate in partnership which implies a “co-employment” relationship where the employee is officially employed under iFORTE and at the same time outsourced to our clients.

The identified candidates are employed for specific durations for the purpose of fulfilling our client’s project engagements. This employee, sometimes referred to as contractors are engaged by iFORTE but works at, and is supervised on a day-to-day basis by the client. Typical position filled are of jobs requiring technical skills such as engineers and functional skills such as human resource and accounting jobs. Job lengths are typically 6-12 months but may extend to two years or longer.

 

Scope of Services

iFORTE assists all of the human resource administrative and financial tasks pertaining to the hiring of contractors. iFORTE is the legal employer of the candidate and handles specific tasks including things like new-hire employment paperwork/ orientation, benefits administration component such as insurance and leaves, general liability coverage, legal contracts, timesheets, invoicing, payroll processing, bonding, day-to-day administrative functions and etc.

Also, the contractor needs an EA form at the end of the year. iFORTE assists the contractor in document preparations and submissions to relevant regulatory bodies if needed.

iFORTE’s major responsibilities are managing financial issues that include payroll funding and processing, statutory compliance, taxes, invoicing, and collections. We also handle expenses and per diem if the contractors qualify for these perks under the client’s guidelines.

 

Results and Benefits

From the services provided, our client is able to save time, costs, and effort in managing the large pool of contractors. By engaging us in providing Contract Staffing Services, our clients’ direct benefits include:

  • Meeting short to medium term project needs
  • Transparent costing
  • Freezes the clients’ internal human resource from the normal permanent hiring
  • Able to upscale or rightsizing depending on timeline & skill set needs
  • Crowdsourcing of candidates from various channels
  • Eliminate tedious process in procurement selection
  • Contract legality managed by us
  • Ensuring compliance to labour law