We can see why you might think so. After all, if one vendor fails to deliver, you might feel safer having a backup — or backups, for that matter — in place. But in reality, there are clear drawbacks to working with multiple vendors.
For one, when multiple vendors are in the mix, you’re dealing with multiple delivery timelines as a result, with less visibility into the effectiveness of any given partnership. Alignment around your big-picture goals, a hallmark of any effective partnership, tends to suffer in turn. Worse still, having multiple partners also means you’ll have to spend that much more time managing vendor relationships — and that’s time not spent on achieving your strategic goals. Who wants to merge reports and summarize vendor performance multiple times a month?
There are distinct advantages to working with a single staffing partner like Randstad. We’re the world’s largest staffing provider, so we know a thing or two about staffing — and we have an extensive track record of delivering solutions that empower our clients to succeed. You’ll gain access to recruiters with deep domain expertise in your field and our unmatched nationwide talent network. By partnering with Randstad, you’ll benefit from timely reporting on your progress, visibility into SLAs and KPIs that we’re both accountable for, streamlined billing and invoicing, direct oversight for all initiatives — and so much more. The advantages to having a single trusted and engaged business partner are unlimited!
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