What Is Staff Augmentation?

Staff augmentation is most often used in IT projects but can be used for any project; Finance, M&A, Fraud Investigations, Cyber/InfoSec, eDiscovery, Compliance and Corporate Governance etc.  An outsourcing strategy of hiring skilled resources on external basis to cover necessary positions in your team temporarily or permanently so you have the peace of mind that your existing team is involved or even leading.

It allows business to choose candidates only that fit your requirements and to cut or extend your augmented team whenever you need to. Staff augmentation helps you add both skilled resources to your in-house team on either a short or long-term basis, or staff you want someone else to employ.

Staff augmentation is sometimes used with staff the employer wants employed and managed externally an example could be reception.

Staff Augmentation (not exhaustive)

  • Specialised knowledge/Consultancy
  • IT Projects/Programmes
  • Business Projects/ Change/Transformation
  • One-off team requirements
  • Building new business practices
  • Building new locations, domestic or overseas
  • Routine task/non-core business personnel requirements