How Outsourcing Your Back Office Can Help You Become A Lifestyle Recruiter

7 April 2023

When starting a recruitment agency, it’s important to consider what type of business you wish to create.

Many recruiters wish to become lifestyle recruiters – independent directors who plan to enjoy a work-life balance as well as fulfilling their responsibilities to their clients and their temporary workers.

There’s little doubt that running a successful recruitment agency means juggling many responsibilities. Outsourcing your back-office support can be a great way to free up time and resources, allowing you to focus on more important aspects of your business. By outsourcing back-office tasks such as administration, payroll, and accounts, you can have more time to focus on building relationships with potential candidates, sourcing new job opportunities, and – of course – enjoying your downtime.

What Is A Lifestyle Recruiter?

Many people today are aware of the importance of achieving a work-life balance and there are many important benefits that will enable you to remain focused on your business’s development and growth and avoid burn-out. Typically, successful lifestyle recruiters are:

  • More productive and engaged.
  • Happier and less stressed.
  • Less prone to periods of ill-health.
  • More focused on the health and wellbeing of their staff.

Lifestyle recruiters calculate how many placements they need to generate to secure a steady monthly income that provides them with sufficient downtime to enjoy family life and participate in non-work-related activities, such as hobbies and sports.

The Benefits For Lifestyle Of Outsourcing Back-Office Support

By outsourcing back-office tasks, such as data input, administration, marketing, and bookkeeping, recruitment business owners benefit from:

  • Lower costs: instead of employing full-time in-house staff, you can outsource as much or as little work as needed, usually at a more competitive price.
  • Improved productivity: as outsourcing is time-efficient, you’ll be able to focus on more fulfilling management responsibilities that will be completed more quickly and thoroughly.
  • Increased cashflow: money worries do little to improve health and wellbeing. Outsourcing your accounts can enable you to secure more profitable placements and provide more certainty in your financial forecasts.
  • Improved work-life balance: with less time required to complete mundane or time-consuming work, you’ll be able to regain some of your much-needed downtime, which will improve your overall wellbeing and reduce stress.


Contact Workwell Outsourcing To Find Out More

To find out more about how our back office outsourcing solutions can help you recruitment business to flourish, please get in touch.

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