REALLY USEFUL STAFF BOOKING PLANNER
As soon as you book your stand or venue, look at your in-house team and decide if you have enough people with the right skills to work on the event. If you are missing something - that's why we are here!
- Check credentials of Staffing Agencies on https://www.essa.uk.com
- Make sure they work within current industry guidelines and the latest taxation legislation for temporary staff.
- Agree rates for staff and discuss incentives for large bookings and repeat bookings
- When all details are finalised, agree a final price to avoid hidden extras and nasty surprises!
- Ask for a dedicated account manager to be your first point of contact
- Put together an extensive brief detailing the following:
- Your event objectives
- Your staffing requirements – second languages, specialist skills
- Details about your company and products
- Information about what staff will be required to do
- Other details such as uniform/clothing requirements, look etc
- Check the CV and credentials of all staff put forward by the agency
- Organise interviews, discuss roles and responsibilities and the reasons for attending the event
- Provide event brief for temporary staff with details such as event timings, location, stand activities, reporting structures and line manager
- Organise uniform fittings if required
- Onsite, monitor staff performances to check the staff are coping with their roles and they are all working as a team
- Remain in contact with your account manager throughout the event and report back any concerns on the first day to allow for adjustments to be made, if required
- Complete the agency’s evaluation form at the end of the event and return this to the agency
- Organise a wash-up meeting with the account manager to run through successes and areas for improvement, and to fine-tune requirements for future events
If you need help visit websites such as www.essa.uk.com to source accredited and professional temporary staffing agencies.