When you are trying to grow your business it can be hard to know whether it would be better for you to hire new employees, or to hire a consultant to help you with a specific project or campaign you are attempting to add. When choosing to hire new employees you must be aware of the possible longterm consequences of this as well, especially if you do not foresee the need to keep this role on a permanent basis. Alongside the long and arduous process of finding the right employees, involving ensuring they have the right skills, and also ensuring they are a right cultural fit for your company, you must also cover not only their wages but other benefits as well. If the labor is highly specialized as well, you may also find yourself in a contract that you simply did not need.
An alternative to this is to simply hire a project management consulting firm who will be able to help you with these more specialized projects. Some of the available specialization could include small business communication solutions, business data services, video surveillance specialists or video surveillance installation services, and more.
Hiring a consultant can be a much more simple and efficient process, allowing you to get only the results you need, only for as long as you need them.