Integrating a contingent workforce

How to avoid potential tensions between contractors and full-time employees
By Tony Larm
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/06/2012

At many organizations, it’s common to find contract workers and full-time employees working side by side. In such situations, resentment can rear its ugly head as full-time employees may be nervous or unsure about why the temporary employees are needed.

There may also be concerns about compensation and what having contract workers says about the company’s commitment to its workforce.

The following are the various types of resentment that can happen with contractors in the workplace: