What is Staff Augmentation service?

Staff Augmentation is one of the hottest topics in the Singapore job market, evidently in the rise in numbers of organisations engaging in this service. Having to compete in a rapidly changing environment with fluctuating demands, businesses are turning to Staff Augmentation as a critical operation strategy to increase responsiveness and remain competitive.

Staff Augmentation refers to the temporary engagement of suitable candidates to support businesses’ initiatives and needs. Typically, the staff augmentation period is between 1 to 3 years; however, shorter duration is always possible depending on clients’ hiring and staffing needs.


There is a wide range of scenarios and benefits in which companies leverage on Staff Augmentation.

Varying staffing needs

Varying staffing needs

No matter which industry you are in, seasonal demands are inevitable, which would lead to either a temporary spike in staffing or a short-term dip in labour. With Staff Augmentation, companies with staffing requirements in constant flux can meet their needs promptly without incurring additional infrastructure investment.

Specialised Skills

Specialised Skills

For special projects undertaken by organisations that require out-of-house specialised skills, Staff Augmentation serves as a quick and efficient solution to employ specialised talents for the duration of the project. It also eliminates the additional cost of investing in internal skill development.

Restricted budget

Restricted budget

When the budget is running tight, flexible control of resources is crucial to ensure efficient utilisation. With Staff Augmentation, companies are able to closely manage their spending and pay only for the required work.

Building a diverse team

Building a diverse team

Having a diverse team can provide a melting pot of fresh ideas, improving the creativity of the team, and capacity for innovation. As Staff Augmentation is not bounded by geographical limitations, it provides a seamless process in hiring employees from around the world. 

If Staff Augmentation is the right model for your specific needs, speak with us to get the highest quality temp staff in the quickest and most efficient manner.



EPS believes strongly in quality service delivery, and we have achieved international quality standards (ISO 9001 – 2015 certification) for our contract staffing and staff outsourcing service. Our friendly HR consultants are trained in Staff Augmentation consulting and well-versed in all aspects of staff management. 

We follow a set of proven and best-in-class service processes to ensure robustness and consistencies in the delivery of our services. This also helps to ensure that the augmented staff are well taken care of. Whether you are planning to hire someone on a short-term or long-term engagement, EPS looks forward to being your staff augmentation agency of choice.

Exclusive benefits offered by EPS’s STAFF AUGMENTATION Service

At EPS, we understand that HR Administration and payroll processing can be a tedious and time-consuming process. EPS’ Staffing Company will manage the employment and administration of the staff for you in a flexible manner. With such complex processes being out of your way, you can focus on your companies’ strategy planning and business objectives. 

During the engagement period with us, EPS provides full support in staff management such as payroll, leave administration, medical insurance, work-pass application, Tax matter, etc. This flexible model allows you to have more staff when you need them especially during business peak period, or to scale down during non-peak period.

Process of EPS’s Staff Augmentation Service

For a general guide to EPS’s Staff Augmentation Service processes: –

1. Understanding of Staffing Needs

Our staffing consultants will discuss with you to have a deep understanding of your request.

2. Advice on Staff Augmentation Process

Our staffing consultant advises you on the full details of Staff Augmentation service, which includes the process and cost.

3. Submission of necessary details

We ask our clients to submit the necessary information for us to process staff augmentation.

4. Visa Application (if required) 

For those foreign talents, EPS applies work permit (EP, Spass, WP) for them to leagly be able to in Singapore.

5. Arrangement of Employment

EPS creates and arrange a session to sign on employment contract with the candidate.

6. Commencement

EPS assists in arranging the commencement of the staff wihtout any issue.

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