Do your employees get
paid for staying at home? Do people who aren't on your payroll populate your
workplace? That's not mayhem; it's flexible staffing, with workers ranging
from offsite telecommuting employees to onsite contract workers. But flexible
staffing can lead to trouble if companies grasp at it for the wrong reasons.
The quiz below lists some realistic and some risky reasons for nontraditional
staffing arrangements. Give a green light to the statements you could run
with and a red light to those that would alert you to stop and rethink your