Depending on your mission or project goals, hiring a full-time person for a short-term issue may not by feasible from a practical position or due to restrictions in time or budget. A full-time employee requires a commitment to salary and benefits for a long term not to mention possible relocation costs. The answer might be to retain the services of a relevantly qualified and experienced consultant for the duration of the project, especially if the project of limited duration that does not warrant a full-time hire or because of uncertainty during these times of pandemic.
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