Temporary Work Has Lasting Benefits
You’ve polished your resume, submitted countless applications and still can’t land a job. Searching for work can be exhausting and disheartening. Instead of plodding along through the same frustrating process, consider expanding your job search options with an employment agency. Accepting temporary work isn’t a step down, it’s a step forward toward permanent employment.
Tired of constantly receiving rejection messages or no response at all? How would you like to be getting offers for work? A temp agency can help with that. Employment agencies pair pre-screened, well-qualified candidates to employers that have short-term staffing needs.
If you aren’t yet sure what career path you want to follow or have a new certification but limited work experience, a temp agency can help you gain the experience you need. Employment agencies vet candidates and fill job orders with the best qualified candidates. If you have the skill set an employer is looking for, the temp agency will use you to fill the job. Instead of waiting for the perfect position, you will be earning on-the-job experience.
Perhaps you’re trying to change careers or get back into the workforce. Gaps in your resume or the appearance of being overqualified can be a barrier to getting hired. By working with a temp agency, you can gain current work experience or prove yourself in a new career.
Don’t avoid temporary work because you think it doesn’t provide benefits. Look for employment agencies that allow you to accrue vacation and access other benefits. Good temp agencies want to keep quality workers and do so by offering benefits. Just like at a permanent job, the benefits available will vary depending on hours worked and length of time with the agency. Instead of spending hours on your job search, you will be accruing hours for some paid time off.
Do you like variety? As a temp, you will get to work for a variety of employers and learn new job skills as you fill a variety of positions. Temporary agencies often get repeat business from satisfied clients. As a temp worker, that means you can work for employers you like multiple times and also request not to work with ones that aren’t a good fit. You can’t get that at a permanent job.
Looking for work can be disheartening. It is exhausting to spend hours submitting resumes only to be rejected or ignored. A temp agency pairs you with existing temporary jobs. Visit this website to learn more about joining an employment agency in Waco.
Ellen has years of experience in Human Resources and Job Placement. You can find her thoughts at employment advice blog on Blogspot.
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