Former recruitment agency experts answer
employment questions, candidly suggesting how to
negotiate your salary, find a really good job,
handle phone interviews, and more.
Sage advice like this is
While You Look For A Better Job
it can take weeks or months to land the job you
want. But there are solutions for holding out for
the right job while also easing the stresses of
Temp positions can help you to bridge the gap
between jobs. Consider these benefits:
Financial burdens are the most immediate impact
of unemployment so it is a great benefit to be
able to continue to earn a pay check while you
look for work or after your unemployment benefits
expires. A temp position offers a modest income
while you continue seeking full-time employment.
Temp positions boost your confidence as you learn
new skills and keep existing skills sharp.
Temp positions allows you to minimize gaps in
employment from the time you left your last
full-time position to the time you find your next
one. Gaps of employment often raise red flags for
employers, as they elicit questions regarding
your prolonged joblessness. A temp position
offers you an easy explanation for what
youve been doing since your last job.
It allows you to test drive a company. While you
temp if the company likes the work you are doing
the temporary job could easily be converted to a
full-time job. The temp job also offers you a
preview of the company and you can decide if this
is or is not the type of company you want to work
Temp jobs offers an opportunity to network with
those within the company. If and when a permanent
position comes up, you will likely be much higher
on their list of prospective candidates.