Monday, June 2, 2014

Career Coaching: The Benefits of Temp Agencies

Instead of sitting at home and waiting on a job to contact you, how about reaching out to the numerous temp agencies in your City/Town? Temp agencies can assist you with receiving temp work and put money in your pocket. The bills aren’t going to stop coming in because you are unemployed. Temp agencies assist you with recruiting employees to employers in which your skills is a match for the company.
Make sure your resume is updated and up to par once you seek various temp agencies. Majority of temp agencies provide you with an electronic computer assessments in which it test your competencies and proficiencies in various computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Data Entry and etc. Now don’t fret over the assessment because it is not a pass or fail test. It is a test of your computer application knowledge and to see where your skills will be best utilized. Depending on your skills and strengths you could be placed in an agency in which your skills are used to the fullest. Also, the pay rate could be more depending in the skills you possess. Remember be open to learning new skills as well. It will add more value to your resume.
Benefits to Temp Agencies
  1. Many temp agencies offers a full benefit package including holidays, medical and dental coverage, life insurance and 401 K plan.
  2. Flexible Work Options- Temp agencies provides the opportunity to work when and where you want to work. Work only during school hours, take the summers off, or take a break to do something else with your life.
  3. Temp to Perm- A temporary job can become a permanent position. 90% of all companies use temporary employees.
  4. Temp agencies- Applying for a temp job is quick and easy. You can register, submit a resume and search for job online.
Two million people per day are employed by staffing companies. 79% of temps work full time.
Temp agencies for those who need a boost:
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