4 Reasons to Consider Temp Work

  • On September 10, 2020

There are many reasons why job seekers look for employment. There could be a period of economic downturn, causing a good portion of people to lose their jobs. College students also seek contracting positions due to extra time in their schedules or needing to gain experience in their field. Regardless of your reasons for job hunting, here are four reasons why you should consider temporary work.

Income While You Search

The process of job hunting can take some time, and no one knows how long it will take before you sign your next offer. Extended periods of time can result in a financial strain and create additional stress for you. A contract position can keep a steady stream of money flowing in while you continue your search, as well as easing your anxiety about finances. 

Building Up Experience and Your Skillset

Full-time opportunities require certain levels of skills and experiences that can prevent you from being hired. A contract position can enhance your current skills as well as provide new experiences to build up your resume. Staffing agencies can assist you with this process to provide their clients with the necessary personnel while making sure you are gaining results as well. 

Expands Your Network

Working a temporary job can open your network to new connections. If you agree to a 3-month contract for one employer, they may know another business or client that is looking for someone to fill one of their positions. Your new connections can be a reference for any job you’re interested in too. Staffing agency personnel can also be a good option when thinking of a list of references. 

Possibility of Permanent Employment

While it is not always the case, some temporary positions lead to full-time employment. Companies look for contract positions to fill a temporary need. But the temporary demand becomes a more permanent solution, leading to re-evaluation. Then you could receive a potential offer since you have already possess the skills needed for the role. 


Staff Solve has helped thousands of people and organizations for over 27 years with their temporary, temp-to-hire, direct hire, and payroll needs. Contact Staff Solve today to discuss what we can do for you or your company.

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