The Permanent Benefits of Temporary Work
Whether you are just entering the workforce, you’re sampling different careers or industry paths, or you need a reliable income, temporary work can help you find what you need. Temping, or doing short-term work assignments matched by a staffing agency, can provide a number of permanent benefits for your career. No matter what your goals or interests are, the benefits of temporary work can be far-reaching and long-lasting.
The Benefits of Temporary Work
If you work as a temp, either for a few days or perhaps a few months, you have a lot to gain from the experience. Temporary workers can:
- Gain practical work experience
- Get an inside glimpse at how certain industries work, rather than relying on reading about it or hearing about it secondhand.
- See firsthand how different organizations and companies function.
- Meet people who will be able to evaluate your work performance and may be able to offer you a permanent position when one becomes available
- Learn new skills on the job
- Receive formal training in new areas
When you take on temporary work, you also have a flexible schedule because you choose when and how you want to work when you are seeking a new position. Temp work also helps you demonstrate your adaptability and ability to learn quickly and hit the ground running in a new job. This is a valuable skill that will impress employers for the rest of your career.
How to Get Started with Temporary Work
To start enjoying the benefits of temporary work, you can form a relationship with a staffing agency. When working with an agency, you submit your resume to the agency and meet with a recruiter. This recruiter then helps determine your abilities, skills, and interests so they can find the ideal job placements for you. When working with a staffing agency, you have access to job openings that aren’t often open to the public, as well as guidance from your agency recruiter.
When you take advantage of all that a staffing agency can offer, you can soon enjoy the many benefits of temporary work and get started on developing the career you want.
Let First Team Staffing Be Your Employment Solution
First Team Staffing, located in Baltimore, MD, specializes in the recruitment and placement of professional and temporary workers. The company, founded in 1982, is now a national leader in our industry. In our 35+ years of business, First Team has remained hands-on, relationship-based, and dedicated to partnerships we forge with our clients. We are proud to help our clients achieve their goals by providing them with a flexible and qualified workforce while providing genuine career opportunities to candidates. First Team Staffing has offices in Baltimore, Aberdeen, White Marsh, Columbia, Bowie, and Sparrows Point, MD. We have recently opened offices in Tennessee, located in Nashville, La Vergne, and Mount Juliet. Visit us online or in-person today to start your job or employee search, or reach us by phone at 410-719-0404. Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter for employment advice and company updates.