Temp Agency: Overlooked Advantages

If you are having a hard time getting a job or are ready for a career change, this post is for you. Temp Agencies are often overlooked or disregarded when it comes to finding jobs. Partly because of the temporary nature of the jobs. However, there are many benefits to partnering with a temporary staffing agency. Here’s why a temp agency might be just what you need:

Temp Agency Closes Resume Gap

One of the first things that stands out to potential employers is if your employment history has large gaps. Although some gaps are explainable such as pursuing an education, gaps left unexplained can come across questionable. Even if the position in the temp agency is not exactly what you are looking for, it would be smart to take advantage of a position to keep your unemployment gaps from becoming too wide.

Gain Different Experiences

One forgotten benefit of working at a temp agency is that working in a variety of temp positions will help your skill-set stand out. Working with different employers even if they are in the same industry will help you increase your knowledge within that field.

Probable Employment Recommendations

Temp agencies keep detailed records of your skill set and previous work history. When positions become available, the agency matches those in the system according to this information. As a result, you could be pulled for a job by a potential employer. Potential employers take this seriously because you’ve already met a certain set of qualifications.

The benefits to using temporary staffing agencies are unmatched! Anyone seeking either a permanent position or a temporary position should give a temp agency a try!



Sources: Ad-Vance, U.S. Department of Commerce






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