Looking for full-time, regular employment can be stressful. You throw your resume out into the universe and many times the universe never calls back.

Have you considered doing temporary work?Why a Temporary Position is a Great Option for Your Next Job

People have a tendency to look down on contract work, but the fact is that a temporary position is actually a great option for your next job.

Here are few reasons why:

  • Doing contract work is better than not working at all. Not only does it bridge the gap, temporary work can become full-time, regular work. People like to assume that temporary is synonymous with short, but that’s not always the case. Not all temporary assignments are one day gigs. Some are even open ended.
  • A temporary position allows you to sample different industries. This is great for someone who is looking for something new or isn’t quite sure what’s next for them. You can “test drive” different jobs in different industries. It’s a great way to uncover what’s right, and not right, for you! And staffing firms are well-connected to several different companies in various fields.
  • Have you heard the expression, “It’s all about who you know?” Well, who you know definitely makes a difference in the workplace. Working temporary jobs allows you to both build your professional network and gain new professional references.
  • If you were terminated or laid off from your previous position, your confidence might be shaken. Doing temporary work can provide a daily sense of purpose and revitalize you.
  • A temporary assignment is a great opportunity to add skills to your professional tool belt. Enhancing your skills not only keeps you sharp, it’s a great way to remain relevant in the workplace. Take advantage and use a temporary position to gain experience in an area pertinent to your career.

If you’re searching for a new career opportunity, open your mind to contract work and connect with a staffing firm.

The benefits to partnering with a recruitment agency on your job search are many and they will prove to be an invaluable resource to you.

Remember, staffing firms match millions of people to jobs every day in various fields. Just be sure to communicate honestly with your recruiter regarding your professional goals and expectations, where you’re flexible and where you’re not. It will go a long way in helping you find fruitful employment.

Let the experienced recruiting team at Masiello help you in your search. We are committed to providing the best opportunities possible.  Just tell us about your goals, need and expectations. At Masiello, we listen, we learn and we are committed to providing the best opportunities possible. Don’t wait! Let us help!