Infographic: The Truth About Temporary Assignments and Contract Work

Think temp and contract jobs are dead-end? Low-paying? Think again. Get the facts you need here to make a smart choice for your career:

Want to Build Your Job Skills – and Your Resume? Do This ONE Thing

Work as a temporary employee! For uninformed job seekers, words like “temp” and “temping” may have negative connotations. But when you consider all of benefits temp work offers, one thing becomes clear: Assignments are a smart, career-building alternative to a traditional job. Here are just a few of the ways temporary assignments through a reputable… Read more »

Setting a New Year’s Resolution for Your Career? Here’s How to Make it Stick

Get a job. Get a promotion. Get a raise. It’s pretty easy to set New Year’s resolutions for your career (heck, we just set three!), but it’s much, much tougher to follow through on them. In fact, of the 40% of us who make annual resolutions, fewer than 1 in 10 actually keep them. Do… Read more »

Have You Outgrown Your Current Job? 4 Signs It’s Time to Move On

Waiting for the career fairy to show up and declare it time to launch next your job search? Don’t hold your breath. Like it or not, it’s up to you to make career decisions that are in your best interest. But, it can be tough to determine whether you’ve just hit a rough patch with… Read more »

Stop Shouting into the Void: Make Your Resume ATS Friendly

Isn’t technology great? With just a few clicks (or taps), you can easily upload your resume to an online job posting right from your computer or mobile device. Hit “Submit,” and you’re all set! But who – or what – receives and reviews your resume? Humans hire you, but sometimes your resume has to make… Read more »

Want the Best Gigs, Contracts and Assignments? Ask the Right Questions.

Why are you choosing to work as a temporary? What’s the best way to manage you? When was the last time you faced a personality conflict at work – and how did you handle it? When you interview with a staffing service, you expect to be asked some challenging questions. Your recruiter needs to find… Read more »

Hey, New Guy: Avoid These Rookie Mistakes

Can I really do this job? Will my co-workers respect me? Will my boss be patient and welcoming – or a taskmaster? How well will I fit in? When you’re the new guy, it’s natural to wonder about how successful you’ll be. You obviously want to do a great job, but performing your responsibilities well… Read more »

Jump-Start Your Career Change with Temporary Assignments

Bored at work? Stuck in a dead-end field? Ready for a different job? Temporary assignments can be a great way to kick-start your career change. With a broad range of assignments and projects available, working through an employment agency allows you to: try out new job responsibilities and work environments evaluate potential employers gain transferable… Read more »