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Why You Should Consider Temporary Work

Why You Should Consider Temporary Work

By Nancy Mann Jackson If you're looking for a full-time job, you may not even consider taking a temporary position. But maybe you should, because more and more companies are looking for temporary workers. Read More »

A Temp Job Could Be The Key To Finding Permanent Work This Year

A Temp Job Could Be The Key To Finding Permanent Work This Year

By Kaitlin Madden f you're on a quest to find a new job this year, you might want to start by searching for a temporary position. While less than a quarter of employers reported plans to hire full-time employees in 2012, 36 percent said they planned to hire contract and temporary workers this year, a new... Read More »

Hospitality and Leisure Industry Still Hiring for the Summer

Hospitality and Leisure Industry Still Hiring for the Summer

Contrary to popular belief, there is a cure for the summertime blues -- especially if you're unemployed. This summer, one in three employers in the hospitality and leisure industry intend to hire more help, according to the latest quarterly Manpower survey. That's far more hiring than any other industry. Read More »

Most Americans Think Temp Jobs are Better than No Jobs

Most Americans Think Temp Jobs are Better than No Jobs

Some unemployed workers are hesitant to take a temporary job because they worry it would tamper with unemployment benefits and make them unavailable for their dream job if it comes along. But a new online survey reveals that more than half of U.S. adults (54 percent) agree that finding a temporary job is the... Read More »

26.2 Percent of Jobs Created in 2010 are Temporary

26.2 Percent of Jobs Created in 2010 are Temporary

In 2010, 26.2 percent of all the jobs created by the private sector have been temporary positions. Following the recession of the early 1990s, only 10.9 percent of new jobs were temporary, reports The New York Times. It's no surprise, a growing number of Americans are adjusting to working at temporary jobs... Read More »

Those 600,000 Holiday Jobs: 40 Percent Could Become Permanent

Those 600,000 Holiday Jobs: 40 Percent Could Become Permanent

Of the 600,000 hired for the holiday season, about 40 percent could receive permanent offers from employers, reports ABC News. That's what a recent survey by CareerBuilder.com found. Beulah Hargrove at the JCPenney store in Manhattan has been presented with such an offer. The crowds flooding the stores and... Read More »

Become a Tempreneur and Increase Your Job Security

Become a Tempreneur and Increase Your Job Security

"I think there is a major paradigm shift going on in 2010 as a result of the great recession -- this is a defining moment in work-force history. There has already been a breakdown in the past years of the marriage between employer and employee; you are no longer guaranteed a job for life," says Lynn Taylor,... Read More »

Four Tips for Anchoring Down Cruise Ship Employment

Four Tips for Anchoring Down Cruise Ship Employment

By Lauren Fairbanks Cruise ship jobs are sought after for many reasons. One of which is that you get to live on board a cruise ship for months at a time, traveling to exotic locales on someone else's dime. But it's not all umbrella drinks and all-you-can-eat buffets when working aboard a cruise ship. In fact,... Read More »

And the Census Jobs Bubble Bursts

And the Census Jobs Bubble Bursts

We all knew it was coming: that big Census employment bubble that was inflated by 411,000 new jobs and sent the unemployment rate down to 9.7 from 9.9 was only temporary. It reached its peak in early May, when a whopping 585,729 people were employed by the Census Bureau. By mid-June, that number had dropped to... Read More »

How to Break into the Media with a Part Time Job

How to Break into the Media with a Part Time Job

Are you a creative-minded person looking to break into the media industry? It may not be as hard as you may think to jumpstart your career in the media world. Full-time jobs in any industry are hard to find in this economy. Even if full-time jobs are difficult to come by, every industry still has a large... Read More »

Six Tips for Turning a Temporary Gig Into Full-Time Work

Six Tips for Turning a Temporary Gig Into Full-Time Work

Robert Half International The job market is slowly improving, and one area that has been heating up is temporary employment. This sector has added 313,000 jobs since September, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Indeed, many companies are finding that they cut staff levels too deeply during the... Read More »

The World's Best Summer Internship

The World's Best Summer Internship

It's spring break time and a lot of college students are thinking about summer internships. While those internships may bring to mind doing menial tasks such as fetching coffee for people you hope to learn from, there is one internship out there that takes the cake. The giant consumer goods company Procter and... Read More »

Spring Break Internships: 3 Tips for Securing the Perfect Interim Job

Spring Break Internships: 3 Tips for Securing the Perfect Interim Job

After a week of pulling "all-nighters" to ace mid-term exams, it is natural for many college students to spend the following week unwinding at a tropical oasis for Spring Break. However, some students are starting to forgo the week at the beach. Instead, they are getting valuable experience in their respective... Read More »

Success Stories: I Went From Temporary Worker to Full-Time Hire

Success Stories: I Went From Temporary Worker to Full-Time Hire

Rachel Zupek, CareerBuilder.com writer In today's economy, finding full-time work is not easy. As a result, many job seekers are working part-time and temporary positions, hoping to get hired full time. Not knowing what she wanted to do after graduating from the University of Delaware with a degree in business... Read More »

World's Best Job: Honeymoon Tester

World's Best Job: Honeymoon Tester

Ah, to be globe-trotting with your significant other -- getting paid to soak up the sun on the world's most beautiful beaches, dine in the finest restaurants, stay in the most luxurious hotels and enjoy the services of the most exotic spas. Sound too good to be true? It's not. A U.K. travel agency is looking for... Read More »

The 411 on Census Bureau Jobs

The 411 on Census Bureau Jobs

As the 2010 census forms hit 120 million American mailboxes this week, the U.S. Census Bureau is currently looking for part-time, temporary employees to help them collect information. With the existing climate of the job market, many anticipate that 3 million to 4 million applicants will apply for one of the... Read More »

750,000 New Census Jobs: A Blessing and a Curse

750,000 New Census Jobs: A Blessing and a Curse

How could the creation of 750,000 new jobs with the Census Bureau be a bad thing? When those jobs are only temporary and part time, and they trick the powers that be into relaxing their efforts to solve the nation's unemployment problem. It's true that a little work is better than no work at all, but... Read More »

Going from Temp to Perm: A True Story of Getting Hired

Going from Temp to Perm: A True Story of Getting Hired

By Tiffany Miller For unemployed folks continuing to struggle with the search for a full-time job, a temp position might be the best answer. Employers hired 52,000 temp workers in January according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) - the fourth consecutive month of gains. That's great news for people... Read More »

Temp Agency Reviews

With so many temp agencies to choose from, how do you know which one is best for you? To take some of the guess-work out of your search, here are reviews of the eight leading agencies. Each review provides a brief history, a rundown of their process, the types of jobs and industries they represent and more. Read More »

Temp Agency Review: Maxim Staffing Solutions

Temp Agency Review: Maxim Staffing Solutions

History: Maxim is the nation's largest privately owned medical staffing company, founded in 1988 as MEDICALL medical staffing. MEDICALL focused on nursing homes at its start, but later spread to schools, clinics, and hospitals. In 1992, Medical acquired NSI, a California-based home care and medical... Read More »

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