To Temp or Not to Temp?
99% of jobseekers don't find the job of their dreams their
first day on the market. So what do you do to pay the rent
and buy laser printer cartridges while you're looking for
your first position?
Well, you could wait tables. Or work as a nanny. Or sign
up to collect data for the Census. But wouldn't you rather
be in a real office, learning real skills, and working towards
your real career goals? Wouldn't you rather be temping?
Temps aren't just receptionists or secretaries, though even
these positions can be valuable and well paying. There are
temporary accountants, computer programmers, technical writers,
public relations reps, machinists, and just about any other
specialty you can imagine.
Whether you go through a temp agency or contract directly
with a company, when you work as a temp, you have certain
over full-time employees.
Take the following quiz to see if temping might be for you:
To Temp or Not to Temp: The Quiz.