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Tips for temps

Temporary or interim workers face a challenging task when searching for a new role. Professionals take up temporary work for a number of reasons. It may be that they are entering into the workplace for the first time, are looking for full-time employment at the end of their placement, or their personal schedule only allows them to work sporadically.

With specialist consultant working across 25 disciplines combined with over 40 years of experience in the recruitment sector, our consultants have matched thousands of interim and permanent workers with roles that suit them and their lifestyle perfectly. We also aim to develop and progress candidates through a variety of career changes. To help you navigate a career as a temp or interim, we offer specialist advice for workers to help you understand what to expect when working as an interim, as well as the importance of creating a positive impression as this may lead to a permanent role, if that is what you are looking for.

We understand how important it is for temps to be able to land any placement that they are put forward for, regardless of the industry. Losing a placement can mean a loss of income and future stability for our candidates. We want to help you create a personal brand that enables you to make lasting impressions on employers. This is important for references, reputation, and longer-term work opportunities as businesses may request you again should they require interim workers for a second time. Our consultants offer sound, professional advice on how to enter into an interim career, tailoring your CV to work for you and how to act whilst in a new workplace, as a temporary worker.

Explore our top tips and advice to ensure that you are best preparing yourself to apply, and interview for your next interim role.