Posts Tagged: temporary employment

Working as a Temporary Employee? Use These Six Tips for Success

UNITEMP employees choose temporary work for a variety of reasons.  Some like the extra cash and freedom temporary work provides; others want to gain experience; still others seek a full-time, direct position. No matter what your reasons are for working as a UNITEMP temporary, you can use these six tips to succeed while on assignment:… Read More »

Temporary Employment: A Career Change Catalyst

What do you think of when you hear the term “temporary employment”? Most people regard temporary work as a means to earn extra cash, maintain a flexible work schedule, gain work experience or fill employment gaps.  Did you know, however, that temporary employment can also be a great option if you’re looking to change careers?… Read More »

Give Your Staffing Firm Feedback to Get Better Results

Help your staffing service help you. Continuous improvement should be a goal of any business relationship – your relationship with your staffing provider is no exception.  Help your staffing firm deliver better results by providing them with frequent, measurable feedback.  By letting them know what they’re doing right, as well as how they can improve,… Read More »

Top Advantages of Temporary Employment

Recently downsized or laid off?  New to the workforce?  Looking to earn extra cash?  Trying to break into a new field? Consider working as a temporary.  Today’s staffing firms employee millions of individuals in virtually all fields of work, from day labor to executive, and offer a variety of advantages: Flexible work options.  Work when and where you… Read More »

Why Temp-to-Perm May Not Yield the Best Hire

Over the years, so many companies have called UNITEMP and placed and order for a temporary employee on a temp-to-perm basis.  The “try before you buy” concept does work in some cases; but frankly, I don’t think it’s the most effective way to consistently produce the best hires. Why? Consider how likely it is that the superstar… Read More »

Overtime vs. Temporary Staffing – A Cost Analysis

You’ve just won a three-month contract with a major new client – congratulations!  Now, you need to figure out how to get the extra work done.  Should you pay your current employees overtime, or bring in temporary help?  Consider the following sample cost analysis.  It is based on an annual salary of $40,000 ($20.51/hr.), vs. time-and-one-half… Read More »

ICE Announces 10-Day Window for Minor Corrections to I-9 Forms

Did you know… Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the policing division of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), has announced a 10-day window for employers to correct minor errors found on audited I-9 forms. ICE is currently on a nationwide sweep to check employer maintenance of the I-9 form, which is used to… Read More »

Staffing Employees: Extraordinary Human Resources

What’s the single most important variable in the success (or failure) of your business? Your staff. Steven Berchem, Certified Staffing Professional and Vice President of the American Staffing Association, posted a great article on the ASA website which addresses the ways today’s businesses are using staffing to gain real competitive advantage.  Here are a few… Read More »

Quick Tips to Impress Your Boss

Looking for ways to earn a raise or promotion? Get on your boss’s A-List.  If you consistently show your boss that you’re doing a great job, you’ll progress further, faster.  Here are a few quick tips to get you noticed, separate yourself from the pack and create a lasting positive impression: Communicate clearly.  When in… Read More »

How to Ensure Your Temporary Employees are Productive and Efficient

When used strategically, temporary staffing can improve productivity, increase capacity to handle spikes in workload, and provide access to specialized skill sets – all without increasing your fixed expenses. To help ensure your temporary staff is as efficient and productive as possible, be sure to follow these 5 key steps: Step #1: Determine the type… Read More »