The earlier recession period lead to slowing down job growth and requirements in the industry. However, temporary jobs have got shine in these days. Temporary job services provide variety of temporary jobs in many fields. Temporary jobs do not bind the age factor and individual of any age can go for these jobs.
These jobs offer small amount of experience that can enhance your skills and help in getting permanent job as well. Many professionals in variety of fields and industries may be advocate, doctors or even IT professional prefer temporary jobs. The individuals above age of fifty can go for these jobs.
In United States after a long recession the situation is changing. Temporary jobs for professionals and business service jobs are increasing there in these days. Bureau of Labor Statistics (US) revealed in its survey that these positions are increasing by around 25000 per month. Americans are viewing these jobs as a feasible solution on unemployment. In contrary to view these jobs as below the dignity of established professional, these jobs are preferred by many Americans who have been put at rest. They are finding it a good way to enhance their potential for permanent jobs.
CEO of Employmentgroup, staffing services company, Mark Lancaster claims that the results of these temporary services are not supposed to be dead end progress but remarkable and continuous challenges and demands in value and long term career, probability of temporary employment is much strong. This research is carried out by 2025 adults in US conducted by Harris Interactive. The general results of this survey are –
• According to around 54% respondents, finding temporary/transitional job is best career alternative after layoff.
• According to 74% participant, temporary jobs add value to resume.
• While 70% think that these jobs many times lead to permanent job.
• About 63% women and men aged 55 and above say that temporary jobs are best alternative for them after layoff.
All these results disclose that temporary job’s importance is increasing in the view of Europe’s labor market. The number of workers and their share in active population is increasing in most European countries. This growth must be related to joblessness and shortage of qualified workers across European countries. All this demand for flexible and alternative forms of occupation and temporary jobs are very helpful in it.
Despite of these growing temp jobs, many European countries have unclear and uneven regulations on contractual conditions in this sector. The temporary work assignments time regulation varies like in Netherlands it is up to tree years, in Belgium it is only 15 days while in UK, there is no specific provision for temporary/contract employment at all.
In all temporary jobs are increasing these days and serving good for many people to improve their skills, experience and getting permanent employment as well. Temporary jobs can be availed in variety of fields to suit your time, skill and availability preferences. There are many temporary job services around that provide you ample opportunity to work on temporary jobs.