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Why Temporary Jobs Are Great For Students This Summer

#TempEmployment

As summer approaches, students across the country are gearing up for the summer job hunt, looking for short term employment to cover increasing costs of living, tuition etc. If this sounds like you, don’t overlook temporary work, which offers many benefits when you’re looking to make some extra money this summer.

Gain experience

Temporary work is a great way to enhance your post-secondary education. By working a temp position in your industry, you can earn a competitive salary while gaining hands-on skills that you can’t learn in the classroom. Plus, these positions give you insight into workplace expectations and set you up for success after you graduate.

Get ahead of the game

Temporary work is a great way to make connections that can set the stage for your career after graduation. It’s no secret that networking is an essential part of the job hunt and can be something students struggle with. With temporary placements, you can get a step ahead of similar candidates and score a few good references for your post-graduation job search.

Perks of full time work

There’s no denying the perks that come with full time employment. Whereas part time work often comes with inconsistent hours, evening and weekend work, and frequently requires open availability, full time positions offer stable working hours. A temporary position gives you the best of both worlds, offering you the flexibility to select a position that provides you with your desired hour or assignment duration, while giving you the stability not offered with shift work. Not to mention the added perks of vacation pay, stat holiday pay and healthcare plans common to a full-time position.

Effortless

After 8 months of studying, it can be challenging to motivate yourself to initiate the job hunt. Revising resumes, applying for jobs, lining up interviews — looking for work can be hard work! With a staffing agency like Adecco, qualified recruiters can find positions for you in many fields of employment, taking much of the work out of finding your next favourite summer job.

Regardless of your employment status, whether you are a student looking to make money for your education, or suddenly find yourself without work looking for a quick re-entry, a temp position may be the perfect fit.

With new temporary and permanent positions opening daily, contact your local Adecco branch to speak with a recruiter and register for free today!


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Take the Lead: March 2, 2015

The following is just a sample of some of Adecco Canada’s hottest jobs. If you don’t find the roles you’re looking for here, visit adecco.ca to view all of our current job openings across Canada or share this blog post to your network and help somebody find their next great career today!

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Take the Lead: February 23, 2015

The following is just a sample of some of Adecco Canada’s hottest jobs. If you don’t find the roles you’re looking for here, visit adecco.ca to view all of our current job openings across Canada or share this blog post to your network and help somebody find their next great career today!

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Take the Lead: February 9, 2015

The following is just a sample of some of Adecco Canada’s hottest jobs. If you don’t find the roles you’re looking for here, visit adecco.ca to view all of our current job openings across Canada or share this blog post to your network and help somebody find their next great career today!

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Take the Lead: February 2, 2015

The following is just a sample of some of Adecco Canada’s hottest jobs. If you don’t find the roles you’re looking for here, visit adecco.ca to view all of our current job openings across Canada or share this blog post to your network and help somebody find their next great career today!

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Take the Lead: January 26, 2015

The following is just a sample of some of Adecco Canada’s hottest jobs. If you don’t find the roles you’re looking for here, visit adecco.ca to view all of our current job openings across Canada or share this blog post to your network and help somebody find their next great career today!

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