Temporary employment has seen quite the increase in the last couple of years. Many employers in various industries are hiring temp workers, freelancers and contractors to fill positions for a few weeks or months at a time.
Hiring temporary employees makes a lot of business sense for many organizations, especially those operating in the healthcare, tech, graphic design and retail industries. Most of those sectors see an increase in business at least a few times a year and need more resources to meet the demand. A great example of this would be retail stores hiring temporary workers for the holiday season.
As a matter of fact, the giant online retailer Amazon hired 80,000 temporary workers this last Holiday season to work in fulfilment and sorting centers. The good news is that Amazon has converted over 10,000 of those temporary workers into full-time employees. They’re not the only company hiring seasonal or temporary workers either.
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