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As a job seeker in today's marketplace temporary work offers you an alternative to a permanent position, allowing you to advance your career in a way that is more suited to your personal circumstances. Michael Page, with its teams of specialist consultants can assist with your search for temporary work.
Temporary work offers many benefits including:
The ability to work in a variety of industries, or focus your discipline
Greater exposure to different types of management styles and clients
Exposure to different types of products offered
Opportunity to broaden or deepen your skill base
Different industries refer to a temporary position in different ways. You may hear it referred to as ‘freelancing'. In general terms, a temporary employee is someone who works for a company on a non-fixed term basis. The employee's salary is usually calculated on an hourly or daily rate and is paid through the Michael Page payroll. No notice period is required to terminate temporary employment by either party.
Companies employ people on a temporary basis for many reasons including:
To cover for maternity leave or other absences
During particularly busy periods of the year
To analyse an employee's performance with a view to permanent employment
Assistance with special projects