Nov 15th 2019

4 amazing benefits of a temp job you didn’t know about

Temp work is often overlooked and undervalued when, in fact, it’s quite often the unsung hero of the working world and could be the answer you have been looking for. Whether you’re a student, or a fresh grad, new parent or a wandering soul – here are some benefits to temping that you might not have considered before…

1. EXTRA CASH 

Whether it’s a bit of pocket money during the holidays, in between roles or building up your savings to go travelling – temp work is the perfect way to ensure a steady flow of cash into your bank account whilst still being able to carry on life as normal.

2. FLEXIBILITY 

One of the best things about temp work is the flexibility that it gives you. You can decide as and when you want to work and how long for. This total control means your job will fit into your life… and not the other way around, giving you the freedom to do what you want when you want.  

3. SKILLS 

Temping is an amazing way to dip your toe into something new without the long-term commitment that a permanent job has. It’s the perfect opportunity to gain valuable skills and experiences across different roles and industries without having to fully commit. 

4. NETWORKING 

Working somewhere temporarily opens doors in so many ways; one of which is the opportunity to massively grow your network. Whether it’s with clients or with your new team mates… who knows, some of these connections could actually lead to something new and exciting in the future. 

Temping can give you more than just a bit of extra cash. It allows you to take control of your life and widen your skillset and network across various different companies.

At Tempo we have range of temp roles at some of the UK’s most exciting companies. Check them out here and reap all those benefits for yourself.

If you’re looking for a new role, check out our blog on how to stand out to employers.