Jack o’ lanterns are on porches, black cats abound, and monsters are on the loose. Yes, Halloween is here, and so are all things spooky. But don’t let the ghostly mood overshadow the benefits of temporary staffing. This month, we’re going take the mask off the myths of temporary staffing. Take a look at just a few of these misconceptions below!
For Job Seekers
“Temporary staffing agencies don’t care about growth or job satisfaction.”
Not true at LaborWorks! We’ll do our absolute best to place you in your desired industry and/or and role. We always consider your skillsets and experience before sending you to a jobsite.
“I won’t find a fulltime job.”
Many employers who work with LaborWorks to fill roles eventually hire our placement for fulltime work. While we can’t guarantee this, we always encourage our workers to show up on time, have a great attitude, be willing to learn and take on additional responsibilities, and let management know that you’re interested in going the distance.
“Placements only last a day or two.”
This isn’t necessarily true! It’s completely dependent on the needs of the employer. With seasonal fluctuations, vacations, and maternity or medical leave, placement lengths can range from a few days, to a few weeks, to even longer.
“Temporary staffing agencies don’t vet the worker.”
On the contrary! LaborWorks completes the application process and background screening before ever sending them to your jobsite.
“I can’t permanently hire the worker.”
You can! In fact, many of the individuals who come to LaborWorks for placement are hoping to eventually receive a fulltime position. They show up ready to make it happen.
“It’s too expensive to use a temporary staffing firm.”
Yes, temporary staffing agencies do charge for their services. However, the average direct cost for a new employee is a whopping $57,967.88 including basic wages, benefits, and taxes—and that’s not counting recruiting and advertising costs and background screening. Temporary staffing removes much of this cost and burden… not to mention headaches and stress.
We hope we’ve dispelled some of the common temporary staffing misconceptions so you can finally take advantage of all LaborWorks has to offer.