6 Advantages of Temporary Work

When job searching many job seekers tend to shift towards permanent employment but there are many benefits to temporary work. The six advantages outlined in today’s blog post will show you that temporary employment can be a very viable option for your next job!

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6 Advantages of Temporary Work


Temporary work is flexible to work with your lifestyle. This type of work gives you more opportunity to choose the length of your assignment and which days you’d like to work. Having this flexibility means that you can have a more cohesive work-life balance and can manage your home life with your work life.

Employment Gaps

Temporary work can be a great way to fill in gaps in your resume between long-term jobs. These short-term assignments can help to avoid gaps in your employment history which is something many employers look at when looking to hire.

Testing Out New Careers

Temporary work gives you the opportunity to test out different types of work to see which one you enjoy the most. This can be beneficial if you aren’t sure which career path you’d like to pursue.

New Opportunities

Directly related to testing out new careers, temporary work could lead to a new career path and open your eyes to a job field you didn’t know you would enjoy. This could also lead to a potential long-term opportunity with the company.


This work can be ideal for getting to know many people in a variety of different industries. These connections you make while doing temporary work could lead to new opportunities down the line.

Gets You In the Door

Doing temp work is a great chance to get in the door of a company you are interested in. In this competitive job market it can be difficult to find permanent work with an employer but doing temporary work with the company gets you in the door and could lead to long-term/permanent opportunities in the future.

If you are interested in temporary work please call us today at (905)564-9671 or visit http://www.breakawaystaffing.ca/job-openings for a complete list of our current job openings.