By Will Temby
Employers regularly bring on temporary workers when they’re looking for permanent help.
There are, in fact, few better ways to evaluate someone for a full-time position.
Before signing someone on permanently, businesses can test the abilities of the temporary worker and determine whether there’s a good fit overall.
Many companies also will repeatedly use the services of a temp worker who has proven to be a company asset.
Hiring a temp can also be a good way to continue getting work done while you search for the perfect candidate for a particular job.
And, of course, if you’re unsatisfied with a temp’s work performance, all you need do is contact the temp agency and they should take care of the rest.
About the Author
Will has enjoyed a 20-year career in leadership positions in the hospitality and travel industry throughout the U.S. with the Hyatt, Sheraton, Hilton, Renaissance and Steamboat Ski and Resort corporations. Will received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. From 2000-2007, he served as President and CEO of the Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce. He also served as Vice President-Special Projects for the University of Colorado Foundation from 2007 to 2009. Will is a past Chair of the Board of Directors of the National Homeland Defense Foundation and former member of the United States Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100. He is married to Nan, has five wonderful children, and enjoys coaching, traveling, hiking, golfing and skiing.