Starting out as a new temporary?
It’s an exciting time! But when you’re new to the world of temporary employment, the prospect can be a bit daunting if you have unanswered questions or concerns.
Today, Wood Personnel would like to help. We’ve assembled some of our best resources and tips for new temporary employees, so you’re sure to get off to a great start.
In this post, we cover the basics you need to know when registering with a staffing firm:
- Why and how to conduct yourself professionally in client interviews.
- How to stay in touch with Wood Personnel when you’re on the job hunt or working as a temporary.
- Why it’s important to send us your updated resume when you gain new skills or experience.
Read the full post to learn more about how to work with an employment agency.
Exactly how does a staffing service get paid? And do job seekers have to pay a fee? These are two of the biggest questions on our candidates’ minds. But because money-related topics are typically sensitive issues, candidates often hesitate to ask them.
We get it! So, we’ve made things a little easier by “pulling back the curtain” and revealing:
- Whether or not candidates pay us a fee.
- How we get paid.
- Who sets our temporary employees’ pay rates.
Read the full post to get the details.
Is there a difference between “contingent” and “on-time” help? Between “permanent” and “direct” employment?
One of the best ways to ensure your success as a temporary employee is by understanding our industry well. In this post (with a little help from the American Staffing Association), we define a list of the most common staffing terms, as well as the typical occupational categories. This knowledge will make you better prepared to take full advantage of the resources and placement options Wood Personnel offers – and ultimately find the ideal work opportunity for you.