Contract and Temporary Work
What are the advantages of temporary work?
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Contract and temporary work has become a vital part of staffing strategies for businesses, and can provide professionals with a credible, flexible and rewarding career path.
Thinking of moving from a permanent role into contracting?
Here is what you can expect:
- Contractors and temporary workers are often paid higher hourly and overtime rates than permanent employees, significantly increasing their annual earnings
- There is more flexibility to negotiate pay rates and conditions, resulting in lucrative pay packages
- Contract and temporary work provides professionals with a superior, extensive skill set as well as a greater number of references, making their CVs more impressive
- Changing jobs in contract and temporary positions is easier than changing from one permanent role to another
- Depending on your performance, contract and temporary positions can lead to permanent opportunities
Submitting a CV for contract and temporary opportunities for the first time?
- Include a brief statement about yourself beneath your contact details, outlining your experience and what you can offer
- Make sure your CV is concise and well-structured
- Use bullet points where possible
- Highlight the skills employers are seeking. For example, as a temporary employee you are adaptable, quick to pick up new skills, flexible
Interested in learning more about contract and temporary work? At VANRATH, we understand that making a move into contracting can be a daunting experience. This is why we have a specialist contract team in place who can guide you every step of the way.
To discuss your options, or to get a better understanding of the contract and temporary market in Northern Ireland, please contact Orla Fitzsimons on 028 9033 0250 or email email@example.com for a confidential conversation.