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Different Types of Temporary Jobs

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Different Types of Temporary Jobs
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Temporary jobs aren't just for retail workers during the holiday season or for filling in for office workers on vacation.

Companies are increasingly hiring temporary workers because it's more cost effective than adding a full time worker to the payroll when you aren't sure what your staffing needs are for the long term.

Here are examples of the types of jobs that temporary workers are hired for.

Types of Temp Jobs 

  • Accounting/ Bookkeeping
  • Administrative / Clerical
  • Agricultural
  • Architecture
  • Art / Theater Production
  • Assembly
  • Automotive
  • Call Center
  • Construction
  • Copy Center
  • Courier
  • Data Entry
  • Drafting
  • Education
  • Electrician
  • Engineering
  • Exam Scoring
  • Executive
  • Farming
  • Finance
  • Government
  • Health Care
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance
  • Information Technology
  • Lawyer / Legal Assistant
  • Light Industrial
  • Mail Center
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Plumber
  • Package Handling
  • Recruiting / Human Resources
  • Research
  • Restaurant / Food Service
  • Retail
  • Shipping / Delivery
  • Tax Services
  • Translator
  • Transportation
  • Warehouse
  • Writing

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