How Temp Agencies Make Money

I’m sure if you’re reading this, you’ve probably used or thought of using a temp agency to help your business find workers. Doesn’t it just seem like these people want your money? Well, they do want your money – and they’re making a lot of it. Temp agencies, also known as staffing agencies, are notorious for stealing people’s money to the point where it becomes their business model. That’s bad in two ways. Firstly, temp employees in this industry are always living in fear in case they have their wages stolen when their contract ends. Secondly, that money is undeserved money for employers. Temp workers are generally not provided with worker compensation and tend…

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3 ways COVID-19 has affected temp work hiring & why it matters.

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Yes! The number of temp jobs is on the rise in Canada. Since the Great Recession of 2008, the number of temp workers has risen by more than 50%. During the COVID-19 pandemic, temp workers have been on the frontlines and put the health of themselves and their families at risk. Here are the three most important ways COVID has changed the temp work hiring and employment process. 1. The service industry is employing even more temporary workers According to RBC economics half of all temporary and contract work are in these fields: EducationFood servicesRetail Although the goods sector is suffering, the demand for service industry work is…

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