Being a temp is very different to being a permanent employee. While you may be working on the same or similar tasks, you have different rights and responsibilities. As such, here are some temping tips you should keep in mind to make a great impression throughout your assignment.
Before your assignment
Prior to commencing your assignment, make sure you obtain all the information you need. For example, you know prior to commencement:
Additionally, you should be prepared to bring:
If you need to organise childcare during your assignment you should have a backup plan, just in case things fall through.
During your assignment
Once you commence your assignment, there are a few things you should do to make a good impression on your host employer.
When you first start your assignment, it's important to:
Throughout your assignment, it is essential to:
We also recommend that you:
Some temp assignments also have the possibility to turn permanent - we call these "temp-to-perm" roles. If would like some more temping tips and to find out how you can go from temp to perm, click the button below.
First day induction
Your host employer will induct you on your first day, prior to you commencing any of your duties.
They will begin the induction by taking you on a tour of the office, highlighting the location of:
They will then introduce you to:
Following this, they will explain:
Finally, your host employer will indicate what (if any) equipment you will be using during your assignment.
If this induction - or any part of it - does not take place, contact 11 Recruitment immediately, before commencing your duties.