Job Search Advice
Many businesses have stopped being overly selective when it comes to candidates. In fact, according to the 2018 MRINetwork Performance Management Study, they're more willing to consider applicants who bring transferable job skills to the table - great news for job seekers contemplating a career change.
Among businesses that are actively recruiting, roughly 50 percent are including sign-on perks as a way to make positions more desirable, according to the 2018 Performance Management Study conducted by MRINetwork.
Contract workers are increasingly fueling the United States’ economic engine. While contract roles are available in virtually every industry, here are some industries where new contract roles are emerging.
A staffing firm will not only provide access to a deep rolodex of clients; it can also help bridge gaps by providing perks – like benefits and ongoing training – often unavailable to those who search for consulting jobs on their own.
There’s no right or wrong answer to working as a contractor or permanent employee. However, working with a staffing firm can be a huge benefit because they typically have an extensive roster of clients, providing you with more opportunities to work on exciting projects, expand your skillset(s) and gain access to new technologies. Before you make the decision, here’s a few questions to ask yourself.