I know many people who have no clue what to do with their lives. Even after finishing college, they seem not to have a plan. It is okay. You don’t need to stress if you don’t have a plan yet.
While you should take your time learning about different things before you settle down, for one thing, you also need money to tide you through. Temp work can be a perfect solution to the problem.
Unlike a permanent job, you don’t have the responsibility and commitment toward one particular job. And unlike, part-time jobs, you don’t have the limitations of hours for, again, just one kind of work.
Temp work is getting temporary work as a different employee. The service is usually used by businesses that need an extra pair of hands for the day or for a short period of time.
The most common temp positions include bar work, catering, serving drinks and food, hosting events – mostly service industries, and especially the hospitality industry makes use of temp jobs. You can also get to work in offices though. It can be a pretty good experience to switch between varieties of jobs in totally unrelated fields.
The best thing about this is that you get to experience working for various businesses in a variety of fields. This will help you narrow down the areas you like and the ones you cannot tolerate. If you are totally clueless, then getting paid to try out different jobs is the perfect thing for you.
Another perk is that you get to meet a lot of new people. You get to network and learn from people’s experiences what working a certain job for a long time is like. Also, you never know who might turn out to be a valuable connection down the line.
The money is pretty decent. So, you won’t be struggling financially. You have to sign up with a temp agency to be able to get regular jobs, so the chances are that your salary will come through the temping agency and not your employer. That being said, you will not get the employment rights because you aren’t exactly part of any organization.
If you are clueless about your career, then temping is a good solution to try out different things. Because it is basically a job, you will be paid good money. So, you can get paid to figure out what you want to do with your life. You have the flexibility of choosing when to work and when not to. Depending on your situation, temping