A collection of the best temporary employment — temp job — sites for job-seekers searching for temporary work.
If you don’t find exactly what you are looking for with these resources remember to check out:
- Quintessential Careers: Jobs for Consultants & Freelancers
- Quintessential Careers: Jobs for Telecommuters & Work-at-Home
- Quintessential Careers: General Job Resources
And be sure to review all the useful articles books and more in the Temping Resources section of Quintessential Careers.
CORESTAFF Services — a progressive staffing service (temping project staffing temp-to-hire etc.) with more than 100 U.S. offices and on-site client locations serving thousands of companies in a wide variety of industries. Some of the career fields they specialize in are: accounting/finance banking customer service graphic design information technology office administration/support and sales and marketing. Free to job-seekers.
Kelly Services — one of the higher-profile national temp agencies. It’s been around since 1946 has more than 1800 offices around the world and claims to provide placements to more than 750000 employees every year.
Manpower — has offices in 50 countries (and more than 1250 in North America). Like the other large agencies they offer short or long term postings as well as temp-to-perm (which they call contract-to-hire) opportunities in a wide range of fields but they seem to specialize in technical jobs.
Net-Temps — designed specifically for the staffing industry job-seekers can search for your ideal job on a national state or city level as well as by job titles or skills. Free.
Spherion Staffing Services — provides temporary temp-to-perm or permanent talent to all types of companies and organizations with a specialty in administrative and clerical light industrial accounting and finance information technology scientific research and development and legal services. No cost to job-seekers.
Westaff — for job-seekers looking for temporary employment and temp-to-hire opportunities in the areas of office light industrial and light technical. Search for jobs and send your application to one of the 350+ local offices. All job-seekers — entry-level career professionals students returning to work even variety-seekers — can find opportunities. Free to job-seekers.