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Temporary Employees – Tips for Bringing Temps On-board

Bringing temporary employees to your workforce offers a huge competitive advantage and great flexibility to your business. Sometimes it can take a while for your internal team to adapt. Here are some suggestions or tips that can help to improve the working relationship and help you achieve even better staffing results:Temporary Employees Tips for being Temps onboard

  • Make temporary employees feel welcome

    Temporary employees are a separate part of your workforce (and must be treated differently because of co-employment laws). You and your staff can still make them feel welcome in your organization. Encouraging social interaction (e.g., formal or informal introductions) among all workers can foster social ties essential to a cohesive workforce.

  • Educate your direct staff

    Take time to clearly explain the role and value of temporary workers. Knowing the benefits of temp employees may help them understand their role and work more productively with them.

  • Take advantage of training

    If you use large numbers of temporarily, many staffing services will develop customized orientation and training programs for specific positions. This shifts the time-consuming burden of getting new temporary employees up-to-speed off your direct employees’ shoulders.

  • Check in often 

    The first few days check in daily with the Temporary employee. Nothing formal, just a quick chat is more than enough to make sure they do not have any questions or concerns. If they are going to there long periods of time. Check with the temporary employee weekly. Speak with your direct employees as well to get their thoughts and suggestion and if there is room for improvement with the temp.

Bottom line, there are a number of steps you can take keep relations between temporary and direct employees positive. The more positive their working relationship, the better the results will be for everyone.

Personnel Plus, Inc. Can Assist You in Hiring Temporary Employees!

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Personnel Plus, Inc. is a locally owned and managed, full-service personnel firm serving all of Idaho since 1996. Our company has successfully placed part-time, temporary, and full-time employees in many of the area’s businesses and governmental agencies. We are the preferred supplier to many of them. We believe that over the years we have earned the reputation of being the area’s Best Staffing Service by consistently providing top-quality service and qualified employees to our clients.

Personnel Plus, Inc. offers a full range of qualified employees covering a broad spectrum of job categories including Office, Administrative, Clerical, Secretarial, Technical, Professional, General Labor, Industrial, Medical, and Food Service.

We work diligently on ensuring that our policies and practices are kept up-to-date and that they are in compliance with current government regulations and labor law. We understand the challenges of today’s workforce and as a result the importance of recruiting and maintaining a qualified labor pool. We also appreciate the importance of delivering excellent customer service and of maintaining ongoing communications and updates with our customers and employees.

If you are in the market for a Top Quality Staffing Service, then we encourage you to give us a try and fill out our Request Employee Form. Then you will see why, since 1996, Personnel Plus has earned the reputation as the area’s Best Staffing Service.

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