There are many reasons why you might take on a seasonal position. Maybe you desire short-term work to pay off debt or save for a goal. Or, perhaps you want to earn income without fully committing to a company.
If you decide you like the work and the employer, you may be able to turn your seasonal position into a full-time job.
- Working in a seasonal position helps you gain experience with an organization.
- Investing 2-4 months with the company typically is long enough to determine whether you want to remain long-term.
- You can network with colleagues, coworkers, managers, HR staff, and other leaders who may impact whether you receive a job offer.
Holding a seasonal position helps develop the skills and experience required for a full-time job with the business.
- The hiring manager can evaluate your work performance, the company’s needs, and the budget.
- The manager can determine whether to offer you a full-time job.
- Having completed onboarding and training is in your favor.
Implement these tips to potentially turn a seasonal position into a full-time job.
Arrive on Time
Your seasonal position occurs during a time of peak productivity. The increased workload means greater pressure to meet deadlines and keep up with demand.
- Show up on time every day.
- Demonstrate dependability, trustworthiness, and the ability to maintain productivity.
- These are qualities the hiring manager looks for in full-time employees.
Offer to come in early, stay late, or cover other shifts when needed.
- Show you prioritize filling company needs.
- Increases the amount of time you spend with colleagues, coworkers, and leaders.
- Perform as a team player.
- Potentially be offered a full-time job.
Perform the tasks you are asked to do.
- Show you take your work seriously and prioritize efficiency.
- Follow through and hold yourself accountable.
- Show the hiring manager you should be hired for a full-time job.
Perform Your Best
Give your all throughout each day of your seasonal position.
- Go above and beyond expectations.
- Show you look for ways to add value to the organization.
- Increase your odds of landing a full-time job.
Talk with Your Manager
Express your interest in turning your seasonal position into a full-time job.
- Your manager can monitor your performance and decide whether to employ you long-term.
- If there is no opening on the team, your manager might recommend you for another role within the organization.
- Your manager could refer you to another company that requires your skills and experience.
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