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Is a Temp-to-Hire Position Right for You?

Do you want to see what working for a company is like before committing to full-time employment? Or, are you interested in changing careers but unsure which field is right for you? If so, a temp-to-hire position may be right for you.

Most staffing agencies offer temp-to-hire positions. You can take on a temporary position with the possibility of turning it into a full-time role.

Most temp-to-hire positions last 3 to 6 months. Whether you receive a permanent job offer depends on your efficiency and effectiveness and the company’s need for a full-time employee.

Learn more about a temp-to-hire position to determine if one may be right for you.

Benefits of Working a Temp-to-Hire Position


Working a temp-to-hire position lets you try out a role to determine whether it is a good fit for you. If it is, you may be able to turn the position into a full-time job. If not, you can find a new role when your contract ends.


Landing a temp-to-hire position provides valuable work experience. Performing well encourages the hiring manager to offer you permanent employment.

You can add the skills you develop to your resume. This can help you find a role elsewhere if you are not offered a full-time job.

Tips to Turn a Temp-to-Hire Position into a Full-Time Job


Build relationships with employees at all levels of the organization. This includes colleagues, coworkers, managers, supervisors, HR, and executives.

Let these connections know you are interested in securing full-time employment with the company. They can advocate for you to receive a job offer.

Prioritize Learning

Show enthusiasm for learning about the company and position. For instance, demonstrate your desire to expand your skill set. Also, consistently meet or exceed expectations and targets. Additionally, help others as needed. These actions increase your odds of landing a permanent role.

Perform Your Best

Treat your contract period as a working interview. For instance, come in early and stay late when needed. Also, follow company policies and procedures. Additionally, finish tasks on time. Plus, go out of your way to add value to the organization. These actions show you are serious about being offered a full-time job.

Find a Temp-to-Hire Position with Staff Right Solutions

Here are some temp-to-hire positions that Staff Right Solutions offers:

Visit our job board for more temp-to-hire positions today.

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