Hiring Outlook for Temporary Staff

By on October 14, 2020 at 8:05am


54% of companies plan to increase the use of temporary professionals by year-end.

Top areas managers anticipate hiring temporary staff to support seasonal and project needs:

Technology 63%
Customer service 55%
Administrative support 49%
Creative and marketing 43%
Accounting and finance 40%

Top reasons companies utilize temporary professionals:*

Ability to scale teams as needed without affecting full-time staff 40%
Opportunity to determine if someone is suitable for a full-time role 39%
Access to specialized skills 37%

*Multiple responses were permitted.

Source: Robert Half survey of more than 300 HR managers in the U.S.; conducted July 10 to August 9, 2020.

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