Modern temporary staffing agencies have been around for quite some time now. Around the time of the Second World War, staffing agencies began to appear in the US to fill labor shortages due to the war efforts. From the 1940s onwards, temp staffing has grown outwards and upwards, to the point of near globalization. Practically […]
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Perma-temping is when a company keeps short-term temp workers at the end of their contract without offering permanent employment, benefits, or fair wages.
According to a recent Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) report, there are approximately 1.5 million temp manufacturing workers. Plant managers have relied on temp agencies and the temp-to-hire model to help deal with labor shortages. This reliance on temps has caused three main problems: Despite using multiple temp agencies in each plant, manufacturers are still chronically […]