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TEMP

On drawings, abbr. for “temperature.”
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While they were reviewing the corrected job description I then sent along, they asked me why when it stated "two to three weeks to learn the basics of the position and three months to become proficient," did we expect a temp laborer to be able to do the same job with perhaps one day of training and no prior understanding of the process?
Miller and the Smart Temps employees will become part of the Digi Cold Chain Solutions team and will report to COO Kevin Riley.
Some of it was a result of the industry's own actions; for example, as the idea of outsourcing jobs abroad grew in popularity, the argument that temps saved American jobs that would otherwise be outsourced inadvertently legitimized the idea of outsourcing by having established the cultural framework that workers were expendable and interchangeable.
At the moment one of the growing number of temps in Poland or Spain is treated far better than one of the falling number of temps in the UK.
Temporary workers are most commonly used for short-term cover for a vacant position, which is done in 31% of firms, while 29% use them to meet an upturn in demand and 21% use temps to cover for staff absence.
The other reason temps don't get trained is that the manager doesn't want to spend the time and money training somebody who will not be a permanent part of the work force.
How temp agencies use welfare-to-work laws to rack up big profits.
For veteran Silicon Valley temp workers like Julian Cornejo, the stark disparities drive home the point that temps-long underpaid, underemployed and "disposable"-must band together to improve conditions and restrict the ability of employers to exploit their labor.
FINANCIAL PROFESSIONALS WHO BECOME TEMPS may be financially independent because of generous severance packages but feel that they are too young to retire.
Talk to other temps to see what they like and dislike about their agencies.
Iris's descent into hell on earth is guided by Margaret (Parker Posey), the tough ringleader of the temps, who despises the male corporate drones she works for but sucks up to them anyway to get noticed for a full-time gig.