How to Tell if Your Temp Will Work Out In the Long Term
You’ve hired a temporary employee and he or she seems like a great fit for the company. But just because they are amazing they will stay that way as soon as you make them permanent. Sometimes the best temporary of temporary employees can turn into a bad seed that causes problems. Here are a few characteristics to look for when you’re trying to find out if your temp will be a good long-term hire.
Characteristics of a Good Temp to Long-Term Employee
- The Temporary Employee Takes on Additional Duties. A temporary employee knows that their position is limited, and because of that, some don’t easily take on duties other than those that have been assigned. A temporary employee with aspirations to be a long-term employee is eager to take on new responsibilities.
- Your Temporary Employee Pays Attention to Detail. Whether an employee is a temp or not, there are those who don’t pay enough attention to details. A temporary employee who wants to be part of the team will likely pay strong attention to detail and work to get the little things right too.
- Your Temporary Employee Comes in Early and Stays Late. This one plays into the temporary employee taking on additional duties. A temporary employee with aspirations of long-term employment with your company may be the one who comes in early and stays late, completing high-quality work.
- Your Temporary Employee Gets Along Well With Others. Sometimes it’s not all about a temporary employee’s performance. A good prospect for long term employment gets along well with your other employees and meshes well with your corporate culture.
It’s also important to note that the better the agency you use to find a temp-to-hire, the more likely you are to have a good potential full timer. If you’re looking for a help in finding temporary employees that could transition into long-term employees, contact us at ADAM Personnel.
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