Why Apply to a Staffing Agency to Find a Part Time Job This School Year?

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By Lisa Hutchinson

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Why_Apply_to_a_Staffing_Agency_to_Find_a_Part_Time_Job_This_School_YearSchool’s been back in session for a couple months now, and you’re finding yourself low on cash. Your summer employment funds are long forgotten. Maybe you need need a break from studying too.

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You’ve been thinking about getting a part time job, but you’re not sure. After all, taking on a job while you’re in school can be stressful. It leaves you wondering, what are the benefits of part time jobs for students?

The most obvious benefit is the income. University and college students may find it easier to manage their bills with a part time job, while high school students may be saving towards their education or simply enjoy having pocket money. Other benefits include a chance to continue developing your soft skills, along with hard skills, as well as gaining much needed work experience.

If you’re contemplating a part time job for the rest of the school year, you should think about partnering with a staffing agency, like Liberty Staffing, to find your next role. Here’s why.

A Staffing Agency Knows the Job Market

If you’re attending university or college in a new town, you may not be familiar with the local job market. Recruiters at a staffing agency will have better knowledge of the local employers. They’ll also know who’s hiring and which types of positions are available on a part time basis.

The experts at the agency can thus help you find jobs with ease.

You Want to Find Jobs in a Specific Field

Suppose you’re going to school to become an administrative assistant. Wouldn’t it be great to land a part time position as an admin assistant or a related position in an office? It’s certainly more relevant work experience than being a cashier at the local grocery store.

While both jobs provide you with experience and a chance to practice your soft skills, only the office role is relevant job experience for you.

If you’re looking for a job in a specific field, a staffing firm can help. Again, their expert knowledge of the job market will come in handy. You might not be familiar with offices and employers in the area, but they will be.

You Want Short Term Commitments

Another great reason students should consider working with a staffing agency to find their next gig is that temporary assignments are frequently available through agencies.

Taking on temporary work can be a great way to deal with the ebbs and flows of the school year. For example, if you want to work after your midterms are written, but not during the finals period. A temporary assignment lasting two or three weeks might be the right fit.

Talk to the experts at a staffing agency about these kinds of opportunities.

The Agency Can Help You with Your Job Hunt Skills

Many students believe their resume writing and interview skills need some work. Maybe this is only your first or second job. The experts at a staffing firm can help guide you to spruce up your resume, and give you interview tips.

This will be valuable when it comes time to find your next full time job as well.

It Will Help When You Need Summer Employment

You’re probably not thinking of your next summer job, but if you start working with a staffing firm now, you’re putting yourself in a great position to find summer work. If you struggled to find a job this year, having the staffing agency in your corner next year will help.

If you’re looking for part time work during the school year, talk to the experts at Liberty Staffing today! We can help you find your next job quickly.


Lisa Hutchinson

I started with Liberty Staffing in 2004 as the Regional Business Manager of the London office. I have over 20 years of experience in the customer service and retail sectors, as well as leadership experience including Store Management, People Development and Recruiting. In 2016, our London location moved to a larger office in order to accommodate growth of our business, which included adding a Clerical Division.

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