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The New Year is right around the corner.

Have you considered starting out in January with a short term, temporary position? There are so many reasons that you may want to consider temp work. There are often plenty of opportunities in the healthcare industry for short term employment. Before you decide how to transition your job search for 2016, take a look at these ideas that can help you work short term and reap the benefits.

Sharpen Your Skills

Some of your professional skills aren’t like riding a bike. If you don’t use them you may forget how to do some important things. While you could practice at home, there is nothing like executing these skills in a corporate or medical environment. If you work temporary jobs you can have the opportunity to keep these skills up to date and include it as recent experience on your resume.

Network with Potential Employers

Sometimes short term jobs turn into long term jobs. You never know who you can meet on a temp assignment. There are always examples of clients being pleased with the temp’s performance and asking them to return in the same or different capacity at another time. They may even offer a position at the end of the assignment.

Earn Some Additional Money

There is, of course, the monetary reward for short term work. While it may not be what you were used to making in your career, it will be additional money that you wouldn’t otherwise earn. You can have some extra spending money or it can help you stay current in your bills.

Learn New Things

Lastly, you can’t deny that learning new skills will make you more marketable in the future. Even as you hone your current skills on this temporary job you will undoubtedly learn new things by working in this new environment. You can include any of this new information in your resume making you even more marketable than you were when you started.

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