Benefits of a Temporary Job
If you’re looking for a job, I’ve got some advice for you.
Even though not ideal, a temporary job can provide income, relieve despair, and keep you productive. It can fill in gaps in your resume, allow you to explore a field that may prove to be interesting, and even be a step to a job you love. A temporary job provides the opportunity to develop new skills while broadening your network. It will give you an understanding of the company should you be offered a full-time job there. Build hard skills with courses, certificates, and degrees. Coursera offers online training from leading universities and companies. Also, develop your soft skills. These are more personality-focused and highly underestimated. A study at MIT Sloan revealed that training in these skills grants a substantial return on investment to both employers and employees.
Soft skills enable us to interact well with others and are essential for anyone – things like creativity, persuasion, collaboration, adaptability, and emotional intelligence. Different companies offer training in these areas. Udemy.com offers courses with a special division for soft skill development. Work is an opportunity to be a positive witness for the Lord. Give it your all, exercising common sense, diligence, and excellence. Set yourself apart by striving to do your very best. Remember, “Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward.” (Colossians 3:23-24)
If unemployment has created troubling credit card debt, I recommend Christian Credit Counselors. They can create a debt management plan just for you. For more information call the Crown Helpline: 800-722-1976 or visit online at crown.org/ccc.