Student Staffing, a specific market.

Oct 14, 2015

Students may want to find a temporary job in parallel with their studies. This kind of employees require particular attention, both at the level of skills that of availability. Other criteria also need to be considered to take into account to take advantage of student staffing.


Staffing of young and motivated students


The students sometimes seek a one-time job reconcilable with their studies. This job makes it possible to finance their studies or their housing.  By engaging with an employment agency, they are in regular contact with their interlocutor, which makes them gain in professionalism. Then, with their employer, the students obtain organizational and rigorous qualities, reconciling work life, student life and personal life.


Interest in this target audience may seem unclear, as they do not necessarily have degrees or qualifications. Yet, students represent more than 300,000 individuals in Quebec alone! They are fond of new technologies, and will appreciate to consult the offers on the Internet, or even on their mobile. The agency must be reactive in order to propose jobs adapted to the availability of the candidates.


A student employment as an entry in the active life


This kind of assignment allows students to acquire a (first) experience while continuing their studies. It is for them a first step in the active life. Freshly employed, they will even more motivated to discover different sectors of activity.


In addition, given that the students are low skilled, assignments must be adapted to the skills already acquired by the candidate.  Some agencies will then promote areas such as the handling or selling, which require less technical knowledge than the construction sector for example.


Finally, the students are the future employees of the companies! These student jobs complement their education. They get to know better the world of work and the staffing agencies can help to facilitate this experience.


As for you, do you regularly call to students to promote positions? Do not hesitate to give us your point of view in the Comments section!


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