Temporary employees on the rise; Northeast Jersey seeing greater spike

Lenny Joseph has worked for three Bergen County-based employers in the past eight months. His work for the first two were short-term assignments, but the 34-year-old former auditor sees a future at his latest gig.

“I am currently up for a permanent placement fairly soon in management … if it all works out,” he said.

Joseph is a temporary worker, known more commonly as a “temp.” He is one of many you’ll find at businesses across the Garden State, where the market for full-time employment hasn’t recovered since the Great Recession, but the demand for temps is climbing to new heights.

Read more at NorthJersey.com

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