Welcome to the area of our site dedicated to helping you understand and find interim and contracting work.
Michael Page has a broad range of interim and contracting positions available.
However, such roles often require an immediate start and job openings come and go very quickly. Therefore, only some of our more specialized and longer-term positions are listed in our interim and contracting job search.
As a job seeker in today's marketplace, there are more options than ever in how you choose to work. Interim work offers you an alternative to a permanent position allowing you to advance your career in a way that is more suited to you. Whether it is a lifestyle decision or an opportunity to broaden their skills, people choose to work in an interim position for many reasons.
Why Choose Interim Work?
Interim work offers many benefits, including:
- Typically you will be higher paid for interim work in comparison to a similar permanent roles since if you are paid per hour you also received time and a half after 40 hours per week
- An easier way to gain new skills or work in a different area or discipline
- The ability to work in a variety of industries, or focus your discipline
- Greater exposure to different types of management styles and clients
- Opportunity to learn or advance technical skills
Interim Employment Defined
Different industries refer to an interim position in different ways. You may hear it referred to as freelancing. Interim employment can be referred to as temporary, contract or consulting. All have the same basic definition:
An employee who works for us on-site at our client company on a temporary basis, and is not paid an annual salary, sick leave or vacation time, rather an hourly or a daily rate (with overtime).
You will be paid directly through Michael Page payroll.
Companies Employ People on an Interim Basis For Many Reasons Including:
- Cover for maternity leave or other absences
- During particularly busy periods of the year
- Analyzing an employee's performance with a view to permanent employment (client will “try before they buy”)
- Assistance with special projects
- Company relocation or expansion
- During system conversions or upgrades
Whatever your reasons for entering interim employment, there are many factors to consider.
Michael Page can work with any candidate who has authorization to work for any company in the US.
That includes US Citizens, Permanent Residents (Green Card Holders), L2 visas, F1/OPT Student visas and EAD holders.
To get started use browse jobs or contact one of our offices directly.