What are your experiences temping? How much per hour should I expect? Can I fit it around a current job?

I have a current part time job (alternating between 2 and 3 days a week) and want some extra income. I'm considering temping so would welcome any advice, tips etc. How much should I expect to receive? Does it mean a difference office everyday or are most assignments longer? All experiences would be very helpful positive and negative.

Asked By: Thurlow V - 8/11/2008
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In terms of money, it depends on where you're located ... the Answer above is incorrect - you'd get £14 per hour in London for a very Senior Secretary or PA; I used to earn £10 per hour as a Team Secretary in a Big Four accounting firm or £8 per hour on reception. I guess in other parts of the country it would be... More
Answered By: Cari - 8/11/2008
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I would depend on what job you were temporarily doing!
Answered By: Lyndsay G - 8/11/2008
The only advice I can give is try to find something in the same building or area where you work. We spend a great deal of time traveling when working part time, and believe me that's when you truly understand the meaning of "time is money". I wound recommend to ask your current employer if they know of someone who's... More
Answered By: ticoon73 - 8/11/2008
most temp jobs are mon-fri full time and travelling to various areas week by week, there isn't any that I know of that are only to fit in with your days. If you get one you have to let tax office know or you will pay a fortune in tax, Is there a tax office near you? they normally have evening shifts for telesales.
Answered By: jackie m - 8/11/2008
it completely depends on your age, experience and location. obviously places like central london pay top whack but theres the travelling etc etc... More
Answered By: wissimz4 - 8/11/2008
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