Whilst job-hopping will make you look like an unstable or troublesome candidate, working temporary contracts via a recruitment agency will actually work in your favour.
The job market has, and remains to be very tough for the majority of people, so when a candidate can show that they’re willing to work in any environment, for any amount of money, that shows an outstanding work ethic.
Explain that whilst looking for your next role. Being out of work wasn’t an option. Many people find it impossible to sit at home being unproductive after being in full time work for so long. We’ve seen people who are used to £40,000k+ salaries, but will happily work in a warehouse for £6.31ph whilst between jobs.
How to list it on your CV.
Various Locations – Warehouse Operative.
This role lasted for around 3 weeks, with a variety of employers.
Various Locations – Administrative
This experience consisted of a 2 month temporary contract with one employer, and one week sickness cover with another
Use your covering letter as a power tool to convey why the work was undertaken. Explain here that you seized any opportunity and that you do not find yourself to be ‘above’ minimum wage work.
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