There are many reasons why a candidate may wish to opt for an interim position instead of permanent employment. Firstly, the pay is good. Interims typically earn 25% more than a permanent employee – although they don’t get any of the Benefits given to paid employees. It’s also worth remembering that they don’t get paid for sick days or holidays.
Secondly, the career prospects are exciting for those who enjoy the Challenges of achieving goals and creating an impact in a short space of time. For those who love working in a range of different environments, becoming an interim careerist is certainly worth considering.
And finally, interim positions offer the candidate a great deal of flexibility, enabling them to take long holidays in between roles, if they wish to do so.