Going from Temp to Perm: A True Story of Getting Hired

By Tiffany Miller

For unemployed folks continuing to struggle with the search for a full-time job, a temp position might be the best answer.

Employers hired 52,000 temp workers in January according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) - the fourth consecutive month of gains.

That's great news for people willing to treat a temp job as an extended interview, according to Deborah Brown-Volkman. President of Surpass Your Dreams, Inc., a career coaching company.