Experimenting with test-tube temps

Impoco, Jim
October 1993
U.S. News & World Report;10/11/93, Vol. 115 Issue 14, p70
Focuses on a temporary staffing service called On Assignment Inc., a bustling rent-a-chemist business that is part of the sobering testimonial to the recent changes in the nation's labor market. Company's branch offices and revenues; Complaint that companies hire temps so they can skimp on paying basic benefits; How young scientists get a chance to fatten resumes and gain valuable work experience; Pay scale; Number of temps who are hired as permanent employees.


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