John Smyth- August Temp of the Month
Q - What’s your background?
I was a contracts manager for 12 years working on rail projects and telecoms.
Q - How did you get into temping?
A - I had just finished up with a company I was with for 17 years and wanted to work for myself. Brightwater offered me the chance to work on projects for a semi state company.
Q - Do you think temping is beneficial in an engineering environment?
A - Yes, it gives access to a large pool of talent and opportunities.
Q - Do you find temping flexible?
Yes as it lets you do other things.
Q - Has temping provided you with a quicker avenue to long term work?
A - Yes it gives you a chance to learn the systems in a company.
Q - Do you feel temping could benefit your career?
A - Absolutely - it could lead to long term work
Q - Do you feel you have to worry about the long term prospects of temping?
A - Lack of security on how long the works last
Q - What has been your experience of temping with Brightwater?
A - Very good support, money paid on time, office easy to deal with.
Q - Do you get paid on time on a consistent basis?
A - Yes, never a issue.
Q - If you have a problem, do you have access to a Brightwater consultant or a member of the accounts team?
A - Yes, all very fair to deal with.
Q - Would you approach it differently now you’ve been through the other side?
A - Yes by all means.
John Smyth - Temp of the Month