Temp jobs are a great way to make money in this economy where few people are hiring. If you are having trouble finding permanent employment then a temp job is the perfect solution. Temp jobs can last any where from a day to several months. Some temp jobs can even become permanent after a period of time. There are several companies that you can go to that will help you find temporary work. You usually have to take a few test so that the agency can find jobs that suit your skills.Working for a company temporarily can be an interesting way to make a living. You get to meet new people and learn new things. Every job you go on is a new experience. Of course just like with anything you may have a few bad experiences but for the most part it can be a lot of fun to work different jobs and work with new people.If you have many different skills then this is the type of work for you. You will work in many different environments where all of your skills will eventually be used. You may work as a file clerk one day and an assistant the next.Most businesses can not afford to have an employee out for even a day of work. When an employee misses a day of work it can cost the company money and they can fall behind on certain projects. This is where temps come in handy.Some companies will hire temporary employees if they get backed up on a project so that they can get caught up quickly. If a company has a corporate office coming to check up on their progress some companies may hire temps to help get things in order before the corporate office gets there. Temps jobs can range in pay any where from minimum wage and up.However if you are getting a temp job through a temp agency the agency will take a percentage of your pay for getting you the work. They usually do not take much but this is how they are able to keep their temp business open. When a company calls the temp agency for an employee the temp agency goes through their files and finds the person that has the skills that will best suit the companies needs.It is important that you learn typing skills and how to work most computer programs if you are going to work for a temp agency. The more skills you have the easier it is for the agency to place you in a job.However you do have to understand that just because you have the skills does not mean you will have work every day. Some days you may not have any work and other days you may have more work than you can handle. For the most part if you have many different skills a temp agency can keep you in enough work so that you do not have to be unemployed.