In the US, an anonymous national bank initially used temporary workers to fill in where permanent workers were absent. In 1994 the bank’s HR management determined to use temporary employees as strategic mechanism for reducing the costs of recruitment and selection rather than hire permanent employees to tackle short term projects during a time of growth. The bank began to use temporary workers on fixed employment contracts to carry out projects of finite duration (typically 6 to 18 months). Th...

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9.3.3 Recruit, select & hire employees
9.3.9 Manage temp/casual workers

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