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Would temporary work suit me?

Temping means you control your hours and how often you work! You fit work around your life rather than life around work. Temping often means you get a chance to access to a variety of duties which will develop vital skills and enhance you CV Temporary work gives you the opportunity to explore your career options and try out various different roles, a sort of try before you buy!


Temp work often means you have a foot in the door should a permanent position become available. Temporary employees enjoy the same basic working and employment conditions that they would receive if they were a permanent employee doing the same job, limited to pay and conditions. Temp jobs open up a world of opportunity, sometimes the least expected opportunity can lead to a life changing career change.


If you would like know more about Temporary Working and whether it's right for you please call us on 01747 825661.



Post Image Danny - October 2013

Danny - October 2013

Danny is dependable! He has undertaken a number of assignments for us and is always willing to help and do a great job...keep up the good work!

Post Image Sonja - September 2013

Sonja - September 2013

Congratulations Sonja - you are our first Bournemouth candidate to be out on an assignment! We are grateful that you are still doing a great job after several months and flying the Octopus flag for us - thank you.

Post Image Lisa - August 2013

Lisa - August 2013

Lisa has been temping with us since April. She has always been reliable, versatile and adaptable - we know that she will always do a good job! Thanks Lisa.

Post Image Pranita - June 2013

Pranita - June 2013

Pranita started her assignment in January this year and has proven to be hardworking and reliable. We have received the most amazing feedback for her. What’s more Pranita brightens everyone’s day with her cheerful personality and ability to make people laugh. Thank you Pranita for being you!

Post Image Steven - May 2013

Steven - May 2013

Steven registered with us in April this year looking for any kind of work we could give and within a day we had him out to work and he has been nothing but a reliable and adaptable temp for us since. Any job we throw at him he goes for with a smile and a very positive attitude. Congratulations Steven and many thanks for your on going efforts!!

Post Image Charlotte - April 2013

Charlotte - April 2013

Charlotte has done a number of varied temp jobs for us over the past few months and went into every role with energy. Every assignment that Charlotte did our clients gave fantastic feedback. Sadly we have had to wish her ciao bella for now as she has had a great job opportunity in Italy, wishing you all the best in your new adventure!

Post Image Robin - March 2013

Robin - March 2013

Robin came into Octopus with hope of finding a job! Any Job! , Robin has a degree in French and German and has had no luck in finding a role where he can use his languages, he did a couple of assignments before the perfect role came along 3 weeks later where he excelled during the interview, he was offered a position where he could use his languages and gain some experience. Robin has been an outstanding temp and we are happy to give him this award for March! Thank you Robin !

Post Image Azaria - February 2013

Azaria - February 2013

Azaria registered with us after relocating from Scotland, within an hour she had an interview! She then successfully got the job she had applied for; she is positive outgoing bubbly person with a burning desire to be successful! Congratulations Azaria thank you for all your hard work it is much appreciated ! Octopus Personnel

Post Image Hugo - January 2013

Hugo - January 2013

Hugo recently registered with us and within a few days he had accepted his first assignment and no assignment has been too much! He never fails to accept work, sometimes at very short notice. Hugo has recently taken up another temp assignment in Bristol which he leaves home at 5:00am every day, his dedication and loyally proves that he deserves this award. Congratulations! Hugo you are a Star! Thank you for being such a hard working and reliable candidate.