Plan Ahead Now for Taking on Temporary Staff for Christmas

With 2017 drawing to a close, you may have already considered employing a temporary staff member to cover employee holidays or peak season requirements over the Christmas period. There may be certain tasks that require additional assistance to ensure you and your staff are prepared for the upcoming Christmas and New Year period.

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Taking on Temporary Staff for Christmas

Temporary staff can have varying levels of experience to cover a range of duties:

  • Customer service – particularly helpful if you will have a peak in enquiries from customers and require additional staff to handle calls
  • Data cleansing – Temporary staff with experience of using databases and CRM systems to assist with data
  • Reception cover – to ensure your brand is represented both when meeting customers in person and over the phone
  • Administration – If your staff have booked holidays Temporary Administrators will provide peace of mind during this period

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Why Use 2i Recruit for Taking on Temporary Staff for Christmas?

Save Time

At 2i Recruit, we have multiple temporary staff members who are available to fill in at short notice. We ensure that temporary staff are vetted by our team in person before they are sent to you. We do this by checking their IT Skills to ensure they can use day-to-day IT packages such as Excel and Word. We can also test for more niche IT Skills if this is required. Additionally, we ensure their eligibility to work in the UK.


Cost Effective

Often the most important thing to consider when weighing up costs is whether a staff member will be effective in carrying out the duties of their role. At 2i Recruit, many of our staff will have completed assignments through our agency before and therefore come highly recommended.


Quality of Candidates

Candidates hired through 2i Recruit, are tried and tested through IT Skills testing, a preliminary face-to-face interview with one of our staff and an in detail briefing of the your needs as a business before beginning their assignment.



2i Recruit was founded in 2004 and our Recruitment Consultancy is highly experienced in recruiting temporary office staff. As a company, we have 13 years’ experience in this field and are one of the leading recruitment agencies in Surrey. We work closely with our clients to get to know their business’ needs, values and long-term goals. We only ever match the most suited candidates to our client’s vacancies to ensure that you save time, money and receive the highest calibre candidates.


Contact us now so we can talk about your requirements for taking on temporary staff for Christmas.