A Temporary Agency or Temp Agency is a firm that finds and retains workers for companies, in need of short-term workers, who contract with “Temp Agencies” to send temporary workers, or temps, on assignments to work at their companies. According to the Associated Press, "The number of temps has jumped more than 50 percent since 2009 to nearly 2.7 million", and with any job, there are pros and cons to working with temp agencies. However, here at, we want to highlight the pros with working with the "Temp Agencies".
  1. Some people like the weekly pay vs biweekly pay

  2. You Gain Exposure

  3. Transition into Permanent Employment

  4. Enjoy Flexibility

  5. Gain Skills and Experience

  6. It may be exactly the job the job seeker wants, with a time limit for the employment commitment.

  7. It fills a gap on the resume - a gap in experience needed for the next job or a gap in the resume's employment history.

  8. The job seeker has an opportunity to start their career migration to a new field.

  9. Lastly and MOST IMPORTANT, Some Temp Agencies, have contracts with companies who are Felony Friendly depending on position, and lapse of time.

After hours of researching and contacting, has compiled a list of “Felony Friendly” Temp Agencies for your convenience. Keep in mind that, although these agencies hire folks with a criminal background, they will always consider the position and the contract with that particular employer.