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The symposium Individuals in Temporary Agency Jobs brings together international researchers from various disciplines who focus on the specific situation of temporary agency workers. Experts from psychology, economics, administrative and social sciences as well as from health sciences contribute recent findings of their research area. The conference covers a range of different perspectives and empirical approaches towards temporary agency work including the development of the TAW industry, the characterization of the specific work setting, the investigation of relationships, commitment and the psychological contract with regard to the client and to the staffing agency, the integration into the core team, individual attitudes, behavior and feelings of insecurity, as well as career and skill- development and health-outcomes.
Temporary agency work (TAW) is becoming more and more important in industrialized countries and the number of temporary agency workers has increased enormously over the last few decades. TAW is a highly valuable source for organizations needing to meet the demands of continuous adjustment and flexibility in staffing at short notice. Furthermore, temporary agency workers become a source of permanent workers for the client organizations to recruit from.