Old Gateway Jobs Are Disappearing: Try Freelancing Your Way Into Your Dream Company

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Some pundits are suggesting that the “start in the mailroom” approach has been replaced by “start as a freelancer”.  For example, one blogger put it this way,” In many companies, temping has replaced the mailroom job. Companies like to use staffing agencies as recruitment tools, and often will offer attractive candidates temporary employment doing filing or data entry until a permanent job opens up. Some staffing agencies, like Manpower, will even train their candidates in computer programs and other skills so they can seek a higher position on the corporate ladder. “

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