I Turned a Temp Project Into a Career – I’ve Already Been Promoted

Clark Hamby is a skilled sales professional with experience doing group sales for ski resorts. More recently, he did event/ sales management for elementary school fundraisers. While he enjoyed the work he was doing, he felt that his employer was…

Deciding to Move Was Difficult – But TERRA Made Finding a Job Easy

Dahlia Pillias was a successful administrative professional, living in Guam, who one day found herself having to make a difficult choice. You see, her daughter decided that she wanted to go to college outside of Guam. She wanted to go…

My New Job Is a Great Fit – I Am Not Starting Over

Gwendolyn Johnson was an experienced business management professional. She and her husband ran their own business for many years and, during that time, she was responsible for variety of office, administration and light accounting duties. She loved the learning opportunities…

Tacoma Branch Named TERRA Staffing Group’s “Branch of the Quarter” for Q3

Congratulations to TERRA's Tacoma branch for being named "Branch of the Quarter" for Q3. Barbara Van Meter, Tacoma Branch Manager, accepted the award on behalf of her team, during TERRA's Quarterly Business Development Meeting held, which was held on October…

Job Searching Can Be Scary – I’m Glad I Had TERRA On My Side

In 2014, Kimmberly Bowen landed what seemed like a great job doing technical support. The role allowed her to grow her computer skills, gain technical knowledge and learn new applications. Though she loved everything she was learning, she found herself…

I’m Glad Temp Agencies Exist – I Have a Great Job Now Thanks to TERRA

Patrick Chambers had more than 20 years of warehouse experience under his belt. But when he found himself unemployed, getting a new job proved to be a struggle – despite his skill set. “I was ideally looking for full-time work,…

My Short-Term Job Turned into a Long-Term Career

Kelsey Jenkins loves jobs that keep her moving and active. For three seasons, she worked as part of a trail crew for National Parks Services, doing drain installation, brush cutting and clearing, grading, and other trail maintenance duties. During the…

Temp Work Taught Me New Skills and Opened the Door to a Great Job

Vincent Wright, also known as Vinny, was an experienced mechanic, living in California, who specialized in both boat and rental repair. He had a successful career and, being passionate about all things mechanical, he was really happy in his rental…

My New Job Has Given Me Confidence and Stability – I Am My Daughter’s Hero Again

It’s human nature to make assumptions or jump to conclusions about people. But you should never judge a book by its cover. You never really know what people are going through in their lives. Take Terrance Stevens, for example. He…

My New Job Has Changed My Life – and the Lives of My Children

Sonya Buckingham was a single mom raising three kids. For eight years, she and her family resided in Georgia, where she worked as a cab driver. Deciding it was time for a change, they relocated to Washington State. Finding a…