Tips For Temps from Elizabeth Ruiz, HR Manager at Baptist Health South Florida

This week’s Tips for Temps comes from Elizabeth Ruiz, the HR Manager at Baptist Health South Florida which has over 15,000 employees.  Elizabeth has loads of experience hiring, training and working with temp workers and we were lucky to bump into her and get a quick video at this year’s SHRM conference.   It was really windy out during the video so the audio is not great but all of Elizabeth’s points are summarized below.


Elizabeth’s Best Advice for Temp Workers:

  • Be on time
  • Be eager
  • Show up professionally dressed with a big open smile
  • Be ready to work
  • Take on new projects
  • Listen – close your mouth and open your ears
  • Take it all in
  • Pay attention to the corporate culture – follow the norms of the group
  • Ask lots of questions
  • Take notes
  • Give it your 150%