US companies increasingly turning to temporary workers to fill positions

temporary_jobs.jpgIn this May 9, 2013 file photo, a worker pushes shopping carts in front of a Wal-Mart store in La Habra, Calif. From Wal-Mart to General Motors to PepsiCo, companies are increasingly turning to temporary workers and to a much larger universe of freelancers, contract workers and consultants.(AP)

Hiring is exploding in the one corner of the U.S. economy where few want to be hired: Temporary work.

From Wal-Mart to General Motors to PepsiCo, companies are increasingly turning to temps and to a much larger universe of free