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the Quantum Group of Companies

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420 lexington Avenue
new york, NY 10170
Phone: 972-7337

Fax: 983-7087

Other branches in the area:

Affiliated Agencies:
Yes, in Canada

World Wide Web Page:

Email address:

Five currently most demanded jobs:
Job Title Length Client Hourly Wage
Legal_Secretary to Months
Secretary/WP to Months
Receptionist to Months

The following information has been provided by the agency staff:

Agency Procedures

The standard procedure when a temp applies for work:
By appointment only, so call ahead first. Applicants fill in paperwork, then test on softwares and typing, afterwards, meet with us for an interview.

Waiting times:
It depends on job.

How this agency screens registered temps to decide which to send out:
Based solely on skills and prior office experience.

Standby policy:
Yes, but we call them to come in.

Payroll policies:
Time sheet pickup: Y
Direct deposit: Y
Free check cashing at agency's bank: N

Medical insurance: Y
Dental insurance:
Paid vacation: Y
Transportation allowance:
Entertainment allowance:
Bonus (not including referral bonus):
Matching contributions:

Informing temps of their rights and responsibilities:
Feel free to speak with anyone on staff and we will help to the best of our ability. We also have a brochure.

Agency Policies and Priorities:

Distinctive aspects of the agency:
I have heard that we spend a lot more time talking with our applicants to get to know them.

Role of the temp agency:
It's a good place for people to find work if they have a different agenda, like acting,music,etc. It's also a good way to test the waters in various industries.

The five most important characteristics for a temp:
Skills, adaptability, appearance, personality, willingness to work.

Advice for prospective temps:
Give us a call.

Aiding temps in finding permanent work:
We also have a permanent division. We work together to get temp work for the applicant as they interview for perm.

Percentage of temps who found permanent work last year
(a) at client firms:
(b) in other firms:

Other comments:

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