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Access Personnel

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17 East 45th Street
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-687-5440

Fax: 212-818-9251

Other branches in the area:
Melville, Long Island and Paramus, NJ

Affiliated Agencies:
Access Legal, Access Health, Access Staffing, Access Temporaries, Access Accounting Professionals, Access New Media,Access Brokerage, Access Information Tech Consulting, Access Da

World Wide Web Page:

Email address:

Five currently most demanded jobs:
Job Title Length Client Hourly Wage
Legal_Secretary Months
Computer_Tech Months
Accountant/Bookkeeper Months
Graphics/DTP Months
Secretary/WP Months

The following information has been provided by the agency staff:

Agency Procedures

The standard procedure when a temp applies for work:
Fill out application, test on our tests, meet with consultant and check in weekly

Waiting times:
One day thru one wee

How this agency screens registered temps to decide which to send out:
Reference checking and testing

Standby policy:
Standby is allowed and paid in some instances

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

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

Informing temps of their rights and responsibilities:
Temp has immediate and informative contact with consultant

Agency Policies and Priorities:

Distinctive aspects of the agency:
Employees keep the human element in our placements. Not your run of the mill agency. Divisions are specialized and very successful.

Role of the temp agency:
Will always be a growing market in any economy

The five most important characteristics for a temp:
Reliability, skill level, communication skills, professionalism, dependability

Advice for prospective temps:
Communicate often with your consultant with availablity

Aiding temps in finding permanent work:
We are a full service firm temp and permanent

Percentage of temps who found permanent work last year
(a) at client firms: 80
(b) in other firms: 20

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Fri Jul 30

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