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Force One Entertainment, Inc.

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12 East 46th Street
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-922-9898

Fax: 212-922-9718

Other branches in the area:

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Email address:

Five currently most demanded jobs:
Job Title Length Client Hourly Wage

The following information has been provided by the agency staff:

Agency Procedures

The standard procedure when a temp applies for work:
By appointment only...they call to have brief preliminary telephone conversation. If pre-screening goes well, appointment is set up. Immediate appointments rarely available. Several days to two week wait for interviews. VERY high level of referrals on applicant side(clientele has also been almost entirely built through referrals).

We adhere to a more thorough pre-screening process because if

Waiting times:
1 hr. to never/?

How this agency screens registered temps to decide which to send out:
Indepth interview and in most cases, a management team of three are all introduced to compare impres

Standby policy:
most standbys are at home in Manhattan or with quick access thereto/payment on case by case basis

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

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

Informing temps of their rights and responsibilities:
We have a very open line of communication with our temps. That stems from our being counselors first! We are their agents...we are looking out for their careers in the field of t

Agency Policies and Priorities:

Distinctive aspects of the agency:
From the moment you enter you sense from the atmosphere this place is different. It's our clients, our approach, a sharp, dedicated sensitive team of professionals who are also en

Role of the temp agency:
It is different in every agency...which companies are their market, hence their applicant base? Our role is to get people working and clients offices functioning as if no one new w

The five most important characteristics for a temp:
hard working, diligent type;professional in conduct and appearance; decent human being; honest and open;intelligent or atleast capable of strong performance at a given task whether

Advice for prospective temps:
call us...tell us your story...we'll go from there

Aiding temps in finding permanent work:
we were a permanent agency prior to developing the temp division

Percentage of temps who found permanent work last year
(a) at client firms: 20%
(b) in other firms: 75%

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