The Red Guide to Temp Agencies


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Old Chelsea Station, P.O. Box 201
New York, NY 10011
Phone: (212) 255-9435

Fax: (212) 255-9435

Other branches in the area:

Affiliated Agencies:

World Wide Web Page:
Not yet

Email address:

Five currently most demanded jobs:
Job Title Length Client Hourly Wage
Clerical 10
Secretary/WP 16
Receptionist 11
Legal_Secretary 17

The following information has been provided by the agency staff:

Agency Procedures

The standard procedure when a temp applies for work:
Please call for an appointment. No walk-ins. Please bring a resume, proof of citizenship or green card documents.

Waiting times:

How this agency screens registered temps to decide which to send out:
Word Processing testing, typing tests

Standby policy:

Payroll policies:
Time sheet pickup: N
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:
All temps are instructed to inform TEMPSATIONS when any problem arises on a job site.

Agency Policies and Priorities:

Distinctive aspects of the agency:
We are a small agency that prides itself on knowing both the temps and clients on a more personal basis.

Role of the temp agency:
It's a great way to supplement income and a great way to "try out" a job that may become permanent.

The five most important characteristics for a temp:

Advice for prospective temps:
Try to be flexible in your scheduling and acceptance of assignments and temping will ultimately work for you.

Aiding temps in finding permanent work:
We OFTEN have "temp to perm" assignments.

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

Other comments:
We also have assignments that involve Promotional Event Support - actors, models, dancers, demonstration personnel, hosts and hostesses. Give us a call. We'd be glad to chat with you to determine whether or not we can work together profitably! If we find that we cannot, we often refer potential candidates to other agencies.

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