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Technology Staffing On Call

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20 E 46th Street, Suite 604
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-986-7100

Fax: 212-986-5599

Other branches in the area:

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World Wide Web Page:

Email address:

Five currently most demanded jobs:
Job Title Length Client Hourly Wage
LAN_Tech/Admin 6 Months
Computer_Tech 6 Months
Programmer 9 Months
Computer_Trainer 6 Months

The following information has been provided by the agency staff:

Agency Procedures

The standard procedure when a temp applies for work:
1. resume review 2. phone interview 3. on-site interview 4. skills analysis 5. reference checking 6. client site interview

Waiting times:
1-6 weeks

How this agency screens registered temps to decide which to send out:
career profile, skills analysis, reference checking

Standby policy:
no this is not our business model

Payroll policies:
Time sheet pickup: N
Direct deposit: Y
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 temp are given an initial orientation before the start of any assignment which covers the ground rules and most importantly, we maintain an open line of communications so that

Agency Policies and Priorities:

Distinctive aspects of the agency:
TSOC is a specialized IT staff augmentation boutique with great relationships with Tri-State companies that results in long term, high paying, temporary/consulting/contract positio

Role of the temp agency:
The temp agency should be the enabler/facilitator of career opportunities for individuals and an efficient allocator of resource for companies.

The five most important characteristics for a temp:
Honesty, integrity, experience, attitude and skills.

Advice for prospective temps:
Spell check your resume, do not misrepresent your technical skills and be prepared for the unexpected your first few days on a new job.

Aiding temps in finding permanent work:
Yes, TSOC offers permanent recruitment services on a client company fee basis.

Percentage of temps who found permanent work last year
(a) at client firms: 10
(b) in other firms: 50

Other comments:
Technology Staffing On Call ( is a specialized staff augmentation (consulting/temporary/contract) and recruiting boutique based in New York City. Our niche is technology infrastructure and development positions. WE SPECIALIZE IN: LAN/WAN | CRM | Database Administration (DBA) | Data Security | Trading Systems | Help Desk | Desktop Support | Development | Telecommunications | UNIX | Market Data Services

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