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A.T. Temps, Ltd.

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292 Madison Avenue, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-213-5656

Fax: 212-213-5636

Other branches in the area:
New Jersey Office, 504 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, NJ 07470, 973-389-7973

Affiliated Agencies:
A. Taylor Personnel, Ltd.

World Wide Web Page:

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:
Candidates can apply in person, or fill out an on-line application on our website, Competitive applicants will be invited to come in to our facilities to test on all applicable software, and to interview with one of our representatives. Candidates are asked to supply a list of referrences to be checked prior to being assigned. As soon as an appropriate

Waiting times:
1 week

How this agency screens registered temps to decide which to send out:
Through prior work experience, and their ability to demonstrate the appropriate software skills.

Standby policy:
Temps may come in and sign up for our standby list and are paid for standby.

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:
New temporary employees are oriented on all of our policies and procedures. 24 hour service is available for any temps in need of assistance.

Agency Policies and Priorities:

Distinctive aspects of the agency:
We deal primarily with large financial firms, and offer flexible assignments in professional environments. Besides recruiting highly skilled candidates, we offer development prorg

Role of the temp agency:
One of the main goals of the temporary employment industry is to increase the skills and real wages of the workforce through its training, upgrading programs and through the produc

The five most important characteristics for a temp:
Professionalism, strong PC skills, applicable work experience, communication skills, ability to work independently.

Advice for prospective temps:
To research the many temporary agencies in the New York area and decide upon one that will look to increase their skills and value.

Aiding temps in finding permanent work:
A.T. Temps, Ltd. works closely with our permanent staffing division, A. Taylor Personnel, to assist with permanent placement.

Percentage of temps who found permanent work last year
(a) at client firms: 85
(b) in other firms: 15

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