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575 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Phone: 212-572-8376

Fax: 212-572-8316

Other branches in the area:

Affiliated Agencies:

World Wide Web Page:

Email address:

Five currently most demanded jobs:
Job Title Length Client Hourly Wage
Secretary/WP 3 Months 15
Clerical 2 Weeks 9
Data_Entry 2 Weeks 10
Receptionist 3 Months 10
Spreadsheet_Operator 3 Months 15

The following information has been provided by the agency staff:

Agency Procedures

The standard procedure when a temp applies for work:
The temp will be screened on the phone and then an interview will be scheduled. We see candidates by appointment only. (No cattle calls). When the temp arrives, they will be given an application and some tests (spelling, vocab.,filing, coding and math). When the paperwork is completed, they will meet with a counselor and then tested on their computer/typing skills. If all goes well, they

Waiting times:

How this agency screens registered temps to decide which to send out:
We send temps out based on their skills and experience level

Standby policy:

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

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 give them a brochure which outlines their responsibilities and encourages them to contact the agency with any problems or concerns so that we may assist them.

Agency Policies and Priorities:

Distinctive aspects of the agency:
Our agency takes pride in knowing our temps, that is we provide personalized service to the temp as well as the corporate client. This means that we do not pressure temps to ta

Role of the temp agency:

The five most important characteristics for a temp:
Skills, experience, professionalism, common sense and dependability.

Advice for prospective temps:

Aiding temps in finding permanent work:
When placing a temp, we do our best to send a temp who has a similar background or interest in the clients business as if there is any potential for a permanent position, they ha

Percentage of temps who found permanent work last year
(a) at client firms: 40%
(b) in other firms:

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