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Cameo Temporary Services

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New York, NY 10018
Phone: 212-525-0050

Fax: 212-736-1018

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

The following information has been provided by the agency staff:

Agency Procedures

The standard procedure when a temp applies for work:
Usually the easiest way to apply for work is to fax a resume, please feel free to call and follow up. Also calling to find out about possible positions we have available at the given time is a great way as well.

Waiting times:

How this agency screens registered temps to decide which to send out:
We conduct an interview and test candidates skills

Standby policy:

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

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

Informing temps of their rights and responsibilities:

Agency Policies and Priorities:

Distinctive aspects of the agency:

Role of the temp agency:
Temporary employement is a great way for an employee to get their foot in the door. The company gets to see how they work in a given environment and the candidate gets to see how

The five most important characteristics for a temp:
Reliability, sincerity, flexibility, good work ethic and friendly

Advice for prospective temps:
Register...register...register. Temporary work is very unpredictable and every agency has dry spells. If one agency doesn't have something for you, hopefully another agency will.

Aiding temps in finding permanent work:
We try to help individuals seeking permanent employement many different ways. If a temp-to-perm position is not available, we try to place the individuals in positions where they

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

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