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Temp Agencies by County


 

Bergen County


Essex County


Hudson County

 

 

Bergen County

 

Accountants on Call (AOC)
www.aocnet.com/home.html
80 Route 4 East
Suite 230
Paramus
(201) 843-8882

    AOC is a leader in the placement industry specializing in recruiting and placing all levels of temporary and permanent accounting and finance personnel.  AOC has been in business for 20 years with over 100 offices nationwide.

   All applicants are tested on AOC's state-of-the-art skills assessment system, ProFinder.  Applicants are encouraged to train on the ProFinder tutorials to update and improve their skills.  AOC also provides in-depth interviewing, reference checking, and degree verifications.

    AOC offers temporary employees holiday pay, vacation, referral bonuses, major medical insurance, prescription discounts, and other benefits. 

AES
www.aesrecruiting.com
1 Kalisa Way
Paramus
(201) 261-1600

    AES is a national search and placement firm founded in 1939 as a general employment offfice.  Since that time, under the guidance of Stan Schrier, AES has grown in stature and reputation and currently servces multiple industries as botha full time/permanent and contractual placement service.

    Nick Palermo now directs a formidable staff of 10 experienced counselors who collectively place qualified candidates in key positions within the professinal concentrations of Information Systems, Engineering, Insurance, Accounting and Finance, Technical Sales, Telecommunications, Healthcare and Administrative Services.  AES' client base includes the following prestigious clients:  New York Stock Exchange, Tiffany & Company, BOC, Prudential, Chase Manhattan, Sony, HealthSouth, Kiewit Construction Group, and Rutgers University.  Health insurance is often available.

Catering Resource Network
2337 Lemoine Ave.
Fort Lee
(800) USA-WAITER

    Employs hundreds of waiters/waitresses, food service directors, porters, chefs, and bartenders for largely weekend hospitality events at hotels.   Also runs Formal Table School with 90% placement rate (fee for tuition is $89 to $250).  Wages are typically $10/hour and up for workers at this 6-year-old firm.  Major emphasis on sanitary standards and proper appearance.

    Catering Resource Network's small office complex has walls plastered with work assignments and worker time boards.  Owner Ian Maksik is the "catering king," conducting training nationwide.  An enthusiastic roster of people from all walks of life earn money and learn varied aspects of the catering business while on assignments. 

    Project Waiter is a non-profit branch training people in need at no charge.  After completion of training, Project Waiter helps place graduates of the program.  Maksik works with Elijah's Promise in New Brunswick and Fresh Start in NYC.  Benefits include cafeteria workers insurance plan through Summit Bank.

DFG Staffing Consultants, Inc.
25 E. Spring Valley Ave.
Maywood
(201) 845-7700

e-mail:  DFG@carroll.com

    Vice President Joe Stefanelli has 20 years in the industry, including experience in management for national franchises.  Located in a medium-size office building near Route 4, DFG has been in business for 23 years.  DFG places contractors and temp workers on help desk, field service desktop support, and LAN/WAN assignments.  Candidates need Novel and Microsoft skills.

    No training is offered but group rate health insurance is available for purchase from day one.  Pay of $20 to $30 per hour is common.

Kelly Scientific Resources
www.kellyservices.com/solutions/index.html
140 Route 17 North
Suite 271
Paramus
(201) 599-5959

    Kelly Scientific Resources has a staff that includes four qualified scientist-counselors and a friendly receptionist.  The client firm list includes Hoffman LaRoche, Becton Dickinson, Playtex, and Kraft foods.  Kelly services all aspects of scientific staffing in pharmaceutical, food, industrial, medical, and biotechnology industries.

    Kelly places quality individuals from lab assistants to high level scientists throughout northern NJ and New York City.  Pay range is commensurate with experience and education levels and specific to job assignment.  Long terms assignments (4 months to 1 1/2 years) are the norm, with 30% of these assignments becoming permanent jobs.

    Kelly offers a health plan after 90 days ($84/month for a single person, $1200 deductible), 6 paid holidays after 1,200 hours, one week vacation after 1,500 hours, and 401(k) plan offered immediately.

Lab Support
www.labsupport.com
475 Market St.
1st Floor
Elmwood Park
(201) 794-8077

   Specializing in assignments specific to scientific professionals in temporary (both short and long term) positions.  Lab Support has been in operation for over 10 years.  Their account managers are all degreed scientists with interviewing, hiring, and lab experiences.  Account managers also maintain a 95% assignment accuracy rating in placing the right candidate in the right position.  65% of placements are long-term (over 90 days), of which 40% go permanent.   (Lab Support does not charge a conversion fee after 6 months).  Lab support places B.S. and M.S. chemists, analytical chemists, and A.A./A.S. technicians.

    Pay rates range from $12 to $17 per hour.  Typically, 70 temps are on assignment on any given week.  Lab Support pays union dues for workers where applicable.

    After 30 days of service, employment group rate health insurance is available at the following rates:  $11 for single and $29 for family, payable monthly.  After 3 months of service, workers accrue 6 paid holidays.  After 1 year or 1,000 hours of service, workers eligible for 401(k) plan.

Millenium Staffing
www.milleniumstaffing.com
80 Route 4 East
Suite 230
Paramus
(201) 712-1313

    As the sister company of Accountants on Call, Millenium Staffing specializes in the placement of professionals in executive administrative support and creative services.  Some of their areas of specialization include executive assistants and receptionists, word processors, administrative assistants, desktop publishers, graphic designers, web site designers, and editorial assistants.

    Millenium Staffing offers a comprehensive benefits program including holiday pay and a vacation bonus.  All applicants are tested on their skills assessment system, ProFinder.  Applicants are encouraged to train on the ProFinder tutorials to update and improve their skills.  Millenium Staffing also provides in-depth interviewing, reference checking, and degree verifications.       

Omne Staffing Services
www.omne-staffing.com
2-6 Kinderkamack Road
Montvale
(201) 573-8111

   In existence for 12 years, Omne has eight offices throughout New Jersey.  Omne's top recruitment needs include the following:   light industrial/warehouse ($6-$8/hour); general clerical; and administrative assistants.  Offices average four counselors and 40 people out on assignments daily with 60% surpassing 90 days duration.  20% of long term assignments eventually become permanent positions, according to Colin Dowd, Regional Vice President.  Major medical/dental/vision plans available ($35/week individual; $70/week couple; $102/week family) with Omne absorbing an increasing amount of premiums as temp workers accrue seniority.

 

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Essex County

Frimmel Staffing Resources (FSR)
1 Bellevue Plaza
Suite #2
Montclair
(973) 783-4773

   Provides temporary, temp-to-hire, permament, and consulting services to a broad range of successful businesses.  FSR is also committed to giving applicants and client companies personalized service.  Proven interviewing and testing methods are utilized.

    FSR looks for reliable, qualified workers who possess a strong work ethic in all areas of office support and professional placements.   Positions available include executive secretaries, administrative assistants, and engineers.

    FSR temporary employees are able to transfer to FSR client company's permanent staff after 90 days at no additional fee to the client company.  FSR is also willing to act as a second tier source to larger staffing firms which also broadens the applicant's opportunities for advancement.

    FSR is a proud member of the EOE - NJAWBO and the Montclair Chamber of Commerce.

Mademoiselle-United Staffing
www.unitedstaffing.com
1 Gateway Center
Suite 526
Newark
(973) 624-1200

    Twenty-one year-old agency with seven full-time counselors.  Average of 300 temps on assignments weekly.  80% of assignments are over 90 days and 60% of these become permanent jobs.  Opportunities exist in medical billing ($10-$14/hour), medical assistants, registered nurses, LPNs, administrative assistants ($10-$15/hour), legal secretaries, word processors, scientists, and computer/network professionals.   No holiday pay available, but vacation pay after 1,000 hours.  Life insurance and optical coverage is offered after 80 hours; medical coverage after 500 hours; dental coverage after 1,000 hours; and 401(k) plan after 1 year.

    Computer tutorials and cross-training available to all temp workers.  New York City office also has publishing and corporate assignments.

Management Group of America, Inc.
www.expage.com/page/mga
250 Passaic Ave.
Suite 210
Fairfield
(973) 808-3300

    MGA has existed since 1978 and employs 5 full-time counselors.  MGA specializes in placing people with 3-5 years experience in the insurance industry.   Good communication skills required and knowledge of PC software is important for all assignments.  MGA averages 6-10 weekly assignments and 40% are long-term (over 90 days).  25% of long-term placements result in permanent positions with client firms.

Omne Staffing Services
www.omne-staffing.com
15 Bleeker St.
Millburn
(973) 379-8311

   In existence for 12 years, Omne has eight offices throughout New Jersey.  Omne's top recruitment needs include the following:   light industrial/warehouse ($6-$8/hour); general clerical; and administrative assistants.  Offices average four counselors and 40 people out on assignments daily with 60% surpassing 90 days duration.  20% of long term assignments eventually become permanent positions, according to Colin Dowd, Regional Vice President.  Major medical/dental/vision plans available ($35/week individual; $70/week couple; $102/week family) with Omne absorbing an increasing amount of premiums as temp workers accrue seniority.

United Staffing - Nursing Solutions
373 D Route 46 West
Fairfield
(973) 882-1112

    Twenty-year-old agency formerly in Morristown with four full-time counselors.   Average of 50 people on assignments.  65% of assignments are over 90 days of which 40% go permanent.  Opportunities in medical billing ($10-$14/hour), Registered Nurse per diem shift work ($19-25/hour), medical receptionist ($8-$10/hour), and insurance claims examiner ($12-$14/hour).  No holiday pay, but vacation pay available after 1,000 hours.  Life insurance and optical coverage is offered after 80 hours; medical coverage after 500 hours; dental coverage after 1,000 hours; and 401(k) plan after 1 year.

 

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Hudson County

Flex Resources
1 Exchange Place
Jersey City
(201) 332-2113

   Ten-year-old independent agency staffed with two full-time counselors.  Flex Resources specializes in banking industry assignments.  On average, 30 temps work weekly.  90% of assignments are over 90 days.  Banking consultants, middle managers, and clerical support are most sought after recruitment needs.   Software tutorial training is available.

Omne Staffing Services
www.omne-staffing.com
1325 Paterson Plank Rd.
Secaucus
(201) 867-3500

   In existence for 12 years, Omne has eight offices throughout New Jersey.  Omne's top recruitment needs include the following:   light industrial/warehouse ($6-$8/hour); general clerical; and administrative assistants.  Offices average four counselors and 40 people out on assignments daily with 60% surpassing 90 days duration.  20% of long term assignments eventually become permanent positions, according to Colin Dowd, Regional Vice President.  Major medical/dental/vision plans available ($35/week individual; $70/week couple; $102/week family) with Omne absorbing an increasing amount of premiums as temp workers accrue seniority.

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