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Temp Agencies by County



 

Mercer County

Middlesex County

Morris County

 

Mercer County

Lab Support
www.labsupport.com
103 Carnegie Center
Suite 209
Princeton
(609) 734-0876

   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, employment group rate health insurance available.   $11/month for single person coverage and $29/month for family coverage.  After 3 months, 6 paid holidays.  After 1 year (or 1,000 hours, whichever comes first), 401(k) plan becomes available.

Omne Staffing Services
www.omne-staffing.com
360 South Broad St.
Trenton
(609) 734-0876

   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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Middlesex County

Flex Resources
40 Highway 34
Old Bridge
(732) 316-0709

   Ten year-old independent agency with three full-time counselors who staff clerical, middle management, customer service, and accounting positions.  Software tutorial training is available.  Weekly average of 95 people on temp assignments, with 50% of assignments going long-term (90+ days).   Half of all long-term assignments turn permanent.

Kelly Scientific Resources
www.kellyservices.com/solutions/index.html
Walton Building
242 Old New Brunswick Rd.
Suite 140
Piscataway
(732) 981-1399

    The Piscataway branch of Kelly Scientific Resources has been opened for two years now with five people on staff (all scientists with industry experience).  350 temps are out on assignment on any given week, with 2/3 of temps serving on long term assignments (90+ days).  50% of long-term assignments later convert into permanent positions.   Kelly places chemists ($15-$25/hour), clinical professionals ($22-$50/hour), and recent college grads with biology degrees ($14/hour).

    The Piscataway branch subscribes to all Principles of Fair Conduct and offers employees partially paid group health benefits after 90 days ($84/month for single person, $1,200 deductible), holiday pay (six paid holidays after 1,200 hours), vacation (one week after 1,500 hours), and 401(k) plan (offered immediately).

Kelly Scientific Resources
www.kellyservices.com/solutions/index.html
2525 Route 130 South
Building B
Cranbury
(609) 655-3570

    This branch office of the 52-year-old corporation has been opened three years with one full-time counselor.  90% of assignments are over 90 days, of which 40% become permanent.  Specialties include:  technicians, analysts, and engineers.  KSR offers training in software and OSHA hazardous materials handling.  Partially paid health plan available after 90 days ($84/month for single person, $1,200 deductible), holiday pay (six paid holidays after 1,200 hours), vacation (one week after 1,500 hours), and 401(k) plan (offered immediately).

Lab Support
www.labsupport.com
377 Hoes Lane
Suite 14D
Piscataway
(732) 562-1171

   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, employment group rate health insurance available.   $11/month for single person coverage and $29/month for family coverage.  After 3 months, 6 paid holidays.  After 1 year (or 1,000 hours, whichever comes first), 401(k) plan becomes available.

Omne Staffing Services

377 Applegate Rd.
Cranbury
(609) 860-2666
27 Bayard St.
New Brunswick
(732) 342-7400
www.omne-staffing.com

   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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Morris County

Horizon Personnel, Inc.
Troy Office Center
1259 Route 46 E
Parsippany
(973) 334-1800

   Alan Baker founded Horizon 18 years ago.  Weekly average of 55 temps on assignment.  Half of the assignments go past 90 days.   Some middle management and warehouse opportunities in addition to various office support assignments.  No insurance available.  Horizon offers one paid vacation day per month after six months of service.  Horizon does not offer written job descriptions to temps, however, Alan works personally with client firms and temps to ensure match.  Phone screening is the first step for applicants.

MAC Temps / Aquent Partners
www.aquent.com
1116 Parsippany Blvd.
Suite 101
Parsippany
(973) 402-8001

    Offering the best health insurance of any temp agency in the country, MAC Temps has recruited Macintosh experts in New Jersey for the past 6 years.

    60% of assignments go past 90 days, of which 30% become permanent jobs.  Assignments include graphic design, desktop publishing, art director, illustration, production manager, pre-press technician, package designer, multi-media experts, and web page designers.

    Clients include Simon & Schuster, UPN WOR-TV, Prudential, and Lucent Technologies.

    60% of health insurance costs are paid after 300 hours in a 10-week period.  100% of health insurance costs are paid after 1,900 hours in one year.   After 1,500 hours, temps gain one week of vacation.  After 1,200 hours, temps are eligible for holiday pay.  The popular 401(k) program is available after 500 hours of service.

Omne Staffing Services

2200 Route 10 West
Suite 101
Parsippany
(973) 347-6400
500 International Drive
Mount Olive
(973) 347-6400

    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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