In the News

Our company credits our innovative approach to the staffing business for our strong yearly growth trends. These articles and news releases chronicle some of the company’s philosophy and achievements.

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Jose Medina Staffing Success Interview
"TemPositions' Jose Medina Interviewed by Staffing Success"
TemPositions’ Jose Medina discusses what having a CSP means to him and why he chose to become certified.

Staffing Industry Analysts: The Staffing 100
"TemPositions President/CEO honored by SIA"
TemPositions’ President and CEO, James A. Essey, has been named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ top 100 most influential people in the staffing industry for 2014.

ASA State of the Industry
"Interview with TemPositions President/CEO, Jim Essey."
TemPositions President/CEO, Jim Essey selected as the "Industry Expert" for the 2014 second quarter ASA State of the Industry webinar.

CareerBuilder Partnership
"TemPositions Unveils Our Talent Network"
TemPositions is proud to announce our partnership with CareerBuilder to release our new Talent Network job board.

Pronexus
"TemPositions Uses Pronexus VBVoice 8 to Deploy a Cutting-Edge IVR System for the Staffing Industry"
TemPositions selects Pronexus to develop their state-of-the-are IVR system.

Forbes
"How to Turn Your Holiday Gig Into a Permanent Job"
TemPositions’ CEO James Essey provides some pointers on how to turn your seasonal gig into a full time opportunity.

Staffing Industry Analysts: The Staffing 100
"TemPositions President/CEO honored by SIA"
TemPositions’ President and CEO, James A. Essey, has been named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ top 100 most influential people in the staffing industry for 2013.

San Francisco Business Times Award
"TemPositions Named in Top 25 List"
San Francisco Business Times selected TemPositions as one of the top 25 Staffing Firms in the San Francisco Bay Area for the year 2013.

ALS Lifetime Achievement Award
"TemPositions' Founder and Chairman Honored by ALS"
Richard P. (Dick) Essey was presented with The ALS Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award on the evening of Wednesday May 8, during the 2013 National ALS Day and Public Policy Conference awards ceremony held in Washington, D.C.

Forbes
"The Fastest-Growing Temp Jobs"
Forbes turned to TemPositions for an industry-perspective on the hot temporary job areas for 2013.

The Economist
"Barack Obama and Mitt Romney on jobs"
The Economist turned to TemPositions for assistance in preparing this unbiased view of the two candidate’s positions on growing the economy and finding more jobs. We are pleased to have found employment for over 5,000 people last year and pledge to continue to do our part (with our client’s help) to continue to find jobs in the years ahead, regardless of who is elected.

Forbes
"How To Turn Your Temp Job Into A Permanent One"
TemPositions’ CEO James Essey's commentary on the state of the staffing industry and advice for for turning your temporary gig into a permanent role.

Staffing Industry Analysts
"On Call Counsel Buys Assets of NY Firm"
On Call Counsel, a division of The TemPositions Group of Companies, acquired selected assets of Peak Counsel, an attorney and paralegal staffing business.

Staffing Today
"On Call Counsel Acquires Select Assets of Peak Counsel"
On Call Counsel, a division of The TemPositions Group of Companies, has acquired selected assets of Peak Counsel, a NY based attorney and paralegal staffing business.

Peak Counsel Acquisition
"On Call Counsel Acquires Select Assets of Peak Counsel"
On Call Counsel, a division of The TemPositions Group of Companies, has acquired selected assets of Peak Counsel, a NY based attorney and paralegal staffing business.

TemPositions 50th Anniversary
"TemPositions Announces 50th Anniversary Year"
2012 marks TemPositions' 50th year in business. In honor of the occasion, TemPositions has organized a year-long anniversary program for clients, temporary staff, and in-house employees.

Time Out New York
"TemPositions Named in "Top Temp Agencies" List"
TemPositions was recently named in a listing of "Top Temp Agencies in New York" by Time Out New York magazine.

Diversity Business Award
"TemPositions Honored Again by DiversityBusiness.com"
The TemPositions Group of Companies Once Again Named to "Top Businesses" Lists

Small Business Commerce Association Award
"TemPositions Receives 2010 Best of Business Award"
SBCA selected TemPositions for the 2010 Best of Business Award in the Staffing Services category.

San Francisco Business Times Award
"TemPositions Named in Top 25 List"
San Francisco Business Times selected TemPositions as one of the top 25 Staffing Firms in the San Francisco Bay Area for the year 2010.

Magill Search
"TemPositions Announces Magill Search Name Change"
Magill Associates announced today that they are changing their name to Magill Search.

Staffing Success
"End the Paper Pain: Make the Leap to Paperless Onboarding"
TemPositions' automated onboarding system allows employees to complete employment firms quickly and remotely, streamlining the placement process.

CIO 100 Award
"TemPositions receives CIO 100 Award"
CIO Magazine names the TemPositions Group of Companies a CIO 100 Award Honoree.


Diversity Business Award
"TemPositions Honored by DiversityBusiness.com"
The TemPositions Group of Companies Named to "Top 500 Businesses in the U.S." and "Top 100 Businesses in New York" Lists

NY1
"Temp Agencies Can Open Doors to Full-Time Jobs"
TemPositions' CEO James Essey discusses how an increasing number of people looking for jobs are turning to temporary agencies -- from entry-level workers to professionals with decades of experience.

Staffing Industry Analysts
"TemPositions buys Vintage Personnel"
The TemPositions Group of Companies announced it acquired assets of Vintage Personnel Inc., a Forest Hills NY-based office/clerical staffing firm.

Vintage
"TemPositions Acquires Certain Assets of Vintage Personnel, Inc."
The announcement was made by James A. Essey, president and CEO of The TemPositions Group of Companies.

American Executive
"TemPositions: Lining Up"
CEO James Essey says strength and flexibility give this staffing company an edge over the competition.

Campus Career Counselor
"HR Students Who Want to Get Ahead: Consider Temping"
Per TemPositions' James Essey, temping is "a terrific way to jump to the head of the line in the hiring process." (See page 3.)

International Herald Tribune
"The Workplace: When your job can be like a date"
The "try before you buy" concept can benefit employers. "It's less expensive than the traditional route" of paying outright to a staffing agency for a hire, said James Essey, president of TemPositions Group, because there is generally no fee when a temp-to-perm employee is hired permanently.

The New York Times
"A Way to Try a Job on for Size Before Making a Committment"
It might be called workplace dating, and it's on the increase. "Temp-to-Perm" gives both the employee and hiring company a better chance to get to know each other. TemPositions' Jim Essey comments on this growing "try before you buy" trend.

Crain's New York Business
"Recruiters Raise Ranks"
Employment agencies are humming with big projects like the one that recently landed at TemPositions Group of Cos. The firm was asked to recruit 75 permanent employees for a company that wants to get into the mergers-and-acquisitions business.

Prescient Digital Media
"White paper, "Finding ROI: Measuring Internet Investment""
To compete against the industry giants, TemPositions focuses on what CEO and president James Essey calls its core strength: delivering the perfect worker faster. (See pages 43-44.)

Backstage
"Pay the Rent While Following Your Dream: Temp Services Help Actors Earn a Living"
James A. Essey, president and CEO of TemPositions says, "Actors should not sell themselves short in terms of the types of skills they have!"

Crain's New York Business
"Payroll Cards Stacking Up"
Now there's a cheaper way to distribute wages to employees without bank accounts. Jim Essey comments on this "wave of the future."

Crain's New York Business
"NY Economy Picks Up with Job Gains"
The temporary industry is a harbinger of growth in permanent positions. Jim Essey cites growth TemPositions has seen this year.

Time Magazine
"When Execs Go Temp"
The preference for short-term workers now extends to the most highly skilled employees. For some employees, short-term assignments have fulfilled their long-term desire for upwardly mobile management posts they didn't have before.

Staffing Success
"Jim Essey On Giving Back and Giving 110 Percent"
Learn about what motivates TemPositions' CEO Jim Essey, and what his plans are for his new role as chairman of the influential American Staffing Association (ASA).

Crain's New York Business
"Temp Agency Snatches Up Another Rival"
Snatching up its third such acquisition of the year, The TemPositions Group of Cos. has purchased the assets of Postemps Staffing Service.

Industry Week
"Skills on Demand"
From the executive suite to the manufacturing floor, temporary workers are filling employee ranks.

ADVANCE for Health Information Executives
"Examining Tensions Between IT and HR"
A tension exists between health care's IT and human resources departments. TemPositions' CEO James Essey offers explanations and potential solutions.

Business Finance
"Where Have All the Techies Gone?"
The IT labor shortage has companies scrambling for talent, but there are still ways to ease the crunch aside from loosening purse strings. One of the biggest mistakes, says James Essey, is screening out qualified applicants by describing positions too narrowly.

Backstage
"Avoiding Temp-orary Insanity: Tips on Temping While You're Waiting in the Wings"
How do you choose a staffing service? When you call, start by noticing the way you're treated on the phone. You want to feel like you're a name, not just a number.