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Staffing 100 Award: TemPositions President/CEO Jim Essey Wins

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James Essey, TemPositions President/CEO has been named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ “Staffing 100” List for the fourth time in seven years (no list was released in 2015). The list recognizes leaders that have made a difference not only in the staffing industry but also in the lives of the millions of people they have helped find work.

Jim’s passion for the staffing industry in unparalleled. In the 30+ years, Jim has worked in the firm, he has grown it to become one of the largest regional players in the industry, offering a full service capability to his clients through separately managed practice areas providing numerous skill sets including logistics and light assembly, hospitality, office support, health care, education, accounting and finance, HR, IT and legal. Each of these businesses is supported through numerous technological innovations which move the business forward by improving the customer and employee experience and differentiating it from the competition.

Jim strongly believes in giving back to the industry through volunteerism. He currently volunteers his time as chair of the American Staffing Association’s legal and legislative committee and its public policy advocacy task force. He is also a past chairman of the ASA and past president of the New York Staffing Association. Through his leadership positions Essey has shaped testimony in such areas as New York state’s proposed regulations regarding pay cards, New York City’s regulations on when criminal background questions can be asked and New York City’s recent bill prohibiting employers from discussing an applicant’s salary history. He requested concessions on the new San Francisco law that will require employers to pay up to 45% of an employee’s weekly salary for family medical leave.

The Staffing 100 is chosen after a thorough review of nominations by Staffing Industry Analysts’ team and advisers.

About Staffing Industry Analysts

Staffing Industry Analysts is the global advisor on contingent work. Known for its independent and objective insights, the company’s proprietary research, award-winning content, data, support tools, publications, and executive conferences provide a competitive edge to decision-makers who supply and buy temporary staffing. In addition to temporary staffing, Staffing Industry Analysts also covers these related staffing service sectors: third-party placement, outplacement, and staff leasing (PEOs). Founded in 1989 and acquired by Crain Communications Inc in 2008, the company is headquartered in Mountain View, California, with offices in London, England.

About TemPositions

Founded in 1962, The TemPositions Group of Companies is one of the country’s largest regional full-service staffing agencies offering temporary, contract, temp-to-hire, direct hire and recruitment process outsourcing services. We serve the New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and Northern California markets.

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