Employment Staffing Agencies in New York, New York

The city of New York, New York can be overwhelming at times, especially when you are on the hunt for a new job. One of the advantages of living in such a large city though is the opportunity to have countless employment agencies available to help you with your job search. Here is a look at some of the top employment agencies in the city.
A-List Associates, Inc.

A-List Associates, Inc. is one of New Yorks finest employment agencies and specializes in the placement of administrative assistants, office managers, executive assistants and various other office support staff with Fortune 500 companies. They have over twenty years of experience in the job placement industry and thoroughly screen all applicants. Their website, which can be found here, lists the positions that they currently have available. The job description lists everything potential applicants need to know when applying for a job including whether the position is full or part time, the job title and description, pay rate, location, start date, and hours. Applicants can easily apply for jobs online through a simple application that asks for the applicants name, email address, phone number, and also allows applicants to upload their resume. A-List Associates, Inc. is located at 245 ParkAvenue on the 24th floor, and can be reached by phone at (212) 372-8788.

Green Key Resources

Green Key Resources is among the leaders in placing professionals in the Healthcare, Accounting and Finance, Human Resources, and Financial Services, and tourism fields offering hospitality jobs with top-notch New York companies. At Green Key they help job candidates build their resume, and negotiate compensation packages, as well as helping them through the resignation process. The positions available at Green Key can be found online with listings that detail the job title, qualifications needed, a basic compensation range, and the job’s location. Applicants can apply for the jobs they are interested online after registering with Green Key Resources, which can also be done online. Green Key Resources has two locations one in Manhattan and the other in Long Island. The Manhattan location is located at 475 Park Avenue South on the seventh floor, and can be reached by phone at (212) 683-1988. The Long Island location is located at 600 Old Country Road in Suite 300 and can be reached by phone at (516) 512-6500. For more information on either location or to view their available jobs you can visit their website.

Pavilion Agency

The Pavilion Agency was founded in 1962, and has been placing domestic service professionals with the finest families in New York ever since. Professional butlers, chefs, chauffeurs, nannies and housekeepers can apply to the Pavilion Agency online. The Pavilion Agency is located at 15 East 40th Street in Suite 400 and can be reached by phone at (212) 889-6609, their website can also be viewed here.

Polly Brown Associates

Polly Brown Associates is responsible for placing top level Executives with companies in the cosmetics and fine fragrance, jewelry, accessories, and other consumer good fields. The company was founded in 1988 by Polly Brown who was a former employee of Estee Lauder, Inc. Polly Brown Associates has a handful of job listings on their website, but they can not be applied for online. Polly Brown Associates is located at 230 Park Avenue in Suite 1152, and can be reached by phone at (212) 661-7575. For more information you can visit their website.

The Abacus Group Professional Recruitment

The Abacus Group Professional Recruitment company specializes in placing executives in the fields of Accounting and Finance as well as Accounting support professionals. On the Abacus website, which can be found here, job seekers can post their resume and search job listings. The job listing gives detailed information concerning the jobs description, qualifications needed, and pay rate. Applicants can easily apply for the jobs on the website by filling out a simple form. The Abacus Group is located at 14 Penn Plaza in Suite 1600 and can be reached by telephone at (212) 812-8444.

Update Graphics

Update Graphics works with technical Creative and Studio production talent to find them jobs in the print and interactive media fields within the New York area. Their website, which you can visit here, is currently under construction but is still accessible. Update Graphics has two locations one in New York and the second is in New Jersey. The New York location can be found at 1140 Avenue of the Americas on the fifth floor, and can be reached by phone at (212) 921-2200 or toll-free at (800) 354-8200.

Custom Staffing

If you are looking for opportunities that don’t quite fit into a specific field than Custom Staffing is probably the agency for you. They offer general staffing services in a wide variety of fields including financial, legal, corporate, or even creative services. If you are interested in working with Custom Staffing you can visit their website to apply online, they do not offer job listings on their website. In addition to offering job placement Custom Staffing also offers job seekers a wide variety of computer software training. They have two locations one in New York City and the other in White Plains, New York. The New York City office is located at 420 Lexington Avenue in Suite 500, and can be reached by phone at (212) 818-0300.


Eclaro is a leader in placing IT professionals with top companies throughout the United States. They have an online job board where candidates can search and apply for available positions that range from full-time, contract, and direct hire. Eclaro was established in 1997 and is headquartered in New York with additional offices in New Jersey, Michigan, Colorado, Florida, and Canada. For more information on Eclaro you can visit their website.

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