Frequently Asked Questions for Employers
Q: Is Allied Personnel Services an independent or national
A: Allied is a locally owned and operated independent service with
20 years of relationship building in the Lehigh Valley and surrounding
areas. We offer personal attention from a dedicated team that has
broad knowledge of the Lehigh Valley market. Our team of professionals
provide our customers solutions from our local location, making
decisions quicker and allowing management involvement in all daily
operations. As an independent and local service, all staff members
are close enough to visit your location for different needs and
for you to come see our operations for a better understanding of
the ‘Allied difference’.
Q: What is the size of your office/team?
A: The size of our staff is very unique in the staffing industry.
With twenty-four (24) knowledgeable and qualified staff members,
we are able to give personal attention to our clients. Six (6) of
our staff members hold the prestigious CTS (Certified Temporary-Staffing
Specialist) designation which means our clients are assured that
they are working with experienced and dedicated professionals who
have extensive knowledge of temporary operations, Equal Employment
Opportunity law, business situations and standards of business practices.
Q: Can you customize your services to fit our company’s
A: Yes! We service a wide variety of companies with customized
service solutions. We tailor our services to fit your company! No
matter what type of hiring needs you have, we consider your challenge
as our opportunity.
Q: Is my company just another number?
A: No. We have forged long-term relationships with our customers
and demonstrate this by our repeat business with small and large
area companies. Our goal is to become partners with our clients,
to understand their business and their needs, and to understand
exactly who they are. Our large client base of satisfied customers
is strong confirmation of our mutually rewarding partnerships. (See
our Success Stories page).
Q: How can I know that I am getting quality candidates,
ones like I would hire on my own?
A: We align ourselves to match the expectations of our clients.
Our staff is committed to knowing our customers’ needs. Representatives
visit job sites before starting employees to ensure we are making
the best match for our customers. We take great pride in our thorough
screening process. We recruit carefully, interview and screen thoroughly,
test precisely and respond quickly. It is through these screening
tools that we determine if the candidate will be a match for our
Q: Can I refer my family and friends to Allied?
A: Yes. Allied gets its best employees from referrals. We also
appreciate being referred to business associates when we have done
a great job for our customers.
Q: How do you recruit your employees?
A: Allied maintains a comprehensive network of recruiting sources.
We have ongoing media advertising programs geared toward recruiting.
We have a referral bonus program geared toward our existing employees.
Job fairs and open houses are held in the community to effectively
locate candidates in the vicinity of your company. In addition to
our recruiting efforts, we consistently implement retention programs
to keep our workforce active with Allied.
Q: What are your bill rates?
A: Bill rates vary according to employee skills and experience
required. Please contact one of representatives for bill rates.
Q: What is the policy if we want to hire one of your employees
assigned at our company?
A: Allied offers a temporary-to-hire program that allows you to
evaluate a temporary employee before making a hiring decision. The
employee remains on Allied’s payroll during this time, and
you are billed at an hourly rate. This saves recruiting time and
expense for your company when you have a full-time opening. Please
contact our office for more details.
Q: What are the different staffing choices?
A: We offer short and long term temporary staffing, temp to hire,
and direct hire placement.