Staffing Alternatives - Best Place to Work

Employees - Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to top questions about working with Staffing Alternatives.

To help you find out more about what it's like to work with us, we've answered some of the frequently asked questions below.

Still have questions? Please contact your local Staffing Alternatives' office.


Is there a cost for being placed with Staffing Alternatives?

No. Staffing Alternatives works on your behalf to place you with some of New Jersey and Pennsylvania's most admired companies - at no charge to you. To get started, complete our online application or visit the Staffing Alternatives' office closest to you.

What if I can't make it to work one day?

Staffing Alternatives understands that emergencies can arise at any time. That is why all of our offices have after hours call centers so you can leave a message at any time, day or night. If you are not able to make it to work, please call one of our After Hours Call Centers prior to your start time to report your absence.

Does Staffing Alternatives continue to support me after I start a job?

If you are on a temporary or temporary to hire assignment as a Staffing Alternatives' associate, then yes. While your supervisor at the work site is your resource for daily work-related questions, Staffing Alternatives is your employer and is always available to support you if you have any questions or concerns. If you've been hired for a permanent position through Staffing Alternatives, we will support you for 30 days while you transition into your job with your new employer. After that, you should speak with your direct supervisor if you have any questions or concerns.

When will I receive my paycheck?

Payday is on the Friday following the week you worked.

There are 4 ways for you to obtain your paycheck:

  1. * Direct Deposit of your pay into your checking or savings account, or;
  2. * Have your pay deposited onto your Staffing Alternatives’ Paycard, or;
  3. * Pick your paycheck up at your local Staffing Alternatives’ office on Friday afternoons, or;
  4. * Have your paycheck mailed to your home.
Please let your Staffing Alternatives' representative know which method is most convenient for you.

How do I access my electronic pay stubs?

If you receive your paycheck via direct deposit, you may view or print your paystub by clicking on the Direct Deposit link and signing into your account. If you receive your paycheck via PayCard, you may view or print your paystub by clicking on the pay card link and signing into your account. If you do not have internet access, please contact your local Staffing Alternatives’ office and we will be happy to print out the information for you.

What do I do when I finish an assignment?

You should contact your Staffing Alternatives' representative regarding a new assignment. Remember to let us know if there is any change in your contact information or availability. You can also go to Staffing Alternatives' Search Jobs Page to view current opportunities.

Does Staffing Alternatives offer benefits?

Yes. In fact, Staffing Alternatives offers most associates the opportunity to earn some of the most comprehensive benefits in the industry, including health benefits, training, and the opportunity to earn paid holidays and referral bonuses. You can find general information on Staffing Alternatives' benefits in the Employee Section. Please note, benefits may vary by location. Kindly speak to your local Staffing Alternatives' representative to confirm your eligibility for our benefits' program.

How do I update my personal information?

In order to ensure the best possible communication with our employees, we ask that you make sure we always have your most current personal information including your home address, phone number and cell phone number. Should your information change after you fill out your application, you may either call or email your local Staffing Alternatives’ Office to update your information. You may also fill out our Change of Address form and fax it to 732-246-8134.

Where can I get a blank timesheet?

You can get an electronic copy of a Staffing Alternatives’ timesheet by going to the Employee Resources section of our website and printing out a copy. If you do not have access to a printer, please contact your local Staffing Alternatives’ Office and we will provide you with a copy.

When can I expect my W-2 Form?

Staffing Alternatives mails out W-2 forms by January 31st for the prior year. To make certain you receive your W-2 form, please ensure that Staffing Alternatives has your current home address. If for any reason you do not receive your W-2 form, please contact your local Staffing Alternatives’ office for assistance.