Welcome to A+ Personnel

A+ Personnel was established 27 years ago to provide temporary, consulting and direct hire staffing services to corporations located in New Jersey and New York. We are a family owned, women’s business enterprise.

Our success has come from the numerous long-term relationships fostered with our clients by delivering outstanding customer service, understanding their needs, and maintaining a good sense of humor!

A+ Personnel offers the type of customer service that can only be provided by an independent firm. After all, our success relies solely on your satisfaction, nothing more.

We treat our candidates with respect and go the extra mile by offering career coaching, resume preparation and review and interview preparation. We believe both the candidate and the client must be happy or we have not succeeded in our mission.

A+ Personnel provides qualified temporary and direct hire candidates in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Banking
  • Continued Medical Education
  • Engineering
  • Finance/Brokerage
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Insurance
  • Legal
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Office Support
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Publishing
  • Sales
  • Shipping/Distribution

Our bottom line…to make a positive impact on your bottom line, by delivering the qualified candidates you and your company need to succeed.

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Customer Service – Banking – P/T and F/T – Brooklyn – East NY

Customer Service – Banking

 

Both F/T and P/T positions available.  Our client will consider college students for the P/T positions.

 Summary: The Personal Banker (customer service) position is a branch based position whose primary goal is to help clients by discovering financial needs, helping with problem resolution, and processing transactions when needed. Deepen the understanding of our customers’ financial needs and provide recommendations.

Responsibilities:      

  •  Devote much of your day to building long-term relationships with our customers in person and by phone.
  • Deepen the understanding of our customers’ financial needs and provide suggestions.
  •  While most of the job is performed in the branch, Personal Bankers reach out into the community by placing outbound phone calls to existing clients, visiting businesses, participate in conducting educational seminars, and being active in the community.
  •  Exceed challenging sales and referral goals by proactively selling products and services to customers and referring customers to other areas of the Bank.
  •  Achieve your daily sales and referral goals and you will be rewarded for your success with bonus incentives beyond base salary.
  •  Go the extra mile and find ways to be helpful while still working quickly and efficiently.
  • Partner with the branch team and specialists (such as Loan Officers, Business Bankers and Financial Advisors) to ensure our customers get access to experts who can help them with specialized financial needs.
  • Assist clients by handling all branch transactions accurately and efficiently.
  •  Manage, maintain and grow client Book of Business.
  • Adhere to current Standards of Service Performance.
  • Adhere to current standards of compliance and privacy.
  •  Perform other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  •  Cash handling experience preferred.
  • Ability to establish credibility and rapport is friendly and personable looking for ways to benefit the customer.
  • Excellent customer contact skills; comfortable asking questions/ interviewing customers about their financial situation; strong listening skills.
  • Understand how to present features and benefits of product and services to customers with differing needs.
  • Professional, thorough and organized; able to follow standard operating policies and procedures.
  • Ability to learn products, services and procedures quickly and accurately; explain concepts clearly to customers.
  • Ability to work branch hours, including weekends and some evenings.
    • College degree preferred or High School degree/ GED or foreign equivalent.
    • Minimum one year retail sales or customer service experience in person or over the phone, or college degree than demonstrate leadership or goal achievement in related school activities or internships.
  • Proficiency with Windows
  • Must be willing to complete ongoing compliance training

 

 

If qualified and interested, please forward your resume as a Word.doc attachment, along with hourly salary requirement to: JillR@AplusPersonnel.com

 

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Customer Service – Banking – Part-time – Harlem, NY

Customer Service – Banking

Our client will consider college students for this position!

 Summary: The Personal Banker (customer service) position is a branch based position whose primary goal is to help clients by discovering financial needs, helping with problem resolution, and processing transactions when needed. Deepen the understanding of our customers’ financial needs and provide recommendations.

Responsibilities:      

  •  Devote much of your day to building long-term relationships with our customers in person and by phone.
  • Deepen the understanding of our customers’ financial needs and provide suggestions.
  •  While most of the job is performed in the branch, Personal Bankers reach out into the community by placing outbound phone calls to existing clients, visiting businesses, participate in conducting educational seminars, and being active in the community.
  •  Exceed challenging sales and referral goals by proactively selling products and services to customers and referring customers to other areas of the Bank.
  •  Achieve your daily sales and referral goals and you will be rewarded for your success with bonus incentives beyond base salary.
  •  Go the extra mile and find ways to be helpful while still working quickly and efficiently.
  • Partner with the branch team and specialists (such as Loan Officers, Business Bankers and Financial Advisors) to ensure our customers get access to experts who can help them with specialized financial needs.
  • Assist clients by handling all branch transactions accurately and efficiently.
  •  Manage, maintain and grow client Book of Business.
  • Adhere to current Standards of Service Performance.
  • Adhere to current standards of compliance and privacy.
  •  Perform other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  •  Cash handling experience preferred.
  • Ability to establish credibility and rapport is friendly and personable looking for ways to benefit the customer.
  • Excellent customer contact skills; comfortable asking questions/ interviewing customers about their financial situation; strong listening skills.
  • Understand how to present features and benefits of product and services to customers with differing needs.
  • Professional, thorough and organized; able to follow standard operating policies and procedures.
  • Ability to learn products, services and procedures quickly and accurately; explain concepts clearly to customers.
  • Ability to work branch hours, including weekends and some evenings.
    • College degree preferred or High School degree/ GED or foreign equivalent.
    • Minimum one year retail sales or customer service experience in person or over the phone, or college degree than demonstrate leadership or goal achievement in related school activities or internships.
  • Proficiency with Windows
  • Must be willing to complete ongoing compliance training

 

 

If qualified and interested, please forward your resume as a Word.doc attachment, along with hourly salary requirement to: JillR@AplusPersonnel.com

 

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Customer Service – Banking – Newark, NJ

Customer Service – Banking

 Summary: The Personal Banker (customer service) position is a branch based position whose primary goal is to help clients by discovering financial needs, helping with problem resolution, and processing transactions when needed. Deepen the understanding of our customers’ financial needs and provide recommendations.

Responsibilities:      

  •  Devote much of your day to building long-term relationships with our customers in person and by phone.
  • Deepen the understanding of our customers’ financial needs and provide suggestions.
  •  While most of the job is performed in the branch, Personal Bankers reach out into the community by placing outbound phone calls to existing clients, visiting businesses, participate in conducting educational seminars, and being active in the community.
  •  Exceed challenging sales and referral goals by proactively selling products and services to customers and referring customers to other areas of the Bank.
  •  Achieve your daily sales and referral goals and you will be rewarded for your success with bonus incentives beyond base salary.
  •  Go the extra mile and find ways to be helpful while still working quickly and efficiently.
  • Partner with the branch team and specialists (such as Loan Officers, Business Bankers and Financial Advisors) to ensure our customers get access to experts who can help them with specialized financial needs.
  • Assist clients by handling all branch transactions accurately and efficiently.
  •  Manage, maintain and grow client Book of Business.
  • Adhere to current Standards of Service Performance.
  • Adhere to current standards of compliance and privacy.
  •  Perform other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  •  Cash handling experience preferred.
  • Ability to establish credibility and rapport is friendly and personable looking for ways to benefit the customer.
  • Excellent customer contact skills; comfortable asking questions/ interviewing customers about their financial situation; strong listening skills.
  • Understand how to present features and benefits of product and services to customers with differing needs.
  • Professional, thorough and organized; able to follow standard operating policies and procedures.
  • Ability to learn products, services and procedures quickly and accurately; explain concepts clearly to customers.
  • Ability to work branch hours, including weekends and some evenings.
    • College degree preferred or High School degree/ GED or foreign equivalent.
    • Minimum one year retail sales or customer service experience in person or over the phone, or college degree than demonstrate leadership or goal achievement in related school activities or internships.
  • Proficiency with Windows
  • Must be willing to complete ongoing compliance training

 

 

If qualified and interested, please forward your resume as a Word.doc attachment, along with hourly salary requirement to: JillR@AplusPersonnel.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Executive Assistant – Jersey City

A+ Personnel celebrates its 27th Anniversary in the staffing industry in 2014!

We have successfully been placing qualified candidates with top corporations, from entry to C-Level, in New Jersey and New York. We would like to thank our client companies and outstanding candidates for their major contribution to our continued success.

We now look forward to assisting you with your next career move!

Have a great day!

Jill G. Rowland, President

 

Executive Assistant

Our client needs you for this temp to possible full time position!

In this position you will provide administrative support for a VP, Project Manager and his team.

Requirements:

  • Prior E/A experience
  • Strong Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent communication skills

If qualified and interested please forward your resume as a Word.doc attachment to: MRowland@Apluspersonnel.com

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Compliance Manager – Banking

Corporate Compliance Manager – Edison, NJ

SUMMARY:  Conducts a comprehensive compliance monitoring program. Communicates the importance of compliance to all employees and the role it has in their job responsibilities. This position is responsible for the assisting/directing the design and implementation of programs, policies and practices to ensure all Bank business units are in compliance with federal, state and local regulatory requirements. Reports significant compliance issues or violations to the Compliance Director. Meets with the Compliance Director on significant compliance issues including those that require approval or acknowledgement by the Board of Directors.

 

MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for developing an effective compliance monitoring program and for        performing and/or coordinating compliance monitoring reviews to measure the level of compliance     with regulatory requirements and guidelines including FDIC, federal and state laws. Compliance   monitoring program to include:

-   Regularly performing reviews of internal audit reports and regulatory reports of examination to identify compliance related issues and to determining if corrective action commensurate with the complexity of the identified issue and/or weakness is being taken.

 

-   Performing reviews of files, records and procedures to ensure compliance with regulations.

 

-   Reporting of monitoring results to business line management and the Compliance Director along with recommendations as to corrective action required to ensure compliance with regulations and guidelines.

 

-   Maintaining a compliance issues matrix including all regulatory compliance findings and monitoring of corrective action.

 

-   Additional responsibilities include:

o   Risk Assessment Matrix

o   CRA/HMDA data

o   CRA performance analysis

o   Regulatory changes

o   Product development

o   Systems change enhancements

o   Regulatory/Internal audit exam preparation

o   Marketing ad reviews

75%
Responsible for the administration and recordkeeping of an on-going Compliance Training Program, which includes computer-based compliance training, classroom training, and coordination of webinars and seminars.   Develops classroom training materials and conducts training sessions (or monitors effectiveness of training sessions conducted by consumer Compliance staff). 15%
Keeps abreast of regulatory changes and assists in providing guidance to department and branch management to integrate changes into work processes. 5%
Performs other duties as requested by the Compliance Director. These duties may include assisting in the assembling of information in preparation for regulatory compliance examinations, Audit Committee reports, and/or Board of Director reports. 5%

 

 

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Directly supervises the HMDA and Compliance Specialist. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies. This includes interviewing, hiring, training and managing employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and addressing and resolving employee complaints and concerns.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5 to 10 years in Corporate Compliance with minimum of 5 years directly in the banking industry.
  • Regulatory Compliance Manager Certification preferred
  • Excellent and proven knowledge of applicable banking laws and regulations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Knowledgeable of state and federal laws and regulations by attending seminars and conferences
  • and through review of regulatory communications.
  • Knowledgeable of general banking policies and procedures.
  • Ability to identify and define compliance related problems, collect data, establish facts, draw
  • valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations for corrective action.
  • Ability to remain composed and make appropriate decisions under stressful conditions, which
  • may involve dealing with a range of responsibilities and defined timetables.
  • Ability to train and supervise personnel.
  • Ability to shift attention quickly and accurately from one matter to another and to prioritize
  • multiple projects and complete them on time.
  • Knowledgeable of banking laws and regulations as well as banking policies, practices & procedures
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with executives, managers, legal staff,
  • employees, regulators, outside/internal auditors and compliance consultants.
  • Good personal computer skills and proficient in using software commonly found in an office environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

 

If qualified and interested, please forward your resume as a Word.doc attachment to: JillR@AplusPersonnel.com

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Administrative Clerk – recent College Grad

Administrative Clerk – Jersey City, NJ

This well-established client needs recent college Graduates for this long-term, special project assignment.
Responsibilities:
• Performs highly responsible, advanced and complex administrative tasks for the sales enablement department.
• Supporting project management reporting, tracking deadlines, etc.
• Follow up and collect required information and details
• Answers correspondence, proof-reading, composes letters, answers inquiries and furnishes information, as required.
• Prepares, organizes and analyzes data for special reports and projects.
• Receives visitors and screens phone calls.
• Coordinates the organization and maintenance of files and records
• Correspond and interact with senior level staff (including scheduling meetings, respond to inquiries, etc)

Qualifications:
• College degree or equivalent required.
• Administrative experience in a corporate environment preferred
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Excellent proofreading and reporting skills
• Knowledge of business and office practices required.
• Excellent communication / documentation skills (oral and written)
• Excellent planning and organizational skills
• Ability to multi-task and set priorities
• Detail oriented, meticulous and extremely diligent
• Excellent client service, team work and diplomacy skills
• Adaptable to a fast paced environment

If qualified and interested, please forward your resume as a Word.doc attachment to:  Gian@AplusPersonnel.com

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QA Engineer

A+ Personnel celebrates its 27th Anniversary in the staffing industry in 2014!

We have successfully been placing qualified candidates with top corporations, from entry to C-Level, in New Jersey and New York. We would like to thank our client companies and outstanding candidates for their major contribution to our continued success.

We now look forward to assisting you with your next career move!

Have a great day!

Jill G. Rowland, President

 

Position Overview: In this position you will work closely with a small number of agile teams serving as the “Lead QA Automation Engineer”, and drive all processes and tools used to achieve automated regression and functional testing. Prior experience developing and implementing automated regression testing suites is required.

Job Responsibilities

  • Own the Software QA process, including: developing, implementing, and maintaining test plans, test scenarios and test cases
  • Analyze requirement and design specifications for test case development
  • Recommend test automation approach, tools and frameworks
  • Develop test infrastructure and custom automation tools as needed to expand test coverage and enable non-functional testing
  • Perform manual and automated tests for our website and applications
  • Prioritize test execution
  • Find and report defects with detailed, accurate and concise steps to reproduce
  • Assist developers in discovering and researching defects, and recommend system enhancements
  • Complete ownership for all testing across multiple applications build with a varied set of tools/technologies
  • Build/Lead a team of test analysts using mix of employees and vendor resources offshore
  • Hands on testing that includes analyzing requirements, preparing test plans and building appropriate test cases to validate the functionality being built
  • Support and execution of the application testing phase (functional & non-functional) to ensure all software meets requirements before changes are placed in production.
  • Liaison/co-ordination with other technology groups (across sites) to coordinate/execute end-end testing
  • Drive all efforts on test automation, includes planning, hands-on scripting and oversight of other resources working on automation.

Requirements

  • Experience breaking complex software systems
  • Experience evaluating software architectures and designs to identify potential quality, performance and scalability weaknesses or limitations and developing an automated test regimen to fully exercise these suspect areas
  • Experience leading QA process development, execution, and documentation
  • A strong command of manual and automated testing methodologies and general quality concepts
  • Experience with Agile SDLC, troubleshooting and tech support at lightning speeds
  • Experience with scripting software automation testing products, including QTP & Selenium
  • Extensive knowledge of web technologies and experience testing web APIs/REST services
  • Extensive knowledge of scripting languages, SQL, and high-level languages such as in C# & Java
  • Experience integrating the execution of QTP regression scripts with Atlassian Bamboo build server
  • Experience testing hosted/cloud SaaS web applications is highly desirable
  • Experience testing native mobile applications is desirable
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science, or related field

 

If qualified and interested, please forward your resume as a Word.doc attachment to: JillR@AplusPersonnel.com. Please include your hourly comp requirement.

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Import Clerk

Our client needs you for this temp to possible hire position!

Requirements:

  • Minimum 1 year Import experience
  • Good computer skills
  • Good data entry skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Trucking or shipping industry experience a plus

If qualified and interested, please forward your resume as a Word.doc attachment to: JillR@AplusPersonnel.com

 

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Human Resources Recruiting Coordinator

Recruiting Coordinator

 

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting recruiting staff
  • Scheduling candidate interviews
  • Posting positions
  • Sending out offer letters
  • Coordinate candidate travel arrangements with internal travel department
  • Initiating background checks and relocation
  • General administrative support
  • Special projects as assigned

 

Requirements:

  • Well-spoken, personable, professional
  • Previous HR department experience in a similar role highly desirable
  • Must have worked in a Corporate environment
  • Experience working with Applicant Tracking Systems
  • Strong prioritization and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • MS Office skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels of internal/external customers
  • Experience with a shared service model a plus
  • Excellent customer service and candidate care

 

Hours:  8:30AM – 5PM

Attire:  Business causal

Car necessary to reach location

 

At this point in time this is a long term temporary position, approximately six months in length, perhaps longer. If qualified and interested, please forward your resume as a Word.doc attachment to: JillR@AplusPersonnel.com

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Recruiter – Healthcare/Nurse

Our client is a growing company within the NJ and NYC healthcare industry.

This client needs an experienced Healthcare Recruiter for their NJ location.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Recruiting healthcare professionals for various facilities
  • Placing per diem professionals at various facilities
  • Working with outside healthcare staffing agencies
  • Interacting with all experience levels of professionals
  • Filling open positions in an expedient manner

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong healthcare background
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in healthcare recruitment
  • Understanding of the marketplace
  • Experience placing new grads and experienced specialty healthcare professionals
  • Strong entrepreneurial spirit
  • Up to date on compliance rules/regulations
  • Ability to build and strengthen relationships with new and existing clients
  • Must be computer literate
  • RN a big plus
  • Experience managing a per diem pool a huge plus!

Our client offers a great benefits package, supportive management and this position is bonus eligible!

If qualified and interested, please forward your resume as a Word.doc attachment to: JillR@AplusPersonnel.com

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