frequently asked questions

Q: How do I get started with TempForce?

The fastest way to apply with TempForce is to review our openings in the hot jobs section of our site, and email your resume to contact person listed for your position(s) of interest. If your desired position is not listed, please visit the contact us section of our website for a staff list and contact information. 

A TempForce team member will review your qualifications, and contact you to set an application appointment if your background and qualifications are a good match for our openings.

Q:  How long does it take to receive an employment offer from you?

A:  That depends on your flexibility. The more flexible you are regarding pay rate, job type, and location, the easier it is for us to find you employment quickly- and keep you busy!  We have a pre-screening process which must be completed first, including skills assessment, personal interview, and references, which may take several days to complete. 

Q:  What types of positions do you staff?

A:  We focus primarily on office support positions, ranging from general clerical to executive support and project work. Our opportunities fall mainly within administrative support, call center/customer service, human resources, and mortgage/financial fields. 

Q:  Where are your positions located?

A:  Our office is located in Edina, MN. Most of the opportunities we offer are located in the south and southwest suburbs of Minneapolis, downtown Minneapolis, and St. Paul.

Q:  What types of companies do you work with?

A:  We work with many different companies.  More than 90% of businesses utilize some type of temporary staffing help, so our clients come from a wide variety of industries.

Q:  How much will I make with your company?

A:  Our positions vary in pay, depending on employee qualifications and the specific opportunity available. Currently, the starting pay for most of our opportunities is between $11 - $16 per hour.

Q:  Do you offer permanent placement?

A:  Many (almost 60%!) of our positions have the opportunity for permanent placement. Even if you are not on a "temp-to-hire" assignment, you are inside the company, making contacts, and learning about how they do things!  This gives you a huge advantage when an opening arises, for which you may apply.

In addition, we have a direct-hire division which focuses on high-end permanent placement opportunities. For more information, please visit

Q:  How long does it take to fill out an application?

A:  You should plan for approximately 1.5 to 2 hours in our office. We take the time to do a thorough skills analysis and assessment, personal interview, and work history profile, to ensure that we present opportunities that best meet your qualifications, interests and employment goals.

Q:  What if I'm only looking for part time or short-term work?

A:  The nature of temporary work makes it easy to fit most schedules. Tell us when you are available, and we will discuss any potential assignments we have that fit your availability. We do ask that you are available for a minimum of 60 days of placement when you register with us.



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