Let us do the hard work of finding qualified, motivated people.

Take the hassle out of hiring

Stop trying to read between the lines – we will do it for you.

What is your cost per hire and time to hire? Can you really afford the resume game, the uncertainty, the risks? We can reduce your search, sourcing and screening time by choosing the right match for you, based on our extensive experience finding those workers best suited for each position, whether temporary, temp-to-perm, contract, contract-to-direct-hire, or direct hire. As one of the best staffing agencies in Boston, we work with a sense of urgency that matches your own, but do not take shortcuts.

The Boston and Cambridge job market is unique; a fast-paced, changing environment, with a need for smart, tech-savvy employees. We are completely focused on the Boston market, with personalized attention and customer service. A woman-owned, SDO-certified staffing firm and temp agency in Boston, MA, our approach is holistic with an attention to detail that is you will find refreshing.

Our value to you is accurately reading nuances and recognizing patterns of behavior that are the true predictors of job success.

We are all about achieving successful outcomes, whether by assisting clients in finding the best candidate for the job, or by providing a temporary or contract employee with an opportunity they would otherwise miss. Our planning and strategy is designed to provide the optimum results for our client and employee partners. Placements are made for the benefit of all parties, because mutual satisfaction is our goal and guarantee. We make it easy to hire temps in Boston.

Our candidates are smarter, more responsible, and always ready for the next assignment. Unlike large, impersonal national agencies, which rely on resume-based matches, our candidates are selected based on their ability to succeed in a specific role and work environment.

If you think it’s expensive to hire a professional, wait until you hire an amateur

Do you need good people right now?

Just call
(617) 973 – 5151
or write us

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“Over the years I have worked with many agencies, and Contemporaries always gives me the right candidate the first time, no matter what the position I’m looking to fill.”

HR Director

Local Medical Institution

“Contemporaries is true to their name – a state-of-the-art service, with highly computer-literate people. They have responded to my needs with a sense of urgency I truly appreciate.”


Advertising Agency

“We are always satisfied with the quick response and the quality of the candidates. Whenever we need help we call Contemporaries”


Consulting Company

“Given a choice between an impersonal agency and Contemporaries, the choice is obvious.”

Branch Manager

Travel Agency

“As a growing biotech company we can count on Contemporaries to make the right match the first time. We will continue partnering with you”


Cambridge Biotech Company

“When I need full-time IT staffing or administrative staffing I know who to call, I call Contemporaries. They never let me down.”

Joe Coen, Manager

MIT Information Center

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8 Faneuil Hall
North Market Place
3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02109

Centrally located in Faneuil Hall
Near the MBTA Park Street, State Street and Haymarket stations
Candidates seen by appointment only!

8 Faneuil Hall North Market Place, Boston, MA 02109


(617) 973 - 5151

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