About Us

Who We Are

  • Experience – We are a successful North Shore business with over 35 years of experience in the staffing industry.
  • Exceptional Service – We take great pride in our work and in really getting to know our clients’ and candidates’ needs. Whether you are a client or a candidate, our personnel quality and attentiveness to your employment needs sets us apart from larger national agencies.
  • Excellence – For over 35 years, R & L Associates has been recognized and respected as a leader in the staffing industry and has been consistently acknowledged, both locally and nationally.


At R & L, our philosophy is based on building relationships. We treat our clients and candidates with the respect and dignity they deserve.

We understand the meaning of teamwork. We believe that the building and support of a strong team is the core foundation of any successful business.

Our entire team is committed to the satisfaction and success of our candidates and clients.

Company History

R & L Early Years R & L Personnel, a permanent placement agency, was founded by husband-and-wife team Renee and Len Dichner in 1974. The company was established as a Woman-owned, SOMBWA-certified business. The first office opened in Lynn, Massachusetts and a word processing school, WordPros, was added along with a temporary division in 1979. A new office was opened at the Cummings Center in Beverly, MA in 1996 and now serves as the company headquarters.

R & L Today R & L Associates is a multi-million-dollar woman-owned revenue producer with several divisions, including a national contract engineering division,  Aries Group. R & L continues to provide clients and candidates with the kind of personal, exceptional service that comes from 35 years of experience in the industry.