Frequently Asked Questions
Is there a fee associated with your services?
No. Protingent has a client-fee-based business model. That means at no cost to you, we work to place you at a company that matches your skills and experience.
What kinds of companies are your clients?
Our clients include over 300 technology businesses around the nation. These companies are in product development and IT industries such as telecommunications, medical devices, computer equipment, gaming, aerospace, software and consumer products.
What types of positions are available?
Protingent offers temporary, temporary-to-hire and direct placement/full-time positions.
How long is a typical contract position?
A typical assignment is 6-12 months. Many engineers have their contract extended or have worked for Protingent on more than one assignment. We value our employees!
Can you help me figure out how to take the next step in my career?
Absolutely! Our recruiters work exclusively with technology professionals. They have technical understanding and expertise, and recognize your needs. Our principals bring deep personal understanding of the business of engineering as well as the culture and nature of the engineer who operates within it. We provide our engineers with career counseling and advice to ensure the best experience for each of our employees and valued customers including services such as:
- Resume review and critique
- Interview coaching and preparation for specific client
- Salary reviews
- Industry trends and news
- Target marketing your resume to specific positions and industries
- Consistent contact throughout your project
I have highly specialized skills. Can you help me find a position?
Yes. We have relationships with hiring managers that seek candidates with highly specialized skills. We can get your resume directly into the right hands.
Does Protingent offer benefits?
Yes. Protingent offers health insurance, dental insurance, 401(k), PTO plan, pre-tax commuter benefits and more. See our benefits page.
Does Protingent continue to support me after I start a job?
Yes. While your job site supervisor is your resource for daily work-related questions, Protingent is your employer. We have full-time Resource Managers that are here to support you when you are on the job. Our dedicated back office team supports payroll, HR, benefits and anything else you need. Someone is always here to help.
What do I do when I finish my contract?
Protingent will be aware of your status. We represent hundreds of clients and will work hard to place you on your next assignment. Please let us know if there is a change in your availability and remember to update your resume with your recent job experience and any new skills. You can also visit our jobs page to search and apply for current opportunities.