Earned by less than two percent of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada


Bellevue, Washington – August 1st, 2019 – Protingent, a leading technical staffing firm specializing in Hardware and Software engineering announced today that they have won ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for providing superior service to their clients and placed talent. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based entirely on ratings by their clients and the candidates they’ve helped find jobs. On average, clients of winning agencies are 2.2 times more likely to be completely satisfied, and candidates who have been placed by winning agencies are 1.7 times more likely to be completely satisfied with the services provided compared to those working with non-winning agencies. Less than 2% of all staffing firms in the U.S. and Canada have earned the Best of Staffing Award for service excellence.


Focused on helping to connect people with the right job openings at West Coast companies, Protingent received satisfaction scores of 9 or 10 out of 10 from the majority of their clients and talent, significantly higher than the industry’s average.


 “Since our inception, Protingent has separated itself by providing “Above and Beyond” customer service. Recognition from our Talent and Clients for the fourth year, is a testament to our team’s commitment to our founding principles.” Protingent President, Tim Bruce said.


“In today’s historically tight labor market, hiring managers and job seekers need a clear and reputable way to vet potential staffing and recruiting partners,” said ClearlyRated’s CEO Eric Gregg. “Best of Staffing winners have set themselves apart by demonstrating their commitment to client and candidate service, investing in a survey and feedback program that brings transparency to the client and talent experience at their firm. I’m thrilled to showcase these service leaders alongside their validated client and talent ratings on!”


About Protingent

Protingent is an employee owned (ESOP) technical staffing firm specializing in providing IT and engineering professionals for all areas of product design, development and test. We place high-caliber engineers with many of the leading technology companies in the U.S. We were founded in 2001 by an engineer and have always been dedicated to providing the right engineers that possess a high level of skill and knowledge regarding the technologies required to drive our clients’ success.

The intrinsic value of any enterprise comes down to the quality of its people. Our clients understand that cutting-edge products aren’t designed and developed in a void. It takes exceptional people and consistent communication and collaboration. These beliefs are at the core of Protingent and have been instrumental in our ability to build a team of exceptional people.

Corporate strategy is important, but the truth is that culture beats strategy every time. At Protingent, we are committed to finding the best and brightest and supporting them to a degree that promotes a dynamic of shared purpose. Being an employee-owned company has further cemented an engaged and collaborative environment. We work every day on maintaining and strengthening our culture and the relationships we have with each other, our clients and candidates.


About ClearlyRated

ClearlyRated (formerly known as Inavero) administers more staffing agency client and talent satisfaction surveys than any other firm in the world, reporting on more than 1.2 million satisfaction surveys from staffing agency clients and job seekers each year. Committed to delivering ongoing value to the industry, ClearlyRated is proud to serve as the American Staffing Association’s exclusive service quality partner. Learn more at

About Best of Staffing

ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® Award is the only award in the U.S. and Canada that recognizes staffing agencies that have proven superior service quality based entirely on ratings provided by their clients and job candidates. Award winners are showcased by city and area of expertise on – an online business directory that helps buyers of professional services find service leaders and vet prospective firms – based exclusively on validated client and candidate ratings and testimonials.



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