What is a Boutique Staffing Firm?

Tim Bruce, President The term “Boutique Staffing” is used in the staffing industry but most clients and candidates have little understanding of what the term means. There may actually be disagreement among staffing firms as to the definition. Typically, the term Boutique Staffing refers to a small staffing firm that exhibits a high-level of customer… Read more »

Protingent Man – A true Story

Our client needed a former contractor to come back and fix an urgent problem and could not afford more than 10 hours of work but the contractor estimated 40 hours of work. We found a new contractor to get a 2nd estimate for our client. The new contractor was a very nice guy and said… Read more »

20 Highest-Paying Tech Companies In America For 2016

Engineers In High Demand At Top-Paying Companies Beef up your engineering skills if you want to land a job at one of America’s top-paying technology companies, as engineers are the most in-demand position at 15 of the 20 highest-paying tech companies. Online employment company Glassdoor compiled a list of the 25 highest-paying companies in the… Read more »

Interesting Projects at Protingent

Attention Contractors…  Always interesting projects Enjoy

Seattle is the third-best city for job seekers, Glassdoor says

Technology hubs dominate the job site’s ranking, with San Jose, Calif., and San Francisco on top. By Matt Day Seattle Times technology reporter Seattle’s technology-fueled job market is the third best in the country for job seekers this year, according to a report from salary data and recruiting website Glassdoor. But as with many of the… Read more »

5 Tricks to dominating a job interview

Many people misunderstand what job interviews really are. The interviewer is not just listening to your answers. They are examining behaviors and comparing them to their vision of the “ideal candidate.” From your handshake to your closing comments to your follow-up — all of it matters. They are watching to see if the skills you… Read more »

The 5 Keys to Job Success

Certain people always have great jobs. They always seem to land the promotion. And they always seem to be successful with everything they touch. Is this just luck or a coincidence? Nope! These people don’t wait for things to happen, they make their own luck. So what can you do to ensure you’re successful? You… Read more »

Build Trust

Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or work hand-in-hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Here are several tips to help build trust with both your coworkers and your superiors: Be honest and share information completely. Be straightforward and… Read more »