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The staffing industry tracks an array of Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s). The business of staffing has many components but in simplistic terms it is the placement of people into jobs. Whether it’s for direct hire (W2 employee to the client), or for contract placement (W2 employee of the staffing firm) these performance indicators help measure… Read more »

PROTINGENT WINS CLEARLYRATED’S 2019 BEST OF STAFFING® CLIENT AND TALENT AWARDS   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… Read more »

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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 »

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 »

James Sturgeon, Account Manager After 15 years in the staffing industry this question has come up throughout the years.  Companies have ramped up their internal human resources department along with recruiting to try to do searches for technical talent on their own.  This is done based on the premise that it will save both time… Read more »

Bellevue, WA—October 19, 2017—Protingent® (www.protingent.com), is excited to announce the company has relocated its corporate headquarters to Lincoln Plaza, Building A, 11235 SE 6th Street, Suite 220, Bellevue WA 98004. The new location is centralized to our client base. All email addresses and phone numbers remain the same. Please direct all correspondence and shipments to… Read more »

Cray is known for selling massive machines to government agencies, but its Urika-GX system is made to help companies — and one baseball team — understand their big data. Seattle-based Cray announced a new supercomputer Tuesday that appeals to commercial customers, a booming market for Cray. The company, long known for selling massive supercomputers to… Read more »

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 »

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