Why Choose AVID to be your Exclusive IT Staffing Company
If you’re looking for a company that specializes in IT recruitment who will work tirelessly for your satisfaction, then you’ve found the right staffing partner to help grow your business. In addition to our commitment to excellence, here are further reasons why AVID Technical Resources should be your exclusive IT recruitment agency:
Benefit #1: Proven Success
Most companies will promise results, but do they have the proven track record to back it up? At AVID we have grown at an astounding 1500% over the last 5 years by making long-term, sound placements. This tremendous growth has triggered numerous awards and recognition including:
Benefit #2: We’re IT Placement Specialists
Our value to high-tech clients is that we’re knowledgeable and specialized in your industry. Unlike many of our competitors, we don’t focus on any other recruiting industries. Rather, we remain specialized in IT so we can stay on top of the latest trends and technologies. By concentrating on IT staffing, AVID has a robust database of talented IT professionals. This helps us identify candidates in a surprisingly brief period of time.
Because of our specialized niche in the technology industry, our robust database of IT professionals and quick turnaround time, our clients have not only found us to be an important resource, but a valuable business partner. However, don’t just take our word for it, hear it directly from the companies that utilize AVID and find out why AVID should be your only resource to fill your IT staffing needs: Client Testimonials.
Benefit #3: Qualified Candidates
AVID has over 100,000 resumes in our database, meaning we have qualified candidates right at our fingertips. In addition, AVID has access to every resume database and IT job-posting site on the market. We pay these costs so you don’t have to. This helps us find the best and brightest candidates while saving our clients countless dollars on these subscription fees.
AVID typically will find you the right candidate the first time. It’s our job to match the skill sets and personalities with the appropriate position and company. This is where our dedicated recruitment and screening process comes into play. Before submitting a candidate, we often meet with the person to make sure they pass all of our tests and qualify as someone we’d feel confident attaching the AVID name to. We also thoroughly check references and conduct a drug and/or background check on the individual per our client’s request. This comprehensive screening helps ensure our first candidate is the right candidate, further reducing any wasted time and energy with conducting multiple interviews and sorting through unqualified resumes.
Benefit #4: Turn-around Time
When you combine a robust database of IT professionals and a work ethic like ours, you get an IT recruitment agency who delivers. Depending upon the urgency of your position, we’ll work around the clock to ensure we provide the best possible candidate that meets your IT job requirements. In fact, from the moment AVID receives a job order, we typically provide a candidate within 24 hours. We’re here to make sure your IT staffing needs are met and you receive 100% customer satisfaction.
Benefit #5: Strong Relationships
We’re not here to make one-time placements with our clients. Instead, our philosophy is to take every company we work with and make them a client for life. We take the same approach with our contractors as our ultimate goal is to retain each consultant on our payroll and continually find his or her next IT contract assignment.
To the prospective client, this means a tighter bond with our IT contractors, and thus, lower attrition rates. These relationships foster numerous referrals. In fact, the majority of our candidates and IT job placements come from referrals. This not only benefits AVID, it benefits our clients, as the majority of these candidates are not active seekers on the IT job boards.
Benefit #6: Our Recruitment Process
AVID respects and understands how valuable your time is. We also realize how limited your time can be during the hectic workday. Therefore we provide one point of contact to help expedite the process as efficiently as possible without any added confusion or redundant conversations during the IT recruitment process. Each client manager will typically only hear from one AVID representative. However, behind the scenes, that salesperson will be working tirelessly to ensure our IT recruitment specialists are accurately searching for the best possible passive or active IT job seekers.
Our methodology is proven and efficient. We will not inundate you with candidates. We believe that sorting through resumes is our job. Each technical recruiter at AVID carefully screens every individual, including checking references and personally meeting with the candidates before we send them to you. This tedious process helps us narrow our search and hone in on the most qualified candidates for your review.
Benefit #7: Time Savings
We realize how valuable your time is. We also realize how limited your time can be during the hectic workday. At AVID, we spend countless hours sourcing resumes so you don’t have to. It can take hours to sort through hundreds, sometimes over a thousand resumes. Countless conversations with candidates ensue, each in-depth and thorough to ensure we’re only moving forward with the most qualified IT resources.
We spend the time thoroughly screening IT job seekers so you are handed only the very best prospective IT contractors and full-time candidates.
Benefit #8: Cost Savings
A common misconception with IT contract staffing is that the costs are astronomical to the client company. On the contrary, when you engage with AVID for an IT contract resource, we actually minimize your overhead costs by placing the consultant on our payroll. These savings can be substantial, such as FICA, FUDA and SUTA taxes, workers compensation and liability Insurance, payroll and accounting fees, health contributions and 401k matches.
Your only responsibility is paying an hourly rate that is predetermined based off of your budget and financial capability.
Benefit #9: Flexibility
Want our IT professionals? You can hire them. At AVID Technical Resources, we offer a number of flexible IT staffing solutions to meet the diversity of your hiring needs. We offer contract, contract with a right to hire, contract to permanent, direct hire and payroll services. We’re small enough to be flexible at times, but large enough to be scalable to meet any of your tight deadlines or abundant IT staffing needs.
Decide which of our IT placement services works best for your IT staffing situation.
Benefit #10: Time Reporting and Back-office Billing
AVID has a secure and efficient contractor payroll and client billing system that can be customized to each client’s accounts payable process. We can list all consultants on one simple invoice along with the corresponding timecards to back up their billable hours or we can send each individually. These can be mailed or emailed directly to the appropriate person and can be sent on a weekly basis, bi-weekly or even monthly.
Do you prefer paper timecards? We can provide an AVID timecard that both you and our IT contractor must sign. If you prefer email approval, we are flexible and can invoice accordingly. If you prefer to do everything online, try our new website timecard portal.
At AVID, we pride ourselves on being scalable to meet our client’s needs and go through numerous quality checks to ensure billing accuracy. In fact, over the past 5 years, AVID’s client billing system has reached a 99% error-free mark.
Benefit #11: Contractor Benefits
AVID Technical Resources has the ability to attract and maintain the best IT professionals in the industry by reinvesting thousands of dollars each year back into resources for our contractors. Each IT consultant on our payroll is paid on a weekly basis and provided the chance to receive their check via direct deposit or by mail. Our contractors are eligible to obtain health and dental insurance and can choose from a number of different options that works best for his/her situation and budget. These deductions are also withheld from the consultant’s paycheck on a pre-tax basis. AVID consultants are also eligible for AVID’s 401k retirement plan through Fidelity Investments after a short waiting period. Additional incentives may include paid holiday and vacation time off, referral bonuses and project completion bonuses..
We work hard to keep our IT professionals happy. A happy consultant is a productive consultant.
Benefit #12: 1 Dedicated Point of Contact
Our philosophy is simple; provide the best customer service possible to distinguish us in the IT staffing industry. To ensure this, while eliminating any confusion with multiple contacts, AVID has a policy called "Customer Dedication" where we assign one salesperson to every client providing a single point of contact.
Our clients have found that our dedicated point of contact not only gets to know them, but their group and the company culture as well. Matching IT skill sets is important, but matching the right people with the right environments is also critical to any successful placement.
Benefit #13: Work Ethic
There are a number of IT recruitment agencies that will promise to fill your open positions. However, who is truly going to work hard for you and always keep your best interests in mind? At AVID, we pride ourselves in our work ethic, as this is what has fueled our success. We service our clients and candidates with our utmost sense of urgency because our success is directly tied to your satisfaction.
Benefit #14: Our Employees
Most important, the advantage of utilizing AVID Technical Resources to fill your next IT job is simply our people. AVID’s culture is founded upon hard work and dedication. Every recruiter and each salesperson is accessible around the clock. We’re here to work for you, our client managers and our prospective candidates.
Benefit #15: Our Focus is You
At AVID Technical Resources, we work hard to keep you happy. If you're not happy, we're not happy. Therefore we do everything in our power to ensure we fill your IT jobs with the very best resources on the market. Throughout any IT staffing engagement, we go out of our way to keep you updated throughout the entire process. Our focus is you – the hiring manager. We keep your best interest in mind with every IT recruiting effort and candidate submittal.
One of the ways we define our success is by how satisfied our clients are and how much repeat business we receive. AVID is proud to boast a 90% repeat customer ratio.