frequently asked

questions (FAQ).

While our technology and personal connections make searching for a job that much easier for you, we understand you might still have a few questions about the process. These answers should help you out.


is there a fee involved in finding a position?

No, there is no fee to the candidate. Your salary history and expectations are discussed during the interview process and are negotiated on your behalf to potential employers.

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does randstad professionals HR place only project employees?

No, Randstad Professionals HR also specializes in project to direct hire and direct hire opportunities.

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what happens to my resume once I submit it to randstad professionals HR?

If qualified, a Randstad Professionals HR recruiter will contact you within a timely manner. An interview will be scheduled to go over your background and job search criteria as well as your career objectives. A marketing plan will then be customized to meet your specific career needs.

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will my resume be sent out to potential companies without my knowledge?

Never. Your resume will not be distributed without your prior consent. A Randstad Professionals HR recruiter will discuss the job description, location, work environment and any applicable information with you before sending your resume to any of our client companies.

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how long is the average project assignment?

Lengths of assignment vary and are generally based on the client company's needs or internal requirements.

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when on a project assignment, who is my employer?

Randstad Professionals HR is your employer. Randstad Professionals HR provides weekly paychecks to our project employees.

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how often are paychecks issued?

Randstad Professionals HR candidates who are working on a project basis are paid weekly.

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when on assignment, who is my employer? as a project employee, am I responsible for filing quarterly taxes and taking care of my deductions?

By being a Randstad Professionals HR employee and filling out a W-2 form, you can count on Randstad Professionals HR to take care of all your payroll deductions for you.

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how long does it take to find an assignment?

The length of time varies greatly depending on your skills and current market conditions. After you meet with a recruiter and evaluating your skills and needs, the process can be very fast. However, specialized skills, location preference, requirements, rates and the market can extend this period of time.

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does randstad professionals HR offer benefits to candidates?

Yes, click here to view our benefits.

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I'm interested in finding a new position, but I don't want my current employer to find out.

This is a very common concern. At Randstad Professionals HR, we are accustomed to handling your situation in a very discrete manner. At our initial meeting, we will discuss what method of communication would work best for you. A unique marketing plan will then be set specific to your needs and requirements.

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what is the advantage of going through randstad professionals HR for a direct hire position?

Companies are generally inundated with resumes from individuals, and it is likely that your resume will not get the attention it needs. Our recruiting specialists have industry knowledge along with long-standing relationships with many HR hiring managers to ensure that your resume gets the attention it deserves.

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