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About Collabera

What is Collabera?

Collabera is a leader in the IT Staffing Services industry.

  • We are amongst the fastest growing IT Staffing Services firms
  • We service Fortune 500 clients globally
  • We bridge the workforce demand-supply needs of our customers in a timely manner by helping them find talented resources like you
  • We are ranked amongst the top 10 Staffing agencies in the US
  • We are a minority-owned firm and are ranked as the largest minority-owned firms in US
  • We have been in business since 1991 and have a stellar reputation in the staffing industry
  • We care about you SIA (Staffing Industry Analysts) has recognized us as one of the“Best Staffing Firms to Work For” 5 years in a row (2012 - 2016)

Why should I work with Collabera?

The main benefit of working with Collabera is that you get an invested career partner who cares about your skills, goals, and interests. We strive to provide our consultants with a real career path and learning environment. We are connected with leading Fortune 500 clients and with thousands of hiring decision makers in your local market and around the globe. As a privileged partner to hiring firms, we have access to openings that are not advertised to the general public.

How long have you been providing Staffing Services?

We have been providing IT staffing services since 1991. While we specialize in providing IT talent, we also support other non-IT positions for select clients.

Where are your offices located in the U.S.? What geographic areas do you cover?

We have offices in over 30 locations globally. In the US, we have over 25 offices coast to coast and service over 45 locations. Click here to see our locations list.

Do you also offer international placements?

Yes, we do provide IT staffing services in Canada, India, Singapore and Philippines, and we are expanding our geographical presence aggressively. Click here for a list of our international locations.

What kind of industries and clients do you provide talent for?

We provide staffing services to Fortune 500 clients in a wide range of industry sectors in addition to the ones mentioned in the Industries section. If you want to understand more about a specific industry/client, please contact ta@collabera.com for more information.

I have never used a recruiting service before. How do I get started?

Most job seekers submit their profile by joining our online network and by searching for openings on our job search page. You can also sign up to receive notifications of opportunities that meet your interests. To learn more connect with a Collabera recruiter at ta@collabera.com.

Recruiting

What kind of positions do you recruit for?

We recruit for all IT positions, ranging from Help Desk, Project and Program Managers to Architects. With our extensive client network, we will most likely have a position that matches your skills and career goals. To see what positions are available, click here.

How do I submit my profile for consideration?

You can submit your profile in several ways:

  • Current Openings go to our Search Jobs page to check out what opportunities are currently available
  • Join our Talent Network � By joining our Talent Network, you will automatically be considered for positions that match your skill sets and professional interest. Click here  to join
  • Submit your resume here and be contacted by our team within 1-2 business days to review your profile and aspirations

Where do I see a list of open positions? Are all of your positions posted online?

You can see a list of all open positions here . While many of our jobs are posted online, we \ rely mainly on networking and referrals to fill open positions. The best way to learn about all of the positions available that meets your interest and matches your skills is to contact a recruiter at ta@collabera.com.

Can I speak with a recruiter to better understand the openings that best match my profile?

Yes, you can contact a recruiter at ta@collabera.com.

I have submitted my profile but I have not heard back from you. Can I speak with someone else?

While we strive to respond to every submission within 24 hours, regretfully in some instance it can take us longer to get back to you for a variety of reasons. In that case, you can

We will make sure that someone responds back to you within 24 hours.

What is the process once I submit my resume to Collabera?

Once you register with Collabera, a talent acquisition executive will contact you for a quick discussion regarding your professional history, skills, and work preferences. The more we know about you, the better we can match you to your perfect position. Next, you can expect a Collabera Recruiter to contact you when positions fitting your area of expertise become available. This is just the first step in establishing a long-term interactive relationship with you as a Collabera Contract Employee. It is in our business interests to connect talented people like you with the right opportunity.

When can I expect to find a new position?

Unfortunately we are not able to provide any kind of timeline as many variables are out of our control.

I don’t see names of clients on your website. Why?

Clients often prohibit us from sharing their names due to privacy and security reasons.

What is the duration of a typical assignment/ engagement?

The assignment/ engagement duration varies, based on our client’s needs and your performance. We have engagements stretching beyond 36 months in some cases.

What happens after my assignment ends?

Your profile is automatically entered into the Collabera redeployment database. A talent retention executive will reach out to you to validate your career aspirations and work with you to meet your needs and goals. We have one of the highest redeployment ratios in the industry, and we work hard to ensure that you have several opportunities in front of you before your engagement ends.

Will I have to take any tests?

It depends on your profile, industry experience, and the position you are being considered for. Typically, you will be assessed at several levels to ensure that you will be the right fit for our clients.

What help will I get to prepare for an Interview?

The recruiter you are working with will share best practices in preparing for an interview.

What happens if I get selected by one of your clients?

Each client has a specific set of checks and compliance needs that you will have to clear before you can start working. These range from criminal background checks to drug testing to other client-specific needs. Your recruiter will work closely with you before your interview with the client to review all needed documents and on-boarding requirements. In addition, your onboarding specialist will work closely with you to collect pertinent information and to get the appropriate clearances.

How secure is my information?

To safeguard your data, we follow the industry’s best security practices in handling HR data. We also have strict access controls to ensure that your information can be viewed only by those connected with you.

I am on an H1B visa. Will you transfer my visa or do you apply for a new one?

Collabera does sponsor or transfer H1B visas on a case-by-case basis. Please work with your recruiter to understand the process and whether it is feasible.

What kind of training and certification programs do you offer?

We are committed to provide you with a wide range of training and development opportunities to enhance your skills and achieve industry certifications. To learn more about training and development at Collabera please click here or contact your recruiter.

I want to refer a friend or colleague who is looking for employment. Who can I contact?

We appreciate all referrals. Please email us at referrals@collabera.comto understand how you can refer.

I have a business opportunity or a position to refer to you. Who can I contact?

We appreciate all referrals and we make sure that you are rewarded for any referral you make. Please contactreferrals@collabera.com to learn more.

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Staffing Industry Analysts

Staffing Industry Analysts

Staffing Industry Analysts is the global advisor on contingent work. Known for its independent and objective insights, the company’s proprietary research, award-winning content, data, support tools, publications, and executive conferences provide a competitive edge to decision-makers who supply and buy temporary staffing. In addition to temporary staffing, Staffing Industry Analysts also covers related staffing sectors.

Techserve Alliance

TechServe Alliance

TechServe Alliance is the national trade association of the IT & engineering staffing and solutions industry. By providing access to the knowledge and best practices of an entire industry and tapping the “collective scale” of hundreds of companies, TechServe Alliance supports its members in the efficient delivery of best-in-class IT & engineering staffing and solutions for clients and exceptional professional opportunities for every consultant.

uspaacc

U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce

The US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC) is the oldest and largest national, nonprofit, non partisan organization representing all Asian American and Asian American-related groups in business, sciences, the arts, sports, education, public and community services. The mission of the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC) is to be the gateway to corporate and government contracts, Asian American (includes East, South and Southeast Asian and Pacific Islander) suppliers, information about Asian Americans and the Asia and Indian Subcontinent markets.