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Contract Assignments Can Help Achieve Career Goals and Bridge Gaps in One’s Career

Diligent Partners, LLC is a key player in the recruiting industry and can help you meet your career goals through contract job assignments. Since 80% of companies in corporate America use some form of contract staffing, now may be the perfect time to learn more about contract opportunities. Below are a few of the professional and lifestyle advantages of contract staffing that Diligent Partners, LLC can offer you. You will also note that a full benefits package is available if necessary.

Advantages of Contract Assignments

Flexibility in Lifestyles

  • Control your career path
  • Bridge unemployed periods
  • Opportunity to travel
  • Balance work and personal obligations

Potential for Higher Earnings

  • Paid for every hour worked
  • Receive a weekly paycheck
  • Choose direct deposit
  • Itemized payroll statements
  • W-2 tax withholdings and filings
  • Eligible for workers’ compensation coverage
  • Eligible for unemployment benefits

Increase Technical and Professional Knowledge

  • Opportunity to learn new skills
  • Enhance your resume and marketability
  • Exposure to varied work environments and projects

Evaluate Potential Direct Hire Jobs (Contract-To-Hire)

  • Determine if corporate culture is desirable before accepting an employment offer
  • Evaluate work scope and job responsibilities before accepting an employment offer
  • Network with key personnel for future opportunities

Benefits Overview

Health Insurance

  • National PPO Plan with prescription coverage
  • Cost based on family dependent structure
  • Employer contributes up to 50% of the single “Tier One” plan
  • Coverage begins the first of the month after 30 days of employment

Dental Insurance

  • Voluntary plan where employee selects dentist
  • Family coverage options

Vision Insurance

  • Savings on vision exams, frames, lenses, and contact lenses
  • Laser vision correction benefit

Group Term Life Insurance

  • Opportunity to buy life insurance in multiples of $10,000 up to $500,000
  • May be purchased for spouse and/or children
  • Policies are portable

401(k) Savings Plan

  • Eligible at the end of six months of continuous employment
  • Roll over option from a previous employer’s 401(k) funds

The Next Step

Don’t hesitate to add contract assignments to your career goals. Call Diligent Partners, LLC today.

During your contract assignment, one of our back office partners will be your W-2 employer. Both of our Employer of Record partners have been in business since the early 1990’s and currently place contractors across the United States. They handle all legal, financial, administrative, and benefit functions, and their responsibilities include:

  • Time sheet processing
  • Weekly payroll processing
  • Federal and state taxes
  • Unemployment insurance
  • Workers’ comp insurance
  • Client invoicing and collections
  • Employment paperwork
  • Employee benefits administration


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