Helping Real People Find the Right Employers

Streamlining the process to find and fill jobs by removing the technology barriers and sharing talent acquisition expertise.

What We Do

The Contingent Plan serves both employers and job seekers through a combination of solutions based on our proprietary approach. Our clients receive unique insights, access to better opportunities, and unparalleled insights to talent acquisition technology to better compete in the current talent market.

Recruiting

The Contingent Plan recruiting team serves employers of all sizes across the United States by finding the right candidate for the position.

Resume Writing

Work with your resume writer to craft a perfectly tailored resume that makes it through the Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS).

Outplacement

Our trusted career advisors apply our innovative approach to enable separating employees to land on their feet faster with the tools they need to succeed in today’s job market.

Memberships

Join today to get access to the best job search tools, industry-leading insights, and unparalleled knowledge of talent acquisition for your job search.

About The Contingent Plan

 

The Contingent Plan is a woman owned business serving employers in every industry—and job seekers at every stage of their career. We’ve spent years researching, testing, and compiling data from multiple markets to develop our proprietary methods that remove the barriers created by most talent acquisition systems. Our proven methods incorporate the data from the US Department of Labor databases including ONET that is the foundation of most applicant tracking systems (ATS) and some job boards.

We connect the right people with the right jobs by sharing our extensive industry expertise and unparalleled knowledge of talent acquisition technology. The Contingent Plan does this through an innovative combination of tools, trainings, and services for employers and candidates across industries.

The Contingent Plan Blog

HOW TO NOT LET YOUR CURRENT JOB TITLE HOLD YOU BACK

By Kathy | July 25, 2018

HOW TO WRITE A RESUME TO CAPTURE YOUR  EXPERIENCE WHEN YOUR JOB TITLE DOESN’T FIT Have a title that hasn’t changed but your responsibilities have? Or, want to take your next step up in your career but afraid your job title doesn’t capture all of…

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HOW TO ANSWER A BEHAVIORAL INTERVIEW QUESTION

By Kathy | September 4, 2018

4 KEYS TO ANSWER A BEHAVIORAL INTERVIEW QUESTION THE RIGHT WAY Have a big job interview scheduled with an employer that is known to ask behavioral interview questions? Thinking about all of the potential scenarios that an employer can throw at you in a behavioral…

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HOW TO LOOK FOR A JOB WHEN YOU DON’T HAVE TIME

By Kathy | September 17, 2018

With all of the job boards and social media out there, it is easy to get trapped into another full-time job of applying for a new job. Yet, most people don’t have the time (or patience) to spend on their search when the demands of…

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WHEN YOU NEED MORE THAN 1 RESUME

By Kathy | February 14, 2018

4 TIMES WHEN JOB SEEKERS NEED ​MULTIPLE RESUMES Not seeing the results you expected in your job search? This frustrating cycle of applying to jobs, immediate rejection, and more hours of applying to jobs can be a signal that some needed customization is missing from…

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FAQs

WHY CAN'T I GET AN INTERVIEW?

Find out the most common reasons why candidates consistently fail to land an interview and how to avoid those same mistakes.

HOW DO I KNOW WHAT KEYWORDS MATTER?

This post breaks down the core steps to get you started in finding the right keywords for your resume and why they matter more than ever before.

HOW DO I AVOID THE COSTS OF A BAD HIRE?

Hiring the wrong person can be more expensive than letting a job sit empty. This article covers how to avoid common mistakes in hiring.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A RESUME AND A CV?

Read this post to find the real differences and how to move between a resume and a CV.

DOES SOCIAL MEDIA REALLY MATTER FOR A JOB SEARCH?

Yes, more than ever because most employers, outside recruiters, and their software are looking at candidates' social media profiles. Here are the ways to avoid the most common mistakes.

HOW SHOULD A BEHAVIORAL INTERVIEW QUESTION BE ANSWERED?

In this post, we cover how to analyze and answer any behavioral question in a job interview.