HOW IT WORKS

Scroll down to find out how we can help you achieve your career goals.

How to work with our team

The Contingent Plan works with people at every stage of their careers and job search. Our clients can tap into our unparalleled expertise and proven methods to advance their job search and careers. Here is how you can work with our team whether you are actively looking for a job or simply exploring your options:

How The Contingent Plan Is Different

The Contingent Plan weaves together the most important industry expertise with services to keep your momentum moving forward while maximizing your efforts at every step. Our team of resume writers, career coaches, and recruiters work together to help people find jobs every day while providing as much clarity in the process as possible.

We Use the Technology

Your job search shouldn’t happen in a vacuum. So, the Contingent Plan leverages our full suite of talent acquisition expertise from resumes to recruiting and everything in between to help our clients find their success.

Industry Expertise

The Contingent Plan is grounded in talent acquisition technology, market trends, and the government databases that drive most job searches. We became experts so our clients don’t have to just to find their next job.

Key Resources

We have a deep bench of resources to share with people looking for jobs to streamline the process. Our team of experts is continuing to add to these resources as talent acquisition technology continues to evolve.

What Our Clients Are Saying

The Contingent Plan Blog

Does LinkedIn really matter for a job search in 2020?

Does LinkedIn Really Matter for a Job Search in 2020?

By Kathy | September 25, 2020

LinkedIn can be a powerful tool for any professional. But, most people are using it incorrectly when applying to jobs in the 2020 talent market.

Read More
Man alone in a room with computer

How to Search for a Job During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Kathy | March 18, 2020

Employers are still hiring and interviews are still happening during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Here are 7 things you can do now to search for a job during the Great Shutdown:

Read More
What veterans need to know to write an effective resume

WHAT VETERANS NEED TO KNOW TO WRITE AN EFFECTIVE RESUME FOR THE PRIVATE SECTOR

By Kathy | February 18, 2019

HOW TO WRITE A RESUME AS A VETERAN LOOKING FOR A PRIVATE SECTOR JOB Leaving the service and not sure how you will tackle a search in the private sector? Many veterans with successful military careers find themselves navigating un-chartered waters once they are ready to move out of the service. This is not an insurmountable…

Read More

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.