Who We Serve

The Contingent Plan team focuses on simple steps that can help transform your job search while sharing our talent acquisition expertise to uniquely fit the needs of job seekers at every stage of their career.

Talent Acquisition Expertise for Your Job Search

The Contingent Plan team partners with people looking to take the next step in their career at every level. Our team of trusted advisers and experienced recruiters can help you find the right resources to take your next steps towards your goals. We share our talent acquisition expertise to help streamline the process and to remove the barriers that are increasingly used by employers to sift through the countless applications they receive for each job.

 

 

We HELP TALENTED PEOPLE LIKE YOU

Entrepreneurs

Executives

Foreign Nationals

Lateral Moves

New Graduates

Parents Returning to Work

Pursuing Roles in Government

Recently Laid-off or Displaced Workers

Relocation

Seeking a Career Change

Veterans

Talent We Support

The Contingent Plan works with people at every stage of their career across industries. Our speciality is in removing the barriers caused by talent acquisition technology by helping job seekers with resume writing, career counseling, social media profile optimization, and placing with our employer clients. We work with employers of all sizes and share our expertise with our clients and candidates at every step of the way to make the process as transparent as possible.

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

WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO FOLLOW-UP AFTER AN INTERVIEW?

By Kathy | July 9, 2018

HOW TO FOLLOW-UP AFTER AN INTERVIEW WITHOUT KILLING YOUR CHANCES Have a great interview and really click with the people you met? But, not sure what to do to keep the momentum going? Following up after an interview can be filled with landmines. Done well, it can mean that you secure the next interview (or the…

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WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU GET LAID-OFF AFTER 40

By Kathy | February 14, 2019

5 THINGS TO DO RIGHT AWAY WHEN YOU ARE LAID OFF OVER THE AGE OF 40 Laid-off or recently restructured with the year-end? Looking for a job after such a jolt when you are over 40 is more challenging than most people expect. Age shouldn’t matter when recruiters look at a resume. But, it can…

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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:

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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 your job search. The most effective way to do this…

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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.