With an increasingly changeable job market, many candidates look
at contract positions as a flexible way of increasing their expertise,industry
knowledge and technical skills. The Specialized Group builds on our experience
to provide you with innovative career paths in this field.
Working a contract role for the Specialized Group means finding
the right position for you with one of our Client companies. From there we will
sign a Contract between You, the Specialized Group and your future employer.
For you this means working on site at the company who will take
on the responsibility for managing your day to day performance. The Specialized
Group look after your salary payments, social insurance and other benefits
Temp to Permanent
A Temp-to-Perm agreement follows the same initial contractual
arrangement as above where you will be an employee of the Specialized Group and
work on site at our client.
However, with this agreement, you have a set term for the
contract ? usually 6 months ? which is set at the start of the process.
Upon completion of the contract term, the company will then
evaluate performance and decide on whether to hire you on a permanent basis.
For permanent employment you will have a direct contract with the company as a
After contacting us
to register your interest in using our services, the overall Contracting
process will proceed as follows:
Click the topics below for more information
The first step in working with the Specialized Group is to
register on-line or contact us directly to arrange your first meeting with our
Before a meeting take a look at the Job Descriptions posted on
this site and check whether there are roles that fit your knowledge, skills and
experience. If there is nothing that fits right away, come and meet with us and
we can discuss other potential opportunities.
2 Office Meeting
You will spend time with a consultant from the Specialized Group
during an initial meeting. You will talk through your background and
experiences, especially relating to your achievements. Also you will share your
expectations and how we can match these to the needs of companies we partner
with. During this discussion, we aim to guide you through career development
consultation so that we can add value to you and your resume.
In a competitive market, you are only as good as the information
which represents you in the market.In finding you a role that fits your
requirements, we work together to come up with a Profile for you that you for
greatest impact; rather than using a simple resume.
Many of our Partner companies seek individuals who can provide
broad solutions so, providing them with a full explanation of your skills often
offers the key to securing you a new job.
4 Client Introduction
Once we have confirmed your interest we will arrange a client
Introduction. In this initial meeting with you learn more about them and the
role they have to offer.
This is your chance to ask questions and find out whether the
job is right for you!.
Take a look at our interview preparation guide for some tips.
5 Client Interaction
Throughout the discussions with a potential client company, the
Specialized Group will lead you through all interaction. Whether this is
preparation, feedback or negotiating terms, we will make sure that the process
is quick and easy for you.
6 Job Start
After completing the process, negotiation and contract
agreement, you can start your new role. On your first day we will meet you and
take you to your new employer, and from then on you can give it your all, in
the new job.
7 On-Going Support
As your employer, we will maintain strong communication channels
with you during your contract term and beyond. We will look to help you with
advice and feedback to help you grow your career and maintain your competitive
Of course your consultant will always be on hand to take
questions or queries from you.
8 Contract Renewal? Temp-to-Perm? New Search?
As your contact comes to an end, you can could on us to work
with you to make any transition smooth. Whether this is helping you to renew
your contract, convert from Temp-to-Perm, or assist you in a new search, we are
committed to helping you develop your career over the long term.