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Candidate FAQs

General Company Information

How long have you been in business?
Gardner Resources Group was founded in 1996 by two senior staffing professionals, both of whom remain in charge of the organization to this day.

What areas do you specialize in?
We place all levels of Accounting and Finance professionals in contract, contract to perm, and permanent positions. See our
Services page for a full list of job titles.

What kind of clients do you have?
Our clients vary from small firms to well-known international names in a variety of industries including high tech, real estate, financial services, retail, and service industries.

What geographic area do you cover?
Gardner Resources Groups' clients are located throughout Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and southern New Hampshire.

Working with Gardner Resources Group

There are many A&F recruiting firms around…why should I sign up with Gardner Resources Group?
Here's the short answer: We are an established A&F organization with a fantastic reputation for treating people well, for being honest in our approach, and for listening and responding appropriately to our client's and candidate's needs. We make matches that make sense for our candidates and clients and provide you with the factual information you need to make informed decisions.

When a job comes in that's right for me, how can I be sure Gardner Resources Group will let me know about it?
Our well-trained recruiting staff spends a lot of time learning what makes you tick, entering all that important information into our state-of-the-art database so when the right job comes in we can find you with the click of a button.

How does Gardner Resources Group get its clients?
Most of our clients come from referrals. Our company's foundation has been built on delivering the best customer service possible, which is one of the reasons our referral ratio is so high. In fact, the majority of our clients were once our candidates. We believe this speaks volumes about our credibility and integrity.

Permanent Placement Information

How long will it take you to find me a job?

A common but difficult question to answer. Success is based on a number of variables, from the marketplace and economy to the time of year and your area of expertise. When jobs are plentiful and candidates are scarce, placement can come quickly. During less prosperous times, it takes longer. We have decades of experience, extensive knowledge of the local marketplace, and the contacts necessary to work on your behalf to help place you in a position that's right for you.

Who negotiates my salary?
We work with you and our client to create a win-win for all parties. Gardner Resources Group has a 99% offer-to-acceptance ratio, so clearly we play a constructive middleman role in getting offers made and accepted to the benefit of you and your new employer.

What levels of candidates do you work with?
Gardner Resources Group places candidates from entry level to the executive suite in the areas of traditional accounting and finance, tax, audit, and financial systems.

Contract Placement Information

How long is a typical contract engagement?

Contract assignments can last from a week to more than a year, but our typical engagements last for 3-6 months.

If a client offers me a full-time job, can I take it?
Yes, Gardner Resources Group follows established industry standards for full-time placement with no charge whatsoever to you.

What steps do you take if I'm not happy with the placement?
Our proactive placement approach is designed to anticipate or head off any problems that might develop. An orientation process gets each assignment off on the right foot. Our staff contacts you and the client regularly and addresses any problems or concerns.

However, if a placement doesn't work out, we will do everything we can to either fix the problem or help find you a more suitable assignment. Our Principals oversee all placements and, if appropriate, one may become personally involved in problem resolution.

How do we agree on fair pay rates?
Our contractors' hourly rates vary by skill level and experience. We work hard to match our clients' expectations with our candidates' pay rates.

How do I get paid?
You receive all compensation and are eligible for benefits from Gardner Resources Group.

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