STS management is forthcoming, supportive, and honest; staff are treated as members of the company, despite being contracted out to other companies to work.
Any time you're working primarily away from the company offices, as is the case for most staff at STS, it's harder to maintain a sense of connection with the company. STS works hard to offset that, but it will always be a factor.
Advice to Management
Continue to take the time to get to know your employees on as personal a level as possible, given your other responsibilities and your location; it's invaluable when your employees see themselves as representatives of STS to the client companies, more than as contractors working for the client company through STS. You're good at creating that sense; don't let it slide!
I applied online. The process took 8+ months. I interviewed at STS International (WV) in January 2015.
It was a phone screen for a CONTINGENT position. They were bidding for a contract that I had extensive experience for so they interviewed me. They continually indicated they want me aboard if/when they win the contract. They won the contract but decided in the end THEY DID NOT WANT ME! No where in the contingent letter did it say that there will still be a further selection process. The recruiter never mentioned that fact either. I can deal with the company not winning the contract or further stating in the contingent letter that there will still be other processes to go through (like selection) before reporting for work. Don't keep telling a candidate they will work for them if they win the contract without telling them that there will still be a selection process. It shows what kind of a company you are: one that don't take care of people.
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